Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Phillipa Soo, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Laura Bell Bundy and More Join the ERA Coalition/Fund for Women's Equality This Saturday

Broadway and screen actors are coming together to support the Equal Rights Amendment at the virtual Living Equality fundraiser and awards gala on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at 8 p.m. ET.

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‘An enjoyable reimagining of this story’: PYGMALION – Talking Gods Festival (Online review) by Louise Penn

All this week, you can find a free premiere each night from Ross McGregor’s Talking Gods series of new plays on the website of theatre company Arrows & Traps, who specialise in classic…

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces The Return Of Live Performances As Part Of 2021 Season

Following a year of unparalleled challenges and thrilling innovations, Artistic Director Mandy Greenfield has announced Williamstown Theatre Festival's return to live performances this summe…

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Williamstown Festival Will Take the Shows Outside by Scott Heller

After a lost live 2020, the theater will stage a musical at a museum’s reflecting pool and an immersive show, all over town, based on real events.

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Walton Arts Center Announces 2021-2022 Broadway Season by Matthew Herzog

Walton Arts Center (Fayetteville, AR) has announced its lineup for the 2021-22 Procter & Gamble Broadway Series. Touring Broadway returns to Northwest Arkansas this fall, and a Broadw…

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Lena Hall Talks CATS, KINKY BOOTS, HEDWIG, and More on BACKSTAGE LIVE by BroadwayWorld

From April 7, 2021. Want the latest Lena news? Visit bway.world/LenaHall Richard Ridge chats with Lena Hall, who returns with her Obsessed series on April 9 (7pm ET), celebrating the band H…

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Reverb Theater Arts Festival Talkback by Roundabout Theatre Company

Reverb Theatre Arts Festival presents the voices of artists with disabilities on the virtual stage. Artists from around the country submitted their works of original theatre—monologue, spo…

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SEVEN METHODS OF KILLING KYLIE JENNER makes Australian stage debut by Gabi Bergman

Darlinghurst Theatre Company (DTC) and Green Door Theatre Company (GDTC) are excited to bring the Australian premiere of Jasmine Lee-Jones’ award-winning play seven methods of kill…

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Cleveland’s Playhouse Square Announces 2021-2022 Broadway Season by Matthew Herzog

Through a virtual broadcast this evening, Playhouse Square (Cleveland, OH) revealed the five shows Cleveland audiences will enjoy live and in person as the KeyBank Broadway Series returns to…

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Red Stitch premiere THE CANE by Gabi Bergman

Red Stitch Actors’ Theatre presents the Australian premiere of Mark Ravenhill’s The Cane, a provocative study of power and its

Linked From AussieTheatre at 08:24PM
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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ABTKids Daily | THE SLEEPING BEAUTY 15-Second Challenge with Alexei Agoudine and Marshall Whiteley by American Ballet Theatre

Alexei Agoudine challenges his fellow ABT dancer Marshall Whiteley to tell the story of THE SLEEPING BEAUTY in 15 seconds. Can he do it? If you’ve seen the ballet, then you know he’s up …

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Joe Iconis and Family streaming live at Adelphi University on Sunday by Deb Miller

As part of Adelphi University’s Live from Adelphi concert series, Tony-nominated Be More Chill composer Joe Iconis and his close-knit group of collaborators (lovingly known as Iconis and F…

Linked From DC Metro Theater Arts at 07:07PM
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Will People of Color Win All Four Acting Oscars This Year? by Kyle Buchanan

Plenty of Academy Awards history could be made at this year’s ceremony, especially if the SAG Award winners repeat. Here are some records that could fall.

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L.A. Opera receives $5-million gift to jump-start pandemic recovery by Jessica Gelt

The gift from Terri and Jerry Kohl will help L.A. Opera stage its first major production since the pandemic began: an outdoor show coming in summer.

