Friday, July 10, 2020

Broadway Shows Partner with HeadCount to Promote Voter Registration by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway shows are rocking the vote! Although theaters remain shut down due to COVID-19, theater fans can join their favorite shows by making their voices heard at the polls this fall. A sl…

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

Hot Clip of the Day: Everybody's Going To Love This AMERICAN UTOPIA Colbert Perf

Headlines announced this week that David Byrne's critically acclaimed Broadway show American Utopia will be coming to HBO directed by Spike Lee.

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Revisit David Byrne’s American Utopia on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The theatrical concert, filmed by Spike Lee, is set to premiere on HBO later this year.

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Today on Broadway: Wednesday, June 17, 2020 by Matt Tamanini

“American Utopia” to Debut on HBO this Year, Black Broadway Greats Launch Black Theatre United, Rachel Bloom Singing “Stacy’s Mom” “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday throug…

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Wake Up With BWW 6/17: AMERICAN UTOPIA Coming to HBO, and More!

Today's top stories: David Byrne's American Utopia is coming to HBO, and more!

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Spike Lee's Filmed Version of David Byrne's American Utopia to Air on HBO by Lindsey Sullivan

Though Broadway theaters remain shut down as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, fans will be able to catch David Byrne's American Utopia later this year. As previously announced, Oscar w…

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David Byrne's American Utopia, Filmed by Spike Lee, Heads to HBO by Ryan McPhee

The filmed performance will premiere later this year.

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HBO will present the filmed version of the acclaimed Broadway show a?oeDavid Byrne's American Utopia,a?? directed by Academy Award® winning director Spike Lee, it was announced today by Ni…

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Spike Lee's Film of David Byrne's American Utopia Is on the Road to HBO

The musical will air later this year.

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Friday, May 22, 2020

VIDEO: Janelle Monae Talks David Byrne Using Her Song in AMERICAN UTOPIA

Janelle Monae was a guest on Thursday night's episode of Late Night with Seth Meyers to talk about starring in season two of Homecoming on Prime Video. During her interview, Meyers brought u…

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Odds & Ends: Six, Rachel Chavkin Among 2020 Elliot Norton Award Winners by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Winners of the 38th Annual Elliot Norton Awards Announced Winners of the 2020 Elliot Norton Awards were announced on May 11…

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Six, American Utopia Win Boston's Elliot Norton Awards

The awards honor the best in Boston theater.

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Monday, May 11, 2020

SIX, AMERICAN UTOPIA, Rachel Chavkin, Ben Levi Ross, and Billy Porter-Directed THE PURISTS Take Home Elliot Norton Awards

Among tonight's winners was the pre-Broadway engagement of Six the Musical. which took home Outstanding Visiting Production for its run at ART, while David Byrne's American Utopia was honore…

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Thursday, April 16, 2020

New York Drama Critic Circle Awards by Barry Gordin

NYDCC Pick “Heroes” and “Loop” as Best of 2019-20 By: David Sheward April 16, 2020: Heroes of the Fourth Turning and A Strange Loop, two Off-Broadway productions presented by…

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A Strange Loop, Heroes of the Fourth Turning & More Recognized with New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards by Lindsey Sullivan

The New York Drama Critics' Circle met via video conference on April 15 to determine the winners of its 85th annual awards. Will Arbery's Heroes of the Fourth Turning, which also received si…

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2020 New York Drama Critics Circle Awards: Heroes of the Fourth Turning. Strange Loop. The entire theater community by New York Theater

The New York Drama Critics’ Circle has named Will Arbery’s “Heroes of the Fourth Turning” best play of the 2019-20 season. The award for best musical went to Michael R. Jackson’s A…

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Monday, March 23, 2020

David Byrne's Theatrical Concert American Utopia to Be Published as a Book This Fall by Andy Lefkowitz

American Utopia, the unique Broadway concert based on David Byrne's album, will be released in book form later this year. Bloomsbury Publishing will release the tome on September 8. Edite…

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David Byrne's American Utopia to Become a Book

Bryne's hit Broadway concert will make its way to the page.

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David Byrne's AMERICAN UTOPIA Will Be Adapted Into a Book

David Byrne's American Utopia, which is scheduled to return to Broadway in the fall, will be adapted in to a book, according to the Associated Press. Byrne will work with author and illustr…

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After Broadway Bow, David Byrne's American Utopia Will Hit Bookshelves This Fall by Andrew Gans

The tome will feature the words and lyrics from Byrne's recording and subsequent theatrical concert, with artwork by Maira Kalman.

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Monday, March 2, 2020

David Byrne and the Cast of American Utopia Perform 'Toe Jam' and 'Once in a Lifetime' on SNL by Michael Appler

David Byrne, the two-time Grammy-winning recording artist whose theatrical concert America Utopia was a breakout hit on Broadway last fall, performed on Saturday Night Live February 29. Byr…

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Watch Jake Gyllenhaal Defy Gravity in John Mulaney's Ultimate Broadway Mash-Up by Beth Stevens

John Mulaney fans know the comedian is obsessed with Broadway. From a lobstrer singing Les Miz to a Cats-singing commode in a bodega bathroom (not to mention his pitch-perfect Company mockum…

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Broadway Grosses w/e 2/23/2020: To Kill a Gross

Grosses leveled off last week coming out of the holiday weekend. Overall, the street dropped 6% coming in at $29M, though attendance was flat week-over-week. Most of the drop can be attribut…

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See David Byrne & More Celebrate Beetlejuice, Moulin Rouge! Director Alex Timbers by Diep Tran

Earlier this month, Tony-nominated director Alex Timbers had the rare honor of being an artist with three musicals running at the same time on Broadway. He's the director of the best-selli…

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Monday, February 24, 2020

See David Byrne & More Celebrate Beetlejuice, Moulin Rouge! and American Utopia Director Alex Timbers by Diep Tran

Earlier this month, Tony-nominated director Alex Timbers had the rare honor of being a director with three musicals running at the same time on Broadway. He's the director of the best-sell…

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Broadway's Beetlejuice, Moulin Rouge!, and American Utopia Celebrated Director Alex Timbers February 21 by Nathan Skethway

John Mulaney, David Byrne, and more attended the reception in honor of the Tony-nominated director.

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Saturday, February 22, 2020

Photo Flash: Cast and Creatives of BEETLEJUICE, MOULIN ROUGE!, AMERICAN UTOPIA, and More Celebrate Alex Timbers

Last night, the producers of the Broadway hits Beetlejuice, David Byrne's American Utopia and Moulin Rouge! The Musical hosted a special celebration in honor of director Alex Timbers. The ev…

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

A radically reworked West Side Story comes to Broadway: Review by Leah Greenblatt

How do you solve a problem like a remake? Play it too faithfully and you’re just doing karaoke, or community theater; stray too far and you risk losing the thread of the original text — …

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Broadway Grosses w/e 2/16/2020 – Bringin’ Six-y Back

Long over-due relief came to the box office last week thanks to a three-day holiday weekend. Overall grosses were up 16% which was a 2% improvement on the same week last year. Most shows had…

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David Byrne's American Utopia Announces Return to Broadway in 2021 by Michael Appler

David Byrne’s American Utopia announced that it will return to Broadway for a 17-week staging next fall and winter. It just completed its run on Broadway on February 16. American Utopia…

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Grosses Analysis: American Utopia Finishes on a High Note, Sets New House Record by Olivia Clement

The David Byrne show, which closed February 16, will return to Broadway in the fall.

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