Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Give Me Your Hand Combines Art, Theater and Poetry by David Sheward

The Broadway League recently announced that the hiatus for all of its member theaters has been extended until June of 2021. That means at least seven more months of no live performances on N…

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Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Doreen Montalvo of In the Heights, Mrs. Doubtfire & More, Dies at 56 by Lindsey Sullivan

Doreen Montalvo, who was last seen on Broadway in Mrs. Doubtfire, has passed away at the age of 56. According to The Hollywood Reporter, her manager Steve Maihack confirmed that she passed a…

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Tony Nominee Anthony Chisholm, Acclaimed for August Wilson Plays, Dies at 77 by Lindsey Sullivan

Anthony Chisholm, who received a 2007 Tony Award nomination for his performance in August Wilson's Radio Golf and had a longtime collaboration with the prolific playwright, died on October 1…

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Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

The worlds of ballet, hip hop and tap unite on stage in CLI Studios’ ‘A New Stage’ by Admin

October 16, 2020.Online on CLI Studios. CLI studios (founded by tWitch and Allison Holker) released its first-ever virtual performance this weekend, starring dance icons like Tiler Peck, Lil…

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Talking Flat Stanley with twins George and Edgar Stirling by Gabi Bergman

The beloved children’s book Flat Stanley is now a musical! Once a regular kid, Stanley is squashed flat by a

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Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Doreen Montalvo Dies: Television And Broadway Actress Known For ‘Mrs. Doubtfire,’ ‘On Your Feet’ Was 56 by Alexandra Del Rosario

Television and Broadway actress Doreen Montalvo has died, her manager Steve Maihack confirmed on social media. Montalvo, who acted in Broadway productions of In The Heights and appeared in a…

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Intiman’s next stage: A new home and a first-of-its-kind theater partnership with Seattle Central College by Brendan Kiley

Intiman Theatre finally has a new home. The Seattle institution is settling on Capitol Hill at Seattle Central College, where it will become the only nationally known regional theater attach…

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Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Jennifer Holliday Talks About Her Upcoming Concert and More on Backstage LIVE With Richard Ridge

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge is keeping up with all of their latest projects on Backstage Live, bringing you in-depth interviews twice weekly. On October 16, he chatted with Broadway's orig…

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Photo Flash: STICKS & STONES Cast Members Walk the Virtual Red Carpet

The online concert premiere of the new musical Sticks & Stones officially took place on October 16, 2020.

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Broadway Actor Doreen Montalvo, Known For IN THE HEIGHTS and ON YOUR FEET, Dies at 56

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that stage and screen actor Doreen Montalvo has died at age 56. The news was confirmed by friends on social media. This comes after Montalvo suffered a st…

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(Alexandra Guzeva’s article appeared in Russia Beyond the Headlines, 10/15.) Long before the Bolshoi was founded in Moscow, this leading Russian theater was a favorite with emperors and em…

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ICYMI: Watch the Top 15 High Schoolers Perform for Next on Stage: Season 2!

Who made it through to our high school top 15? Watch to find out!

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Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Livestreaming Conversation: School of Resistance, Episode Nine: A Global Jurisdiction for a Global Economy

By . NTGent presents School of Resistance, Episode Eight: The Paranoia of the Western Mind livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at on T…

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Premiere season of Channing Tatum’s world acclaimed dance spectacular to open in Sydney by Sean McLoughlin

“A feverish spectacle” – Evening Standard “There is absolutely no mistaking that this show was written by and for women!” – New

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Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Tony-nominated actor Anthony Chisholm dies at 77 by Muri Assuncao

Celebrated stage and screen actor Anthony Chisholm has died at age 77. His talent management company confirmed the news on a social media post. The cause of death was not immediately known. …

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Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Arthur Miller, Part Two by Trav S.D.

From 2006 notebook entries. I’ve evolved somewhat in the decade and a half since then in some areas, but I publish this mostly unedited, as I think there’s more to be gleaned from full-t…

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Robert Lowery: The Second Batman by Trav S.D.