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Vectorworks: GDTF Fixture Builder In Spotlight by Michael Eddy

Released with Vectorworks 2021 Service Pack 3, the GDTF Fixture Builder allows Vectorworks Spotlight users to edit and update lighting devices directly from the Vectorworks design interface.…

Linked From Stage Directions at 06:35PM

Hillary Clinton Joins ASSASSINS Event 'Tell The Story' from Classic Stage Company

Former Secretary of State and avid theatergoer Hillary Rodham Clinton will participate in Classic Stage Company's event Tell the Story: Celebrating Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Assas…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 06:35PM

Old Globe Webinar | PSM Anjee Nero on Stage Managing Hamlet: On the Radio, April 8 by Michael Eddy

Revenge thriller, ghost story, psychological drama, political epic, family saga. Packed with unforgettable characters, theatrical masterstrokes, and world-famous lines, Hamlet is one of the …

Linked From Stage Directions at 06:06PM
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Chromasound To Distribute ChamSys QuickQ Series in Hungary by Michael Eddy

As part of its ongoing commitment to providing its expanding customer base in Hungary with the highest level of tightly focused service, ChamSys has named Chromasound Plc. the exclusive Hung…

Linked From Stage Directions at 05:54PM

Book Review: Tom Stoppard’s “Leopoldstadt” — Closing the Circle, Perfectly by Roberta Silman

This is a great work, more linear than Tom Stoppard's earlier dramas, yet filled with such intelligence and compassion that it will be read and seen for years and years and, perhaps, over ti…

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Podcast Exclusive: Claire Warden Talks Her Work on SLAVE PLAY & More on THE THEATRE PODCAST WITH ALAN SEALES

In this episode, they talk about: How to become an intimacy director / choreographer yourself; an intimacy coordinator vs. an intimacy director; how intimacy direction rides on the waves of…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 05:44PM

Odds & Ends: Kelli O’Hara, Brian Stokes Mitchell & More Set for New Musical Breathe by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Kelli O'Hara & More Set for COVID-Centric New Musical Kelli O’Hara, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Patti Murin, Colin Donnell…

Linked From Broadway.com at 05:42PM

Asians Under Attack: A Theatremakers’ Round Table by American Theatre Editors

7 Asian American theatre leaders reflect on the rise in both hate crimes and open racism, how they've responded, and the support they would like to see.

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Mary-Louise Parker and Eric McCormack to Lead Paula Vogel's The Baltimore Waltz

Lileana Blain-Cruz will direct the virtual production.

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In the News: Eric McCormack Joins Mary-Louise Parker in The Baltimore Waltz, Milwaukee Rep Plans October Reopening by Talaura Harms

Plus: Bloomingdale School of Music will stream its annual spring benefit concert with performances from Frozen's Alyssa Fox and Aisha Jackson and more.

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NEWS: Erika Dickerson-Despenza wins the 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize for cullad wattah by Press Releases

The 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has been awarded to US playwright Erika Dickerson-Despenza for her play about the Flint, Michigan water crisis, cullad wattah.

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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ROW World Premiere Presented by Williamstown Theatre Festival & Audible Theater to be Available Worldwide Tomorrow

The Williamstown Theatre Festival world premiere musical Row is available worldwide tomorrow, April 8 at 3am ET within the Audible Plus catalog. Row is the final production of the 2020 …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:48PM

Celebrating Richard L. Hay’s USITT Award by Michael Eddy

We at Stage Directions join the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) in warmly congratulating OSF Scenic & Theatre Designer Emeritus Richard L. Hay on being named the 2021 USITT Award recip…

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Drama about Flint water crisis takes major theatre award by Arifa Akbar

US activist and dramatist Erika Dickerson-Despenza wins Susan Smith Blackburn prize with the play cullud wattah A “bold and urgent” play about the Flint water crisis, seen through the ey…

Linked From The Guardian at 04:42PM

People You Should Know . . . Ryan McCurdy by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Jody Christopherson) RYAN McCURDY is a multi-disciplinary performer, writer, and producer who has worked extensively on both coasts and across the United States. As an actor-musi…

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I wondered what it would be like to be vaccinated and back in a theater. My panic lifted as soon as the lights went down. by Peter Marks

In New York, performance spaces are slowly opening up with severe restrictions and safety protocols.

