Friday, May 22, 2020 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Red Bull Dancers celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month by Admin

May has been Mental Health Awareness Month, and while the world and so many of us within the dance community are coping with the struggles of a global pandemic, prioritizing mental health ha…

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One Hundred and One Sherlocks by Trav S.D.

Today’s guest post is by international super-sleuth Carolyn Raship.  Today, on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s 171st birthday we celebrate him and his essential creation, consulting detective …

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Friday, May 22, 2020 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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SONIA FRIEDMAN:  BRITISH THEATRE ‘ON BRINK OF TOTAL COLLAPSE’ by Robert Shuman

(Lanre Bakare’s article appeared in the Guardian, 5/21; Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA.) Sonia Friedman calls for rescue package to save more than 1,000 theatres from permanent closure Britis…

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Home of the Arts – inside an arts centre keeping body and soul together by Arts Review

While discontent at the federal government’s lack of support for the cultural sector during the coronavirus epidemic continues to grow, the few people still in jobs are readying for the op…

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Watch THE SOUND OF MUSIC for 48 hours only! by Gabi Bergman

Although Cats was the last of ALW’s shows to be broadcast on the YouTube channel, this weekend the NBC The Sound Of Music

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Friday, May 22, 2020 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Watch the Men of Desperate Housewives, Including Ricardo Antonio Chavira, James Denton, and Doug Savant, Reunite on Stars in the House by Andrew Gans

The daily series from Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley benefits The Actors Fund.

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Audra McDonald, Sean Hayes, Betty Buckley and More Join THE LAVENDER EFFECT Live Virtual Pride Parade

Wicked star Alexandra Billings will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of PRIDE as host and Grand Marshal of THE LAVENDER EFFECT Live Virtual Pride Parade! 

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Telly Leung, Courtney Reed Join UNAPOLOGETICALLY ASIAN Digital Panel

Unapologetically Asian, a new movement aimed to celebrate Asian American stories, will host a a?oeBroadway Kikia?? Zoom panel on Saturday May 30th at 7pm ET. The panel will share stories aro…

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How This Singer/Lawyer Unleashed Her Super Power by Jeryl Brunner

Jessica Carter Altman, daughter of Wonder Woman Lynda Carter, discovered the tools to thrive on her own terms

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Awww! Watch the West End Cast of Matilda Sing 'When I Grow Up' by Lindsey Sullivan

Tim Minchin's Matilda score never fails to provide the feels. In the wake of the coronavirus crisis, the children of the Royal Shakespeare Company production, which has a home in the West En…

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Heidi Blickenstaff on Her Gen Z Message & Reuniting with [title of show] Pals for a Great Cause by Caitlin Moynihan

Heidi Blickenstaff has been keeping herself busy during quarantine. The stage favorite, and former Broadway.com vlogger, has launched a new production company with husband Nicholas Rohlfing …

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Friday, May 22, 2020 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Deciphering Cultural History By Connecting Unconnected Strands by Artsjournal

Unlike those who write dry, hyper-specialized academic criticism, Greil Marcus isn’t afraid, as one reader of his once put it, to let “everything remind him of everything else.” While …

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Elizabeth Stanley, Jelani Remy, More Perform Live in Virtual Edition of I Wish...The Roles That Could Have Been May 22 by Dan Meyer

Feinstein's/54 Below moves its concert series online with a slew of Broadway stars.

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Friday, May 22, 2020 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Sunny Showtunes: Go Rollin' Into the Holiday Weekend with TINA!

We here at BroadwayWorld know that sometimes social-distancing can get you down. With the theatre industry at a standstill, many of us are craving some trademark musical theatre merriment to…

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Ali Stroker, Jennifer Damiano, Gideon Glick & More to Join Tonight's BROADWAY JACKBOX

Gideon Glick, Mike Faist, Ali Stroker and Jennifer Damiano will be joining tonight's Broadway Jackbox!

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#BWWPrompts: Share Your Favorite Broadway Fun Fact!

We want to hear from you! We're starting #BwayWorldPrompts, where each day we'll be asking our readers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram questions to spark some theater conversation.

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Livestreaming The Edwin Booth Award: Mimi Lien

By . The GC CUNY Doctoral Theatre Students' Association in collaboration with The Martin E.

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Now The Hard Part: Testing Out Concerts In The New Normal by Artsjournal

For the moment, the eyes of the concert industry are on the Arkansas city of Fort Smith. There, at a venue called TempleLive, blues-rock singer Travis McCready is set to perform a solo show …

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How The Rise Of Individualism Is Related To Plagues by Artsjournal

Following the Black Death in the 14th century, outbreaks recurred throughout Europe and the Mediterranean for centuries. The spectre of plague was significant not just in the history of medi…

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Ryan Murphy Imagines a 'Do-Over' of GLEE, Starring Ben Platt and Beanie Feldstein

It's been over ten years since Glee premiered on Fox, and creator Ryan Murphy has some new ideas for how the show might be different if it came about today. Murphy admits in a recent Instagr…

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Friday, May 22, 2020 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Playwrights on Television: Conversations with Dramatists. Are Stage and Screen Starting to Merge? by New York Theater

When David Henry Hwang was first starting out as a dramatist, there was an “indivisible wall” between theater and television. Forty years later, “playwrights have become very popular i…

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Audition Songs for Children of Eden the Musical – by Character by Performerstuff

Audition Songs for Children of Eden the Musical – by Character Written by Tiffany Wilkie May 21, 2020 You won’t be ‘Lost in the Wilderness’ looking for an audition song for the…

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Teachers, Want To Get Your Students Interested In Learning Grammar? Start With A Rant by Artsjournal1

Not your own rant, mind you. A pair of teachers recommends using one of those vehement complaints that turn up every so often in advice columns or blogs. “[The instructors] “note that he…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 04:36PM

