Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Broadway to reopen Sept. 14, Cuomo says by Caitlin Huston

In a press conference Wednesday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Broadway shows would reopen Sept. 14. Cuomo also said Broadway tickets would be put on sale starting Thursday for theaters ru…

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Patti Murin & Adrianna Hicks Announce BroadwayWorld Stage Door Masterclasses In June

BroadwayWorld is thrilled to announce that SIX the Musical's Adrianna Hicks will join the BroadwayWorld Stage Door masterclass lineup in June, as well as the return of FROZEN's Patti Murin f…

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Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Angus Cerini is the new STC Patrick White Playwrights Fellow by Sean McLoughlin

Angus Cerini has been appointed Sydney Theatre Company’s new Patrick White Playwrights Fellow, just six months after his gothic two-hander Wonnangatta

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Suzanne Farrell honors Jacques d'Amboise | 1995 Kennedy Center Honors by The Kennedy Center

Jacques d'Amboise, who helped popularize ballet in America, passed away May 2, 2021. He received the Kennedy Center Honor in 1995, and here he is paid tribute by former dance partner Suzanne…

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Monday, May 3, 2021

A.R.T. | The Lunch Room Roundtable Discussion with Three Stage Managers, May 4 by Michael Eddy

Coming up on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. EDT, is the next episode of The Lunch Room from the American Repertory Theater where they have a roundtable discussion with three Stage Manage…

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The Waves in Quarantine Review. Raúl Esparza, Virginia Woolf, incomplete lives and friendships in isolation by New York Theater

It’s challenging even just to describe “The Waves in Quarantine,” a digital “Theatrical Experiment in 6 Movements” starring six beloved  Broadway veterans,  which is available …

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American Ballet Theater Announces Summer Tour by Peter Libbey

The company will travel from Nebraska to New York City — through 14 states — in six sleeper buses and three production trucks.

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New York to lift capacity restrictions starting May 19, including on Broadway by Caitlin Huston

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that all capacity restrictions will be removed on businesses, including Broadway, starting May 19.  The reopening plan, which applies across the tri-sta…

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Steppenwolf Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro Will Step Down This Summer by Dan Meyer

Shapiro spent six years in the role and plans to remain a part of the Chicago company's ensemble.

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Saturday, May 1, 2021

Ep1 – Pasek & Paul by Bpn Admin As

The year 2017 was a very good one for Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. After winning the Academy Award for their work in “La La Land” (in one of the most surprising Oscar nights ever), the du…

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Friday, April 30, 2021

New Series Schmigadoon! Announces Premiere Date on Apple TV+ by Broadway Direct

A parody of Golden Age musicals, Schimgadoon! starring Cecily Strong and Keegan-Michael Key will debut on Apple TV+ on July 16. Deadline reports that it will be a six-episode series. Two e…

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Breaking: Broadway-Packed SCHMIGADOON! Musical Series Will Premiere This July on Apple TV+ - First Look!

The Golden Age will be back this summer! Apple TV+ just announced that  “Schmigadoon!,” the six-episode musical comedy series executive produced by Lorne Michaels and starring Emmy Awar…

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VIDEO: 6 TV Musical-Inspired Looks on The Dressing Room with Jamie Glickman!

On this episode of The Dressing Room, Jamie puts together six looks inspired by TV shows made musicals!

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Thursday, April 29, 2021

Two Things YOU Can Do To Get Theater Back FASTER (and one thing Broadway can do). by Reilly Hickey

Over the past 48 hours, there has been a rising tide of positive sentiment about the return of the theater. From the announcement on the Six twitter page to Chris Jones’ enthusiastic artic…

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Episode 2: The Bee Sets Broadway’s Masked Singer Abuzz by Dan Meyer

Plus, which Six star and Disney princess turned out to be The Dalmatian and The Shark, respectively?

