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Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Productions of Clybourne Park, Newsies, Songs for a New World, More Will Perform at Virtual 2021 International Thespian Festival by Logan Culwell-Block

This year's festival will spotlight the best in high school theatre nationwide with productions offered through both primetime streams and an on-demand library.

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Chita Rivera, Billy Porter, Patti LuPone, More to be Featured on Broadway Teachers Podcast by Logan Culwell-Block

The new series will feature conversations recorded live over more than two decades of Broadway Teaching Group's workshops for theatre educators.

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Monday, May 3, 2021

Ann Reinking Scholarship to Aid Early Career Dancers Now Accepting Applications by Logan Culwell-Block

Off The Lane is offering a $5,000 grant to a young dancer moving to New York City.

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WATCH: New In the Heights Preview Spotlights Showstopper '96,000' by Logan Culwell-Block

Get an extended preview of the splashingly elaborate number as the full song becomes available to stream.

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Friday, April 30, 2021

Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma! Streams on Disney+ Beginning April 30 by Logan Culwell-Block

The 1955 film stars Gordon MacRae and, in her film debut, Shirley Jones.

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Kenny Leon-Helmed Reading of Samm-Art Williams' Home Streams April 30 by Logan Culwell-Block

With a cast including Joaquina Kalukango and Rob Demery, the reading launches Roundabout Theatre Company's Refocus Project.

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Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Cynthia Erivo, Uzo Aduba, More Set for Soho Rep Virtual Gala by Logan Culwell-Block

With performances from Is God Is, Fairview, and more, the Off-Broadway theatre's gala benefit will be available for a donation of any amount.

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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

In the Heights Movie Soundtrack Will Be Released as Film Hits Theatres and HBO Max by Logan Culwell-Block

Pre-orders of the album will include an immediate download of the movie musical's title track.

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Music Theatre International Unveils Dates, Writers, and Creative Team for Global Event Celebrating Return of Local Theatre by Logan Culwell-Block

All Together Now!, available to theatres worldwide free of charge, will include songs by Stephen Schwartz, Ahrens and Flaherty, Jonathan Larson, and more.

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Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Scott Rudin Says He's 'Stepping Back' From Screen Projects, in Addition to Stage, Following Abuse Allegations by Logan Culwell-Block

The announcement follows a similar move regarding the embattled film and stage producer's Broadway projects.

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Charity Angél Dawson, Nick Rashad Burroughs, More to Lead 'Cinemersive' Blues Brothers Film Screening at Radial Park by Logan Culwell-Block

Part of the Broadway at the Drive-In series, the performance will feature a live band and theatrical performances synchronized with the 1980 film.

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Monday, April 19, 2021

American Conservatory Theater, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Irish Repertory Theatre Partner on Streaming Platform for Major Regional Theatres by Logan Culwell-Block

Created in collaboration with Broadway On Demand, the National Theatre Network will launch with a filmed adaptation of Heather Christian's Animal Wisdom.

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Friday, April 16, 2021

New York Theatre Workshop Artistic Director James C. Nicola to Step Down in 2022 by Logan Culwell-Block

Nicola's 34-year career with the Off-Broadway company has seen the development of such works as Rent, Once, Hadestown, and Slave Play.

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In the Heights Film Premiere to Open 2021 Tribeca Festival, With Screenings Across New York City by Logan Culwell-Block

Anthony Ramos, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Corey Hawkins, and more star in the film adaptation of the Lin-Manuel Miranda-Quiara Alegría Hudes Best Musical winner.

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Thursday, April 15, 2021

Brian Stokes Mitchell, Alan Menken, Andrea Martin, More Set for 2021 Broadway Teachers Workshop by Logan Culwell-Block

The stars will work with theatre teachers at the online conference focused on preparing for a post-COVID academic year.

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Brian Stokes Mitchell, Alan Menken, Andrea Martin, Josh Groban, More Set for 2021 Broadway Teachers Workshop by Logan Culwell-Block

The stars will work with theatre teachers at the online conference focused on preparing for a post-COVID academic year.

