Friday, September 18, 2020

Don’t Miss: Vinny DePonto’s ‘Mental Amusements’ by Matthew Wexler

Vinny DePonto brings his evening of "mind control," predictions and thought readings to a live performance created specially for online audiences. The post Don’t Miss: Vinny DePonto’s …

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Thursday, September 17, 2020

Irondale and NYPD Use Theater To Build Empathy and Community by Matthew Wexler

Irondale reunites past participants of 'To Protect, Serve, and Understand,' a 10-week theater workshop that fosters communicaiton betwen police and the community. The post Irondale and NYPD …

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Last Chance to Watch MCC Theater’s Miscast2020 by Matthew Wexler

MCC Theater's annual gala, which showcases Broadway's best singing songs from roles they'd likely never play, streams online through September 17. The post Last Chance to Watch MCC Theater…

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Judy Kuhn, Lillias White, and Beth Leavel in The Seth Concert Series by Matthew Wexler

Get your fix of Broadway's best with three weeks of leading ladies as Judy Kuhn, Lillias White and Beth Leavel appear on The Seth Concert Series. The post Judy Kuhn, Lillias White, and Beth …

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Watch: “Far Too Late” From ‘Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella’ by Matthew Wexler

We could all use a fairy tale about now. Andrew Lloyd Webber has unveiled a new song from his upcoming new musical, "Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella." The post Watch: “Far Too Late” …

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Friday, September 11, 2020

Remembering the Legendary Dame Diana Rigg by Matthew Wexler

The entertainment world mourns the loss of Dame Diana Rigg, who died on September 10. Rigg was known for her roles in 'Game of Thrones' and 'The Avengers.' The post Remembering the Legendary…

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Thursday, September 10, 2020

New York Times Theater Critic Ben Brantley Stepping Down by Matthew Wexler

His cultural legacy at one of the country’s most formidable papers lasted 27 years, but come October, Ben Brantley will no longer be the chief theater critic of the New York Times. The pos…

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020

‘Applause’ – Remembering 1970’s Tony-Winning Musical by Matthew Wexler

Oh, how we wish for the drama — both onstage and off — of the theater. Could the 1970 Tony Award-winning 'Applause' be ready for a revival? The post ‘Applause’ – Remembering 1970…

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Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Lincoln Center Theater Announces Beaumont New Play Commission Program by Matthew Wexler

In a bold move, Lincoln Center Theater has commissioned large-scale works from three playwrights for its Tony-eligible Vivian Beaumont Theater. The post Lincoln Center Theater Announces Beau…

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Monday, September 7, 2020

Watch: ‘One of the Good Ones’ Nick Cordero Tribute Film by Matthew Wexler

A special memorial video was created as part of Broadway on Demmand's tribute to Nick Cordero, who died of COVID-19 complications. The post Watch: ‘One of the Good Ones’ Nick Cordero Tri…

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Friday, September 4, 2020

Don’t Miss: Nina West in ‘When Pigs Fly’ by Matthew Wexler

'RuPaul's Drag Race' alum Nina West stars in Short North Stage's new production of 'When Pigs Fly,' available to stream September 21-30. The post Don’t Miss: Nina West in ‘When Pigs Fly…

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Thursday, September 3, 2020

Watch Now: ‘My Beautiful Laundrette’ by Matthew Wexler

Adapted last year for the stage by Leicester's Curve Theater and several UK theater companies, "My Beautiful Laundrette" is now available for free streaming. The post Watch Now: ‘My Beaut…

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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Playwright Stephanie Alison Walker Wins Primus Prize by Matthew Wexler

The American Theatre Critics Association has awarded Stephanie Alison Walker the Primus Prize, given to an emerging female playwright, for "The Madres." The post Playwright Stephanie Alison…

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Monday, August 31, 2020

Stephen Schwartz Documentary, ‘Defying Gravity,’ Announced by Matthew Wexler

Award-winning director John Scheinfeld will helm a new documentary about Stephen Schwartz, the prolific composer of 'Wicked,' 'Godspell' and more. The post Stephen Schwartz Documentary, ‘…

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Friday, August 28, 2020

A Slim Season for This Year’s Tony Awards as Eligible Shows Announced by Matthew Wexler

The Tony Awards Committee met for the final time to determine elegibility for this season's awards, to be presented digitally in the fall. The post A Slim Season for This Year’s Tony Award…

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BroadwayHD to Debut ‘Happy Birthday Doug’ by Matthew Wexler

