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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Megan Hilty, Cheyenne Jackson & Norm Lewis Join Virtual Summer Concert Series by Lindsey Sullivan

As previously reported, Seth Rudetsky’s Broadway concert series, which first began in Provincetown at the Art House in 2011, is debuting as a weekly virtual series entitled the Seth Concer…

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Monday, July 6, 2020

Black Theatre United's Inaugural Event Features Audra McDonald & NAACP Legal Defense Fund President Sherrilyn Ifill by Lindsey Sullivan

Black Theatre United, a coalition that intends to elevate causes or overturn policies that target Black people in any community, will have its inaugural event, called Activating Black Artis…

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Pressing On! Watch These Powerful Performances from the Cast of Girl From the North Country by Lindsey Sullivan

In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, the Broadway company of Girl From the North Country has come together to offer words of hope. The cast, including Mare Winningham, Marc Kudisch, Colton R…

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See Girl From the North Country's Jeannette Bayardelle's Take on Sunday in the Park with George by Lindsey Sullivan

Girl From the North Country's Jeannette Bayardelle took over Bernadette Peters' Instagram account on July 6, and she also took on one of Peters' most famous roles: Dot in Sunday in the Pa…

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Arts Venues Across the U.K. to Receive Government Emergency Support Package by Lindsey Sullivan

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has theaters shut down across the world. While many theater makers are exploring creative solutions, in the form of socially distant productions or extensive t…

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'Weird Al' Yankovic Puts Polka Spin on Hamilton Movie with New Video by Lindsey Sullivan

Hamilton fans likely had multiple viewings of the new movie over the holiday weekend, and "Weird Al" Yankovic appears to be no exception. With Lin-Manuel Miranda's enthusiastic blessing,…

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QuaranToons: See Satine of Moulin Rouge! Hop on the Bread-Baking Bandwagon by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway.com contributor Tug Rice has been thinking up what our favorite Broadway characters are doing while theaters are closed and they're in quarantine. So, what is Moulin Rouge!'s sparkl…

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Watch Kelli O'Hara, Brian Stokes Mitchell & More in PBS' 40th Annual A Capitol Fourth Concert by Lindsey Sullivan

As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, PBS' 40th annual A Capitol Fourth concert was not held live on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol as planned. Instead, stage and screen stars Vanessa Willi…

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Thursday, July 2, 2020

Odds & Ends: Idina Menzel Among Stars Talking About Their Love of Disney in New Podcast & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Idina Menzel, Jessie Mueller & More Talk Disney on New Podcast  Idina Menzel, Jessie Mueller and Andrew Barth Feldman…

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Black Theatre United's Inaugural Event Features Audra McDonald & the NAACP's Sherrilyn Ifill by Lindsey Sullivan

Black Theatre United, a coalition that intends to elevate causes or overturn policies that target Black people in any community, will have its inaugural event, called Activating Black Artis…

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Dominique Morisseau Pens HBO's Unruly, Starring Mahershala Ali as Boxing Legend Jack Johnson by Lindsey Sullivan

Dominique Morisseau, who received a 2019 Tony nomination for writing the book for The Temptations musical Ain't Too Proud, has a new project. According to Deadline, she is penning the new H…

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Julianne Moore & Kaitlyn Dever to Play Mother & Daughter in Benefit Reading of Good As New by Lindsey Sullivan

MCC Theater has announced a special benefit reading and discussion of Peter Hedges’ Good As New, starring Julianne Moore and Kaitlyn Dever. Directed by Hedges, the presentation will take p…

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Dustin Hoffman to Star in Broadway Revival of Our Town in 2021 by Lindsey Sullivan

Thornton Wilder's classic play Our Town is getting a Broadway revival starring two-time Oscar winner Dustin Hoffman as the Stage Manager in 2021. To Kill a Mockingbird director Bartlett She…

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Ramin Karimloo, Rachel Tucker & More Set for Virtual Production of Songs For a New World by Lindsey Sullivan

Ramin Karimloo, Rachel Tucker, Rachel John and Cedric Neal will perform a special presentation of Jason Robert Brown's Songs for a New World. Filmed entirely in isolation, the stream will be…

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

A Strange Loop's Larry Owens & More Set for Pride Edition of The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues by Lindsey Sullivan

A fresh roster of actors and writers has been announced to take part in the latest edition of Viral Monologues, which features performances released digitally on IGTV. The series is an init…