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Michael James Scott, Cody Renard Richard, Arbender Robinson, More Join 2021 Virtual International Thespian Festival Lineup by Logan Culwell-Block

The online event will feature more than 40 workshops for high school theatre students and educators.

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Shereen Pimentel, Cheyenne Jackson, Dove Cameron, More Star In 3rd Installment of MasterVoices' Myths and Hymns, Streaming April 14 by Logan Culwell-Block

The project, presenting the Adam Guettel song cycle as a series of short films, also includes a piece helmed by Tony winner Victoria Clark.

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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Everybody's Talking About Jamie North American Premiere Joins Shifted Center Theatre Group Line-Up by Logan Culwell-Block

New season plans for the Los Angeles theatre also include the postponement of the Broadway-bound, Diane Paulus-helmed 1776.

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West End The Phantom of the Opera to Reduce Orchestra by Half; Broadway Production Commits to Return With Full Pit by Logan Culwell-Block

The London production of the long-running Andrew Lloyd Webber will use a reduced orchestration upon reopening, currently slated for July.

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Monday, April 12, 2021

Watch Amber Iman's Broadway Pop-Up Concert for Fellow Performers by Logan Culwell-Block

The Shuffle Along... alum offered a set at the Broadway Theatre April 10.

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Saturday, April 10, 2021

Inside Amber Iman's Return to Broadway With a Live, In-Person Audience by Logan Culwell-Block

The Shuffle Along star gave a NY PopsUp concert for an audience of Broadway performers at the Broadway Theatre.

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Thursday, April 8, 2021

Watch the Trailer for High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Season 2 by Logan Culwell-Block

East High is upping the drama with a rival school, new students, long-distance romance, and more, on Disney+ May 14.

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Monday, April 5, 2021

3-Time Tony-Nominated Playwright Arthur Kopit Dies at 83 by Logan Culwell-Block

Best remembered for his Pulitzer finalist plays Indians and Wings, Kopit also penned the book to the 1982 musical Nine.

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Friday, April 2, 2021

WATCH: Anthony Ramos' New Music Video 'Say Less,' Featuring In the Heights Co-Star Melissa Barrera by Logan Culwell-Block

The video showcases a new song written and performed by the Hamilton star.

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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Jackie Subblies Drury's Pulitzer-Winning Fairview Acquired by Broadway Licensing's Dramatists Play Service by Logan Culwell-Block

DPS has also newly published the acting edition of the 2019 play.

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Jackie Sibblies Drury's Pulitzer-Winning Fairview Acquired by Broadway Licensing's Dramatists Play Service by Logan Culwell-Block

DPS has also newly published the acting edition of the 2019 play.

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Christopher Jackson Joins Signature's Streaming After Midnight by Logan Culwell-Block

Original Broadway cast member Jared Grimes will make his directorial debut with the production, which will stream on Broadway On Demand.

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Game of Thrones Stage Production In the Works by Logan Culwell-Block

The book and TV series will be adapted by Duncan MacMillan, working alongside George R.R. Martin.

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Monday, March 29, 2021

17 Broadway Plays and Musicals You Can Watch On Stage From Home by Logan Culwell-Block

From Hamilton to Newsies, we’re running down some of the best filmed Broadway shows—and where to find them.

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Friday, March 26, 2021

Idina Menzel to Return for Enchanted Film Sequel by Logan Culwell-Block

The Wicked Tony winner will reprise her role from the 2007 Disney film along with Amy Adams, James Marsden, and Patrick Dempsey, says composer Alan Menken.

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All that Chat

Oct 06, 2019: Slave Play
Oct 17, 2019: The Sound Inside - Studio 54
Feb 01, 2020: The Minutes
Mar 31, 2020: Diana - Longacre Theatre
Apr 19, 2020: Sing Street - Lyceum Theatre
Dec 16, 2021: Diana - Longacre Theatre