A brief shout-out for B movie actor Robert Lowery (Robert Lowery Hanks, 1913-1971). Missouri-born Hanks was reportedly related to Nancy Hanks, Abraham Lincoln’s mother. His father was a Ka…

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Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Review: What The Constitution Means to Me on Amazon. Timely, yet again. by New York Theater

Viewers might be astonished that Heidi Schreck’s funny, poignant and pointed play feels like a direct response to the Senate hearings on Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Cou…

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Review: IMAGINARIUM, Out of the Blue Theatre by Anna Perry

Review: IMAGINARIUM, Out of the Blue Theatre4.0Overall ScoreAs your archetypal introvert, and having shared a bedroom with my younger sister until my late teens, I’ve admittedly managed to…

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Review: Off Peak, Live Theatre by Liam Offord

Review: Off Peak, Live Theatre 4.0Overall Score One of the most enjoyable aspects of Live Theatre’s 10 Minutes to Call Home series has been the consistent display of talented women, and Of…

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Urban Arias’ ‘The Roost’ takes a steamy look at a couple in quarantine by Charles Green

The Decameron Opera Coalition, a collection of different opera companies throughout the United States, has created a unique event, inspired by classic literature and modern necessity. Their …

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Saturday, October 17, 2020 at noon (Broadway Time)

Stage and Screen Star Rhonda Fleming Dies at 97

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that screen and stage star Rhonda Fleming has died at 97.

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Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Isn't This A Lovely Day For A 'Top Hat' Tribute? by Elizabeth Blair

Irving Berlin's classic musical turns 85 this year, and a group of artists are paying tribute with a brand-new video version of one of its songs, "Isn't This A Lovely Day (To Be Caught In Th…

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The Intercultural Journey of An Iranian Performing Artist by Niloofar Mohtadi

Niayesh Nahavandian is a young, Iranian female performing artist that has lived and worked in Italy for five years. She has performed and studied with various Italian theater companies inclu…

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E. Faye Butler to rock the vote as Fannie Lou Hamer at Arena Stage by News Desk

Two-time Helen Hayes Award winner E. Faye Butler returns to Arena Stage to take on the iconic role of civil and voting rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer in Cheryl L. West’s play Fannie Lo…

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‘Just the thing to lift the spirits’: BUYER & CELLAR – Above The Stag Theatre by Louise Penn

There’s a lot to unpick from camp comedy Buyer and Cellar set in Barbra Streisand’s basement mall (as described in the chunky book she wrote about designing her Malibu estate) which has …

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Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Why I’ll Never Stop Being a Theater Critic by Ben Brantley

After 27 years on the job, the writer Ben Brantley bids farewell with one last recommendation: Watch a show as if you were a reviewer.

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Adrienne Warren: ‘I Needed a Break’ by Sarah Bahr

After a grueling run and tumultuous summer, the Tony-nominated star of “Tina — The Tina Turner Musical” relishes the time to heal.

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Review: What the Constitution Means to Me at by Elyse Sommer

A more timely than ever theatrical history lesson

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“That’s Montgomery Clift, Honey” by Trav S.D.

My previous apartment was about a ten minute walk from the Quaker Cemetery in Prospect Park which contains the last remains of Montgomery Clift (1920-1966). Double damn the exile that preven…

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Meet Our NEXT ON STAGE: SEASON 2 College Top 15!

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

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Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 9am (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of ONE ROYAL HOLIDAY With Laura Osnes and Aaron Tveit

Hallmark has released a new video of Laura Osnes and Aaron Tveit behind the scenes while filming their upcoming film, One Royal Holiday.

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VIDEO: Etai Benson and Matt Doyle Reunite to Chat COMPANY, Patti LuPone, and More!

TDF reunited these costars for a live-streamed chat on its Facebook page where they shared backstage stories about their beloved show, their hopes for Broadway's future and their best Patti …

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VIDEO: Broadway Stars From HAMILTON, LES MISERABLES, and More Want You to Make a Plan to Vote

Deborah Grausman (Producer/Director/Lyricist) has collaborated with her Broadway colleagues to create a super fun, upbeat get-out-the-vote parody PSA called 'Make a Plan to Vote.'

