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Friday, September 18, 2020

Watch Now: Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Musicians in Upcoming Song Exploder by Broadway Direct

Song Exploder, based on the hit podcast, spotlights some of the world's greatest musicians as they reveal how they brought one of their songs to life. Featured artists include Alicia Keys, L…

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Thursday, September 17, 2020

What the Constitution Means to Me to Premiere on Amazon Prime Video by Broadway Direct

A filmed version of the critically-acclaimed, award-winning play What the Constitution Means to Me, created by and starring Heidi Schreck, will premiere on October 16, 2020, exclusively on…

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Broadway Songs from Jukebox Musicals by Broadway Direct

A jukebox musical is a musical in which a majority of the songs used in the show come from another source, usually well-known pop music songs. These shows breathe new life into these songs, …

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Virtual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction to Offer One-on-One Video Chats by Broadway Direct

A slate of celebrated Broadway stars will be offering exclusive one-on-one video chats during the virtual version of the Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction this Sunday, September 20, 2…

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Cody Renard Richard Launches Scholarship Program for BIPOC Theatre Makers by Broadway Direct

Cody Renard Richard (Hamilton, Freestyle Love Supreme), veteran Broadway stage manager and one of Variety’s 2020 Broadway Players to Watch, announces The Cody Renard Richard Scholarship P…

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Broadway On Demand Launches Broadway Master Classes & Training by Broadway Direct

Broadway On Demand, the theater-focused streaming platform, announces the launch of Broadway Access Pro, a subscription service dedicated to individuals interested in taking master classes a…

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Thursday, September 10, 2020

Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction Moves Online in 2020 by Broadway Direct

The biggest day for Broadway fans is going virtual for the first time in the event’s history when the Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction returns on Sunday, September 20, 2020. The co…

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New York Times Theatre Critic Ben Brantley to Step Down by Broadway Direct

Ben Brantley, co-chief theatre critic at The New York Times, will step down, the Times announced on Thursday. His last day on the job will be October 15. In a statement, Brantley said, “…

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Betsy Wolfe & Clifton Duncan to Star in New Digital Musical “Estella Scrooge” by Broadway Direct

Today, a new digital musical, Estella Scrooge, has been announced. Produced by Michael Jackowitz of Witzend Productions, David Bryant, and Michael Aldenare, this new John Caird, Paul Gordon…

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Watch Now: Cast of RENT Sings “Will I?” with Arts Workers by Broadway Direct

Be An #ArtsHero's Labor Day of Action presents the casts of RENT and #ArtsWorkers from around the nation to highlight the economic crisis facing the American Arts & Culture Economy. 'Wil…

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Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Watch Now: “One of the Great Ones” for the Nick Cordero Tribute by Broadway Direct

Nick Cordero inspired all of us. He embodied all our dreams: that through hard work and perseverance, we too could dedicate our lives to the greatest stage in the world. In honor and celebra…

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Broadway Songs for Nighttime by Broadway Direct

After a long day of work and play, sometimes listening to music is the best thing to do to relax and unwind. Whether that be lullabies or relaxing songs to hum along to, this playlist has th…

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Friday, September 4, 2020

DeMarius Copes Joins the Cast of Dear Evan Hansen Movie by Broadway Direct

DeMarius Copes has joined the cast of the upcoming Dear Evan Hansen movie, as reported by Deadline. Copes has been in the original Broadway cast of Mean Girls, and most recently was a mem…

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Watch Now: James Alonzo Choreographs “A Brand New Day” from The Wiz by Broadway Direct

Choreographed by: James Alonzo Shot/Edited: Ally Visuals Dancers: Shaneekqua "Empress" Woodham, Kiana King, Alexis Dominique Tillman, Arden Rey, Cedric Green, Chantel Renee, Chanel Jack, C…

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Thursday, September 3, 2020

BroadwayHD Debuts Show-Stopping September Roster by Broadway Direct

The show must go on this September, as BroadwayHD, the premiere streaming service for theater fans, today announced a lineup that is sure to bring down the house, from musical classics to v…

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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Watch Now: The Boys in the Band Official Trailer by Broadway Direct