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Erika Dickerson-Despenza Wins Blackburn Prize for ‘cullud wattah’ by Michael Paulson

The play is about the effect of the Flint, Mich., water crisis on three generations of women.

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John Cullum: An Accidental Star - "On A Clear Day" by Goodspeed Musicals

Streaming April 8 - 22 Go behind the scenes with Broadway icon John Cullum - from his 1960 debut in Camelot and Tony Award-winning performances in Shenandoah and On the Twentieth Century, t…

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Erika Dickerson-Despenza wins 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Award by New York Theater

Erika Dickerson-Despenza and her play “cullud wattah” have won the the 43rd Annual Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and $25,000 The play is about a family of Black women struggling to survi…

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Erika Dickerson-Despenza Wins 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize by American Theatre Editors

Her play 'cullud wattah' is honored, with Kimber Lee's 'The Water Palace' and Ife Olujobi's 'Jordans' also specially commended.

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Descendant of enslaved people sold by Georgetown to perform her ‘Here I Am’ by News Desk

Our ancestors have waited patiently through centuries for us to come to the table of acknowledgement. Here I Am fulfills my desire to give voice to those families, including my own, and to o…

Linked From DC Metro Theater Arts at 04:09PM

Art for the times: Complexions Contemporary Ballet’s ‘Black is Beautiful’ Part I by Admin

Premiered February 3, 2021.Available through Facebook and YouTube. “It’s an artist’s duty to reflect the times,” Nina Simone once said. Issues of race and justice have been particula…

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Answering Your Questions about COVID-19 Vaccines by Actors' Equity Association

While some of us have already been vaccinated and others are waiting our turn, it is important to understand the development, safety, efficacy and equitable distribution of the vaccines, as …

Linked From YouTube at 04:01PM
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Livestreaming Alternate ROOTS’ 2021 Virtual ROOTS Weekend

By . Alternate ROOTS presents its first-ever Virtual ROOTS Weekend livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 14 May 2021 to Sun…

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Invisibility and Objectification Can Kill: American Theatre’s Anti-Asian Problem by American Theatre Editors

The racist stereotypes and erasure perpetuated on white-dominated U.S. stages have real-world consequences outside the theatre.

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The clarity of a surrealistic mirror: Hubbard Street Dance Chicago in Rena Butler’s ‘A Tale of Two’ by Admin

Released October 2020.Accessible through hubbardstreetdance.com. It’s commonly said — “art is a mirror”, reflecting ourselves and our world back at us so that we can see it more clea…

Linked From www.danceinforma.com at 03:52PM

Oh Sherrie! 10 Clips of Broadway's Outstanding Rock Of Ages Leading Ladies!

We want to ROCK! Happy Broadway-versary Rock Of Ages. The funny jukebox tuner with the very best 80's music opened on April 7, 2009.

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Artists’ Entry: Tiago Rodrigues by Etcetera

Since he started out as an actor, 20 years ago, Tiago Rodrigues has always looked at theater as a human assembly: a place where people meet, like in a cafe, to confront their thoughts and sh…

Linked From thetheatretimes.com at 03:47PM

Aisha Jackson, Alyssa Fox, Chondra Profit-Ardrey and More to Take Part in A SYMPHONY OF BLOOMINGDALE

Bloomingdale School of Music will present a virtual community concert and spring benefit A Symphony of Bloomingdale: In the Key of Hope on Tuesday, April 13, 2020 at 7pm. The event will …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 03:38PM

Livestreaming a Conversation: Downtown Variety: Kenya Edition

By . La MaMa and CultureHub presented Downtown Variety: Kenya Edition livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 30 April 2021 at…

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TheatreWorks Hartford Will Present Streaming Production of The Sound Inside by Dan Meyer

The new production of the 2020 Tony-nominated play stars Maggie Bofill and Ephraim Birney.