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Wednesday, April 28, 2021

“Six Men for Every Four Women”: Gender Inequalities in Theatre Programming Revealed in New Cross-Europe Study by European Theater Convention Board

Men continue to outnumber women and hold the most prestigious positions in theatre programmes, a major new study of diversity across European theatres has revealed. Gender Equality and Diver…

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Batsheva Dance Company | Streaming May 27-June 2 by Joycetheater

In YAG, Batsheva Dance Company’s first production adapted especially for the screen, Ohad Naharin uses cinematic language to communicate his work both as director and choreographer. The di…

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Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Tony Winner Mark Rylance Will Lead Peter Kosminsky's THE UNDECLARED WAR Series

Peacock has ordered THE UNDECLARED WAR, a timely and provocative six-part cyber thriller, directed and co-written by seven-time BAFTA winner Peter Kosminsky ('Wolf Hall', 'The Government Ins…

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Odds & Ends: Mark Rylance to Star in Peter Kosminsky’s The Undeclared War TV Series by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Mark Rylance to Headline The Undeclared War for Peacock In addition to Mark Rylance's upcoming film projects The Outfit an…

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Top Of Your Pyramid Is The Bottom Of Someone Else’s by Joe Patti

Hat tip to Vu Le at NonProfitAF for posting a link on social media to an essay on Medium comparing Maslow’s Hierarchy of Need to the Blackfeet Nation’s similar concept.  Maslow had live…

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Monday, April 26, 2021

Starstruck review – Rose Matafeo’s millennial fairytale by Lucy Mangan

Co-written by the standup and Alice Snedden, this series about a struggling twentysomething who has a one-night stand with a film star is both improbable and rather enjoyable BBC Three’s n…

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Meet 23 Producers making their West End debut | Rising Stars Festival Interviews by Official London Theatre

Twenty-three young theatre producers are being given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to present their work in the West End for the first time. Their 17 productions – plays, musicals, conc…

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In the News, U.K. Edition: Six Tour Sets Cast, West End's The Comeback Makes a Comeback, More by Ryan McPhee

Plus: We Are Kilter's Theatre For Two will tour London with a series of pop-up performances.

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VIDEO: Watch the Teaser Trailer for SUMMER OF SOUL

Over the course of six weeks in the summer of 1969, just one hundred miles south of Woodstock, The Harlem Cultural Festival was filmed in Mount Morris Park (now Marcus Garvey Park). The foo…

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Sunday, April 25, 2021

Theatre newcomers get their chance to shine as London’s West End reopens by Vanessa Thorpe

Impresario Nica Burns is giving 23 young producers their big break with a showcase at top London venues When the curtains finally rise on West End stages again in May, should there really be…

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Saturday, April 24, 2021

VIDEO: First Look at Alice Ripley, Raul Esparza, and More in Berkeley Rep's THE WAVES IN QUARANTINE

Berkeley Repertory Theatre will presented The Waves in Quarantine, a project consisting of six short films that meditates on friendship, loss, and the making of art in this world-changing ye…

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Friday, April 23, 2021

Inside the ‘March on Broadway,’ Calling for Change, Equity, and Transparency by Ryan McPhee

The April 22 event advocated for six industry demands set forth by theatre artists and activists.

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Watch Audra McDonald and a Slew of Broadway Stars in the Wild Trailer for Zombie Series The Bite by Lindsey Sullivan

The trailer for The Bite (previously titled The Second Wave) has arrived, and it's a wild ride. Joining shows like Love in the Time of Corona, Coastal Elites and Social Distance in addressin…

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Disney to Turn Broadway's The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee into Movie Musical by Caitlin Moynihan

Disney is making a movie musical adaptation of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, according to The Hollywood Reporter,  Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich, who produced the blockbuster-h…

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‘A place for the performers to explore’: SOFT SESSIONS IN CONCERT – Stream.Theatre (Online review) by Louise Penn

The idea behind YouTube’s series of Soft Sessions, launched last year, is “it’s time to ask the artist what art they want to create”. All six of the performers in this concert have e…

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Theater workers march to demand change on Broadway by Caitlin Huston

A group of about 300 actors and activists marched down Broadway Thursday to protest producer Scott Rudin and to call for greater protection and transparency from Actors’ Equity. The march,…

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