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Live Talks Los Angeles by Sandi Durell

Upcoming virtual talks with Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Mathew McConaughey, Bill Nye, David Byrne and others. — OCT 18, 4pm (Sunday): Governor Andrew Cuomo with Larry Wiilmore“American Crisis: L…

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Suzanna Ross is Bewitched* by Sandi Durell

Rescheduling her show due to Covid-19, Suzanna Ross landed in one of the premier virtual cabarets – on October 24 at 7pm EST, where she will now offer up her CD previe…

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Lisa Peterson Talks About What the Hell is a Republic Anyway by Sandi Durell

by Carol Rocamora In this time of isolation, uncertainty, artistic deprivation, and darkened theatres, what could be more invigorating and inspiring than the New York Theatre Workshop’s …

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Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 8am (Broadway Time)

#HamiltonTownHall: The Zoom Where It Happened by New York Theater

We got many questions that we’ll be answering tonight, “most of them about Jonathan Groff’s spit,” Tommy Kail,  the director of “Hamilton,” announced at the outset of a 90-minut…

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Virtual Theatre This Weekend: October 17-18- Divas for Democracy, American Utopia and More!

This weekend (October 17-18) in live streaming: Divas for Democracy, American Utopia premieres on HBO, and so much more!

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Georgia Leanne Harris: “We want Golden Goose to be a place where you can take risks” by Matt Barton

In our latest interview, Matt Barton interviews Georgia Leanne Harris, the artistic director of London’s newest theatre. They talk about opening a theatre in a pandemic, and Harris’s vis…

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Streaming Magic Shows Let Your Mind Out of the Box by David Cox, David Cox

Magic shows being streamed by the Geffen and The Broad Stage provide a taste of theatrical wonder and keep your mental faculties sharp.

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Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)

NEWS: Small Truth Theatre launches the Digital Caravan Theatre second season of audio plays by Press Releases

Small Truth Theatre’s Digital Caravan Theatre 2 will be launched on on 17 October 2020, its second collection of 15-minute audio plays, all available to download for free and BSL int…

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Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Reviving Melbourne’s $1.5-billion live music scene is crucial for Victoria’s COVID recovery by Sean McLoughlin

Ahead of Victorian Premier Dan Andrews announcement about easing of COVID restrictions this Sunday, University of South Australia music industry

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Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 1am (Broadway Time)

On the Couch with Roslyn Oades

Who is Roslyn Oades? An award-winning Melbourne-based theatre-maker best known for her innovative work in the field of headphone verbatim and audio-driven performance projects. Most recently…

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Sarah Padden: The Clod by Trav S.D.

A wink and a nod to stage and screen character actress Sarah Padden (1881-1967). Half English/ half Irish, Padden immigrated to the U.S. as a child. During her stage career she supported Oti…

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Of ZAZ and Pizzazz (The Comedy of Zucker-Abrahams-Zucker) by Trav S.D.

This year, the landmark 1980 comedy Airplane! turned 40; having referenced that film and its influential creators many a time on this blog, this seems an appropriate time to shine a spotligh…

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Rex Bell: Got Tied Up With a Bow by Trav S.D.

Rex Bell (George Francis Beldam, 1903-1962) was one of the last silent movie cowboys and the husband of one of Hollywood’s biggest stars, but almost certainly his most significant life’s…

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First look at Everybody’s Talking about Jamie Film

Inspired by true events, New Regency and Film4’s Everybody’s Talking about Jamie is the film adaptation of the hit musical. The film opens in Australian cinemas in January 2021. Jamie Ne…

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Saturday, October 17, 2020 at midnight (Broadway Time)

NIDA theatres to open with Next to Normal

NIDA’s Parade Theatre is reopening, with Darren Yap directing Next to Normal for the October Season of Student Productions. The award-winning NIDA alumnus (Directing, 1997) directed sell o…

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HTSI editor’s letter: a portrait of the world in transition

How a photographer captured forgotten China – and the architect building the future

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Conductor Gustavo Dudamel: ‘Music is more than entertainment’

Though barred from his native Venezuela, the LA Philharmonic’s director remains deeply rooted in its musical credo

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How a US soap opera prompted Diana Markosian’s family’s flight from Moscow

The photographer explores her family's migration from post-Soviet Russia to Santa Barbara using a cast of actors

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David Byrne's American Utopia Debuts on HBO October 17 by Dan Meyer

The Spike Lee-directed special was recorded at Broadway's Hudson Theatre.

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Stars in the House Presents Second Part of 2020 Tony Nominations Celebration October 17 by Andrew Gans

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

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