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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Christopher Jackson Joins Signature's Streaming After Midnight by Logan Culwell-Block

Original Broadway cast member Jared Grimes will make his directorial debut with the production, which will stream on Broadway On Demand.

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Game of Thrones Stage Production In the Works by Logan Culwell-Block

The book and TV series will be adapted by Duncan MacMillan, working alongside George R.R. Martin.

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Monday, March 29, 2021

17 Broadway Plays and Musicals You Can Watch On Stage From Home by Logan Culwell-Block

From Hamilton to Newsies, we’re running down some of the best filmed Broadway shows—and where to find them.

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Friday, March 26, 2021

Idina Menzel to Return for Enchanted Film Sequel by Logan Culwell-Block

The Wicked Tony winner will reprise her role from the 2007 Disney film along with Amy Adams, James Marsden, and Patrick Dempsey, says composer Alan Menken.

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Thursday, March 25, 2021

Students Optimistic About Their Future in the Arts Despite COVID-19, Says New Study by Logan Culwell-Block

The report from ArtsBridge also shows how overwhelmingly young artists have turned to digital mediums to practice their art.

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Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Broadway Licensing Acquires Dramatists Play Service by Logan Culwell-Block

The licensing conglomerate also adds Keenan Scott II's Thoughts of a Colored Man, set to premiere on Broadway in the upcoming season, to its catalog.

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Monday, March 22, 2021

The Directors Company Announces Inaugural Next Wave Initiative Winners by Logan Culwell-Block

The new scholarships aim to amplify new Black voices in theatre with slots for writers, directors, actors, and dancers.

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Friday, March 19, 2021

Shereen Pimentel, Cheyenne Jackson, Dove Cameron, More Join 3rd Installment of MasterVoices' Myths and Hymns by Logan Culwell-Block

The project presenting the Adam Guettel song cycle as a series of short films will also include a piece helmed by Tony winner Victoria Clark.

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Music Theatre International Presents Courage in Theatre Award to Massachusetts Senior Community for Guys and Dolls SR. by Logan Culwell-Block

The honor recognizes Orchard Cove Senior Living's safely conducted pilot workshop production during the pandemic.

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Ian McKellen to Star in Hamlet at the Theatre Royal Windsor by Logan Culwell-Block

The Olivier- and Tony-winning actor will also appear in Theatre Royal's new production of The Cherry Orchard.

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Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Roundabout Theatre Company to Produce Works by Alice Childress, Zora Neale Hurston, More as Part of Multi-Year 'Refocus Project' by Logan Culwell-Block

Created in collaboration with Black Theatre United, the initiative seeks to elevate and restore marginalized plays to the American canon.

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Thursday, March 11, 2021

WATCH: Laura Osnes Sings "When I See You Again" in New Music Video by Logan Culwell-Block

Written for Broadway Records' benefit album Artists in Residence, the new song features words and music by Violet Hour and Central Park songwriters Eric Price and Will Reynolds.

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Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Neil Meron and Stephen Schwartz Join Educational Theatre Foundation Honorary Board by Logan Culwell-Block

The arts education advocacy group also adds Sarah Jane Arnegger, Tim Kashani, and Craig Pospisil to their National Board of Trustees.

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Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Shubert Organization Launches Initiative to Support BIPOC Theatre Producers by Logan Culwell-Block

The Artistic Circle will provide financial and institutional support to early-to-mid career BIPOC producers currently developing projects.

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Friday, March 5, 2021

Track-by-Track Breakdown: Sally Wilfert on Collaborating With Her Late Friend Rebecca Luker by Logan Culwell-Block

A live recording of their 2019 concert All the Girls gets a physical release March 5 from PS Classics.

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Thursday, March 4, 2021

Ann Reinking Scholarship Established to Aid Early Career Dancers by Logan Culwell-Block

Off The Lane will offer an annual grant to a young dancer moving to New York City.

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Monday, March 1, 2021

Patti Murin, Christy Altomare, More to Lead Online Spring Break Broadway Student Summit by Logan Culwell-Block

The three-day virtual event will connect theatre students worldwide with Broadway professionals for online workshops and more.

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Broadway's Cort Theatre to Receive Major Renovation and Expansion by Logan Culwell-Block

The addition will add accessible bathrooms and a rehearsal space to one of Broadway's more intimate theatres.

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Friday, February 26, 2021

25 10-Minute Musicals From Sound Bites Festival Now Available for Licensing by Music Theatre International by Logan Culwell-Block

Recently published by Theatre Now New York, the collection of short musicals is available for both streaming and in-person performances.

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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Ted Sperling Talks MasterVoices’ Multidisciplinary Take on Adam Guettel’s Myths and Hymns by Logan Culwell-Block

The second episode of the project, which speaks uniquely to 2021, streams February 24.

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Disney+ Sets Release Date for Season 2 of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series by Logan Culwell-Block

The sophomore season will feature Andrew Barth Feldman and see the students of East High take on Beauty and the Beast.

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Hamilton to Get Funko Pop Collection of Vinyl Figurines by Logan Culwell-Block

The release includes traditional four-inch figures and keychains of characters from the Pulitzer- and Tony-winning musical.

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Monday, February 22, 2021

New Cultural Learning Program Will Feature Filmed Excerpts From Broadway Slave Play, Jagged Little Pill by Logan Culwell-Block

Arts Action Sessions will pair filmed scenes with guided discussions and creative exercises to explore the real-world implications of the Tony-nominated works.

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Wednesday, February 17, 2021

MTI Plans Worldwide Event Celebrating Eventual Return of Live Theatre by Logan Culwell-Block

The theatrical licensor will make an all-new musical revue available to perform free of charge as part of the weekend event.

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Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Black Theatre Coalition Partnering With Broadway Records on Album Amplifying Black Theatre Writers by Logan Culwell-Block

Black Writers Amplified will include new work from both established and emerging Black musical theatre writers.

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Cinderella, a Richard Rodgers Mix-Tape: Which Tunes Come From Other Shows? by Logan Culwell-Block

As the Whitney Houston and Brandy–led film preps to premiere on Disney+, find out which songs in the Rodgers and Hammerstein favorite were written for other projects.

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Educational Theatre Foundation Announces Record-Setting Fundraising Total From Theatre Alive! Gala by Logan Culwell-Block

The January streaming event raised money for arts education with performances from Jennifer Hudson, Audra McDonald, Amber Riley, and more.

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Monday, February 1, 2021

Leslie Margherita, Telly Leung, More to Judge Fan Performances in Measure in Love Valentine's Day Contest by Logan Culwell-Block

Find out how to submit a video performance for a chance to win a special V-day prize package.

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Lesli Margherita, Telly Leung, More to Judge Fan Performances in Measure in Love Valentine's Day Contest by Logan Culwell-Block

Find out how to submit a video performance for a chance to win a special V-day prize package.

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Friday, January 29, 2021

2021 Junior Theater Festival West Postponed by Logan Culwell-Block

The in-person event was planned for May in Sacramento, California.

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Thursday, January 28, 2021

Shoshana Bean, Michael McElroy, Tapped for 2nd MasterVoices Myths and Hymns Installment by Logan Culwell-Block

The streaming series based on Adam Guettel's song cycle continues February 24 with "Work."

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All that Chat

Oct 06, 2019: Slave Play
Oct 17, 2019: The Sound Inside - Studio 54
Feb 01, 2020: The Minutes
Mar 31, 2020: Diana - Longacre Theatre
Apr 19, 2020: Sing Street - Lyceum Theatre
Dec 16, 2021: Diana - Longacre Theatre