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Get 'Satisfied' with this Clip of Renée Elise Goldsberry from the Hamilton Movie by Lindsey Sullivan

A toast to Renée Elise Goldsberry! Hamilton fans will be able to catch the star's Tony-winning performance as Angelica Schuyler in Lin-Manuel Miranda's revolutionary hit when it premieres …

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Just You Wait! Everything You Need to Know About the Hamilton Movie Premiere by Lindsey Sullivan

With theaters shut down due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the best seat in the house to watch the Broadway smash Hamilton is now in your living room. Lin-Manuel Miranda's revolutionary…

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Odds & Ends: Sleep No More & Pokémon Go Creators Team Up, Hadestown's Cast Gets Sporty & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Punchdrunk Theater Company Partners with Pokémon Go Creators Punchdrunk, the theater company that created the immersive sh…

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Santino Fontana, Alison Pill & More Join COVID-19-Centric Play The Line by Lindsey Sullivan

The Public Theater has announced the world premiere of Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen's The Line. Created in a documentary style similar to that of The Exonerated, Aftermath and Coal Country,…

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Comedy Great and Television Legend Carl Reiner Dead at 98 by Lindsey Sullivan

Carl Reiner, the entertainment icon and comedy legend died on June 29 in Beverly Hills, California at the age of 98. Variety reports that he died of natural causes in his home. Born in th…

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Bernadette Peters Concert Will Stream to Benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by Lindsey Sullivan

Want to watch a Broadway legend dazzle on stage for an incredible cause? On July 10, theater fans will be able to watch Bernadette Peters in a never-before-seen-online concert to benefit Bro…

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Monday, June 29, 2020

Odds & Ends: Jessica Vosk, George Salazar Among Stars Tapped for Pride Concert Benefit & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Jessica Vosk and More to Sing Out for the Ali Forney Center The eighth annual Night of A Thousand Judys, the Pride concert …

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See Phillipa Soo & the Original Cast of Hamilton Reunite to Perform 'Helpless' by Lindsey Sullivan

Hamilton's eagerly anticipated film premiere is coming up on July 3, and the original Broadway cast is getting hyped up. As Broadway.com fans know, former vlogger Leslie Odom Jr. is looki…

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Broadway Performance Suspension Extended Through January 3 by Lindsey Sullivan

As the COVID-19 crisis continues, the Broadway League has announced a further delay to the reopening of shows on the Great White Way. Initially set to be shut down through April 12, then th…

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Kelli O'Hara, Denée Benton, Javier Muñoz & More Stars Offer Online Workshops for Stagedoor Manor by Lindsey Sullivan

Want to learn from Broadway stars from the comfort of home? Stagedoor Manor, the summer theater camp that includes alums like Natalie Portman, Robert Downey Jr., Rachel Chavkin, Beanie Fel…

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The Actors Fund Launches Expanded Support with Every Artist Insured Campaign by Lindsey Sullivan

Though Broadway theaters remain shut down, The Actors Fund is committed to providing support for members of the performing arts and entertainment industries. The national human services orga…

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Baby, We Got It! Watch the Trailer for Aretha Franklin Movie Respect, Starring Jennifer Hudson by Lindsey Sullivan

What you want? How about Oscar-winning Dreamgirls star Jennifer Hudson, who made a powerhouse Broadway debut in The Color Purple, back on the big screen as Aretha Franklin in the upcoming b…

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Six Returns to the Stage! Musical to Play Drive-In Theaters Across U.K. by Lindsey Sullivan

Six will become the first West End musical to resume performances across the pond following the shutdown of theaters due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The curtain will not yet go up at the Arts …

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Friday, June 26, 2020

Sleepless in Seattle Musical to Open in London This Summer with Social Distancing Guidelines by Lindsey Sullivan

Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the previously scheduled Sleepless in Seattle musical will still take the stage this year. Jay McGuiness and Kimberley Walsh, the stars who fell in lo…

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QuaranToons: A Pandemic Can't Keep Chicago's Roxie & Velma from Perfecting Their Act by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway.com contributor Tug Rice has been thinking up what our favorite Broadway characters are doing while theaters are closed. So, how are Chicago's merry murderesses spending their time …

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Hamlet, Starring Ian McKellen, Begins Rehearsals with New Safety Policies by Lindsey Sullivan

With extensive testing going on to keep audiences and actors safe in the wake of COVID-19 as well as innovative new ways of staging being developed, efforts are being made so that curtains c…

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