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We still have each other: Island Moving Company’s ‘Together in this Dream — Dancing Through the Digital Divide’ by Admin

March 6, 2021.Streamed live from The Gamm Theater.  COVID has us not able to hug certain loved ones, precluded from breaking bread with good friends and barred from experiencing creative ac…

Linked From www.danceinforma.com at 03:22PM

Eric McCormack Joins Mary-Louise Parker in THE BALTIMORE WALTZ Presented by Spotlight on Plays

The “Spotlight on Plays” series has announced Emmy Award winner Eric McCormack and Brandon Burton will join previously announced star Mary-Louise Parker in Paula Vogel’s The Ba…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 03:15PM

Livestreaming a TCG Summit: Climate Action and Environmental Justice

By . Theater Communications Group presents their inaugural Climate Action and Environmental Justice Summit livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at h…

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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What are human rights to the incarcerated? by Kerry Cardoza

Two books explore the creativity of people in prison while highlighting their lack of access to basic necessities. “Art helps to free people even while incarc…

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Watch the 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Ceremony Here by Dan Meyer

The $25,000 award celebrates an outstanding new work written by a female playwright.

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Erika Dickerson-Despenza Wins 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize for Cullud Wattah by Dan Meyer

The award, celebrating outstanding new work written by a female playwright, was presented during a virtual ceremony April 7.

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No, LA Stage Alliance Didn’t Fold Over a Single Anti-Asian Blunder by American Theatre Editors

Systemic issues and a failure of leadership were behind the shuttering of the arts service org. Will BIPOC theatres and leaders step in to create something new?

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Watch Billy Porter, Mj Rodriguez & More in the Emotional Trailer for Pose's Final Season by Lindsey Sullivan

The trailer for Pose's third season is here! As previously announced, this season of FX's Pose, Ryan Murphy's series about New York City's underground ball culture, starring Tony and Emmy w…

Linked From Broadway.com at 02:32PM

Hear from Katharine McPhee, Celia Keenan-Bolger & More on Broadway Profiles by Lindsey Sullivan

Before it airs nationwide, we're offering a look at the newest episode of Broadway Profiles. Hosted by Emmy-winning anchor Tamsen Fadal and powered by Broadway.com, this installment will …

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Review: The Brooklyn Academy Dips a Toe Back in With Live Skating by Gia Kourlas

The Brooklyn Academy of Music presented its first live performance in more than a year: Le Patin Libre, a contemporary skating company.

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Old Globe Names 4 New Resident Artists by American Theatre Editors

The artists will offer counsel and artistic insight to the Globe's leadership, participating in multiple steps of the selection and production process.

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Vectorworks, Inc. Invites Users to its First Virtual Open House on April 21 by Michael Eddy

Registration is open globally for Vectorworks Open House, allowing users to connect with Vectorworks developers Vectorworks, Inc. will host its first-ever Open House for all users on Wednesd…

Linked From Stage Directions at 02:00PM
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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S*P*A*Minar | Props You Can Make at Home with Eric Hart by Michael Eddy

In this month’s Society of Properties Artisan Managers’ S*P*A*Minar, Eric Hart will show you some tips and techniques to build props cheaply and safely right in your home, with materials…

Linked From Stage Directions at 01:58PM

LA New Play Project Announces New Grant Program by American Theatre Editors

The two-tiered program is aimed at stabilizing new productions originating on small and mid-size stages in Los Angeles.

