Thursday, April 22, 2021

Producers Guild of America Announces Anti-Bullying Trainings in the Wake Scott Rudin Workplace Abuse Stories

The Producers Guild of America has announced that they will be expanding its Independent Production Safety Initiative to include anti-bullying trainings “with the goal of eliminating work…

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VIDEO: Ali Stroker Talks Mission To Authenticate Disability Representation on TAMRON HALL

Tony Award-winning actress Ali Stroker discussed her new book, The Chance To Fly. During the conversation, Stroker shed light on the difficulty of growing up without accurate or authentic re…

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John Carney Will Helm George Gershwin Movie Musical, FASCINATING RHYTHM

Martin Scorsese, Irwin Winkler and director John Carney are teaming up for a new film based on composer George Gershwin. Titled Fascinating Rhythm, the movie is described as 'a young woman…

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Alice Ripley to Star in Film Adaptation of THE PINK UNICORN

Tony Award winner Alice Ripley (Next to Normal) will star in The Pink Unicorn, a new film based on the play by Elise Forier Edie and directed by Amy E. Jones, it was announced today by Just …

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Social Roundup: The Theater Community Gathers for a March on Broadway

A March on Broadway was held today, April 22. See tweets, photos, and videos from those in attendance at today's event.

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Get the Most Out of Your Theater Content with BroadwayWorld+ and BroadwayWorld+ Pro!

There are now more ways than ever to enjoy the Broadway content you love, the way you want it! BroadwayWorld has not one, but two new ways to stay up to date on all things theatre- BroadwayW…

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VIDEO: Check out the Trailer for THE DESTRUCTION OF JANE Starring Paul Pecorino and Rob Eco by BroadwayWorld

A new teaser video was released today for the new seven-part miniseries, THE DESTRUCTION OF JANE, premiering next week inspired by the infamous film TARZAN THE APE MAN, starring Bo Derek and…

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Billy Porter Will Appear on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN

His electric portrayal of Pray Tell in FX's breakthrough series 'Pose' earned him a Golden Globe nomination and a Critics' Choice Award nomination. On screen, Porter recently appeared on 'Am…

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Norm Lewis, Jose Llana and More Announced for RESTART STAGES May Programming

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts today announced the official public opening of Restart Stages—a new outdoor performing arts center constructed on the Lincoln Center campus—welcom…

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VIDEO: Kimberly Marable Talks HADESTOWN & More on the Latest Episode of 32 BAR CUT

Today's episode features Broadway star Kimberly Marable, who chats with Adrienne about her Broadway journey from Disney's The Lion King to Hadestown.

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Laura Osnes, Judith Light Will Appear on WE ARE FAMILY PBS Special

The program is part of #PBSForTheArts and features performances by Broadway star and recording artist Morgan James; star of Season 14 of The Voice Rayshun LaMarr; Broadway and Tony Award…

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PRISCILLA Producers Respond to Casting Controversy – 'We Believe We Have Cast the Very Best Performers to Portray all the Parts'

It was recently announced that the UK tour of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert would be resuming in June 2021. However, the casting of the tour has caused backlash after a cis male was cast in…

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VIDEO: Lucie Jones Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!

Watch as Richard chats with West End superstar Lucie Jones, who appears in a new virtual production of cult favorite [title of show]- available starting today on BroadwayHD.

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VIDEOS: Get Ready for Mandy Gonzalez on THE SETH CONCERT SERIES Sunday

Mandy Gonzalez is stopping by the Seth Rudetsky Concert Series this weekend! We're looking back at past performances before her show on Sunday!