Based on the Tony Award-winning play that changed a generation, The Boys in the Band follows a group of nine gay men who gather for a birthday party in 1968 New York City - only to find the …

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Julianne Moore Joins the Cast of the Upcoming Dear Evan Hansen Film by Broadway Direct

Oscar-winner Julianne Moore joins the cast of the upcoming Dear Evan Hansen movie based on the Broadway musical of the same name, according to Deadline. She is slated to play Heidi Hansen, o…

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Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Broadway Songs to Celebrate 11 O’Clock Numbers by Broadway Direct

The 11 o’clock number is the theatre term for that big, show-stopping song that happens late in Act 2, usually sung by a major character that comes to a realization. They have this name be…

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Behind the Scenes of the Tony Awards Video Roundup by Broadway Direct

Leading up to the digital Tony Awards this year, we’re taking this chance to take a look back at Tony Awards from years past. In this video roundup, we’ve dug through the internet to fin…

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Monday, August 31, 2020

Ryan Murphy Shares Behind The Scenes Look at The Prom Movie by Broadway Direct

Ryan Murphy, director of The Prom movie set to be released for streaming on Netflix, has released a teaser as to when viewers might be expected to feast their eyes on this movie musical. “…

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New Documentary Defying Gravity to Celebrate Stephen Schwartz by Broadway Direct

Announced today, a new documentary on the work and creative journey of Stephen Schwartz, the three-time Academy Award, three-time Grammy Award, and Tony Award-winning songwriter of Wicked, …

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Friday, August 28, 2020

Amy Adams Joins the Cast of the Dear Evan Hansen Movie by Broadway Direct

It has been announced that Amy Adams will join the cast of the Dear Evan Hansen movie, currently in development. She is slated to play Cynthia Murphy, Connor Murphy’s mother, according to …

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Tuesday, August 25, 2020

David Byrne’s American Utopia To Be Released in October on HBO by Broadway Direct

David Byrne’s American Utopia brings the critically acclaimed Broadway show to HBO in a one-of-a-kind film directed by Oscar and Emmy-winner Spike Lee. Recorded during its run at Broadway…

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Nick Cordero Memorial Tribute to Stream on Broadway On Demand by Broadway Direct

Broadway On Demand, the new theater-focused streaming platform, will exclusively stream a celebratory memorial tribute honoring Tony Award-nominee Nick Cordero, who recently passed away from…

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Broadway Songs to Help You Study by Broadway Direct

We can enjoy music in so many different ways, from blasting sing-along tunes in the car to humming along to tracks in the kitchen, to playing music to help you focus on work. In Broadway sho…

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Monday, August 24, 2020

Eligible Shows for the 2020 Tony Awards by Broadway Direct

After the Broadway season was cut short on March 12 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing have finally announced that the 74th Annual Tony Awards…

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Watch Now: “I Want You” from Girl From the North Country by Broadway Direct

Girl From the North Country, a musical featuring the music of Bob Dylan, was the last show to open on Broadway prior to the shutdown in March due to the coronavirus outbreak. To express the …

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Friday, August 21, 2020

The Boys in the Band Film Will Arrive on Netflix in September by Broadway Direct

Today, it was announced that the upcoming The Boys in the Band film, based on the Mart Crowley play of the same name, will arrive on Netflix starting September 30. The film was produced by …

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74th Annual Tony Awards Will Go Digital This Fall 2020 by Broadway Direct

Today, it has been announced that the Tony Awards from the 2019-20 season will officially be presented digitally this fall. The final eligibility determinations for the 74th Annual event wil…

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Thursday, August 20, 2020

Watch Now: Ben Platt’s Guest Host Monologue on Jimmy Kimmel Live by Broadway Direct

Ben talks about all the new musicals that are bound to come out of this difficult time, confirmation that singers are in fact super-spreaders of the virus, how we can all help the struggling…

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Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Nik Dodani & Colton Ryan Join the Cast of Upcoming Dear Evan Hansen Film by Broadway Direct

Today, it has been revealed that Nik Dodani and Colton Ryan will join the cast of the upcoming Dear Evan Hansen film adaptation with music and lyrics by Academy Award-winning Benj Pasek and…

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