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Tuesday, July 27, 2021

A new audio musical thriller with an all-star cast on Broadway Podcast Network by Deb Miller

The eerie sound of the theremin – an electronic musical instrument patented in 1928 by its eponymous inventor and controlled by the movement of the hands of its player, without making any …

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Monday, July 26, 2021

NYSAF continues its summer programming with new musicals by Michael R. Jackson and Billy Porter by Deb Miller

New York Stage and Film (NYSAF), which has operated as a vital incubator for artists and their work for the past 37 years, continues its 2021 summer programming, running through August 2, wi…

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Sunday, July 25, 2021

Final installment of the ‘Rhinebeck Panorama’ to debut in August at Hunter College by Deb Miller

Playwright and director Richard Nelson’s Rhinebeck Panorama – a twelve-year series of a dozen plays following the lives of three families (the Apples, the Gabriels, and the Michaels) fro…

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Saturday, July 24, 2021

A virtual revival of the Broadway musical ‘First Date’ streams live this weekend by Deb Miller

Watch real-life married couple and American Idol alums Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young meet and try to find love all over again in this weekend’s livestream of First Date, presented exclusivel…

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NYTF celebrates ‘A Yiddish Renaissance’ and Zalmen Mlotek’s 70th birthday by Deb Miller

On Monday, July 26, beginning at 2 pm, more than 140 actors, singers, and musicians from across globe will come together remotely with the award-winning National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (…

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Friday, July 23, 2021

Watch Tony-winning stars in an encore streaming of the hilarious ‘Judgment Day’ on Stellar by Deb Miller

In association with Stellar Events, Barrington Stage Company (BSC), located in Pittsfield, MA, is streaming an encore presentation of last summer’s audience favorite Judgment Day by Rob Ul…

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A benefit concert from Disney on Broadway reopens the New Amsterdam Theatre by Deb Miller

Last night, Broadway’s historic New Amsterdam Theatre – built in 1902–03, and located at 214 West 42nd Street, in the center of Midtown Manhattan and the NYC Theater District – reope…

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Thursday, July 22, 2021

Tony-winner Lillias White releases her first solo album ‘Get Yourself Some Happy!’ on Friday by Deb Miller

Internationally acclaimed for her work on both the stage and screen, Brooklyn native Lillias White – who won a Tony Award for Best Featured Performance by an Actress in a Musical for Cy Co…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 04:59PM
Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Disney on Broadway returns live this weekend by Deb Miller

In advance of the return of its popular musicals to theaters this fall, Disney on Broadway presents Live at the New Am – a concert to benefit The Actors Fund and to celebrate the reopening…

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Actors’ Equity Association opens membership with its new ‘Open Access’ policy by Deb Miller

Effective immediately, Actors’ Equity Association (Equity) – the US labor union founded in 1913, representing more than 51,000 professional actors and stage managers in live theater –…

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Tuesday, July 20, 2021

A live talk on his new book ‘In the Heights: Finding Home’ with Lin-Manuel Miranda by Deb Miller

As part of the series Live Talks Los Angeles, Stellar is streaming An Evening with Lin-Manuel Miranda, Quiara Alegría Hudes & Jeremy McCarter on Wednesday, July 21, beginning at 9 pm ES…

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ADM21 releases film of ‘Tain’t Nobody’s Biz-ness If I Do’ in memory of Nick Cordero by Deb Miller

In keeping with its vision of creating and maintaining a “Living Archive” of great works of musical theater choreography, American Dance Machine for the 21st Century (ADM21) – a 501c3…

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Monday, July 19, 2021

Mauricio Martínez returns live to Feinstein’s/54 Below by Deb Miller

This Wednesday, July 21, Mauricio Martínez makes his live return to Feinstein’s/54 Below with a brand-new show, Mauricio Martínez: Back on 54th Street. The NYC-based Mexican-born Interna…

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John Kander and Lin-Manuel Miranda in virtual conversation to support the Vineyard Theatre by Deb Miller

Off-Broadway’s acclaimed Vineyard Theatre concludes its 2021 Gala Series on  Thursday, July 22, beginning at 7 pm, with a live watch party featuring a conversation between two of Broadway…

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Sunday, July 18, 2021

Get out of the city for a flashback to the ‘Totally Awesome 80s’ with Broadway stars at Bristol Riverside Theatre by Deb Miller

Bristol Riverside Theatre’s outdoor performance of Totally Awesome 80s at Bristol Township’s new open-air amphitheater – a great day trip and an easy ride down I95 to Bucks County, nea…

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Saturday, July 17, 2021

Applications now open for free ‘Write It Out!’ virtual workshop with Donja R. Love by Deb Miller

