Friday, January 15, 2021

Intriguing and Peculiar Immersive Theater with Grounded Aerial’s “The Insectinside” by Megan McCormick

An intriguing, quirky, movement and aerial experience, The Insectinside performed by the company of Grounded Aerial with music by Medeski Martin & Wood is a lockdown show to watch.  Fil…

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Philip J. Smith, Chairman Emeritus of the Shubert Organization, Dies at 89 by

Philip J. Smith, an executive of the Shubert Organization, who ascended to its most powerful position after over 50 years at the company, died on January 15 in New York City. According to hi…

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Philip J. Smith, former chair and co-CEO of the Shubert Organization, dies at age 89 by Caitlin Huston

Philip J. Smith, chairman emeritus of the Shubert Organization, passed away Friday at the age of 89. Smith died from complications due to COVID-19, his daughters Linda Phillips and Jennifer …

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Lee Breuer and the Company He Kept by American Theatre Editors

He had a lifelong, almost monk-like devotion to his muses, which included the people he worked with.

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Episode 169: Vivienne Benesch by Bpn Admin Cs

Director, actor, and teacher Vivienne Benesch is the Producing Artistic Director of Playmakers Repertory Company in Chapel Hill, NC. She shares her experiences with the dark side, collaborat…

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Marin Ireland and Original Off-Broadway Cast of Blue Ridge Reunite for Streamed Reading January 15 by Talaura Harms

The Abby Rosebrock play premiered at Atlantic Theatre Company in 2019.

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Thursday, January 14, 2021

Peter Mark Richman Dies: Versatile Playwright, Author And Actor For Broadway, Film, TV Was 93 by Bruce Haring

Peter Mark Richman, a star of Broadway, film and television who had guest starring roles on more than 500 TV shows, including a recurring role as Rev. Snow on the classic sitcom Three’s Co…

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Nathan Hirschaut’s Hive Creative Company premieres ‘Seek’ by Admin

Nathan Hirschaut missed out on his senior year of Juilliard last spring but took it as a sign to re-examine what it means to be a dancer, and artist, a healer and an activist, and how all of…

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Marin Ireland, Segun Akande, David Anzuelo and More Announced for AFRICAN CARIBBEAN MIXFEST

Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for African Caribbean MixFest, a series of free readings co-produced by playwright Guadalís Del Carmen and playwright, director and Arti…

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Danielle Brooks, John Turturro, Kate Hamill and More Announced for CSC's CLASSIC CONVERSATIONS Series

Classic Stage Company has announced the Spring 2021 season of the free, online version of their discussion series Classic Conversations, premiering Thursdays at 6pm on YouTube and Faceb…

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The York Theatre Company is Unsinkable — But After a Water Main Break, It Needs Help

The off-Broadway theater is being forced to temporarily vacate its home in order to rebuild.

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Atlantic Theater Company’s ‘African Caribbean MixFest’ launches next week by Deb Miller

Off-Broadway’s Atlantic Theater Company – committed to connecting with audiences from a broad range of economic backgrounds, ages, ethnicities, and perspectives – returns next week wit…

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At This Theater: Favorite Show at the Gershwin Theatre by JK

Starting a new series about my favorite show at each Broadway theater with the theater where I saw my very first Broadway show seemed like a no-brainer. It has, instead, proven much more dif…

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Robert Cohan: mesmerising master who changed the course of British dance by Lyndsey Winship

The charismatic choreographer and beloved teacher was an inspirational figure as he shared the secrets of movement Sir Robert Cohan, modern dance legend, dies aged 95 In the 1970s, Robert C…

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021

BWW Exclusive: Find Out What Going On at the Flooded York Theatre Company and How You Can Help!