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2021 Season Announcement by Stratford Festival

Join us for the 2021 season! ✨ The Stratford Festival is transforming, for this summer, into an outdoor festival offering a season of six plays and five cabarets reflecting on the theme o…

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Commemorate the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising on April 19 by Rokhl Kafrissen

It's always a moving event, with music and speeches and fellowship. The event is usually held at the stone in the Warsaw Ghetto Memorial Plaza (der shteyn), in Riverside Park. But because we…

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Milwaukee Rep announces 2021-22 shows, including the Beatles ‘As You Like It’ by Doug George

Beginning with a musical about Green Bay Packers fandom and including a Beatles-Shakespeare mashup also bound for Chicago, the Milwaukee Repertory Theater has posted its upcoming 2021-22 sea…

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Hillary Clinton Joins Virtual Assassins Celebration, Featuring Sondheim, Weidman, Alums of the Musical, More by Andrew Gans

The free event will feature cast members of the original Off-Broadway production, the Broadway revival, and John Doyle’s upcoming CSC staging.

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Rika Lin's 'ingenuity of necessity' bridges centuries of tradition by Irene Hsiao

Influences from kabuki and karate inform choreographer Rika Lin's boundary-crossing body of dance work. Black hair. A jilted woman.…

Linked From www.chicagoreader.com at 01:15PM
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Disney’s Cruella | Official Trailer 2 by Walt Disney Studios

This May, the Devil Gets Her Due. See #Cruella in theaters and on #DisneyPlus with Premier Access May 28. Additional fee required. Academy Award® winner Emma Stone (“La La Land”) stars…

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Stars in the House Reunites Rock of Ages' Constantine Maroulis, Kerry Butler, More April 7 by Andrew Gans

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

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Immersive Listening Experience Caesar: A Surround Sound Experiment Will Benefit The Actors Fund by Andrew Gans

Joseph Discher adapted and directs the William Shakespeare classic, featuring Scott Wentworth, Derek Wilson, and more.

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"Hit Songs" From Broadway Misfires: A Song That Was Cut by JK

As we all know, getting a new musical to Broadway is a long, arduous task, whether the show is a hit or a flop. Along the way, songs are written, re-written, moved around, and even cut altog…

Linked From www.jkstheatrescene.com at 12:06PM
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Mikaal Sulaiman Appointed Head of Sound Design Concentration at Yale School of Drama by Michael Eddy

He will also be the Sound Design Advisor at Yale Repertory Theatre Mikaal Sulaiman has been appointed Assistant Professor and Head of the Sound Design Concentration at Yale School of Drama a…

Linked From Stage Directions at 11:35AM

Brian Stokes Mitchell, Kelli O'Hara, More Star in Breathe, a New Pandemic-Set Musical From Jodi Picoult by Talaura Harms

Conceived by Picoult and playwright Timothy Allen McDonald, the production also stars Denée Benton, Matt Doyle, Patti Murin, Colin Donnell, and more.

Linked From Playbill at 11:35AM

Yale School of Drama Announces Design Department Reorganization and Leadership Succession by Michael Eddy

Toni-Leslie James and Riccardo Hernández will succeed Michael Yeargan and Stephen Strawbridge as co-chairs in the coming months Beginning July 1, 2021, Yale School of Drama will align all f…

Linked From Stage Directions at 11:19AM

Liverpool comedy club criticises government after Covid trial backlash by Josh Halliday North Of England Correspondent

Hot Water says its reputation has been damaged after ‘very unclear’ vaccine certificates announcement A comedy club has said it suffered “significant damage” to its reputation after …

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New Jodi Picoult Musical, With Brian Stokes Mitchell, Matt Doyle, and More, to Stream

Denée Benton, Kelli O'Hara, Patti Murin, and others star in this new production, titled Breathe.

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You didn’t know her. But you would have. RIP Our Friend, Patricia Rumble

Patricia Rumble came to me a few years asking for some help in getting a show she wrote off the ground. I was so taken by her passion for the theater and her passion for life, that I started…

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‘This is contemporary Shakespeare at its finest’: ROMEO & JULIET (National Theatre / Sky Arts) by Ian Foster

Jessie Buckley is astonishing as the National Theatre’s Romeo and Juliet makes the jump from stage to screen to extraordinary effect.