We Have To Talk: Learning (And Teaching) Online Is A Lesser Experience by Artsjournal

The real question may not be “How can you possibly teach art online?” but “How can you possibly understand art online?” My simple answer to that complex question is: “At best, impe…

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Pandemic Is A Golden Opportunity For Australia’s Big Festivals To Reinvent by Artsjournal

With high profiles, comparatively secure government funding and established philanthropic networks, major arts festivals are in a position to make a difference. At one point in Getting Their…

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An Online Education: Some Essentials Missing by Artsjournal

I’ve heard administrators insist that online instruction is just a “change in delivery system,” not a diminution of content. But this bureaucratic bromide wilfully ignores the wisdom o…

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Why Is Climate Change MIA On America’s Stages? by Artsjournal

How many climate-themed works have been presented in the theaters of America, one of the major energy-gouging countries in the world — particularly in our large, well-funded stages? It is …

Linked From ArtsJournal at 04:36PM

BANDSTAND to Stream on Broadway On Demand This Monday, With Pre-Show Event Hosted by Corey Cott

Broadway On Demand will celebrate Memorial Day this year with a very special streaming presentation of Richard Oberacker and Robert Taylor's Bandstand, Monday, May 25 on BroadwayOnDemand.com.

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VIDEO: Join the Showtunes Sing-a-long with the Marie's Crisis Weekend Warm-Up- Live Now!

This week's Weekend Warm-Up will be led by Marie's Crisis pianist Kenney Green, with special guests Drew Wutke and Randy Taylor! Tune in today at 4pm to join the piano party!

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VIDEO: Watch Tituss Burgess on LIVE WITH CARNEGIE HALL, Featuring Jason Robert Brown and More

In Carnegie Hall's new virtual series, Live with Carnegie Hall, watch Tituss Burgess as he performs a?oeWaiting for Life,a?? a?oeDo You Want to Dance,a?? a?oeGuess Who I Saw Today,a?? a?oe…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:36PM

Watch Now: Gillian Anderson in ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ by Matthew Wexler

Watch Gillian Anderson star in the 2014 sold-out Young Vic production of 'A Streetcar Named Desire.' Available through May 28. The post Watch Now: Gillian Anderson in ‘A Streetcar Named De…

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Walter Dallas, ‘Heartbeat’ of Philadelphia Theater, Dies at 73 by Katharine Q. Seelye

A man of many talents, he led Freedom Theater, one of the nation’s top African-American companies, for more than a decade.

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Santino Fontana, Lilli Cooper, Laura Osnes, More Tapped For Broadway Banter: Safe at Home Series by Dan Meyer

The interviews will be followed by a Q&A session where fans can interact with their favorite Broadway star.

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Friday, May 22, 2020 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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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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At Steppenwolf, a change in executive directors in the midst of building its new theater by Chris Jones

Brooke Flanagan will become the new executive director of Steppenwolf Theatre in mid-July.

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Livestreaming Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work on Thursday 28 May 2020

By . The Public Theater presents Watch Me Work livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 28 May 2020 at 11 a.m.

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Livestreaming Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work (with guest Tony Kushner)

By . The Public Theater presents Watch Me Work livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 27 May 2020 at 11 a.m.

Linked From HowlRound at 03:41PM

Ben Platt Honored With Inspiration Award on Final Day of GLSEN RESPECT EVERYWHERE

Today, GLSEN, the leading education organization focused on ensuring safe and inclusive schools for all students, honored Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award winner Ben Platt with the Inspiration Aw…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 03:36PM

Erin Davie Performs This Sunday on CBS SUNDAY MORNING - SUNDAY MATINEE

CBS Sunday Morning recently launched a new digital series entitled CBS Sunday Morning - Sunday Matinee! Every Sunday after their broadcast, at 3 PM, they will share exclusive content from …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 03:36PM

BWW Exclusive: Watch Lena Hall Perform 'Say It Ain't So, Joe' on SNOWPIERCER

BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look at Lena Hall's first scene on TNT's Snowpiercer! In the exclusive clip Daveed Diggs' character Layton is  introduced to the mysterious night car…

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Matthew Shipp: The Piano Equation

Starting points vary from bubbles of harmony and two-handed rumbles to spiky riffs and romantic themes

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Jean-Efflam Bavouzet: The Beethoven Connection

New release aims to look at some of the less-familiar composers who lived interwoven lives with the musical genius

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Badly Drawn Boy: Banana Skin Shoes

The singer-songwriter’s first studio album in a decade has the warm sound of new beginnings

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The 1975: Notes on a Conditional Form

This ambitious album lasts over 80 minutes and features many stylistics twists and turns

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Throwing Muses: Sun Racket

The band’s 10th studio album is hoarser and less nervy — but as intense as ever

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TootArd: Migrant Birds

The synth navigates the microtones like an orchestra in full glissando

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Snapshot: ‘Climate Archive’ by Suzette Bousema

One of a series of projects through which the artist hopes to make urgent environmental challenges less abstract

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Jim White and Marisa Anderson: The Quickening

The duo’s first album together has no lyrics, little melody or rhythm — and it’s beautiful

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Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana & More Join Broadway Fantasy Camp's BROADWAY BANTER: SAFE-AT-HOME SERIES

A star-studded lineup of Broadway performers will 'Zoom' straight into the living rooms of fans across the world as part of Broadway Fantasy Camp's new 'Broadway Banter: Safe-At-Home' series…

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Lauren Molina to Join TRLIVE! Next Friday

Lauren Molina will be taking part in Theatre Row Livenext Friday, May 29 at 8pm! TRLive! features artists from Theatre Row's community in intimate live performances direct from their homes t…

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Dreamcast of the Week: The Gypsy Dreamcast Cast List Has Been Posted!

