Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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IHeartDance Announces Special Ann Reinking Tribute, Three World Premieres And More

The series, which will offer audiences 4 intimate performances, will honor Tony Award winning, Broadway legend, Ann Reinking and feature New York's biggest dance stars from American Ballet T…

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Musicians Union AFM Local 802 Celebrates News Of Broadway Fall Comeback

The musicians union, AFM Local 802, is celebrating the news that Broadway is aiming for a fall comeback.

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This Is Who I Am: The Lunch Room Episode 36 by American Repertory Theater

Originally Aired April 20, 2021 This Is Who I Am Director Evren Odcikin and cast members Ramsey Faragallah and Yousof Sultani visit to talk about their collaboration on the world premiere p…

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Bangarra announce 2021 national tour for world premiere of SANDSONG by Sean McLoughlin

In 2021, Australia’s leading Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander performing arts company, Bangarra Dance Theatre, will present the world premiere

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Tiny Universe: a view inside the beautiful worlds we imagine for ourselves by Gabi Bergman

Comprising 60 years of impact in the Australian arts landscape, Shopfront Arts Co-op and Milk Crate Theatre are joining forces

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Hollywood Foreign Press Association To Vote On Reforms Under Pressure From Publicists by Audie Cornish

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Los Angeles Times staff writer Stacy Perman about reforms the Hollywood Foreign Press Association will vote on Thursday under pressure from top Hollywood publ…

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The Phantom of the Opera Sets Date for Broadway Return by Lindsey Sullivan

The Phantom of the Opera, Broadway's longest-running musical, has set a date to resume performances at the Majestic Theatre. It will return to Broadway beginning on October 22. “I am a …

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Safe Havens Freedom Talks: Ramy Essam and The Balaha Case

By . Meet Ramy Essam, rock star, human rights defender and an important voice in the Egyptian revolution, in conversation on the Balaha case with Alfons Karabuda from UNESCO founded Internat…

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Brunswick Ballroom announces CABARET AT THE BALLROOM by Gabi Bergman

Melbourne’s hottest performance venue, the BRUNSWICK BALLROOM has hosted an incredible roll call of legendary musicians as well as a

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Phantom of the Opera Will Be Back on Broadway in October; Tickets On Sale This Friday

The production will resume its status as the longest-running show on Broadway.

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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CIC Feature l Arnold S. Levine Millinery & Crafts by Michael Eddy

The Costume Industry Coalition (CIC) has been created to highlight the amazing work of its members in the New York costume fabrication industry. This week they are taking a look at Arnold S.…

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Why Plain Language Is Imperative For Our Survival by Ceci Dadisman

I’ve been on a war against jargon for a long time. Recently, I’ve come across a couple of things that reinforce the fact that we need to stop using jargon along with overly ornate langua…

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Christine Pedi Talks THE SETH CONCERT SERIES and More on BACKSTAGE LIVE by BroadwayWorld

From May 5, 2021. Get the latest Christine news here: http://bway.world/ChristinePedi Richard Ridge chats with Broadway favorite Christine Pedi, who will soon join Seth Rudetsky for two ver…

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Next on Stage Season 3 | High School Top 30 by BroadwayWorld

Want more Next on Stage content? Visit http://bway.world/NOS! You voted, now here they are-- the top 30 contestants in our high school category. Plus, a music video premiere from season 2 w…

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Next on Stage Season 3 | College Top 30 by BroadwayWorld

Want more Next on Stage content? Visit http://bway.world/NOS! You voted, now here they are-- the top 30 contestants in our college category. Plus, a music video premiere from season 2 winne…

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‘The Phantom of the Opera’ announces Broadway return in October by Caitlin Huston

“The Phantom of the Opera” will return to Broadway this fall.  The musical, which is the longest-running production in Broadway history, will resume performances at the Majestic Theatre…

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‘The Phantom Of The Opera’ Announces Broadway Reopening by Greg Evans