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Musicians United For Social Equity Announces BIPOC Scholarships For Theater Careers by Greg Evans

EXCLUSIVE: The non-prof organization Musicians United for Social Equity, or Muse, announced today a set of scholarships supporting BIPOC musicians pursuing a career in theater, an initiative…

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Building The Buddy System by Mo Brady

by Geena Quintos …

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What Impact Can Guaranteed Basic Income Have On Art? by Joe Patti

In case you missed it, somethings to keep an eye on over the next two years or so are the guaranteed income program for artists that have been established in St. Paul and San Francisco.  Th…

Linked From insidethearts.com at 10:48AM

Introducing Sutton Foster | Bring Me to Light by New York City Center

Sutton Foster takes over New York City Center, filling it with her indomitable spirit, for a concert with her friends Raúl Esparza, Joaquina Kalukango, Kelli O’Hara, and Wren Rivera that …

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Moulin Rouge! The Musical to Play Tokyo in 2023 by Andrew Gans

The Japanese-language production will reunite the Broadway creative team.

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Review: Blindness Welcomes Off-Broadway Audiences Back Inside

...for a hard look at the darkest recesses of the human soul.

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The Broadway Sinfonietta Makes the Industry Face the Music of Gender Parity by Felicia Fitzpatrick

Macy Schmidt and Leah Vicencio are uplifting BIPOC women musicians on Broadway with their orchestral collective.

Linked From Playbill at 10:16AM

Sutton Foster Joined by Kelli O’Hara, Raúl Esparza & Joaquina Kalukango for City Center Concert Bring Me to Light by Lindsey Sullivan

Some Broadway favorites recently reunited on the City Center stage for a concert that can be seen later this month. Sutton Foster | Bring Me to Light, filmed live at City Center, premieres…

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Hot Clip of the Day: Audra McDonald Brought Billie Back To Broadway In Astounding Transformation

One of our forever Woman Crush Wednesdays goes to the incomparable Audra McDonald. On April 7, 1915, jazz legend Billie Holiday was born.

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ACTORS’ EQUITY ISSUES NEW PROTOCOLS FOR ‘FULLY VACCINATED’ PRODUCTIONS by Robert Shuman

(Ryan McPhee’s article appeared in Playbill, 4/5; via Pam Green; Photo: 45th Street Playbill Staff.)   As the U.S. approaches COVID-19 vaccine eligibility for all adults, the union has up…

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'So You Think You Can Dance' Alums Are Everywhere by Margaret Fuhrer

“So You Think You Can Dance” may be on pandemic hiatus, but the show’s alums can be found on screens of all sizes.

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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New Sutton Foster Concert, Filmed at New York City Center, to Stream by Andrew Gans

The two-time Tony winner will be joined by Raúl Esparza, Joaquina Kalukango, Kelli O’Hara, and Wren Rivera.

Linked From Playbill at 09:59AM

WEBINAR: So You Want to Be a Casting Director? | The Network by American Theatre Wing

From the selection process to working with agents and directors, CASTING DIRECTORS are the connective tissue between the talent and a production. This panel illuminates the various paths to …

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The State of the London Stage: April 2021 by Matt Wolf

Hellos Aplenty as Lockdown Nears an End - And A Sad Goodbye

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Experiencing Theater Again at Off Broadway’s ‘Blindness’ by David Cote

Given that the event is automated except for ushers and operators, you’re effectively both spectator and live performer.

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GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, April 7, 2021 by Susan Grace

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At 91, John Cullum Is Ready to Try Something New by Laura Collins-Hughes

The Tony-winning musical theater actor and TV star planned to debut a cabaret show in 2019. Illness hit, then the pandemic. But he hasn’t been stopped.

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The ‘Circle Jerk’ Team Returns with ‘This American Wife’ by Matthew Wexler

Both a loving satire and piercing examination, "This American Wife" is a multi-camera, live-streamed, dark comedy. The post The ‘Circle Jerk’ Team Returns with ‘This American Wife’…

Linked From The Broadway Blog at 09:24AM

Sutton Foster, Kelli O'Hara, Raúl Esparza Set for New Streaming Concert From City Center

Joaquina Kalukango and Wren Rivera will join Foster and friends in the new show.