We asked our readers to pick who they'd cast in Gypsy! The cast list has been posted-- see who got dreamcast!

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To give kids a singing voice during coronavirus, Seattle’s Rich Gray writes ‘So Many Heroes’ by Nicole Brodeur

Rich Gray was asked to write a song thanking front-line workers, to be performed by children connected to youth theaters around the country, including Seattle Children's Theatre.

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Drama Collective of Serbian National Theatre as an Example of Solidarity by Borisav Matić

There are more and more calls for help, appeals for solidarity when it comes to the most vulnerable groups for the occasions caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Among them are artists whose …

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Herb Alpert Award in the Arts by Pauline Adamek

26th ANNUAL HERB ALPERT AWARD IN THE ARTS — RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED. Five $75,000 prizes given annually for the Herb Alpert Award in the Arts in the categories of Dance, Film/Video, Music…

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Friday, May 22, 2020 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Interview with Author and Director Eva Doumbia by Nicole Birmann Bloom

Eva Doumbia is a writer, director and actress. Her creative residence in New Orleans for the development of “Authophagies” was postponed due to the COVID-19 crisis, as well as the premi…

Linked From thetheatretimes.com at 02:39PM

Plant Fetish and Wellness Advice from the Unhinged by Ayt Guest Writer

Chanje Kunda, star of the cancelled Vault Festival show, Plant Fetish writes about the current wellness trends and the empowering feeling that comes from marrying trees. Wellness has been tr…

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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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13 Ethel Merman Videos Getting Us Through #StayatHome by Andrew Gans

Watch just a few of the highlights from the Tony-winning Broadway legend's career on stage and screen.

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‘Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right’ by Michael Smerconish by Pamela J.  Forsythe

Doylestown native and national pundit and author Michael Smerconish staked his career on a middle ground in an increasingly polarized world. ‘Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right…

Linked From Broad Street Review at 02:31PM

Cynthia Erivo and Jeremy Jordan to Take Part in SHOSHANA BEAN AND FRIENDS: AN EVENING OF BROADWAY Fundraiser

Shoshana Bean is back for her third fundraiser for Beaverton High School's performing arts department. But, instead of packing her alma mater's auditorium with performances from Bean, her mu…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:24PM

LA TI DO Productions to Launch LA TI DONLINE Featuring Natalie Weiss and More

When COVID-19 overwhelmed the world in early 2020 and affected the future of in-person, live gatherings, LA TI DO Productions (LTD) came to a standstill like many organizations of its kind.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:24PM

Livestreaming Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work on Tuesday 26 May 2020

By . The Public Theater presents Watch Me Work livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Tuesday 26 May 2020 at 11 a.m.

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Repertory Theatre, Live From An Actual Florida Closet by Artsjournal1

Rachel Burttram Powers, co-founder and co-star (with husband Brendan) of Tiny_Theatre: “I started cleaning out a back closet because I thought, ‘What would happen if you made a theatre a…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 02:03PM

They dreamed of becoming astronauts. Instead, they created the comedy series Rebecca and Becca in Space by Julian Oquendo

In the early days of regional stay-at-home orders, theatre artists Rebecca Ballinger and Rebecca Wahls were not ones to waste any time. They secured the equipment they would need: some quick…

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Bring theatre home: 5 shows to watch this weekend by Lorraine Treanor

Bon Voyage! Happenstance Theater $10 rental fee gives 30 day access Click here The lighthearted troupe known as Happenstance Theater brings back their 2017 production of Bon Voyage!. Masterf…

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BANDSTAND Songs "Right This Way" In Honor Of Memorial Day

With Memorial Day Monday, we want to take a moment to honor those we have lost that have served in our United States military. Most recently, Bandstand arrived on Broadway in 2017 and receiv…

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Friday, May 22, 2020 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Watch Chip Zien and the Falsettos National Tour Cast Head to 'Falsettoland' in Quarantine by Caitlin Moynihan

Spending a day in Falsettoland always sounds like a good idea, especially when it's with the national touring cast of Falsettos! The cast, led by Max von Essen, Nick Adams, Eden Espinosa, Ni…

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive: Home Edition with Heidi Blickenstaff by Broadway.com

We check in with Heidi Blickenstaff about GenZStayHome and more!

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Watch Cast of Broadway's Cry-Baby, Including James Snyder, Elizabeth Stanley, and Alli Mauzey, Reunite on Stars in the House by Andrew Gans

The daily series from Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley benefits The Actors Fund.

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West End Producer: Without Help, Our Theatres Will Be Obliterated by Artsjournal

“Without an urgent government rescue package, 70% of our performing arts companies will be out of business before the end of this year,” she wrote. “More than 1,000 theatres around the…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 01:34PM

Taika Waititi Leads Star-Studded Virtual Reading Of 'James And The Giant Peach'

Filmmaker Taika Waititi leads a read-along of Roald Dahl's novel James and the Giant Peach to raise money for Partners in Health. He is joined by the Cate Blanchett, Meryl Streep and others.

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Tituss Burgess Releases New Dance Track 'Dance M.F.'

Tituss Burgess has releases his first official dance track DANCE M.F., his first piece of music aimed squarely at the dance music culture and this year's many unstoppable virtual pride cele…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:24PM

Listen to Laura Benanti, Alex Brightman, John Stamos & More in the Final Episode of DRACULA, A COMEDY OF TERRORS

The Broadway Podcast Network is presenting the finale of the all-star comedy podcast, Dracula, A Comedy of Terrors, written by Gordon Greenberg and Steve Rosen and directed by Greenberg.