The Phantom of the Opera, at 33 years old the longest-running show in Broadway history, is the first post-Covid production to make it official: The musical will resume performances on Friday…

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2021 Lucille Lortel Awards | Replay by Michael Eddy

The Off-Broadway League and the Lucille Lortel Theatre presented the 36th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards, benefiting The Actors Fund, on Sunday, May 2. The pre-taped special honored all the ar…

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USITT & No More 10/12s Replay | The Impact on Caregivers Webinar by Michael Eddy

USITT and No More 10-Out-Of-12s held a webinar on the impact that 10-Out-Of-12 tech rehearsals have on caregivers. Here is a replay of that webinar:

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Broadway's The Phantom of the Opera Sets October Reopening by Dan Meyer

After a 19-month hiatus, the longest-running show in Broadway history will return to the Majestic Theatre.

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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ESA | Event Safety Podcast Episode 36: Emotional Safety by Michael Eddy

In this special episode of the The Event Safety Podcast, ESA President Jim Digby is joined by Meegan Holmes (Global Sales Manager, 8th Day Sound/Clair Global) and R. Christopher Maxwell (Sta…

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Review: Rocky Road, Jermyn Street Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Rocky Road, Jermyn Street Theatre4.0Overall ScoreIf you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a member, with every penny going towards keeping paying AYT going and…

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Sydney Chatman and Winsome Pinnock Named Inaugural Recipients of Golden & Ruth Harris Commission by Andrew Gans

Each playwright will receive a $50,000 commission for a new theatrical work.

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Shoba Narayan Taps Broadway Stars for Benefit to Support India During COVID-19 Crisis by Dan Meyer

Jessie Mueller, Denée Benton, and more will appear in Broadway for Every Breath.

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Column: Chicago’s great cultural comeback is coming much faster than we thought. Here’s why. by Chris Jones

Millennium Park will be full of music and dance this summer, performances are coming back to theaters and venues in Chicago on Broadway. The arts recovery is happening, and fast.

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Snow in Midsummer Review: Injustice Against Woman, in Ancient China and Now by New York Theater

A young widow is framed for a murder she didn’t commit, and her ghost causes a three-year drought as revenge, forcing the community to acknowledge her innocence: That’s the story told in…

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Theatre Review: ‘Throw Me on the Burnpile and Light Me Up’ at Round House Theatre by Susan Brall

“Throw Me on the Burnpile and Light Me Up,” written by Oscar-nominated (“Beasts of the Southern Wild”) Lucy Alibar, is directed by Ryan Rilette and has opened virtually at the Round …

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Broadway theatres to reopen at full capacity by end of summer by Clémence Michallon

Tickets sales will resume on 5 May after more than a year of shutdown

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Remembering Michael Martin by Kirsten Lambert

From Chicago to New Orleans, the performer, playwright, director, producer, and raconteur created deep connections. When word spread last week that actor, direct…

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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TDF Conversations: Rock of Ages by TDF

For Mitchell Jarvis and Adam Dannheisser, Rock of Ages wasn't just a gig, it was a way of life. Both actors started with the hair-metal jukebox musical when it first banged its head Off Broa…

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TDF Conversations: Aubrey Lynch II and Desmond Richardson by TDF

Aubrey Lynch II and Desmond Richardson have known each other for decades. They studied and danced together at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and also appeared on Broadway, where Lynch pe…

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The Stage and Screen’s Other Marx by Trav S.D.

Truth is never simple, so here are some truths: 1) Marxism is a discredited pseudo-science; 2) Karl Marx (1818-1883) was a philosophical genius; 3) Communist Totalitarianism inspired by Marx…

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Kit Guard: The Dane Who Wasn’t Dane by Trav S.D.

Okay, stay with me, now: as Karl Dane is to George Arthur, so is Kit Guard to Al Cooke. Right now you’re probably making a face like Guard (above) but I assure you there is a sense to this…

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A Rare Peek Inside a Semi-Secret ‘Secret Garden’ by Sarah Bahr

The 2018 workshop for a possible revival of the lush musical was never meant to be seen by the public, but will now stream as a benefit this weekend.