Linked From TheaterMania at 09:24AM

Read the Reviews for Off-Broadway's Blindness, a Socially Distanced Sound Installation by Ryan McPhee

The Daryl Roth Theatre welcomes back audiences for a fitting story about finding hope in darkness.

Linked From Playbill at 09:22AM

"Everyone Just Knows He's an Absolute Monster": Scott Rudin's Ex-Staffers Speak Out on Abusive Behavior by Tatiana Siegel

Even as other Hollywood bullies are being sidelined, the uber-producer behind 'The Social Network' and Broadway’s 'To  Kill a Mockingbird' has been given a pass for his volcanic temper. …

Linked From The Hollywood Reporter at 09:00AM

‘Edifying, surprising & deeply human’: DOPPLER: THE STORY SO FAR – Grid Iron (Online review) ★★★★ by Thom Dibdin

Doppler: The Story So Far, a portrait of Grid Iron’s 2020 production of Doppler that never was, is an edifying, surprising and deeply human film.

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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INTERVIEW: Good Grief – A Love Letter to Theatre by Editorial Staff

By Editorial Staff Nikoletta Soumelidis sits down with Lorien Haynes and Natalie Abrahami, the writer and director of the innovative filmed theatre production, Good Grief to talk about the f…

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Six London theatres we can’t wait to visit again by Hira Desai

With numerous venues and shows announcing reopening, we're dreaming of these six London theatres we cannot wait to visit! The post Six London theatres we can’t wait to visit again appeare…

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John McGraw: A Giant in Vaudeville by Trav S.D.

Thanks to reader Michael KInter, who let it be known that baseball legend John McGraw (1873-1934) deserves a place in the vaudeville annals. Kinter is currently working on a musical about Mc…

Linked From Trav S.D. at 08:03AM

Spaces of Puppetry in Lübeck by Antonia Napp, Sonja Riehn, Silke Technau, Stephan Schlafke

By Antonia Napp, Sonja Riehn, Silke Technau, Stephan Schlafke. Antonia Napp, Sonja Riehn, Silke Technau, and Stephan Schlafke share learnings about running KOLK 17, a cultural institution in…

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Today on Broadway: Wednesday, April 7, 2021 by Matt Tamanini

Neil Diamond Musical Announces Premiere Plans, Yang Announces Theatre Revitalization Plans, ‘Girls5Eva’ Trailer Released “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcas…

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Tamsin Greig: ‘Without Paul Ritter, the world is a less brilliant place’ by Tamsin Greig

Tamsin Greig and Paul Ritter played the Goodmans for six seasons of the Channel 4 comedy Friday Night Dinner. She pays tribute to her friend and co-star, who died on 5 April Paul Ritter wil…

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This D.C.-based choreographer creates dances about trailblazers, hoping you’ll embrace their ideals by Celia Wren

The video series from the Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company honors civil rights icons, including Marian Anderson and William Ayers Campbell.

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A theater fan tests Synetic’s impressive new streaming service by Laura Mills

The award-winning Synetic Theater is known for innovative interpretations of classic stories, most notably for their Wordless Shakespeare adaptations. As theaters pivoted to virtual performa…

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Mercury Theater Chicago will open again on the Southport Corridor with a new artistic director by Chris Jones

The Mercury didn't stay closed for long. It's coming back to life with a new artistic director, Christopher Chase Carter, as well as a new restaurant and plans for the cabaret space.

