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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Third Edition of The Homebound Project Put on Hold by Olivia Clement

The project's all-volunteer staff stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Monday, June 1, 2020

New 42 Postpones Its Virtual Gala by Olivia Clement

The virtual gala, set to take place June 1, has been postponed in solidarity with black communities across the country.

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The O'Neil Unveils Its 2020 Summer Season Lineup by Olivia Clement

The playwrights conference will develop new works—virtually—with Kirsten Greenidge, Lileana Blain-Cruz, David Zheng, and others.

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Eugene O’Neill Theater Center Unveils 2020 Summer Season Lineup by Olivia Clement

The playwrights conference will develop new works—virtually—with Kirsten Greenidge, Lileana Blain-Cruz, David Zheng, and others.

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Toronto’s Why Not Theatre Launches Inaugural ThisGen Fellowship by Olivia Clement

The new program will support female-identifying BIPOC artists throughout the course of a year.

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The Public Theater Postpones Virtual Gala in Light of Period of National Mourning by Olivia Clement

The We Are One Public event has been pushed back in solidarity with protests around the murders of Black men and women.

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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Check Out Hamilton's Solea Pfeiffer, A Strange Loop's L Morgan Lee, and More in 'A Woman's Worth' by Olivia Clement

See five powerhouse leading ladies perform November Christine's musical tribute to the women of the essential workforce.

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92Y to Stream James Lecesne's The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey by Olivia Clement

The free stream of the 2016 performance will commemorate Pride Month.

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HBO Taps Martyna Majok's Off-Broadway Drama Queens by Olivia Clement

Insecure executive producer, writer, and director Prentice Penny is also attached to the TV series.

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Ensemble Studio Theatre Announces 2020 Sloan Commission Recipients by Olivia Clement

15 playwrights will create new works inspired by the worlds of science and technology as part of the long-running EST/Sloan Project.

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Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney, and More Tapped for Midnight Theatricals’ Reading Series by Olivia Clement

The series will kick off with new plays by Crystal Skillman, S. Asher Gelman, and Matthew Webster.

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As Public Health Crisis Continues, Equity Releases New Guidelines for Safely Producing Theatre by Olivia Clement

The principles include readily available testing and a re-evaluation of health and safety practices in audition and rehearsal rooms.

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Sunday, May 24, 2020

Josh Groban’s Great Big Radio City Show Postpones 2020 Performances by Olivia Clement

The series, which kicked off in February of this year, will now continue in 2021.

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Saturday, May 23, 2020

Watch the Live Stream of Our Lady of 121st Street With Laurence Fishburne, Bobby Cannavale, and More by Olivia Clement

The Stephen Adly Guirgis play is helmed online by Tony nominee Elizabeth Rodriguez, benefiting LAByrinth Theater Company.

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Friday, May 22, 2020

Brooke Flanagan to Return to Steppenwolf as Company's New Executive Director by Olivia Clement

Flanagan, who will be the theatre's first female ED in its history, succeeds David Schmitz, who joins the leadership at OSF.

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Tune In to a Bandstand Live Stream May 25 by Olivia Clement

The new streaming service Broadway on Demand will honor Memorial Day with a special live stream of the musical.

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The Movement Theatre Company Commissions 15 Designers to Create New Digital Works by Olivia Clement

The designer-driven project, launching online in June, is co-curated by Tony winner Clint Ramos and Cha See.

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Irish Rep to Continue Virtual Programming With a Full Online Season by Olivia Clement

The lineup features a world premiere and three earlier productions, including the 2013 revival of The Weir, re-imagined for the screen.

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Watch the Full Pilot Episode for Mélange With Morgan Fairchild, Alex Newell, and More by Olivia Clement

Logo's new series, inspired by the soapy dramas of the '80s, centers on the fight of ownership for a historic gay bar.

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

The Playwrights Realm Puts Productions on Hold for 2020–2021 Season; Shifts to Supporting Playwrights Full-Time by Olivia Clement

The Off-Broadway theatre will expand the ways it supports early-career writers artistically, financially, and emotionally.

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Roundabout Unveils Its Inaugural Directors Group by Olivia Clement

The cohort of 12 emerging directors first convened last fall, with a new group to be announced this summer.

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Tony Winners Celia Keenan-Bolger and Laura Benanti to Host New 42's Virtual Gala by Olivia Clement

The evening will feature performances from Hamilton's Solea Pfeiffer and SIX's Adrianna Hicks plus appearances by John Lithgow and others.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Katrina Lenk, Denée Benton, and More to Star in Live Reading of Matthew Lopez Play by Olivia Clement

The free live stream is part of MCC Theater's Live Labs: One Acts programming.

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Check Out the 2020 Off-Broadway Alliance Award Winners by Olivia Clement

Michael R. Jackson's A Strange Loop, Lucas Hnath's Dana H., and Aaron Posner's Life Sucks are among this year's winners.

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SPACE on Ryder Farm Unveils Its 2020 Season, Truncated Due to the COVID-19 Crisis by Olivia Clement

Composer Heather Christian is one of this year's five Working Farm residents who will create work on the farm in September.

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Monday, May 18, 2020

New Theatre Journal 3Views Shifts Its Mission in Wake of Pandemic by Olivia Clement

Paula Vogel, Larissa FastHorse, and Donnetta Lavinia Grays are among the contributors to 3Views, founded by Sarah Ruhl and Julia Jordan.

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Mia Chung, Noah Diaz, and More Among MTC's 2020 Sloan Commissions by Olivia Clement

Six playwrights are the recipients of the commissions from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Initiative and Manhattan Theatre Club.

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Catch Rachel Chavkin, Lilli Cooper, Freestyle Love Supreme, and More on Ars Nova's 24-Hour Telethon by Olivia Clement

The upcoming live event will feature over 100 Ars Nova alums and run throughout the night.

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Here's How to Support Freelance Immigrant Theatre Artists Impacted by COVID-19 by Olivia Clement

The fundraising campaign is organized by designers Cha See and Kimie Nishikawa.

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Check Out Norm Lewis, Chadwick Boseman, and More in the Trailer for Spike Lee's Da 5 Bloods by Olivia Clement

Tony nominees Delroy Lindo and Clarke Peters also star in the new Netflix series from Oscar winner Lee, out this summer.

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Stream the Star-Studded Covenant House Benefit With Audra McDonald, Meryl Streep, Dolly Parton, and More by Olivia Clement

The free, one-night-only concert is live streamed on Broadway on Demand May 18 at 8 PM ET.

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