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Sunday, August 2, 2020

How Iyvon Edebiri Grew The Parsnip Ship Into a True Reflection of Her Theatre Community by Olivia Clement

The play podcast curates each season around a specific demographic that is underproduced and underrepresented in the American theatre.

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How The Parsnip Ship Grew Into a True Reflection of Its Theatre Community by Olivia Clement

The play podcast curates each season around a specific demographic that is underproduced and underrepresented in the American theatre.

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Friday, July 31, 2020

The 2020 SolFest: A Latinx Theater Festival Goes Virtual by Olivia Clement

The third annual festival from The Sol Project will feature new plays, a sneak peek at a new musical, short films, panels, and more.

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Amara J. Brady, Julie Piñero, and Aizzah Fatima Invite You Into Their Artistic Process by Olivia Clement

The resident summer cohort of feminist producing organization Experimental B*tch Presents share thoughts on their works in progress.

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Thursday, July 30, 2020

Jeremy Pope to Star in Janet Mock-Helmed Scandalous! by Olivia Clement

The Hollywood Emmy nominee will star as Sammy Davis Jr. in the upcoming film.

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Olivia Colman Launch Theatre Community Fund by Olivia Clement

Created with Fleabag producer Francesca Moody, the fund will provide grants to U.K. artists and professionals impacted by COVID-19.

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

#WhileWeBreathe: A Night of Creative Protest Benefit Premieres July 29 by Olivia Clement

The evening of creative protest features Patina Miller, Lynn Whitfield, Marcus Henderson, and more in world-premiere short works.

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Saturday, July 25, 2020

Check Out the Lineup for BOLD's Short Play Festival of Work by Black Womxn by Olivia Clement

Broadcast over three nights, the free festival will feature 6 new works written and directed by Black womxn.

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Friday, July 24, 2020

E.E. Adams Named Winner of 2020–2021 New Light New Voices Award by Olivia Clement

Adams' winning play, Ink’dWell, will receive virtual development support this fall.

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World Premiere Finish The Fight to Celebrate Unsung BIPOC Heroes of the Women's Suffrage Movement by Olivia Clement

Written by Ming Peiffer and directed by Whitney White, the digital performance from The New York Times premieres August 18.

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Theater for the New City to Bring Summer Outdoor Performances Online by Olivia Clement

The theatre company has adapted its 2020 Street Theater tour, Liberty or Just Us: A City Park Story, to the virtual space.

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

Alvin Ailey Streams Blues Suite Beginning July 23 by Olivia Clement

The Ailey All Access broadcast is from Three by Three, a 1985 PBS Great Performances television special.

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Hunter Arnold Expands Remote Production Platform for Streaming Theatre by Olivia Clement

Following Play It Forward, the Broadway producer officially launches On The Stage Streaming.

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Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Condola 'Dola' Rashad Premieres Video for New Track 'Too Fire' by Olivia Clement

The song is the final single of her solo debut EP, SPACE DAUGHTER, which the Tony nominee conceived, produced, and co-directed.

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The Public Extends The Line, Docu-Play About the Pandemic by Olivia Clement

The new play, conceived by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen, is based on first-person stories of New York City’s first responders during the COVID-19 crisis.

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The Movement Theatre Company Unveils Second Round of Digital Commissions by Olivia Clement

The new wave of digital works, now live, amplifies the work of Black designers and creative collaborators.

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Cynthia Erivo to Star in Lena Waithe-Penned Talent Show Movie by Olivia Clement

Gandja Monteiro will direct the upcoming feature drama, about a singer-songwriter from Chicago who mentors young performers.

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Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Immigrant Theatre Artists Need Your Help—Here's How to Support Them by Olivia Clement

The See Lighting Foundation campaign aims to distribute monthly $500 grants to 60 artists impacted by COVID-19.

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Kate Bornstein, Telly Leung, and More to Star in Audible and Williamstown Theatre Festival Premiere of Shakina Nayfack Play by Olivia Clement

Rehearsals and remote recording sessions are now underway for four of the 2020 Williamstown audio productions.

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Cheyenne Jackson, Madison Reyes, and More Set for Netflix Musical Series Julie and the Phantoms by Olivia Clement

The show, from director-choreographer Kenny Ortega, premieres in the fall.

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Patina Miller, Lynn Whitfield, Will Swenson, and More Tapped for #WhileWeBreathe Benefit by Olivia Clement

The evening of creative protest will premiere short world-premiere works from playwrights.

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Animated Musical Spellbound, With Score by Alan Menken, Sets Release Date by Olivia Clement

The film reunites Menken with Beauty and the Beast's Linda Woolverton, who is writing the film with Lauren Hynek and Elizabeth Martin, and lyricist Glenn Slater.

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Monday, July 20, 2020

Jonathan Glazer's Dance Film Strasbourg 1518 to Premiere Online July 21 by Olivia Clement

Inspired by the 16th-century "dance plague," the short experimental piece features a score from his Under the Skin collaborator Mica Levi.

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André De Shields, Laura Benanti, Eden Espinosa, and More Tapped for Ballots Over Broadway by Olivia Clement

The concert will support Higher Heights for America and its work mobilizing and electing Black women, and Field Team 6's efforts registering Democratic voters.

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Off-Broadway Staging of Broadbend, Arkansas Streams Online July 20 by Olivia Clement

Transport Group will broadcast the video recording of the world-premiere musical to raise funds for the Black Theatre Network.

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Fleabag's Andrew Scott to Star in World Premiere of Three Kings by Olivia Clement

The new play by Stephen Beresford will be live streamed from the Old Vic stage for five performances.

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For the Cast of Irish Rep's The Weir, It's a Chance to Return—Online—To a Beloved Classic by Olivia Clement

Conor McPherson's play, re-imagined for the screen, will play virtually July 21–25, reuniting the cast of the original run.

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Friday, July 17, 2020

Cast of Smokey Joe’s Café Reunite to Perform 'Stand By Me' in Solidarity With Black Lives Matter by Olivia Clement

See Jelani Remy, Kyle Taylor Parker, Alysha Umphress, and more sing the show's finale.

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3rd Issue of Caffe Cino Features The Siblings Play, Plus New Plays by Donnetta Lavinia Grays, Will Arbery, Martyna Majok, and More by Olivia Clement

The book-length literary magazine, now available, is filled with essays, interviews, and new plays.

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We Are Freestyle Love Supreme Premieres on Hulu July 17 by Olivia Clement

The Andrew Fried–helmed documentary tracks the hip-hop improv troupe's 15-year journey.

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Thursday, July 16, 2020

Viola Davis to Moderate Voting-Focused Town Hall From Black Theatre United by Olivia Clement

In Our Voices. Our Votes. Our Time., Davis will be joined by former Minority Leader Stacey Abrams and Vice President of Fair Count Dr. Jeanine Abrams McLean.

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