It's been a bad year for the New York Theatre community, but things got even worse last week for the York Theatre Company, which sustained major damage from a water main break. Watch as we c…

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Sir Robert Cohan, modern dance legend, dies aged 95 by Chris Wiegand

The choreographer and influential teacher was a pioneer of contemporary dance in the UK Tributes have been paid to the choreographer Sir Robert Cohan, a pioneer of contemporary dance in Brit…

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Catch Up with Orfeh, Andy Karl, Laura Benanti, Andrew Rannells & More on Broadway Profiles by Lindsey Sullivan

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

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Modest Beginnings, Towering Legacy: The Negro Ensemble Company by American Theatre Editors

Out of conversations and readings in an actor's apartment, one of the great American theatre companies was born.

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Review: To Me, That’s What Love Is, The Space Online and Morosophy Theatre Company by Shirley Both

Review: To Me, That's What Love Is, The Space Online and Morosophy Theatre Company4.0Overall ScoreWhat is love? That is the question that Morosophy Theatre Company is trying to answer with T…

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‘People can now have an audience for their work across the planet’: Mark Potter launches online company Crowd Pleaser Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Director Mark Potter chatted about his new online theatre company Crowd Pleaser Theatre.

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Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Essential Theatre to mark MLK Jr. Day with Rosa Parks play by John Stoltenberg

In celebration of the Martin Luther King Jr. national holiday, The Essential Theatre  Performances in Cyberspace will present Rosa Parks: Such a Time. Written and performed by Gwendolyn Bri…

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Theatre Review: ‘The African Company presents Richard III,’ Red Bull Theatre online by Jeffrey Walker

When history and theatre work together, the results can be a perfect match. Even when the subject matter is a painful and violent episode from our nation’s theatrical and racial history. T…

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Ep29 – LIVE: COMPANY – Christopher Sieber, Jen Simard and Claybourne Elder by Bpn Admin Cs

Originally streamed on April 1st as BPN LIVE event, I join former Broadway cast mates from COMPANY for a virtual slumber party. These people are not funny, so don't get your hopes up. Nope, …

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Ep125 – Keith Powell: 30 Rock, This is Us, Connecting by Bpn Admin Cs

Keith Powell is best known as series regular James “Toofer” Spurlock on NBC’s Emmy-winning sitcom 30 Rock, where he received the 2008 Screen Actors Guild Award for Comedy Ensemble. Rec…

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Monday, January 11, 2021

Theater Openings This Week: 1st Irish festival. Renee Fleming Week at the Met by New York Theater

Below are the listings this week of the 13th annual Origin 1st Irish Theater Festival, and an original play for Red Hook on the first  African-American theater company in NYC; a reunion rea…

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Playwrights Horizons Announces Public Art Series Featuring Work by Jilly Ballistic

Playwrights Horizons today announced a new rotating public art series to be displayed on the front of the company’s 42nd Street building, beginning on January 19, 2021, with new work by…

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Dominique Morisseau’s ‘Skeleton Crew’ announces Broadway premiere by Caitlin Huston

Manhattan Theatre Club will present the Broadway premiere of Dominique Morisseau’s “Skeleton Crew” in winter 2022, the theater company announced Monday.  This joins its previously ann…

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Dominique Morisseau’s Skeleton Crew Heading to Broadway by Andrew Gans

Ruben Santiago-Hudson will direct the Manhattan Theatre Club production; the company has also tapped Joshua Harmon for an Off-Broadway world premiere.

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THE DANCE ENTHUSIAST ASKS: Kim Bears-Bailey of Philadanco About Leading A Legacy Dance Company by The Dance Enthusiast

THE DANCE ENTHUSIAST ASKS: Kim Bears-Bailey of Philadanco About Leading A Legacy Dance Company

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Sunday, January 10, 2021

Dick Whittington, National Theatre at Home review - colourful and amiable entertainment by Veronica Lee

Free stream of its first pantomime In a much depleted and truncated pantomime season that withered on the vine, the National Theatre's debut production of Dick Whittington lasted only four p…

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Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Stageworthy - Best of Stage 2020 by [email protected] (unknown)

We know. It's been a year. And a devastating year for live performing arts. None which need reminding.  Still, there were some shining moments before the world shut down. I managed to see 3…

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