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Disney Channel Announces Season One Marathon of HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE MUSICAL: THE SERIES

The break-free, one-time-only marathon will also feature sneak peeks of season two, a new musical number performed by Nini and Ricky, special messages from and fun facts about the cast, fan-…

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Michael Cerveris' Loose Cattle Shares Vic Chesnutt Cover 'Aunt Avis'

Cerveris served as sideman for Hüsker Dü’s Bob Mould and shared stages with Pete Townshend, The Breeders, The Pixies’ Frank Black, Teenage Fanclub and beyond. He also previously st…

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VIDEO: Daniel J. Watts Talks THE JAM on TODAY SHOW

Tony-nominated Broadway star Daniel J. Watts joins TODAY to talk about his series “The Jam,” in which he uses comedy, music and storytelling to paint a picture of what it was like growin…

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Despite becoming the first Latina actress to win an Academy Award for her role as Anita in “West Side Story” (1961), the studios continued to offer Moreno lesser roles as stereotypical e…

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VIDEO: James Corden Wishes Queen Elizabeth & Patti LuPone a Happy Birthday

And after James explains how disputes are settled at The Late Late Show, producer Dave Piendak wishes his dear friend Patti LuPone a happy birthday, complete with a beautiful song.

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VIDEO: Christine Baranski Shares Her Favorite Tony Awards Memories

Christine Baranski discusses working in film and television during a pandemic and shares her most memorable Tony Awards moments.

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Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, April 22- with Lucie Jones, an ER Reunion, and More!

Today (April 22) in live streaming: Lucie Jones visits Backstage Live, an ER reunion on Stars in the House, and more!

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This Week's New Theatre Jobs - Sales, Development, Teaching, Internships, Box Office Jobs & More

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 4/22/2021 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Records SYMPHONIC SUITES Album at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Andrew Lloyd Webber came to the Theatre Royal Drury Lane to record a new album with an 81-piece orchestra last week.

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Wake Up With BWW 4/22: Hugh Jackman on Rudin and THE MUSIC MAN, and More

Today's top stories: Hugh Jackman breaks silence on Rudin and The Music Man, sneak peek at Jeremy Jordan's streaming concert 'Carry On', In The Heights film soundtrack sets release date, and…

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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Carmen Cusack, Raúl Esparza, Alice Ripley, and More Join Berkeley Rep Original Film Project THE WAVES IN QUARANTINE

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced an ambitious new work, The Waves in Quarantine, a project consisting of six short films that meditates on friendship, loss, and the making of art i…

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Meet the Stars of Stage Door: Desi Oakley Wants to Show of Her Salt-N-Pepa Skills!

Today, we're getting to know international beltress Desi Oakley, with whom you can book a shoutout today!

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Actors' Equity Association Responds to Calls to Put Scott Rudin on 'Do Not Work' List

As outrage over the accusations surrounding Broadway producer Scott Rudin continues, Actors' Equity is speaking out about how it will handle Rudin-produced projects moving forward. Many hav…

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PBS and The WNET Group Launch #PBSForTheArts

#PBSForTheArts kicks off with new programming filmed within the constraints of the pandemic: GREAT PERFORMANCES “Romeo & Juliet” (Friday, April 23 at 9:00 p.m. ET), a contemporary…

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Hugh Jackman Breaks His Silence on Scott Rudin and Reveals Future of THE MUSIC MAN

Over the weekend, Sutton Foster spoke out about the recent controversy surrounding Scott Rudin- the former producer of her Broadway-bound revival of The Music Man. Now her co-star, Hugh J…

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Andrew Lippa, Tom Kitt and More Join Judge's Panel of Taylor Louderman's Write out Loud Contest

Write Out Loud has announced an exciting panel of adjudicators for this year’s contest! Jay Adana (The Woodsman), Brandon “Blue” Hamilton (Justin Bieber’s Never Say Never), Tom Kitt…

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Audra McDonald & Mandy Patinkin Will Appear on FINDING YOUR ROOTS

Today’s most compelling personalities discover the surprising stories buried within their own families in the seventh season of the critically acclaimed PBS series FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH …

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All that Chat

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Feb 01, 2020: The Minutes
Mar 31, 2020: Diana - Longacre Theatre
Apr 19, 2020: Sing Street - Lyceum Theatre
Dec 16, 2021: Diana - Longacre Theatre