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Broadway Looks to Reopen at 100% Capacity on September 14 by Lindsey Sullivan

After announcing that most COVID-19 capacity restrictions will be lifted in New York and New Jersey beginning on May 19, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said today that Broadway can reopen at…

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Mini-blog: Broadway’s back by Reilly Hickey

It’s official! Today, Governor Cuomo gave us the green light to reopen Broadway at 100% beginning September 14th!!!  Tickets for your favorite show may go on sale ANY moment! Those first …

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Meet the cast: Les Misérables – Staged Concert | 2021 West End by Official London Theatre

Performances are set to return for the spectacular production of Les Misérables -The Staged Concert at the Sondheim Theatre on 20 May 2021, booking until 5 September 2021. The principal ca…

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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A transformative year by Andrew Davis

Trans Latina Frances D’allesio talks survival, mental health, and food. From the closings of venues to the cancellations of performances, COVID-19 and its vari…

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Livestreaming a Workshop: Master Class with Dora Arreola: Developing a Concept

By . Pangea World Theater and Art2Action presented a Master Class with Dora Arreola livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Saturday…

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Broadway Will Reopen in September at 100% Capacity, Cuomo Says by Helen Holmes, Helen Holmes

It's not yet been decided whether attendees will have to wear masks, or whether proof of vaccination will be required.

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Performer Stuff Presents “In the Holding Room” Industry Podcast Episode 13 by Performerstuff

Performer Stuff Presents “In the Holding Room” Industry Podcast Episode 13 Written by: Christiaan Abbott May 5th, 2021 Performer Stuff continues with episode 13 of the podcast “I…

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Let the Joyous News be Spread! Broadway to Reopen Sept. 14 by Matthew Wexler

A firm date has been announced for full-capacity occupancy in Broadway theaters. Several long-running shows plan on jointly announcing their return. The post Let the Joyous News be Spread! …

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The Entertainment Industry Foundation Launches Program to Diversify Entry-Level Job Pool by Haley Bosselman

The Entertainment Industry Foundation partnered with Crewvie, a global hiring platform for entertainment professionals, to establish the EIF Careers Program. Its goal is to increase the numb…

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Maya Rudolph on Burnout, Beyoncé and the Magic Link Between Music and Comedy by Caroline Framke

Maya Rudolph is one of six creative leaders in comedy honored for Variety‘s 2021 Power of Women. For more, click here. When Maya Rudolph was a kid, she’d stage one-girl musicals in her l…

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Indie Venues Grow Desperate as #SaveOurStages Grant Applications Move Slowly Through SBA by Jem Aswad

The struggle that independent music venues have been undergoing for the past 14 months has gone on for so long that even supporters have begun to grow numb to it — but the reality is that …

Linked From Variety at 01:41PM

From Amber Ruffin to Ziwe: New York Women’s Impact Report 2021 by Ellise Shafer

Variety highlights the talent, executives and producers that are making an impact on the entertainment industry. These high achievers have prevailed under often challenging circumstances.

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‘Fleabag’ Commissioner Shane Allen Exits BBC to Form New Comedy Outfit by Naman Ramachandran

Shane Allen, BBC’s director of comedy, is leaving the broadcaster to team with recently departed head of comedy commissioning Kate Daughton to launch a new outfit. Boffola Pictures Limited…

Linked From Variety at 01:41PM

Movie Theaters Don’t Have to Disinfect Anymore. Many Are Still Doing It Anyway by Gene Maddaus

Since reopening at the end of 2020, movie theaters have been trying to keep patrons safe from COVID-19 by disinfecting after every screening. They bought up misters and foggers, along with u…

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Steven Soderbergh Reveals Why Oscars Show Order Was Changed by Haley Bosselman

Oscars producer Steven Soderbergh has opened up about the decisions made to change the show order of the 2021 ceremony and whether he regrets not allowing Zoom acceptance speeches. In an int…

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Review: Walking in Light on the High Line by Brian Seibert

Okwui Okpokwasili’s processional is a homage and farewell to Simone Leigh’s giant bronze bust, “Brick House.”