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VIDEO: Andrew Lloyd Webber and Final 11 Dorothys From OVER THE RAINBOW Reunite for Special Performance

It has been ten years since Andrew Lloyd Webber crowned the winner of hit series Over the Rainbow, completing his search for a new Dorothy to star in The Wizard of Oz! To mark the anniversar…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:24PM

VIDEO: 170 Artists, Including Renee Fleming and More, Perform 'I'm Standing With You'

More than 170 musical artists from six continents around the world have joined together to create a music video of the Oscar nominated original song a?oeI'm Standing With You.'

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Todrick Hall, Shanice Williams & More Will Take Part in VIRTUAL WIZARD OF OZ CON This Saturday

The first of its kind 'Virtual Wizard of Oz Con' celebrates all aspects of Oz at 8 pm this Saturday, May 23. The starry evening benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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VIDEO: Watch THEatre ACCELERATOR's 'Sing Tank' Live Stream Today at 2pm!

Apples and Oranges Arts in collaboration with the National Alliance for Musical Theatre and Broadway Tech Accelerator present a live, virtual Shark-Tank-style pitch session in which four wri…

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Rothko Chapel In Houston Finally Has A Post-Renovation Opening Date by Artsjournal1

The Menil Collection’s octagonal landmark, which houses 14 of Mark Rothko’s black paintings, was closed in early 2019 for work that included reinforcing the walls, installing a digital l…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 01:18PM

Hollywood Studios And Craft Unions Struggle Over How To Restart Production by Artsjournal1

“The industry task force that was assembled last month to address the safety issues has generated a 30-page draft of a white paper that is designed to convince governmental officials to gi…

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Italy’s First Classical Concert Since Lockdown: Muti In Ravenna, June 21 by Artsjournal1

The performance, Riccardo Muti conducting the Luigi Cherubini Youth Orchestra in Scriabin and Mozart, will be the opening event of this year’s Ravenna Festival. Attendance will be limited …

Linked From ArtsJournal at 01:18PM

Facebook And YouTube Copyright-Police Bots Are Blocking Classical Musicians’ Concert Streams, Sometimes Mid-Performance by Artsjournal1

And the music at issue is almost always in the public domain. The bots, developed and trained on popular music, are finding performance videos of, Bach, Mozart, Chopin and so on to be too si…

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U.S. Copyright Office Says Digital Millennium Copyright Act Should Be ‘Fine-Tuned’ by Artsjournal1

The issue discussed in a report just released by the Copyright Office is the DMCA’s Section 512, which lays out what social media companies and Online Service Providers (e.g., Spotify, You…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 01:18PM

Watching ABT’s Virtual Ballet Class by Artsjournal1

Marina Harss: “A masked dancer in a studio, which is empty but for a pianist, peers into her computer’s camera, calling out a cheerful ‘Hi, everyone! So good to see you!’ In another …

Linked From ArtsJournal at 01:18PM

Well, Here’s One Way To Give A Coronavirus-Safe Live Dance Performance by Artsjournal1

“On Saturday night, about 35 cars converged at the Santa Monica Airport parking lot. Inside each vehicle, the passengers had 12 pages of instructions: Arrive exactly at 7:50 pm; stay insid…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 01:18PM

What Will Post-COVID Novels Be Like? For Possible Answers, Look To Post-9/11 Fiction by Artsjournal1

Chris Bohjalian: “If 9/11 is a literary precedent, it could be years before we will see our first rush of novels about the coronavirus pandemic.” (The first such major titles, Ian McEwan…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 01:18PM

Canadian Government’s Efforts To Help Artists Shows Problems In Defining Artists’ Income by Artsjournal

In mitigating the impact of the COVID19 crisis, the federal government swiftly responded with economy-wide measures as part of its immediate relief. It is in this roll out of the Canada Emer…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 01:18PM

Bernice Silver, Beloved Agitprop Puppeteer, Dead Of COVID At 106 by Artsjournal1

“A hummingbird of a woman at 4-foot-8, [she] was a puppeteer whose performances were mock-chaotic, subtly cerebral and always slyly subversive. She made sure to slip in a history lesson, o…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 01:18PM

Alex Ross: Connecting With Music Through Tinny Video by Artsjournal

“As a critic, I am desperate to maintain contact with what musicians are doing, thinking, and feeling. The sound is often tinny, the stage patter awkward, the home décor distracting. One …

Linked From ArtsJournal at 01:18PM

BWW Exclusive: Daily #MobilityMinute with Mark Fisher Fitness Trainer Harold Gibbons- The Wall Slide

Your fitness doesn't have to hit PAUSE while sheltering in place, so we're teaming up with @mffclubhouse and Harold Gibbons to offer you a series of movements for your stay-at-home adventure…

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Opera Review: ‘Doubt’ at the Minnesota Opera by Jeannette Mulherin

Written by Tucson, Arizona-born composer Douglas J. Cuomo, set in a Bronx, New York Catholic school in 1964, and sung entirely in English, ‘Doubt’—a dark and riveting tale—will delig…

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Friday, May 22, 2020 at noon (Broadway Time)
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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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National Memorial Day Concert to Feature Renée Fleming, Cynthia Erivo and More by Helen Holmes, Helen Holmes

Sam Elliott, Joe Mantegna and other Broadway, Hollywood, and classical music mainstays will also make appearances.

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The Daily Distraction: The Touring Cast of Falsettos Ensure Everything Will Be Alright by Ryan McPhee

Catch Max Von Essen, Nick Adams, Eden Espinosa, and more reunite for a virtual performance.

Linked From Playbill at 12:45PM

Call Answered: Paxton Booth: Disney Channel's "Coop & Cami Ask The World" by Adam Rothenberg

Living through COVID-19 as an adult is tough enough, but being a kid, growing up, in such a trying time, is another challenge all together. That is just one of the topics that made my interv…

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Front Porch Theatricals will skip 2020; move musicals to 2021 by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“A Man of No Importance” and “Grand Hotel” have been rescheduled for next summer, with the same casts.

