Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Great Performances by Kurt Gardner

Here’s another archival ArtsBeatLA post from contributor Kurt Gardner. Originally posted in Weird Movie Village, January 2010. Let’s take a look at some actors who created great ch…

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Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

How the Signature board behaved badly, from a patron’s POV by Guest Author

By Dalissa Vargas As a lifelong live theater fan and a woman of Puerto Rican descent, I have spent the better portion of my adult life as an avid theatergoer wherever I have lived. On any gi…

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Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

BWW Review: Richard Nelson Continues His Rhinebeck Panorama with AND SO WE COME FORTH: THE APPLE FAMILY: A DINNER ON ZOOM

'I was lying in the bath last night. And it just occurred to me, I all of a sudden realized: I have not touched another human being for over three months.'

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The Couple Behind Zombie Joe’s Underground Theatre by Steven Morris

“These plays that we do, these shows are like the sands of my life. I can track my life according to the shows I did and when I did them and who I did them with, and the thousands of peopl…

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Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Waiting in the wings: theatres in lockdown by Joanna Vestey

Throughout June, photographer Joanna Vestey photographed the caretakers of 20 closed London theatres, in situ, for a project titled Custodians for Covid. Its aim, through sales of limited ed…

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And So We Go Fort at Curtainup by Elyse Sommer

.Richard Nelson's Apples share Dinner and table talk on Zoom

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Saturday, July 4, 2020 at noon (Broadway Time)

Hamilton, one of the most dazzling leaps from stage to screen ever by Jayne Blanchard

Health experts say to avoid crowds and large gatherings this holiday weekend and during the current COVID-19 surge. As if you needed another reason to stay inside and celebrate the red, whit…

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Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)

‘Hamilton’ Debut Has Lin-Manuel Miranda, Cast All Atwitter by Bruce Haring

There’s nowhere to go and little to do this July 4 weekend (thanks, coronavirus!). But Disney+ has capitalized on the downtime to bring a streaming treat to masses with the debut last nigh…

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Tories announce a £100 million bailout… for zoos! by Phil Willmott

No news of government help for theatre as Tories announce a £100 million bailout… for zoos! Yes, that’s right. You couldn’t make it up!

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Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)


The Broadway casts of Ain't Too Proud and Girl From the North Country will appear on CNN's The Fourth in America special honoring the military, frontline workers and civilians and activist…

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Hamilton: Lin-Manuel Miranda reveals the line that 'breaks' him the most by Jacob Stolworthy, Jacob Stolworthy

Hamilton fans are loving the fact that the hit musical is now available to watch on Disney+.

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Virtual Theatre This Weekend: July 4-5- Kelli O'Hara, Brian Stokes Mitchell and More!

This weekend (July 4-5) in live streaming: A Capitol Fourth, The Fourth in America, and so much more!

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Where’s the audience? Hammer Theatre Center planning for a streaming option by Sal Pizarro

The downtown San Jose performance venue is raising money to add high-definition video equipment and train students to work as video crews.

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When will concerts return to Connecticut? Phase 3 OKs live music with unknown limitations by Michael Hamad

As Connecticut moves tentatively toward Phase 3 of reopening in mid-July, bars, indoor venues and larger outdoor events may be given the green light to stage concerts but the limitations are…

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Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 9am (Broadway Time)

RECAP: Rebecca Drysdale, Colette Hawley, and Wendy Liebman Shared Stories on STARS IN THE HOUSE

Stars in the House continued Thursday night (8pm) with Rebecca Drysdale, Colette Hawley and Wendy Liebman. This episode was in support of The Actor's Fund.

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Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Josephine Joseph: He/She from “Freaks” by Trav S.D.

Josephine Joseph is almost exclusively known today as the He/She in the movie Freaks (1932). His/her most memorable scene was the one where stuttering Rosco Ates says to Hercules (Henry Vict…

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LOOKOUT: “Young People Never Get Taught About Some Roles” by Samuel Nicholls

The creative industries are already an anxiety-ridden area to get into and this has increased ten-fold in recent months. A new podcast by Brighton-based company, LOOKOUT has been produced in…

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Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)

‘Happy Hamilton Day!’ Stage musical fans and others reminisce, debate treatment of slavery by Anousha Sakoui, Los Angeles Times

‘Happy Hamilton Day!’ Stage musical fans and others reminisce, debate treatment of slavery

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Measuring love: Rent is a musical of not just a generation but of a pandemic by Emily Garside

Rent recently marked its 24th anniversary since its Broadway opening. Every year I try to write something. This year, in particular, it seemed important to.

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Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Beyond Broadway, the Show Does Go On by Michael Paulson

Watching through windshields. Audiences of two. An elbow bump instead of a kiss. Theaters across the country find novel ways to play in a pandemic.

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Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 3am (Broadway Time)

In Conversation With Deniz Başar: “Wine&Halva,” A Play That Tests The Limits Of Friendship Within Canadian Institutional Racism (Part I) by Marjan Moosavi

In April 2020 Wine&Halva, a play by Turkish playwright and theater researcher Deniz Başar, had a staged reading at the University of Regina. Art Babayants from Toronto Laboratory Theatr…

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Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Watch West End Stars singing songs in contention for the Stiles and Drewe Prize by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo A video has been released featuring George Stiles and Anthony Drewe talking about The Stiles and Drewe Prize ahead of their free online event on 5 July. This post Watch West …

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NSW Government to retain Powerhouse Museum at Ultimo by Arts Review

Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum at Ultimo will continue to welcome visitors to its world renowned exhibits, with the NSW Government today announcing it will remain open and operate alongside th…

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4th of July Poll: Your Favorite American History Theater That’s Not Hamilton by New York Theater

My biannual Fourth of July poll: What is your favorite Broadway musical that takes actual American history as its subject? I’ve made a couple of changes this year. Since every poll since 2…

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Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Designing Your Virtual Classroom by Kerry Hishon

There are many things to think about when it comes to designing your virtual classroom. Background When teaching classes via video conferencing, it’s good to think about what’s going on …

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Saturday, July 4, 2020 at midnight (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: On This Day, July 4- Happy Birthday, Tracy Letts

On this day, we're wishing a very happy birthday to the star of the current Broadway revival of All My Sons, Tracy Letts!

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Good times, bad parents: how festivals became a family affair

From foul‑mouthed comics to rude rappers, summer won’t be summer without these weekend treats

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Leslie Odom Jr., Brian Stokes Mitchell, Rita Moreno, More Are Part of July 4 A Boston Pops Salute to Our Heroes by Andrew Gans

The celebration, featuring both new content and retrospective highlights, airs on Bloomberg Television.

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Brian Stokes Mitchell, Kelli O'Hara, Mandy Gonzalez, More Are Part of PBS' A Capitol Fourth Concert July 4 by Andrew Gans

Vanessa Williams and John Stamos host the annual celebration.

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Arnetia Walker and Stephen Nachamie Launch Just One Step for Democracy by Andrew Gans

The online campaign encourages Americans to #Vote4Change.

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From The Odd Couple to Sweet Charity: Look Back at Neil Simon's Shows on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The prolific playwright was born July 4, 1927.

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