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Friday, January 15, 2021

Stars in the House Celebrates Andrea Martin's Birthday With a Game Night January 15 by Andrew Gans

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

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One Night in Miami…, Featuring Leslie Odom Jr., Kingsley Ben-Adir, Eli Goree, and Aldis Hodge, Drops on Amazon Prime January 15 by Andrew Gans

Oscar winner Regina King directs the film, based on Olivier nominee Kemp Powers’ stage play.

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Checking In With… Tony Nominee Brad Oscar, Star of The Producers, Something Rotten!, More by Andrew Gans

Oscar was playing Frank Hillard in the new Broadway musical Mrs. Doubtfire when the pandemic brought down the curtain on theatres around the world.

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Thursday, January 14, 2021

Cast Complete for Signature's Simply Sondheim, Starring Norm Lewis, Solea Pfeiffer, Conrad Ricamora, Emily Skinner by Andrew Gans

The production, directed and choreographed by Matthew Gardiner, will be available to stream beginning February 2.

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Broadway Records Partners With Dash on Broadway Records Radio by Andrew Gans

The commercial-free streaming music service features Broadway stars and show tunes.

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Asolo Rep's 2021 Season to Feature E. Faye Butler in Fannie: The Music and Life of Fannie Lou Hamer by Andrew Gans

The upcoming season, launching in February, will be presented in Asolo's newly constructed, socially distanced outdoor Terrace Stage.

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Stars in the House Celebrates Grey's Anatomy January 14 by Andrew Gans

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

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Debbie Allen and Dick Van Dyke Among 43rd Annual Kennedy Center Honorees by Andrew Gans

Recipients will be honored in May during an evening that will be subsequently broadcast on CBS.

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Stars in the House Celebrates Myths and Hymns January 13 With Kelli O'Hara, Norm Lewis, Renée Fleming, More by Andrew Gans

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

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Goodspeed Musicals Names New Leadership Team by Andrew Gans

Donna Lynn Hilton will become the first woman to lead the venue, with David B. Byrd as the managing director.

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Dulé Hill Will Star in City Center Encores! Staging of The Tap Dance Kid by Andrew Gans

Watch Hill perform "Fabulous Feet" in the second installment of Encores! Inside the Revival, which also spotlights Kenny Leon, Lydia Diamond, and Jared Grimes.

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Watch Dulé Hill Perform 'Fabulous Feet' From The Tap Dance Kid by Andrew Gans

The performance is part of the second installment of Encores! Inside the Revival, which also spotlights Kenny Leon, Lydia Diamond, and Jared Grimes.

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Tuesday, January 12, 2021

New Edition of The Homebound Project Postponed by Andrew Gans

The virtual theatre project benefiting children affected by the coronavirus pandemic is temporarily on hold due to the current national unrest.

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Bobby Cannavale and Marisa Tomei Will Star in Virtual Reading of Three Hotels, Benefiting Broadway Cares by Andrew Gans

Moisés Kaufman will direct the streamed presentation of the Jon Robin Baitz drama.

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Stars in the House Welcomes Former Star Search Contestants Sam Harris, Michael Berresse, and More January 12 by Andrew Gans

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

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Mark O'Rowe's The Approach to Stream Live From Dublin by Andrew Gans

St. Ann’s Warehouse, Landmark Productions, and Project Arts Centre present the virtual production.

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Monday, January 11, 2021

Stars in the House Will Celebrate Grey's Anatomy January 14 by Andrew Gans

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

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Dominique Morisseau’s Skeleton Crew Heading to Broadway by Andrew Gans

Ruben Santiago-Hudson will direct the Manhattan Theatre Club production; the company has also tapped Joshua Harmon for an Off-Broadway world premiere.

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Coming Clean, Tracing Ben Strothmann's Journey From Milwaukee to Manhattan, Now Streaming by Andrew Gans

Part of the fourth annual Queerly Festival, the evening was filmed at the Kraine Theater in June 2018

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London Run of When Darkness Falls Postponed by Andrew Gans

James Milton and Paul Morrissey's new ghost story was scheduled to begin performances in February at the Park Theatre.

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Double Record, Purple Vinyl Set of The Color Purple Broadway Revival Cast Recording Due in February by Andrew Gans

The Grammy-winning album of the 2015 production features Cynthia Erivo, Jennifer Hudson, and Danielle Brooks.

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Sunday, January 10, 2021

Theatres Could Be Safe to Open in Fall 2021, According to Dr. Fauci by Andrew Gans

The infectious disease expert's prediction depends on the rollout of the vaccine and venues ensuring proper ventilation.

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West End Bares: Turned On Streams January 10 by Andrew Gans

The annual fundraiser features appearances by Graham Norton, Michelle Visage, Todrick Hall, and more.

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Saturday, January 9, 2021

Stars in the House Welcomes Dreamgirls Stars Lillias White, Roz Ryan, and Kecia Lewis-Evans January 9 by Andrew Gans

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

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Checking In With… Hello, Dolly! and Carousel Music Supervisor and Musical Director Andy Einhorn by Andrew Gans

The Broadway music director and conductor conceived and music directs Pasadena Playhouse's tribute to the late Jerry Herman, which streams beginning January 10.

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Friday, January 8, 2021

Watch New Trailer for Derek DelGaudio’s In & Of Itself by Andrew Gans

Directed by Frank Oz, the filmed version of the solo show premieres on Hulu later this month.

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New The Sorcerer's Apprentice Musical Will Now Stream by Andrew Gans

The world premiere had been scheduled for in-person performances at London's Southwark Playhouse.

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National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's Soul to Soul Will Stream Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by Andrew Gans

The theatrical concert explores the parallels between African-American and Jewish music.

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Stars in the House Celebrates Donna McKechnie and the American Dance Machine January 8 by Andrew Gans

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

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Thursday, January 7, 2021

Broadway's Mean Girls Musical Has Closed Amid Continued Coronavirus Shutdown by Andrew Gans

The Tony-nominated musical, based on the Tina Fey comedy, played its final performance in March 2020.

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Pan Asian Repertory Theatre Will Launch Season With Film Chinois Radio Play by Andrew Gans

The company's 44th season will kick off with the virtual adaptation penned by Damon Chua and directed by Kaipo Schwab.

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