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Monday, March 1, 2021

Patti Murin, Christy Altomare, More to Lead Online Spring Break Broadway Student Summit by Logan Culwell-Block

The three-day virtual event will connect theatre students worldwide with Broadway professionals for online workshops and more.

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Broadway's Cort Theatre to Receive Major Renovation and Expansion by Logan Culwell-Block

The addition will add accessible bathrooms and a rehearsal space to one of Broadway's more intimate theatres.

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Friday, February 26, 2021

25 10-Minute Musicals From Sound Bites Festival Now Available for Licensing by Music Theatre International by Logan Culwell-Block

Recently published by Theatre Now New York, the collection of short musicals is available for both streaming and in-person performances.

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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Ted Sperling Talks MasterVoices’ Multidisciplinary Take on Adam Guettel’s Myths and Hymns by Logan Culwell-Block

The second episode of the project, which speaks uniquely to 2021, streams February 24.

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Disney+ Sets Release Date for Season 2 of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series by Logan Culwell-Block

The sophomore season will feature Andrew Barth Feldman and see the students of East High take on Beauty and the Beast.

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Hamilton to Get Funko Pop Collection of Vinyl Figurines by Logan Culwell-Block

The release includes traditional four-inch figures and keychains of characters from the Pulitzer- and Tony-winning musical.

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Monday, February 22, 2021

New Cultural Learning Program Will Feature Filmed Excerpts From Broadway Slave Play, Jagged Little Pill by Logan Culwell-Block

Arts Action Sessions will pair filmed scenes with guided discussions and creative exercises to explore the real-world implications of the Tony-nominated works.

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Wednesday, February 17, 2021

MTI Plans Worldwide Event Celebrating Eventual Return of Live Theatre by Logan Culwell-Block

The theatrical licensor will make an all-new musical revue available to perform free of charge as part of the weekend event.

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Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Black Theatre Coalition Partnering With Broadway Records on Album Amplifying Black Theatre Writers by Logan Culwell-Block

Black Writers Amplified will include new work from both established and emerging Black musical theatre writers.

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Cinderella, a Richard Rodgers Mix-Tape: Which Tunes Come From Other Shows? by Logan Culwell-Block

As the Whitney Houston and Brandy–led film preps to premiere on Disney+, find out which songs in the Rodgers and Hammerstein favorite were written for other projects.

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Educational Theatre Foundation Announces Record-Setting Fundraising Total From Theatre Alive! Gala by Logan Culwell-Block

The January streaming event raised money for arts education with performances from Jennifer Hudson, Audra McDonald, Amber Riley, and more.

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Monday, February 1, 2021

Leslie Margherita, Telly Leung, More to Judge Fan Performances in Measure in Love Valentine's Day Contest by Logan Culwell-Block

Find out how to submit a video performance for a chance to win a special V-day prize package.

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Lesli Margherita, Telly Leung, More to Judge Fan Performances in Measure in Love Valentine's Day Contest by Logan Culwell-Block

Find out how to submit a video performance for a chance to win a special V-day prize package.

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Friday, January 29, 2021

2021 Junior Theater Festival West Postponed by Logan Culwell-Block

The in-person event was planned for May in Sacramento, California.

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Thursday, January 28, 2021

Shoshana Bean, Michael McElroy, Tapped for 2nd MasterVoices Myths and Hymns Installment by Logan Culwell-Block

The streaming series based on Adam Guettel's song cycle continues February 24 with "Work."

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Date Set for 2021 Jimmy Awards, to Be Held Online by Logan Culwell-Block

The national showcase shines a spotlight on and awards scholarships to the best in high school musical theatre performers.

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Jennifer Hudson, Audra McDonald, Amber Riley, More Perform at Educational Theatre Foundation's Theatre Alive! Virtual Gala January 28 by Logan Culwell-Block

Nia Vardalos and John Stamos emcee the special event, streaming free on Playbill from 8:30 PM ET.

