Friday, August 14, 2020

Anika Noni Rose, Laura Bell Bundy & Shoshana Bean Release Epic Girl Power Anthem by Lindsey Sullivan

It's a happy new music Friday for Broadway fans! Three golden-voiced powerhouses have teamed up to create the anthem "Get It Girl, You Go!" Tony winner Anika Noni Rose and Shoshana Bean h…

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Sing It Again: Hadestown's T. Oliver Reid on Lessons from the Tony-Winning Musical by

Living near the theater district during the Broadway shutdown, photographer and performer Matthew Stocke has been haunted walking past the empty palaces sitting in repose, waiting for the li…

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Tony Winner Santino Fontana on His Quarantine Routine and Critical Review of Goodnight Moon by Lindsey Sullivan

Last summer, Santino Fontana was fresh off of his first Tony win for playing Michael Dorsey and Dorothy Michaels in Broadway's Tootsie. Though the world looks completely different one year l…

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Giles Terera to Star in the National Theatre's First Live Play Since COVID-19 Lockdown Began by Lindsey Sullivan

The National Theatre (NT) has announced that it will resume socially distant performances in the Olivier Theatre in late October. Giles Terera, who won an Olivier Award for Hamilton, is set …

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The Last Five Years to Resume Performances at London's Southwark Playhouse in October by Lindsey Sullivan

Southwark Playhouse's production of Jason Robert Brown's The Last Five Years paused performances beginning on March 16 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. That production, directed by J…

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Tony nominee Orfeh checks in with Paul Wontorek, with a special appearance from her husband Andy Karl! 

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Orfeh Reveals the Andy Karl Role She Wants to Play and How the Broadway Couple Collaborates by Caitlin Moynihan

It's been over five months into the Broadway shutdown , and Tony nominee Orfeh is spending her time leaning into her creativity and hanging out with husband Andy Karl. "[Andy and I] have s…

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Thursday, August 13, 2020

Leslie Odom Jr., Joshua Henry and Derrick Baskin Discuss Self-Worth & More by Caitlin Moynihan

With global protests calling for justice and racial equality, Black Broadway artists are using their voices to promote change. In an effort to keep the conversation growing, inv…

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Odds & Ends: Andrew Lloyd Webber Participates in Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine Trial & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Andrew Lloyd-Webber Receives Experimental COVID-19 Vaccine Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber is dedicated to reopening theaters …

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Broadway leading men Leslie Odom Jr., Joshua Henry and Derrick Baskin join Michael James Scott for a #LiveatFive roundtable discussion.

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Hailey Kilgore, Skylar Astin & More Set for Broadway for Racial Justice's Amplified Concert by Lindsey Sullivan

A dazzling roster of stars is set for Broadway for Racial Justice's Amplified virtual concert, which will take place on August 21 at 8PM ET on YouTube. The event will raise funds for BFRJ's …

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Tony winner Santino Fontana talks about the Guild Hall benefit and more with Beth Stevens.

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Two-Time Tony Winner Jonathan Pryce Tapped to Play Prince Philip on The Crown by Lindsey Sullivan

Jonathan Pryce, who was last seen on Broadway in 2019 in The Height of the Storm, will play Prince Philip in seasons five and six of Netflix's The Crown. He will join four-time Olivier Award…

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Watch Sara Bareilles Perform the Title Track of Her TV Series Little Voice by Lindsey Sullivan

Theater fans know Sara Bareilles does it all: she has appeared on Broadway and in the West End in her Tony-nommed musical Waitress, co-hosted the Tony Awards and landed a role in Tina Fey's…

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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Patti LuPone, Jason Alexander & More Set for Benefit Reading of Judgment Day by Lindsey Sullivan

A virtual reading of Rob Ulin's Judgment Day will take place on August 22 at 7:30PM ET to benefit both Barrington Stage Company and The Actors Fund. The livestream, which will star Patti LuP…

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Diana Musical to Hit Netflix Before Broadway Return, Marking Musical First for Streaming Giant by Paul Wontorek

Diana is headed to Netflix. Producers of the on-hold Broadway bio-musical about Princess Diana of Wales, unveiled plans to premiere a filmed version of the show before opening night at the …