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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London Theatre News Today: Wednesday 7 April by Hira Desai

Check out the latest in Theatreland including ABBA MANIA returning to the West End for the first time in 19 years! Find out more here. The post London Theatre News Today: Wednesday 7 April a…

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Athena Kugblenu: ‘The more you get cancelled, the more immune you are to it’ by Jamal Khadar

The standup comedian’s new Radio 4 series picks through the minefield of cancel culture – and offers up a few mea culpas “If real life was like social media, it would look like The Goo…

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New Australian musical SUDDENLY releases trailer ahead of launch by Peter J Snee

SUDDENLY: A Short New Musical will stream for FREE worldwide, from April 30th 2021. Available on YouTube, the brand new

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‘Introduces an interesting new voice to the industry’: PLAYFIGHT – Finborough Theatre (Online review) by John Chapman

Julia Grogan’s Playfight, the winner of the 2020 ETPEP Award, is given a rehearsed reading online directed by Blanche McIntyre.

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'Milton' is a movement biography of Pittsburgh attorney and minister Milton Raiford by Sara Bauknecht / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“Milton” is an evening-length biographical movement work based on Milton Raiford’s life by choreographer/dancer Kaylin Horgan.

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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California theaters and concert halls can reopen June 15. With good news comes whiplash by Jessica Gelt

Long-shuttered theater companies, music groups and others were shocked Tuesday by plans for full reopening by mid-June. How realistic is the timeline?

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County supervisors make April 'Arts Month' and call for expansion of grant program by Deborah Vankin

L.A. County supervisors support continuation of community arts grants for nonprofits serving youth and other underserved communities.

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Comedy club pulls out of Covid safety trial after online ‘hate campaign’ by Press Association

Hot Water club in Liverpool received more than 4,000 angry messages after reports suggested it was part of status certification pilot Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus …

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A Theater Photographer Senses a Broadway Bloom by Colin Moynihan

For Sara Krulwich, who has shot productions for The New York Times for more than two decades, a series of recent assignments hinted at an industry revival.

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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NEWS: Battersea Arts Centre launches spring season with new Pay What You Can pricing model by Press Releases

Battersea Arts Centre announces a season of groundbreaking and playful work (April to July 2021) which explores fresh ways of living differently and sharing experiences.

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Review: Agents of the Eye: Operation Dankworth, Riptide/Deer Shed Festival by Aimee Shields

Review: Agents of the Eye: Operation Dankworth, Riptide/Deer Shed Festival3.0Overall ScoreIf you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a member, with every penny going tow…

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Review: Saving Britney: Prologue, Fake Escape/Old Red Lion Online by Orla Quilligan

Review: Saving Britney: Prologue, Fake Escape/Old Red Lion Online3.0Overall ScoreIf you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a member, with every penny going towards keep…

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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April 7: There are still so many unknowns as theatre looks to return by Mark Shenton

... Read More The post April 7: There are still so many unknowns as theatre looks to return first appeared on Shenton Stage.

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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VIDEO: Jessica Vosk Sings the National Anthem for the New York Rangers

Former Elphaba Jessica Vosk lent her talents to the New York Rangers game this evening with a pre-taped national anthem. 

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Watch LaChanze Host a Discussion With Women’s Health Physicians in Centerstage With Healthcare Heroes by Dan Meyer

The health and wellness series marks a partnership between Playbill and Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Catch Michael R. Jackson, Renée Fleming, More in Williamstown Theatre Festival's Virtual Gala April 7 by Talaura Harms

A portion of the proceeds will benefit WTF's designers and stage managers.

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POSTCARDS: Kimberly Giannelli and Melissa Gerstein Provide A Sneak Peek of The iheartdance NYC Performances on April 11 by The Dance Enthusiast

Kimberly Giannelli and Melissa Gerstein Provide A Sneak Peek of The iheartdance NYC Performances on April 11

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2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06, 2019: Slave Play
Oct 17, 2019: The Sound Inside - Studio 54
Feb 01, 2020: The Minutes
Mar 12, 2020: BROADWAY SHUTDOWN
Mar 31, 2020: Diana - Longacre Theatre
Apr 19, 2020: Sing Street - Lyceum Theatre
Dec 16, 2021: Diana - Longacre Theatre