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VIDEO: Watch Lindsay Pearce and Quentin Garzón Sing 'Move On' From SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE

Quentin Garzón has released the first video in his Virtual Performance series, featuring himself and Lindsay Pearce singing 'Move On' from Sunday in the Park with George!

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VIDEO: Chip Zien, Eden Espinosa, Max von Essen and More Spend 'A Day in Falsettoland' from Quarantine!

Nick Adams, Nick Blaemire, Audrey Cardwell, Eden Espinosa, Bryonha Marie Parham, Max Von Essen, and Chip Zien join a special FALSETTOS quarantine performance to raise money for The Actor's …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:18PM

PLAY AT HOME Announces 100th Playwright Commission; Participating Theaters Include The Kennedy Center & More

PLAY AT HOME, the new micro-commissioning initiative begun by Baltimore Center Stage, Long Wharf Theatre, The Public Theater, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis and Woolly Mammoth Theatre Co…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:18PM

London Theaters at Tipping Point, Which Ones Will Survive? by Matthew Wexler

The National Theater may reduce its staff by 30 percent, while Shakespeare's Globe could completely shutter. London theater needs a lifeline. The post London Theaters at Tipping Point, Which…

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‘High Maintenance’ creators on why their weed-dealing hero has become a hit

The ex-husband and wife team behind the HBO series expected only a handful of viewers

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Livestreaming Play Analysis of "Ripped" by Rachel Bublitz by Lauren Gunderson

By Lauren Gunderson. Playwright Lauren Gunderson presents Play Analysis of "Ripped" by Rachel Bublitz livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlro…

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Conversations with…Mark Curry launches by Megan

Conversations with…Mark Curry, a series of interviews with a guests from the performing arts & entertainment industry in aid of Acting For Others. The post Conversations with…Mark …

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THE LIZ SWADOS PROJECT Featuring Ali Stroker, Sophia Anne Caruso and More is Available Today on Digital Formats

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that The Liz Swados Project is available on digital and streaming formats today, Friday, May 22. The Liz Swados Project - a newly-recorded tribute album to t…

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On digital: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood / Bad Boys for Life

Tom Hanks exudes benevolence as kids TV host Mister Rogers; middle-aged cops get weepy in action smovie sequel

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Laura Benanti, Nikki M. James, Rob McClure, More Set for Paper Mill's Rising Star Honors by Dan Meyer

The New Jersey playhouse will host a virtual celebration of local high school students.

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VIDEO: EVERYBODY DANCE NOW! A Look Back at 'Where You Are' From KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN

In this time of social distancing and remaining responsibly indoors, we are all looking for ways to brighten our days and get moving any way we can! In the spirit of celebrating theater and …

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Friday, May 22, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Dance is a Sport and Should Be Seen as One by Smalley Bogg

Dance is a sport and should be seen as one.

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Why Britain is let down by period dramas

Even the best of these programmes make a modern country seem past-obsessed

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Victory Gardens’ playwrights ensemble resigns in protest by Chris Jones

The move appears to stem from the decision of the theater not to hire a new artistic director.

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Amber Gray, Michael R. Jackson, Sophia Anne Caruso, More Sing on Elizabeth Swados Tribute Album, Out May 22 by Logan Culwell-Block

The album includes the first-ever recordings of 14 songs penned by the late Runaways writer.

Linked From Playbill at 11:46AM

PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: A LIE OF THE MIND by Sam Shepard

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focu…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:46AM

Matilda The Musical release video of current children and Miss Honey singing ‘When I Grow Up’ by Megan

Matilda The Musical has released a video of some of the current young performers along with Miss Honey (Gina Beck) singing ‘When I Grow Up’ from their homes during theatreland shutdown.…

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RECAP: Bonnie Milligan, Saycon Sengblog, and Steven Weber Sang on STARS IN THE HOUSE

Stars in The House, benefiting The Actors Fund, continued Thursday afternoon (2pm) with VARIETY THURSDAY with Bonnie Milligan, Saycon Sengbloh, Steven Weber.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:28AM

David Tennant to star in new BBC comedy "Staged" about actors in lockdown

The first semi-fictional television series about the West End and COVID-19 is here! It has just been announced that David Tennant (also set to appear in Good at the Playhouse this autumn)…

Linked From London Theatre Direct at 11:25AM

The Circus Came to Town, Then It Couldn’t Leave by Jason Horowitz and Nadia Shira Cohen

One of Italy’s famed family-owned circuses has been sitting out the coronavirus pandemic in a field outside Rome.

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Stratford Festival faces $20-million budget shortfall despite cost cutting by David Friend - The Canadian Press

Stratford was scheduled to roll out 15 productions in four theatres, including Colm Feore’s ‘Richard III’’ as the inaugural show at the new $70-million Tom Patterson Theatre, before …

Linked From Toronto Star at 11:23AM

VIDEO: Janelle Monae Talks David Byrne Using Her Song in AMERICAN UTOPIA

Janelle Monae was a guest on Thursday night's episode of Late Night with Seth Meyers to talk about starring in season two of Homecoming on Prime Video. During her interview, Meyers brought u…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:20AM

Review: The Understudy: Part 1, Lawrence Batley Theatre Huddersfield with support from Anthology Theatre. by Nina Cave

Review: The Understudy: Part 1, Lawrence Batley Theatre Huddersfield with support from Anthology Theatre.4.0StarsThe Understudy explores the life of an underdog in the theatre. Stephen McQue…

Linked From A Younger Theatre at 11:18AM

Watch LIVE: The NEXT ON STAGE College Top 15 Announced

Tune in tonight for the next episode of BroadwayWorld's NEXT ON STAGE College Edition - a new, online musical theatre singing competition for student performers sponsored by Broadway Records!