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Video Auditions Roundup: Ain't Too Proud National Tour, The Bedwetter Off-Broadway, 42nd Street, More Seeking Performers by Playbill Staff

Find your next job with self-tape audition opportunities for shows across the country.

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Broadway to Reopen September 14, Governor Cuomo Says, With Tickets on Sale This Week

Productions will be able to play at 100 percent capacity.

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Broadway Theaters Will Reopen in September by Brent Lang

The show will go on. Broadway theaters will reopen at full capacity on Sept. 14, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced via Twitter on Wednesday. Tickets will go on sale on Thursday (though a …

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Broadway to return in September at full force by Chris Jones

Broadway is coming back on Sept. 14., with its historic theaters selling tickets to their full capacity. Advance tickets are to go on sale Thursday.

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Watch Norm Lewis and Raúl Esparza Discuss What Theatre Might Look Like When It Returns by Dan Meyer

Plus, the Tony nominees talk about working with Sondheim and what roles they’d like to revisit.

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Breaking News: Broadway to Re-Open on September 14th at 100% Capacity

At a press conference this morning, Governor Cuomo announced that Broadway will be back in New York City with shows opening September 14. Tickets will go sale at 100% capacity on May 6. 

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Miscast21 by MCC Theater

Thank you for joining us for Miscast21! Donations during the live broadcast on May 16, 2021 at 8pm will be matched dollar for dollar up to $50,000 thanks to a generous challenge grant from L…

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Watch Bernadette Peters, Billy Magnussen & 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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Durango High School theater returns to the stage with ‘Carrie’ by Katie Chicklinski-Cahill

When members of Durango High School’s Troupe 1096 take the stage May 6, it will be their first live performance since the COVID-19 pandemic shut everything down a little over a year ago. I…

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CUOMO SAYS BROADWAY CAN REOPEN AT FULL CAPACITY SEPT. 14; RECOMMENDS INDUSTRY REQUIRE VACCINATION FOR ENTRY by Philip Boroff

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said today that Broadway can resume performances at 100 percent capacity on Sept. 14 and recommends that Broadway require Covid-19 vaccinations for entry to theaters. “Th…

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Bonnie Milligan, Natalie Walker, Emily Skeggs, Greg Hildreth and More to Take Part in The 52nd Street Project's Virtual Gala

The 52nd Street Project is shining a spotlight on the creative voices of their young songwriters, with performances by stars of stage and screen, in their annual gala that is being hosted b…

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VIDEO: See Jeremy Pope, Sterling K. Brown and Laverne Cox in Clips From THE NORMAL HEART Benefit Reading

ONE Archives Foundation will be presenting virtual reading of Larry Kramer's 'The Normal Heart' on May 8, 2021 5pm PT, followed by a live Q+A with cast members. This presentation will be the…

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In the Pipeline - May 6th, 2021 by York Theatre Company

The newest installment in The York's streaming new work series, featuring excerpts from THE MOON AND THE SEA by Creighton Irons and Douglas Lyons and A CORDIAL INVITATION by A.J. Freeman and…

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Broadway League | Broadway Resumes Ticket Sales Aiming for Fall Comeback by Michael Eddy

May 5, 2021—With guidance from Governor Andrew Cuomo, based on current health trends and subject to continuing improvement of public health and vaccination rates, as well as the state’s …

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Les Misérables – The Staged Concert | 2021 West End Trailer by Official London Theatre

Les Misérables – The Staged Concert opened to critical acclaim at the Sondheim Theatre in December 2020 and was extended twice by phenomenal public demand. ‘Vive Le West End!’ proclai…

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Broadway Is Reopening. But Not Until September. by Michael Paulson

Even as New York City begins to reopen this summer, Broadway will not resume performances until Sept. 14. Here’s why.

