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Thursday, October 29, 2020

Lincoln Center Cancels 2021 American Songbook Series by Andrew Gans

The Great Performers spring series and the David Rubenstein Atrium spring season have also been canceled due to the ongoing pandemic.

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Stars in the House Welcomes Cast of NBC's Connecting, Including Otmara Marrero, Shakina Nayfack, Keith Powell, October 29 by Andrew Gans

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

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Josh Groban, Chita Rivera, Dozens More Join Lineup for Stars in the House's 10-Hour Election Day Marathon Stream by Andrew Gans

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

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Danai Gurira, Stephen Daldry, and Lynn Nottage Present Act Out: Vote2020 October 29 by Andrew Gans

The hour-long video, featuring songs and short monologues, aims to get out the vote.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

In the News: Norm Lewis to Lead Broadway Celebrates Veterans Day Concert, Daniel Dae Kim Set for Politically-Themed Belly of the Beast by Andrew Gans

Plus: Watch "Old Country: A Musical Remedy for Democracy Blues" from the musical Afterland.

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In the News: Daniel Dae Kim Set for Politically-Themed Belly of the Beast, Stars Line Up for Broadway Celebrates Veterans Day Concert by Andrew Gans

Plus: Watch "Old Country: A Musical Remedy for Democracy Blues" from the musical Afterland.

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Jennifer Simard and Jessica Vosk to Launch Killing It on Broadway Podcast by Andrew Gans

The true crime comedy podcast kicks off October 30 with Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth.

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Audra McDonald Will Headline New York City Center's 2020 Gala by Andrew Gans

The evening with the six-time Tony winner will be streamed live from the City Center stage.

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Casting Search Continues for Netflix Adaptation of Jason Robert Brown's 13 Musical by Andrew Gans

Rehearsals are slated to begin in Toronto in March 2021.

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Magic Goes Wrong to Return to London's West End by Andrew Gans

The comedy will play a limited run at the Vaudeville Theatre during the holiday season.

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

In the News: James Monroe Iglehart, Telly Leung, Ann Harada Are on The Nice List, Lena Hall, Daphne Rubin-Vega Set for Lipstick Reading, More by Andrew Gans

Plus: Watch the premiere of a new song by Tony-nominated The Great Comet composer Dave Malloy, "Touch."

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Filmed Version of A Christmas Carol, Starring Tony Winner Jefferson Mays, Will Benefit Theatres Around the Country by Andrew Gans

Two-time Tony nominee Michael Arden directs the production, which premiered at the Geffen Playhouse.

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Stars in the House Reunites Actors Fund Hair Concert Cast Members October 27 by Andrew Gans

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

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Here's the Story: Watch Teaser for A Very Brady Musical Starring Gavin Lee, Kerry Butler, More by Andrew Gans

The Ogunquit Playhouse benefit will make use of the Brady Brunch squares in the theatre-via-Zoom era.

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Checking In With… Girl From the North Country Star Kimber Elayne Sprawl by Andrew Gans

"Black Americans have stories that need to be told. We have experiences and thoughts that most people aren't privy to."

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Monday, October 26, 2020

Brenda Braxton Guest Hosts Stars in the House, Featuring Terence Archie, Ahmad Simmons, More October 26 by Andrew Gans

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

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Betty Buckley to Teach Virtual Master Classes by Andrew Gans

The Tony-winning actor is offering classes for both new students and alumni of her previous workshops.

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André De Shields, Adrienne Warren, and Dozens More Will Sing Out for Freedom November 2 by Andrew Gans

The annual benefit for The American Civil Liberties Union and the New York Civil Liberties Union will honor the legacies of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Rep. John Lewis, suffragists, and mor…

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Tony-Winning Theatre Designer Ming Cho Lee Dies at 90 by Andrew Gans

Mr. Lee received a 1983 Tony for Best Scenic Design for K2 and a Special Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2013.

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Sunday, October 25, 2020

Howell Binkley: A Celebration of Light and Love, Virtual Tribute to the Late Lighting Designer, Streams October 25 by Andrew Gans

Mr. Binkley designed the lighting for 52 Broadway shows, receiving two Tony Awards.

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Saturday, October 24, 2020

Live From the West Side: Women of Broadway Concert Series, Featuring Patti LuPone, Vanessa Williams, Laura Benanti, Launches October 24 by Andrew Gans

Two-time Tony winner LuPone kicks off the virtual concert series at The Shubert Virtual Studios on Manhattan’s West Side.

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Tonya Pinkins Stars in Live Stream of The School for Wives Beginning October 24 by Andrew Gans

Molière in the Park Founding Artistic Director Lucie Tiberghien directs the all-female cast.

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Stars in the House Celebrates We the People: America Rocks! October 24 by Andrew Gans

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

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Friday, October 23, 2020

In the News: Celia Rose Gooding, Reneé Rapp, Will Roland Are Halloween Friends, Maggie Lakis and Rob McClure Set for Treasure Island: Live by Andrew Gans

Plus, watch Solea Pfeiffer sing with the newly formed, all-female orchestra, Broadway Sinfonietta.

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Stars in the House Will Offer 10-Hour Election Day Marathon Stream With Annette Bening, Vanessa Williams, Kelli O'Hara, More by Andrew Gans

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

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Stars in the House Welcomes Cats Alums JoAnn Hunter, Matt Zarley, Randy Slovacek, More, October 23 by Andrew Gans

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

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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie Sets Return Date at London's Apollo Theatre by Andrew Gans

Noah Thomas stars in the title role of the hit musical, which will also arrive on the silver screen in 2021.

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Animated Over the Moon, Featuring Phillipa Soo, Ruthie Ann Miles, Ken Jeong, More, Lands on Netflix October 23 by Andrew Gans

The new movie includes original songs by Christopher Curtis, Marjorie Duffield, and Helen Park.

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Thursday, October 22, 2020

In the News: Stream of NEWSical the Musical to Benefit Actors Fund, Musicians Launch Initiative to Develop BIPOC Pipeline by Andrew Gans

Plus: Watch Empire's Alexandra Grey perform "How Can You Ask" from the new musical popstar.

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Derek DelGaudio’s In & Of Itself Will Premiere on Hulu in 2021 by Andrew Gans

Directed by Frank Oz, the filmed version of the solo show makes its world premiere at the Montclair Film Festival, currently taking place through October 25.

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