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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Collective of Off-Broadway Theatres File Lawsuit to Reopen by Dan Meyer

Eight small NYC venues have united to fight against Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio's pandemic closures and restrictions.

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Monday, October 26, 2020

Jessie Buckley and Josh O’Connor-Led Romeo and Juliet to Be Adapted for the Screen by Dan Meyer

The project hails from London's Natoinal Theatre, which had planned to present the play this summer prior to the coronavirus shutdown.

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Pan Asian Rep, Repertorio Español, More Join National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene for It Can’t Happen Here by Dan Meyer

The virtual production is presented in Yiddish, English, Spanish, Italian, Turkish, and Hebrew.

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Playbill's Weekly Streaming Guide: What to Watch October 26–30 by Dan Meyer

The Sanderson Sisters return, Goodspeed Musicals hosts a gala, and more online offerings this week.

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Sunday, October 25, 2020

Dear Evan Hansen, & Juliet, More Win Big at the 2020 Olivier Awards by Dan Meyer

The awards were presented in a TV special October 25.

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2020 Olivier Award Winners Announced October 25 on TV Special by Dan Meyer

The hosted ceremony will also include performances from & Juliet, Dear Evan Hansen, and more.

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Friday, October 23, 2020

New York City Ballet Will Not Return to Live Performances Until Fall 2021 by Dan Meyer

The dance troupe, which plans to resume performances at the David H. Koch Theater in September 2021, has announced details of its 2021-2022 season.

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Say His Name Three Times and Meet Beetlejuice Alums at the Virtual Stage Door This Halloween Season by Dan Meyer

Playbill Social Selects teams up with Broadway Roulette's Elizabeth Durand Streisand for a virtual hangout.

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Broadway360 Reveals Behind-the-Scenes Master Class Series by Dan Meyer

Audiences will learn about producing, social media, public relations, and more.

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Ben Daniels to Star in The Normal Heart at London's National Theatre by Dan Meyer

Dominic Cooke will direct the late Larry Kramer's AIDS crisis drama.

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Harriet Walter-Led The Tempest Streams October 23 by Dan Meyer

St. Ann's Warehouse presents the final chapter of Phyllida Lloyd's all-female Shakespeare trilogy.

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Help Solve a Broadway Mystery in All About Evil October 23 by Dan Meyer

Playbill Social Selects teams up again with Seize the Show for an interactive theatre experience.

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Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of the Worlds Streams October 23 by Dan Meyer

H.G. Wells' alien invasion thriller comes to life at London's O2 in the filmed production.

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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Broadway Performer and Emmy-Winning Choreographer Marge Champion Dies at 101 by Dan Meyer

The star appeared in Follies and served as an associate choreographer on several productions.

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It’s Time To Dance! Watch the 1st Teaser Trailer for Netflix's The Prom by Dan Meyer

Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, James Corden, Andrew Rannells, and newcomer Jo Ellen Pellman star in the film adaptation of the musical.

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Atlantic Theater Company Presents Virtual Reading of Skeleton Crew October 22 by Dan Meyer

The Fall Reunion Reading Series kicks off with Dominique Morisseau’s play.

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Grab Your Cheese Fries and Meet Mean Girls Alums at the Virtual Stage Door October 22 by Dan Meyer

Playbill Social Selects teams up with Broadway Roulette's Elizabeth Durand Streisand for a virtual hangout.

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Until the Flood Is Part of Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's Fall 2020 Lineup by Dan Meyer

The Dael Orlandersmith solo show will stream in November.

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Williamstown Theatre Festival Adds Dominique Morisseau’s Paradise Blue to Audible Slate by Dan Meyer

Release dates have also been set for the Audra McDonald-led A Streetcar Named Desire and more.

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Audra McDonald and Steven Pasquale Will Star in The Good Fight Creators' Coronavirus-Themed Series by Dan Meyer

The Second Wave, also starring Orange Is the New Black's Taylor Schilling, hails from Robert and Michelle King.

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Watch Jelani Alladin Sing ‘To Be Human’ From Disney’s Hercules Musical by Dan Meyer

The song was part of the Public Theater's Public Works production at the Delacorte Theater in 2019.

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LaChanze, Daniel J. Watts, More Will Speak at TEDxBroadway 2020 by Dan Meyer

The virtual summit will take place November 17.

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Watch Hamilton's Schuyler Sisters Sing Out for the Vote by Dan Meyer

Several alums of the musical's national tour virtually performed the trio's eponymous track.

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Jennifer Hudson, Darren Criss, Karen Olivo, More Perform in Starry In Our America Concert October 21 by Dan Meyer

The Broadway for Biden fundraiser rallies for the vote with a host of stage favorites.

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Ain't Too Proud Cast, BD Wong, More Celebrate Rosie's Theater Kids October 21 by Dan Meyer

Rosie O'Donnell hosts the virtual fall gala.

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Women of Color on Broadway Concert, Honoring LaChanze and Melba Moore, Streams October 21 by Dan Meyer

The special, filmed in February, features newly announced Tony nominee Celia Rose Gooding, Kuhoo Verma, and more.

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Unions Jurisdiction Battle Continues as SAG-AFTRA Files Formal Complaint Against Actors' Equity, Calls for Mediation by Dan Meyer

Both unions are claiming ownership of streaming theatrical productions.

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Larry Owens, Andy Karl and Orfeh, More Are Part of Comedy Edition of The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues October 20 by Dan Meyer

Jaclyn Backhaus and Douglas Carter Beane are among the writers tapped for the latest edition.

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Lucas Hedges, Paul Mescal, and Grace Van Patten Star in This Is Our Youth October 20 by Dan Meyer

Lila Neugebauer directs a virtual production of Kenneth Lonergan’s play.

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Beetlejuice Musical to Open in South Korea in 2021 by Dan Meyer

The production will play Seoul, one of the few places in the world that has hosted large-scale theatre throughout the pandemic.

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