Created in 2019 by award-winning playwright Donja R. Love (one in two), and supported by partners National Queer Theater, The Lark, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, MOBI, The Each Other …

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Friday, July 16, 2021

Broadway stars parody Golden Age musicals in ‘Schmigadoon’ on Apple TV+ by Deb Miller

With the extended shutdown of theaters during the past sixteen months of the pandemic, many favorites of the Broadway stage have crossed over to the big and small screens. Making its global …

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Thursday, July 15, 2021

Singer Lori Brown Mirabal reflects on her ‘Charmed Life’ and career at Urban Stages by Deb Miller

It seems only right that such an outstanding talent, beautiful spirit, and all-around charmer as Lori Brown Mirabal should lead a Charmed Life. She’s the first to admit that she does, and …

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Watch ‘A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder’ and ‘The Jimmy Awards’ online tonight and on demand by Deb Miller

Theater-lovers have two great online options to choose from this evening, with a benefit reading of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder and the virtual ceremony of the 12th Jimmy Awa…

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Wednesday, July 14, 2021

15 Questions in 15 Minutes with Broadway’s Forrest McClendon by Deb Miller

Actor and educator Forrest McClendon is famous to fans everywhere for his Tony-nominated blockbuster performance as Mr. Tambo in The Scottsboro Boys and his later reprisal of the role in the…

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A new play with music about ‘The Last Boy’ to survive Terezin concentration camp by Deb Miller

The world-premiere workshop engagement of The Last Boy in the Second Republic of SHKID, a new play with music by Steven Fisher, opened at Off-Broadway’s Theatre at St. Clement’s on July …

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Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Free sculpture, sound, and performance installation ‘You Are Here’ at Lincoln Center by Deb Miller

As part of its ongoing Restart Stages initiative – activating and reimagining outdoor public spaces for our new era through artistic and community involvement – Lincoln Center for the Pe…

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Monday, July 12, 2021

A spectacular view of the city in The Ride’s ‘Eyes on New York’ at Staten Island’s Empire Outlets by Deb Miller

If you’re a fan of song, dance, and circus arts, you’ll be amazed by The Ride’s latest venture, Eyes on New York, presented at Empire Outlets, located on Staten Island’s large natura…

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Saturday, July 10, 2021

New short play festival on the theme of ‘Restoration’ from Red Bull by Deb Miller

Off-Broadway’s acclaimed Red Bull Theater will livestream its 11th Annual Short New Play Festival: Restoration on Monday, July 12, beginning at 7:30 pm. Featuring seven world premieres in …

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Friday, July 9, 2021

Nicolas King looks back at the past year in ‘Hindsight is 2020’ at The Green Room 42 by Deb Miller

Since the age of four, the prodigious Nicolas King has been performing, with appearances in three Broadway shows (Beauty and the Beast, A Thousand Clowns opposite Tom Selleck, and Hollywood …

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Thursday, July 8, 2021

An examination of the inequities in public education in ‘Lines in the Dust’ at New Normal Rep by Deb Miller

New Normal Rep, founded during the coronavirus shutdown of live theater in 2020, is dedicated to presenting both new and under-produced plays on the internet, centered primarily on works tha…

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Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Theatre World Awards to present special honors in a virtual celebration on Sunday by Deb Miller

As a result of the pandemic shutdown of the 2020 Broadway season, the Theatre World Awards – presented annually since 1944, in recognition of twelve outstanding debut performances on and o…

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Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Feinstein’s/54 Below kicks off new livestream series with Andrew Barth Feldman by Deb Miller

In December 2020, Feinstein’s/54 Below launched its pandemic-time virtual series 54 Below Premieres, featuring online streams of all-new concerts in cinematic five-camera HD shoots for in-…

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World premiere of ‘The Wake of Dorcas Kelly’ at The Players Theatre by Deb Miller

Dorcas (aka Darkey) Kelly (d. 1761) was a real-life Irish madam who operated The Maiden Tower brothel in Copper Alley, Dublin. Accused of killing shoemaker John Dowling on St. Patrick’s Da…

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Sunday, July 4, 2021

Virtual Open House at the Neighborhood Playhouse, home of the Meisner Technique by Deb Miller

New York’s famed Neighborhood Playhouse will host a virtual Open House for interested applicants on Thursday, July 8, at 5:30 pm. Attendees can join Playhouse faculty and alumni for an eve…

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Friday, July 2, 2021

Celebrate the 4th of July with ‘Sea Chanteys and Maritime Music’ from the South Street Seaport Museum by Deb Miller

Founded in the heart of NYC’s historic seaport district in 1967, the South Street Seaport Museum is dedicated to preserving and interpreting the history of New York as a great port city. I…

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