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Thursday, February 4, 2021

‘Wicked’ Film Adaptation Finds Its Director in Jon M. Chu by Alaina Newell

Thank goodness! The long-awaited film adaptation of the musical Wicked finally has a director. Known for his gorgeous work on Crazy Rich Asians, Now You See Me 2, and the upcoming movie musi…

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‘Come From Away’, the next Broadway show to hit the screen! by Alaina Newell

The true OGs have sat in their living rooms belting all the lyrics to Memphis, we all got our theatre fix this past year with the Disney+ release of Hamilton, and now the taping of staged …

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Thursday, December 24, 2020

Jeremy O. Harris to grant $50k to two Black Womxn Playwrights by Alaina Newell

Jeremy O. Harris recently collaborated with New York Theatre Workshop to launch the Golden and Ruth Harris Commission. Named after his grandparents, Harris will be offering two $50,000 commi…

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