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Photo Flash: See Jennifer Hudson, Hailey Kilgore & More in Photos From Aretha Franklin Biopic RESPECT

With a story by Callie Khouri (Oscar® winner for Writing, Thelma & Louise) and Tracey Scott Wilson, and screenplay written by Tracey Scott Wilson. Wilson and Tommy have worked t…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:17PM

Glenn Close Talks Wanting to Play Cruella Again and Her New Jazz Album (EXCLUSIVE) by Marc Malkin

Welcome to this week’s “Just for Variety.” Emma Stone may be taking on the role of Cruella de Vil in Disney’s “Cruella,” but that doesn’t mean Glenn Close is done playing the D…

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Hot Clip of the Day: A Dreamy R&H; Duet By The King & I's Jose Llana & Kelvin Moon Loh

Happy Birthday Jose Llana! The talented actor made his Broadway debut in 1996 in the award winning third Broadway revival of The King and I as the incredible Lun Tha.

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Andrew Cuomo Says Broadway Shows Will Open at Full Capacity September 14 by Ryan McPhee

The New York governor added that tickets would go on sale as soon as this week.

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Broadway To Reopen Sept. 14, Says Gov. Andrew Cuomo; Broadway League “Cautiously Optimistic” by Greg Evans

UPDATE, with Broadway League comment New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced that Broadway will reopen on Sept. 14, with some tickets going on sale beginning tomorrow. Theaters will be open…

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Broadway to reopen Sept. 14, Cuomo says by Caitlin Huston

In a press conference Wednesday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Broadway shows would reopen Sept. 14. Cuomo also said Broadway tickets would be put on sale starting Thursday for theaters ru…

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The National Theatre Continues Life In Stages Series With Sophie Okonedo, Bill Nighy, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and More by Talaura Harms

The conversation series featuring British leading talent of stage and screen is available to stream for free.

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Small Business Administration Receives Over 10K SVOG Applications; Funds Should Be Distributed By End of May

The Small Business Administration recently reopened applications for COVID-19 grants for theaters and live venues. A whopping 10,300 applications have been submitted and an additional 12,00…

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Patti Murin & Adrianna Hicks Announce BroadwayWorld Stage Door Masterclasses In June

BroadwayWorld is thrilled to announce that SIX the Musical's Adrianna Hicks will join the BroadwayWorld Stage Door masterclass lineup in June, as well as the return of FROZEN's Patti Murin f…

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The World Stage of Nellie Bly by Trav S.D.

A few words this morning on the colorful and worthy topic of Nellie Bly (Elizabeth Jane Cochran, 1864-1922). Bly was an investigative journalist who became a pop culture phenonemon on accoun…

Linked From Trav S.D. at 11:06AM

Over the next few days, I want you to do this ONE thing.

Are you ready for this one? I want you to take a break. That’s right, for the first time, I’m telling you that I don’t want you to do a @#$%ing thing! 🙂 I’m serious. If you can’…

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PLANET OF THE GRAPES LIVE: ACTION TRAILER by Peter Michael Marino

“Planet of the Grapes Live” is a comedic and faithful homage that takes audiences of all ages on an epic, 60-minute adventure which fuses the Victorian era’s Toy Theater movement with …

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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The 5 Best Songs From Eurovision 2021

No Broadway? No problem! Eurovision's got you covered.

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Kerry Ellis, Lee Mead, Grace Mouat, Dalton Harris Star in Streaming Closer Than Ever Film

The Maltby and Shire musical revue will be taped for broadcast this fall.