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Audra McDonald, Rachel Brosnahan & Set for Virtual Sleep Out for Covenant House by Lindsey Sullivan

Covenant House, the international charity providing housing, food and healthcare to children and youth facing homelessness, will bring a star-packed Sleep Out online on August 24 beginning …

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Jesus Christ Superstar at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre to Reach Wider Audience Using Live Screen Relay by Lindsey Sullivan

More audience members will now be able to experience the previously announced engagement of Jesus Christ Superstar at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre in London. Beginning on August 19, five…

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Miscast20 Sets New Date & Reveals Performers, Including Adrienne Warren, Heather Headley & More by Lindsey Sullivan

MCC's previously postponed Miscast20, an online version of the annual gala featuring Broadway stars performing songs from roles in which they would never be cast, has a new date. Tune in to …

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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Odds & Ends: Steve Martin & Martin Short Team Up for Comedy Series & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Steve Martin & Martin Short Set for Only Murders in the Building Comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short will star…

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Hats Off! Two-Time Tony Winner Bryan Cranston Shares His COVID-19 Experience & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Two-time Tony winner Bryan Cranston is feeling better after being diagnosed with COVID-19 in the spring. "We were very lucky," he said, referring to himself and his wife. "So many people are…

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Rob McClure, Lesli Margherita, Celia Rose Gooding & More Join Andrew Barth Feldman's Broadway Whodunit? by Lindsey Sullivan

As previously announced, former vlogger and Dear Evan Hansen star Andrew Barth Feldman has created Broadway Whodunit?, a virtual murder mystery series in which Broadway stars ar…

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Monday, August 10, 2020

Leading Men Leslie Odom Jr., Joshua Henry and Derrick Baskin to Join Michael James Scott for Roundtable Discussion by Caitlin Moynihan

As previously announced, Aladdin star Michael James Scott has joined the team of's popular daily live news show #LiveatFive to host a weekly roundtable discussion with theater s…

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Ralph Fiennes to Take on David Hare's Solo Play About Battling COVID-19 by Lindsey Sullivan

London's Bridge Theatre aims to reopen this September and October, using 250 socially distanced seats out of its 900 available ones. Ralph Fiennes will make his debut at the venue performing…

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Here's Your Chance to Perform with Audra McDonald, Joshua Colley, George Salazar & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Calling all performers between the ages of 16 and 23! Participants are being sought for a benefit concert of Sticks & Stones, a new musical adapted from the Biblical story of David to a…

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Lynn Nottage & More to Contribute Works to New Virtual Experience Theatre for One: Here We Are by Lindsey Sullivan

Theatre for One, the intimate theatrical experience that brings together one actor and one audience member, will launch its first ever virtual experience this month with Theatre for One: Her…

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The West End's Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Extends Performance Suspension by Lindsey Sullivan

In the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the producers of London's Harry Potter and the Cursed Child have announced that performances will continue to be suspended through February 21, …

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Sara Bareilles to Star in New Tina Fey Comedy Series About a One-Hit Wonder Girl Group by Lindsey Sullivan

Singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles, who wrote the Tony-nominated score for Waitress, and Tina Fey, who wrote the Tony-nominated book for Mean Girls, will team up for the comedy series Girls5e…

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The Day the Music Stopped: Stage Manager Matt DiCarlo on Missing the Sing Street Family by

Living near the theater district during the Broadway shutdown, photographer and performer Matthew Stocke has been haunted walking past the empty palaces sitting in repose, waiting for the li…

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Tony Winners Frank Wood, Denis O'Hare and More Set for Reading of Jeff Cohen’s Righteous by Lindsey Sullivan

Tony winners Frank Wood and Denis O’Hare are set to star in a live virtual reading of Jeff Cohen’s new play Righteous on August 24 at 7:30PM ET. The event, directed by Shana Cooper, is p…

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Jason Alexander, Mandy Gonzalez & More Set for This Week's Stars in the House by Lindsey Sullivan

A slew of exciting guests are set for this week's episodes of Stars in the House, a daily online series from SiriusXM On Broadway personality Seth Rudetsky and his husband, producer James We…

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