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:15AM

What to Stream This Weekend: Broadway Stars Sing Their Dream Roles, Puffs Brings Magic Home, More by Ryan McPhee

A sampling of the virtual offerings to entice theatre enthusiasts over Memorial Day weekend.

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Paper Mill Playhouse Announces Cast For RISING STAR HONORS - Laura Benanti, Nikki M. James, Rob McClure, and More!

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced casting for 'Rising Star Honors,' a virtual celebration of New Jersey high school students

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:10AM

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.

Linked From Playbill at 11:07AM

Forget Broadway shows, what about Broadway readings, workshops, and more?

Over the last several months (!), the #1 question for the professionals working on Broadway and the avid fans of the best spectator art on the planet has been . . . “When can we see a show…

Linked From The Producer's Perspective at 11:00AM
Friday, May 22, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Tune in for Part 1 of this two-part event from George Street Playhouse Live! by Ruth Ross

Tune in LIVE Friday, May 22 at 2 PM on Facebook & YouTube. Can't make it live? Tune in any time after it airs to catch the episode! "Putting It Together" is a new weekly multimedia podcast s…

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Premiere Date Set for Apple TV+'s Little Voice From Waitress Duo Sara Bareilles and Jessie Nelson by Dan Meyer

The show follows the lives of young musicians hoping to make it big in NYC.

Linked From Playbill at 10:50AM

TODAY’S THEATRE TALK by Sandi Durell

“Theatre stands on the brink of ruin” by Sonia Friedman for The Telegraph – “British theatre is on the brink of total collapse. … Without an urgent government rescue package, 70 p…

Linked From Theater Pizzazz at 10:39AM

Five Theater Openings Today: Caryl Churchill, LES Festival by New York Theater

Below are five “theater openings”* today, a  diverse selection, including  a new romantic musical comedy to an inventive take on an old Caryl Churchill play, as well as an entire annua…

Linked From newyorktheater.me at 10:38AM

David Tennant and Michael Sheen Will Star in 6-Episode BBC Lockdown Comedy Staged by Andrew Gans

The series concerns a group of British actors furloughed when their upcoming West End production is postponed due to the pandemic.

Linked From Playbill at 10:34AM

For World Goth Day: Several Essays on the Gothic by Trav S.D.

Is it good or bad that I began World Goth Day by breaking my Edgar Allan Poe mug into a million pieces on the kitchen floor this morning? On the one hand, it sucks. On the other hand, it is …

Linked From Trav S.D. at 10:32AM

Tonight on the Livestream: Tony Award-winning Director, Des McAnuff

Big thanks to everyone who tuned into our Daddy Long Legs Reunion last night. It was wonderful to see John Caird, Paul Gordon, Michael Jackowitz, Megan McGinnis, Paul Alexander Nolan, and Ad…

Linked From The Producer's Perspective at 10:30AM

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.

Linked From Playbill at 10:20AM

Men at the Barre on BBC4 has leaps, pliés and lots of testosterone

Athletes could be mistaken for young gods in this dance documentary

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Snowpiercer is a rickety Netflix spin-off of Bong Joon-ho’s film

Jennifer Connelly stars in series about a strictly hierarchical train carrying Earth’s last remaining inhabitants

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McMillions tells the gripping story of the McDonald’s Monopoly scam

The six-part documentary follows an FBI agent’s hunt for the mastermind prize-rigger

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Meet Our NEXT ON STAGE High School Top 15!

You voted, here they are! In no particular order, meet our top 15 in the high school category.

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Cynthia Erivo Joins The American Theatre Wing's Master Class Series on May 26

The first live session of the American Theatre Wing's Master Class Series - featuring a conversation with Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award-winning actress Cynthia Erivo, moderated by the Wing's P…

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Broadway Catch Up: May 22 - Lin-Manuel Miranda, Phillipa Soo, Ian McKellen, Alan Menken, and More!

While Broadway remains shut down, BroadwayWorld is keeping up with your favorite stars and giving you a peek at what they have been up to! Check out yesterday's highlights from some of your …

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NEWS: Theatres publish open letter to freelance theatre & performance makers by Press Releases

Over 50 leading theatres and companies - including the National Theatre, the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Royal Court and the Bush - have published an open letter to their networks of free…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 10:00AM

Hot Clip of the Day: Carrie Underwood Twirls To Sing R&H Classic

Starting at 2pm EST this afternoon, The Shows Must Go On! YouTube Channel will be streaming NBC's The Sound of Music Live starring Carrie Underwood (Maria) and Stephen Moyer (Captain von Tra…

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Friday, May 22, 2020 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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GRACE NOTES: Friday, May 22, 2020 by Susan Grace

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E. Clayton Cornelious ‘Ain’t Too Proud’ by Sandi Durell

    A veteran of the stage, E. Clayton Cornelious’ career spans over 22-years on Broadway. He’s here to sing John Bucchino’s “Better Than I” for #PerformersSingForFans. He can cu…

Linked From Theater Pizzazz at 09:54AM

Watch Morgan Spector Talk About HBO's The Plot Against America on Stream Stealers by Playbill Staff

The stage alum, who has been seen in A View From the Bridge, Russian Transport, and Animal, joins Playbill's interview series May 22.

Linked From Playbill at 09:44AM

FAQ: Everything you need to know about the new Drive In at Troubadour Meridian Water, London

The Drive In — a new contact-free way to enjoy the cinema — is set to open at the Troubadour Meridian Water in Enfield. The American drive-in movie experience has crossed the pond a…

Linked From London Theatre Direct at 09:35AM

For National Maritime Day: 5 Movies About The Last Days of Steam by Trav S.D.