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What to Watch in the New Year

THE DESTRUCTION OF JANE: Set in the current COVID-19 pandemic, this comedy follows Jane to the African jungle where she meets and falls in love with the spectacular specimen we all know as t…

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Behind the Scenes Supports First National Mental Health Action Day by Michael Eddy

Amidst a dire mental health crisis more than a year into COVID-19, the Behind the Scenes Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Initiative announces its participation with more than 600 organi…

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Eben Figueiredo: electric actor, soul singer and Star Wars mudtrooper by Arifa Akbar

The rising star’s rich career is built on a determination to widen diversity in theatre – and bring a true voice to his roles Eben Figueiredo remembers a voice lesson at drama school in …

Linked From The Guardian at 10:12AM

Jacques d’Amboise, Charismatic Star of City Ballet, Is Dead at 86 by Roslyn Sulcas

He helped popularize ballet with an all-American style, combining the nonchalance of Fred Astaire with the nobility of a classic male dancer. Hollywood came calling, too.

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Alanis Morissette gets animated after Broadway opening of 'Jagged Little Pill' by Bruce R. Miller Sioux City Journal

What has the last year been like for Alanis Morissette? “Abject trauma. ... But there are so many silver linings.”

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IRELAND: ALL THE WORLD IS A VAN: SHAKESPEARE IN A TIME OF COVID by Robert Shuman

(Patrick Freyne’s article appeared in the Irish Times, 5/5; King Lear in a Van: Arthur Riordan as King Lear with Karen McCartney as Cordelia and Matthew Malone as Kent. Photograph: Nick Br…

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New online shows from Broadway’s Jeremy Jordan and Ice Theatre of New York by Deb Miller

Stars of the stage, screen, and ice are streaming with exciting new works this Thursday, which are sure to delight fans worldwide with their unique talents and top-notch performances. Jeremy…

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Only Connect: Yearning for the Intimacy of a Danced, Onstage World by Russell Janzen

Russell Janzen of City Ballet misses the physical and emotional closeness forged onstage, which are lost on Zoom and in socially distanced dancing.

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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VIDEO: The Cast of GIRLS5EVA Cried When They Heard Sara Bareilles' Song for the Show

The cast of Girls5eva talk about the creative talent behind the show, Renée Elise Goldsberry talks about her girl group past and Paula Pell opens up about her struggles with lip-syncing.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:54AM

Celebrating Over 1,000 Stage Mags, BroadwayWorld Introduces Easy-to-Add Stage Mag Show Listings!

BroadwayWorld is rolling out an all new feature- automatic BroadwayWorld show listings! Users can easily add their show to BroadwayWorld's regional show listings pages using information incl…

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GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, May 5, 2021 by Susan Grace

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Stars in the House Welcomes Bob Newhart, Julia Duffy, Peter Bonerz, More May 5 by Andrew Gans

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

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Checking In With… Tony Winner Beth Leavel, Star of The Drowsy Chaperone, The Prom, Mamma Mia!, More by Andrew Gans

Leavel will be part of the virtual concert Broadway by the Year: The Kander & Ebb Years, streaming May 10.

Linked From Playbill at 09:22AM

Digital theatre: a delight or distraction? by Matt Barton

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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‘A fun & diverting change’: THE SECRET CONNECTION (Online review) by John Chapman

For The Secret Connection Dr Will Houstoun has taken his act online and threaded together various tricks and illusions to baffle and delight.

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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The State Of The London Stage: May 2021 by Matt Wolf

The fabled date is getting nearer! For months, May 17 has loomed large in the calendar of London theatreland as the signal for playhouses to reopen their doors after a five-month lockdown.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 08:49AM

Man With A Mission: Miloš Seeks The Next Great Classical Guitar Showpiece by Tim Greiving

Recovered from a career-threatening injury, Miloš Karadaglic has his sights set on two goals: finding the next great classical guitar concerto, and erasing the taboo of injuries among music…

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At This Theater: The Vivian Beaumont Theater at Lincoln Center by JK

Tucked away in the back corner of the Lincoln Center campus, the Vivian Beaumont Theater is easily recognizable with its large plate glass windows and trademark neon logo-signs. Opened in …

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Trinity Film Festival screening top student films from Connecticut and beyond by Christopher Arnott