Producer Michael Urie presents Drew Droege's one-man show, "Happy Birthday Doug," a wild hour-long celebration of modern gay culture with tons of wine.  The post BroadwayHD to Debut ‘Happ…

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Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Nick Cordero Tribute to Stream September 6 by Matthew Wexler

Broadway On Demand will stream a celebratory memorial tribute honoring Tony Award nominee Nick Cordero on September 6. The post Nick Cordero Tribute to Stream September 6 appeared first on…

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Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Don’t Miss: Interactive Happy Hour with Chita Rivera by Matthew Wexler

Grab your laptop, favorite cocktail, and come prepared with questions for Chita Rivera during a weekly interactive happy hour with industry professionals. The post Don’t Miss: Interactiv…

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Monday, August 24, 2020

QUEER|ART ANNOUNCES EVA YAA ASANTEWAA GRANT FOR QUEER WOMEN(+) DANCE ARTISTS by Matthew Wexler

The grant will be awarded U.S.-based artists for making cutting-edge dance and movement-based performance work. Queer|Art encourages self-identified women, gender-nonconforming, and nonbinar…

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Friday, August 21, 2020

Breaking: Digital Tony Awards to be Held This Fall by Matthew Wexler

We've all been wondering how the American Theatre Wing would handle the Tony Awards due to the abbreviated Broadway season and COVID-19. The answer, like everything else this year, take it o…

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Thursday, August 20, 2020

Airbnb Launches Online Theater Experiences by Matthew Wexler

From storytelling through song with Tituss Burgess to learning the can-can with cast members from "Moulin Rouge!," Airbnb is raising the curtain for at-home theater experiences. The post Air…

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Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Goodman Theatre Unveils 8-Play 2021 Season by Matthew Wexler

Chicago's Goodman Theatre announces its 2021 season, including a musical adaptation of "The Outsiders" and a new play by Doug Wright starring Sean Hayes from "Will & Grace." The post Goo…

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Don’t Miss: Panel Discussion of Disney+’s ‘Howard’ by Matthew Wexler

92Y presents director Don Hahn and cast members from some of Disney's most famous animated films as they discuss the life & work of lyricist Howard Ashman. The post Don’t Miss: Panel D…

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Friday, August 14, 2020

Theater News: The Past Week in Five Acts by Matthew Wexler

Theater news of the week includes the opening of 'Godspell,' Andrew Lloyd Webber's COVID-19 trial vaccination, and a dispute between Scott Rudin and SpotCo. The post Theater News: The Past W…

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Thursday, August 13, 2020

MCC Announces Initial ‘Miscast20’ Performers by Matthew Wexler

MCC Theater brings together stars of stage and screen to sing songs from roles in which they would never be cast. Watch for free on YouTube on September 13. The post MCC Announces Initial …

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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

La Mama Announces 20-21 Season: ‘Breaking It Open’ by Matthew Wexler

La Mama returns for its 59th season with an unprecedented schedule of programming that's pushing artist boundaries through technology and form. The post La Mama Announces 20-21 Season: ‘Br…

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Monday, August 10, 2020

Watch: Best of the Brits From Official London Theatre      by Matthew Wexler

Watch performances and interviews from 'Six,' 'Everybody's Talking About Jamie,' 'Come From Away' and more as the Brits do their best to keep spirits high. The post Watch: Best of the Brits …

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Friday, August 7, 2020

Watch: Kevin Kline in ‘Present Laughter’ by Matthew Wexler

Kevin Kline won a Tony Award for his performance in this Noël Coward classic. Watch it for free through August 29. The post Watch: Kevin Kline in ‘Present Laughter’ appeared first on T…

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Thursday, August 6, 2020

Remembering Critic and Playwright Eric Bentley by Matthew Wexler

The theater world mourns the loss of legendary critic and playwright Eric Bentley, who died at his Manhattan home on August 5 at the age of 103. The post Remembering Critic and Playwright Er…

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Don’t Miss: ‘Different Stars,’ a Queer Song Cycle by Matthew Wexler

Karl Saint Lucy's queer song cycle, "Different Stars: A Reckoning with Time, Trauma, and Circumstance," premieres on August 15. The post Don’t Miss: ‘Different Stars,’ a Queer Song Cy…

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Watch: Broadway Bares – Zoom In by Matthew Wexler

The show must go on! Don't miss the first-ever online version of Broadway Bares, which raises funds for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The post Watch: Broadway Bares – Zoom In appeared…

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