I share this cockamamie little post with you in observation of National Maritime Day (May 22). It concerns a now obscure historical cul-de-sac that I’ve become sort of obsessed with via a …

Linked From Trav S.D. at 09:24AM

Flashback Friday: Kick Off Memorial Day Weekend With On the Town

Watch rehearsal footage from the much-loved 2014 Broadway revival.

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Watch Ruby Rose, Will Roland, Taylor Trensch, and More in Twelfth Night Reading Tonight

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan and Brandon Thomas Lee also headline the reading of the Shakespeare comedy.

Linked From TheaterMania at 09:18AM

35 Broadway Musicals Based on True Stories by Playbill Staff

From Six to Gypsy, all of these shows were inspired by real-life stories, events, and/or people.

Linked From Playbill at 09:12AM

Amanda Kloots Shares Nick Cordero Has Taken a 'Step Forward' in Health Battle

Amanda Kloots has shared another update on the health journey of her husband, Broadway veteran Nick Cordero.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:11AM

‘Technology can bring us together but also tear us apart’: THE GHOST IN THE MACHINE – A Zoom play (Online review) by Shanine Salmon

This play, written especially for Zoom by John Knowles, looks at a group of people trying to make a seance work when they can't hold hands.

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 09:00AM

Coronavirus upended everything. What will life in Seattle look like when we re-emerge? by Seattle Times Staff

As Seattle gets closer to reopening, we talked to restaurant owners, movie theater workers and more to find out what our new normal will look like.

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Friday, May 22, 2020 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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NYC’s Famed Public Theater Will Stream All-Star Show with Sting, Glenn Close, Audra McDonald, Oscar Isaac, Elvis Costello, More by Roger Friedman

New York’s famed Public Theater is losing a lot of money while the lockdown continues. Their revenue stream needs a big shot

Linked From ShowBiz 411 at 08:54AM

Steven Spielberg to Produce First Ever Broadway Musical, “Smash,” Based on the Failed Cult NBC TV Show by Roger Friedman

Steven Spielberg has produced dozens of movies and TV shows but just one Broadway play. “The Farnsworth Invention,” written by Aaron Sorkin,

Linked From ShowBiz 411 at 08:54AM

Broadway Will Celebrate the Tony Awards as Planned on June 7th, Retaliation Against CBS “Grease” Screening by Roger Friedman

Well played! The Tony Awards will be celebrated on June 7th as planned, streaming on Broadway.com. The John Gore Organization will produce

Linked From ShowBiz 411 at 08:54AM

What's on at The Drive In cinema in London this summer?

A little bit of nostalgia therapy is just what the doctor ordered. This summer, The Drive In at the Troubadour Meridian Water is taking us back to the 1950s. Practice good social distancing…

Linked From London Theatre Direct at 08:30AM

Season 6 of Madam Secretsry at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

he Madam Secretsry series ends with a feel good, finale that one wishes were true. . .

Linked From CurtainUp at 08:18AM

'What even is theatre now?': the fringe artists left out in the cold by Brian Logan

Festivals cancelled, venues shut and funding shelved: Covid-19 has forced those working in theatre to rethink their art form ‘It’s like the seven stages of grief,” says Paula Varjack,…

Linked From The Guardian at 08:12AM

Actress Kara Mikula is live in New York — and grateful by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

South Hills native Kara Mikula tells a harrowing story of fighting COVID-19 in a New York City hospital during the worst days of the pandemic.

Linked From Pittsburgh Post-Gazette at 08:00AM

Take Five with Patricia Sheridan and ... Karla Boos by Patricia Sheridan / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

In Take Five with Patricia Sheridan, five questions offer a glimpse of the person behind the well-known persona. This week: Karla Boos.

Linked From Pittsburgh Post-Gazette at 08:00AM
Friday, May 22, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Theatre Quiz Round 2: Finish the lyric by Kitty Underwood

Find round two of our Theatre Quiz series - finish the musical theatre lyric to find the secret word! Perfect to jazz up your next Zoom quiz. The post Theatre Quiz Round 2: Finish the lyric …

Linked From officiallondontheatre.com at 07:48AM

VIDEO: Kate Burton Reflects on Working With Roundabout, As Part of the OFF-SCRIPT Series

As part of Roundabout's Off-Script series, Kate Burton is reflecting on working with the company on past productions.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 07:44AM

The Poem: ‘Family’

Sylvie Baumgartel’s witty, moving work spans generations

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Broadway Games: Password Alphabetics by JK

Been spending some time at home alone watching old game shows. Password is one of my favorites. If you don't know the game, celebrities and their contestant partners give one word clues unti…

Linked From www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:32AM

Studio Theatre welcomes ten new commissioned artists by News Desk

Building on over 40 years of producing powerful contemporary theater, Studio Theatre is embarking on the largest round of commissioning in its history. They are awarding grants to ten arti…

Linked From DC Metro Theater Arts at 07:29AM

Plain and powerful by Terry Teachout

In today’s Wall Street Journal I review the latest American Shakespeare Center webcast, a revival of Frank Galati’s stage version of The Grapes of Wrath. Here’s an excerpt. *  *  *…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 07:03AM

West End stars perform Newfound Hope Songs, written during lockdown for NHS Charities Together by Megan

Newfound Hope Songs commissions musical theatre performers to write and collaborate on new songs that move us, uplift us, inspire us, and entertain. The post West End stars perform Newfound …

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Replay: a TV interview with James Stewart by Terry Teachout

Michael Parkinson interviews James Stewart and his wife Gloria on the BBC in 1973: (This is the latest in a series of arts- and history-related videos that appear in this space each Monday,…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 07:01AM

Almanac: Confucius on diligence by Terry Teachout

“To rank the effort above the prize may be called love..” Confucius, Analects Continue reading Almanac: Confucius on diligence at About Last Night.