The 10th Trinity Film Festival is mostly online again this year, but opened with a night of screenings for a small audience at Cinestudio and will end May 8 with a live awards ceremony that …

Linked From Hartford Courant at 08:00AM
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Today on Broadway: Wednesday, May 5, 2021 by Matt Tamanini

“Pass Over” to Open at August Wilson Theatre, “Wicked” to Hit the Road in August, New Duncan Sheik Musical Announced “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcas…

Linked From BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM

All Seven Harry Potter Books in Seventy Hilarious Minutes by Peter J Snee

2021 marks the 15th Anniversary of the international smash hit Harry Potter parody POTTED POTTER.  In celebrating this milestone, producers have confirmed that

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Digital Production of Closer Than Ever, With West End Favorites and More, Coming This Fall by Dan Meyer

The production will feature The X Factor winner Dalton Harris along with West End stars Kerry Ellis, Lee Mead, and Grace Mouat.

Linked From Playbill at 07:00AM
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Review: Behind Closed Doors, 27 degrees by Shamsa Kiwanuka

Review: Behind Closed Doors, 27 degrees5.0Overall ScoreIf you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a member, with every penny going towards keeping AYT going and paying o…

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‘Silly playfulness lies at the heart of its appeal’: A KILLER PARTY – Stream.Theatre (Online review) ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

The UK premiere of the hilarious and charming musical A Killer Party provides many much needed laughs.

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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London Theatre News Today: Wednesday 5 May by Megan

Featuring National Theatre's Life In Stages series featuring Bill Nighy, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Andrew Lincoln, 20 years on from Blue/Orange & Love Actually.   The post London Theatre…

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These Four Stage Directors Know Just What Needs to Change by Scott Heller

The pandemic pause has prompted a prizewinning cohort to ask hard questions about salaries, working in other media and choosing collaboration over “scarcity.”

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NEWS: Full casting announced for Les Misérables – The Staged Concert by Press Releases

The principal cast for the return of Les Misérables – The Staged Concert at London’s Sondheim Theatre on 20 May 2021 will be Jon Robyns as Jean Valjean, Bradley Jaden as Javert, Lucie J…

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Only two of the four actors doing the Zoom play ‘An Acorn’ will have rehearsed it — and that’s part of the fun of it by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

Toronto actors Blythe Haynes and Ryan G. Hinds have been rehearsing a week in advance. English actors Mina Anwar and Darren Jeffries will come into the May 6 performance pretty much cold. …

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The case of the Covid-compliant murder: how The Mousetrap is snapping back to life by Mark Lawson

Agatha Christie’s snowbound whodunnit is the world’s longest-running play. Now it’s leading the big reopening – with a double cast and no kissing The London West End is filled with g…

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Stop Killing Kittens by Joe Patti

Last week Drew McManus encouraged arts marketers to break pre-Covid bad habits by renewed his plea to stop using cliched terms like “beloved.”  If you read his post closely you will not…

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May 5: What happens when social distancing is entirely scrapped? by Mark Shenton

... Read More The post May 5: What happens when social distancing is entirely scrapped? first appeared on Shenton Stage.

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Disney Dad Trivia 12! Disney ANIMAL Trivia! Lions, Tigers, Bears and Aristocats. by Framily Travel

Calling all Disney loving cat ladies, dog people, and lovers of Disney Animals from Nemo to Abu and Raja... This Trivia game is for you! Berkley Bradshaw also makes a cameo. :)

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Interview with Ramzi Choukair on Making the Detainees’ Stories Visible on the Stage by Najwa Kondakji

Ramzi Choukair is a Syrian-French actor and theater director. After obtaining his degree at the Damascus Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts (Acting section) in 1994; he did an internship (199…

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Hugh Jackman, Operating Gov. Cuomo’s Body Like a Marionette, Announces Broadway Reopening by Broadway Beat

by Zach Schiffman. @schlife. RIVER CITY, IN. - Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today that, after over 16 months of waiting, Broadway could...

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