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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Chasten Buttigieg Joins Educational Theatre Foundation Virtual Benefit Gala Theatre Alive! All-Star Line-Up by Logan Culwell-Block

The event supporting theatre in schools streams on Playbill January 28.

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The Directors Company Partners With Sony Music Group on Scholarships Aimed to Amplify New Black Voices in Theatre by Logan Culwell-Block

Find out how to apply for these scholarships, with slots for writers, directors, actors, and dancers.

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Friday, January 22, 2021

Ben Vereen to Present Online Master Classes With Bay Street Theatre by Logan Culwell-Block

The Tony-winning Pippin star will work with students nationwide on monologues and songs during the eight week session.

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Broadway Advocacy Coalition Announces 1st Round of Cody Renard Richard Scholars by Logan Culwell-Block

The new scholarship program provides financial support and mentorship to BIPOC aspiring theatre-makers.

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Sunday, January 17, 2021

Junior Theatre Festival Online Extravaganza Awards Performance Streams Live January 17 by Logan Culwell-Block

The Freddie G Awards ceremony will include performances from Wicked star Ryan McCartan, Mean Girls' Krystina Alabado, and more.

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Tina Fey and Wayne Brady Join All-Star Line-Up for Theatre Alive! Digital Gala Benefiting Theatre Education by Logan Culwell-Block

The event supporting the Educational Theatre Foundation will stream on Playbill January 28.

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Chita Rivera, George C. Wolfe, Ali Stroker, More Featured in Educational Conversation Series on Inclusivity and Representation in Theatre by Logan Culwell-Block

The five-episode series will be available to schools through U.K. streamer Digital Theatre+.

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Monday, January 11, 2021

Williamstown Theatre Festival Partners With Black Theatre United on Training Program for BIPOC Artists by Logan Culwell-Block

Participants will spend a summer in residence at the Festival in a "work and learn" experience.

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Friday, January 8, 2021

David Bowie's Lazarus, Starring Michael C. Hall and Sophia Anne Caruso, Streams Beginning January 8 by Logan Culwell-Block

Captured live on stage in 2016 at London's King's Cross Theatre, the presentation marks the fifth anniversary of David Bowie's death.

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Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Harry Potter Stage Star Noma Dumezweni Joins Live-Action The Little Mermaid by Logan Culwell-Block

The remake of the 1989 Disney animated movie will feature new songs co-written by Alan Menken and Lin-Manuel Miranda.

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Monday, January 4, 2021

Cynthia Erivo, Kristin Chenoweth, Toby Marlow, Lucy Moss, Join Line-Up for 2021 Junior Theater Festival Online Extravaganza by Logan Culwell-Block

The online weekend-long celebration of all things youth theatre will take place January 15-17.

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Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Benj Pasek and Justin Paul to Headline Virtual 2021 Junior Theater Festival Online by Logan Culwell-Block

The Tony-winning Dear Even Hansen and Dogfight writing duo will perform in concert at the online extravaganza, set for January 15–17, 2021.

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Friday, December 18, 2020

How One University is Transforming Stephen Schwartz’s Working For the COVID Age by Logan Culwell-Block

We chat with director Peter Flynn and the Wicked and Godspell composer about an updated edition of the 1978 musical that features new interviews with frontline and essential workers.

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Thursday, December 17, 2020

Filmed Performance of David Bowie's Lazarus, Starring Michael C. Hall and Sophia Anne Caruso, to Stream by Logan Culwell-Block

Captured live on stage in 2016 at London's King's Cross Theatre, the presentation will mark the fifth anniversary of David Bowie's death.

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All that Chat

2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06, 2019: Slave Play
Oct 17, 2019: The Sound Inside - Studio 54
Feb 01, 2020: The Minutes
Mar 12, 2020: BROADWAY SHUTDOWN
Mar 31, 2020: Diana - Longacre Theatre
Apr 19, 2020: Sing Street - Lyceum Theatre