Linked From ArtsJournal at 07:00AM
Friday, May 22, 2020 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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NEWS: Industry leaders launch coordinated effort to lobby for government support & welcome new taskforce by Press Releases

The theatre industry's fightback was raised to a new level as, after more than two months of enforced venue closures, leaders coordinated efforts to pressure the government for further suppo…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 06:51AM

VIDEO: Original MATILDA Cast Performs 'When I Grow Up'

The original cast of Matilda has reunited, virtually, for a performance of When I Grow Up!

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 06:48AM

Emily Skinner Joins Tim Realbuto, Erika Henningsen, and Nick Rehberger In THE GLASS MENAGERIE Benefit Reading

Tony Award nominee Emily Skinner has been tapped to star as matriarch Amanda Wingfield in the Actors Fund 'Friday Night Play Reading' series, created by Alison Tanney and Tim Realbuto.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 06:45AM

ArtsBeat TV/Radio 5/22/20: Playhouse on Park and UMASS Fine Arts Center by Mark G. Auerbach

ArtsBeat TV/Radio 5/22/20. Tracy Flater from Playhouse on Park and Shawn Farley from The UMASS Fine Arts Center.

Linked From YouTube at 06:44AM

Re-live memories from the last 5 years of West End LIVE with Virtual West End LIVE by Jess Young

The stagiest weekend of the year may be cancelled but West End LIVE will still be celebrating the best of the West End with Virtual West End LIVE. The post Re-live memories from the last 5 y…

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Goodspeed’s ‘Greatspeed’ musical memories, and other hot online arts events by Christopher Arnott

Connecticut theaters, dancers, DJs, drag artists and more go online with virtual performances.

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Friday, May 22, 2020 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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NEWS: Further details announced for Virtual West End Live weekend in June by Press Releases

This year's West End Live, the world's largest outdoor theatre festival, held each summer in London's Trafalgar Square, was cancelled in March after the UK went into coronavirus lockdown. Or…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 05:59AM

Wake Up With BWW 5/22: SMASH is Headed to Broadway, and More!

Today's top stories: SMASH is headed to Broadway, hear Phillipa Soo sing 'How Far I'll Go', Seth Rudetsky brings his concert series online, featuring Kelli O'Hara, Jeremy Jordan, and Jessie …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 05:42AM

Going for the Archrival’s Jugular? Christie’s Assures Clients About Its “Continuity of Activity” by Artsjournal1

A message from Christie’s CEO Guillaume Cerutti, which hit my inbox late Friday, included a boldfaced passage that struck me (and probably some of his firm’s clients) as an implied gibe …

Linked From ArtsJournal at 05:36AM

Jürgen Ploog, R.I.P. by Artsjournal1

“Jay,” the name he went by among close friends, was widely regarded as one of Germany’s premiere second-generation Beat writers. But his narrative fiction — like that of William S. B…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 05:36AM

Les Enfants Terribles’ announce online immersive theatre experience: The Prism by Kitty Underwood

Les Enfants Terribles have announced this morning a brand new online immersive experience, where participants make choices to create their own unique journey through a strange and wonderful …

Linked From officiallondontheatre.com at 05:27AM

‘It captured all of the cheesy elements of the real thing’: The Showstoppers’ Alternative Eurovision Song Contest by Kirsty Herrington

During a 90-minute livestream, viewers were treated to some iconic performances from around the world in isolation.

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 05:00AM
Friday, May 22, 2020 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Friday, May 22, 2020 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Vail Dance Festival to present a digital festival of unique performances by Admin

The Vail Valley Foundation has announced that the Vail Dance Festival will cancel all in-person performances for the 2020 season, a decision made in the interest of the safety and well-being…

Linked From www.danceinforma.com at 03:57AM
Friday, May 22, 2020 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Being one of the hardest hit industries, when will theatres reopen? by Sean McLoughlin

With restrictions starting to ease around the nation there has been a weary yet optimistic approach to Australia’s COVID-19 reopening

Linked From AussieTheatre at 02:04AM
Friday, May 22, 2020 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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For those Baking and Eating too much in isolation right now by Peter J Snee

Actress Lara Bianca Pilcher creates her own short film using a camera crew of one. When Melbourne based actress, Lara

Linked From AussieTheatre at 01:22AM
Friday, May 22, 2020 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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The Understudy, online review - entertaining adaptation of David Nicholls' novel by Veronica Lee

Nice in-jokes and smart observations about actors A running gag in David Nicholls' novel The Understudy is that its main character is called Steve McQueen. Not that Steve McQueen, the multi…

Linked From theartsdesk.com at 12:12AM

Friday essay: the Melbourne bookshop that ignited Australian modernism by Arts Review

The origin story of Australian modernism often centres around Heide – the Melbourne artistic community where, from 1934, bohemian art patrons John and Sunday Reed nurtured talents such as …

Linked From artsreview.com.au at 12:04AM

Emma Rice on the joy of communality and her bruising time at Shakespeare’s Globe

The director discusses the threat of theatre closures and the influence of Angela Carter

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23 Stage Performances to See Today, May 22 - See 'Eureka Day,' Julie Halston, the cast of 'Cry Baby' and more

With in-person theatre out of commission for the foreseeable future, many companies and performers from Broadway and beyond are showcasing their work online. Below are performances you can w…

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32 Stage Performances to Watch This Memorial Day Weekend, May 23-25 - See 'Bandstand,' 'Our Lady of 121st Street,' Chita Rivera and more

With in-person theatre out of commission for the foreseeable future, many companies and performers from Broadway and beyond are showcasing their work online. Below are performances you can w…

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Checking In With… SIX Star Andrea Macasaet by Andrew Gans

The new feature series catches up with Broadway actors during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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