Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Watching “Hamilton” Today – Musical Drama Can Be Radical, Just Don’t Believe All The Hype by Dennis Altman

When Disney released a film version of the musical Hamilton on July 3, it was 11 years since Lin-Manuel Miranda performed an early number at a White House evening hosted by the Obamas. Watch…

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Theatre for your ears by Peter J Snee

Melbourne Theatre Company will premiere MTC Audio Lab on Friday 17 July, a new series of audio dramas beginning with a

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Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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CORONATHEATRE: Polish Theatre in the Plague Year. Part I: March and April 2020 by Magda Piekarska

The coronavirus pandemic is laying bare the ills gnawing at Polish theatres, such as starvation rates, precarious freelance work, people working without contracts and the inability of some t…

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Karen Ziemba And Patrick Page Lead TheatreWorks' SHAKESPEARE IN VEGAS Online Reading

Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba (Broadway's Contact, Curtains, Prince of Broadway and many more) and Tony Award nominee Patrick Page (Hades in Broadway's Hadestown) lead the cast of Theat…

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#ArtsHero Campaign Calls On Senate To Pass Emergency Arts & Culture Funding

a?oeBe An #ArtsHero,a?? an intersectional grassroots campaign to get the U.S. Senate to pass emergency Arts relief, calls on the 5.1 million Americans employed in the U.S. Arts & Culture…

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Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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VIDEO: Watch Rosie Perez on STARS IN THE HOUSE - Live Now!

Stars in the House continues today (8pm) with Rosie Perez!

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VIDEO: The Original Cast and Creatives of ALTAR BOYZ Join Ken Davenport on The Producer's Perspective

Tony Award-winning producer, Ken Davenport (Once On This Island) launches his new season of The Producer's Perspective Podcast today

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Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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New ‘Hamilton’ special to accompany the film on Disney+ by Chuck Barney

Robin Roberts hosts a free-flowing discussion with creators, cast members and historians

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FRIENDS! THE MUSICAL PARODY confirms new tour dates by Sean McLoughlin

The Australian tour of the hilarious New York and Las Vegas hit Friends! The Musical Parody is being re-scheduled. But don’t worry,

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Netflix or Hill? The standups streaming on rival service NextUp by Brian Logan

Bec Hill, Laura Davis and Eshaan Akbar can be watched on this online home for comedy’s rising stars and circuit regulars With gig venues closed, where do you turn for your comedy fix? You …

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A funeral service and musical celebration for beloved Australian entertainer Michael Falzon will take place in Sydney today by Sean McLoughlin

The 90-minute musical memorial, held at Sydney’s Coliseum Theatre for immediate family and close friends and live-streamed via Facebook, will

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Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Stars in the House Welcomes Oscar Nominee Rosie Perez by Andrew Gans

The live stream benefits The Actors Fund.

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Audra McDonald, Bobby Cannavale Join The Lelt Foundation's Virtual Gala

Along with Emcee Bobby Cannavale and multiple Broadway musicians, get comfortable for a 40 minute production, including an appearance from record-breaking Tony winner Audra McDonald perform…

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BWW Interview: Cristin Milioti Opens Up About Her 'Existential Comedy' PALM SPRINGS

On Friday, July 10, Hulu will debut its new film, Palm Springs, starring Andy Samberg, Cristin Milioti, Peter Gallagher, J.K. Simmons, Meredith Hagner, Camila Mendes, and Tyler Hoechlin.

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Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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7 Things to Do This Weekend

How can you get your cultural fix when many arts institutions remain closed? Our writers offer suggestions for what to listen to and watch.

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Outdoor Theatre, Festivals Resume This Weekend In UK by Artsjournal

The test events will feature the London Symphony Orchestra at St Luke’s Church, as well as performances at the London Palladium and Butlin’s holiday parks. “This is an important milest…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 06:36PM

Conductor Victor Feldbrill, 96, Champion Of Canadian Composers by Artsjournal

Did he become a great conductor? No, he became a valuable conductor, championing the work of Canadian composers more than any of his contemporaries did. He knew the composers on a personal l…

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Broadway may be dark — but people are working like hell to bring it back by Johnny Oleksinski

It’s the longest dark period in history for Broadway, the lifeblood of New York tourism, and it’s only getting longer.

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FORGOTTEN PLAYS: NO 6 – OCCUPATIONS (1970) BY TREVOR GRIFFITHS by Robert Shuman

(Michael Billington’s article appeared in the Guardian, 7/5,) The collapse of the 1968 protests left this incisive political dramatist searching for answers – and his response delved bri…

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BIPOC Theatre Artists Release Document Outlining Demands for Broadway Community

One month ago, theatre artists released a letter to the theatre community entitled: We See You, White American Theatre. Signed by over 300 BIPOC theatre-makers, the document went viral on s…

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Broadway Brainteasers: Phillipa Soo Scrambles!

Today, we're bringing you word jumbles based on career of Tony Award-nominee, Phillipa Soo!

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New York Zoos and the New York Aquarium Prepare to Open This Month

The New York Times has reported that Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo, Queens Zoo and the New York Aquarium are preparing to open to members on July 20, and to the public on Ju…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 06:06PM

Javier Muñoz, Rachel Bay Jones, George Abud and More Perform 'Absolute Brightness' in Support of The Trevor Project

To support The Trevor Project, JOOKMS has shared Randy Redd's Absolute Brightness. When Redd heard that calls to the Trevor Lifeline had nearly doubled since the pandemic lockdown began he …

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André De Shields, Jessie Mueller, E. Faye Butler, and More Sing "Sweet Home Chicago"

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jim Belushi, Keegan-Michael Key, and other artists with strong ties to the Windy City also joined the fun to help raise money for the Arts for Illinois Relief Fund.

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Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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BWW Prompts: Which Showtune Is Most Relatable to You?

We want to hear from you! Submit your response to our daily #bwwprompts, where each day we'll be asking our readers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram questions to spark some theater c…

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Steve Martin Remembers Carl Reiner by Artsjournal

When I perform comedy, I can still hear echoes of my influences coming through. Jack Benny, certainly, Mike Nichols and Elaine May, Lenny Bruce, Steve Allen, Carl Reiner, too. But it is not …

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Uh Oh – Report Says Only 8 Percent Of Users Who Downloaded Quibi For Free Trial Have Stayed To Pay by Artsjournal

The bad news, according to the report: Only 72,000 subscribers stuck around and decided to pay $5 a month (or $8 without ads) for the service. That conversion rate, around 8%, does not bode …

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Livestreaming LiveLab Meet-Up

By . CultureHub presents the first LiveLab Meet-Up livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 15 July 2020 at 11 a.m.

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Jelani Alladin to Host TheaterWorksUSA Benefit Concert

Jelani Alladin will be hosting TheaterWorksUSA's Imagine: Voices for the Future Benefit Concert on July 30, 2020 at 7:30 pm.

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Two Versions of INTO THE WOODS Now Available on BroadwayHD

The Broadway Original Cast of INTO THE WOODS and the West End revival of INTO THE WOODS have been added to BroadwayHD.

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Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Actors’ Equity releases coronavirus testing guidelines for theaters by Caitlin Huston

Actors’ Equity has released guidelines for COVID-19 testing as theaters plan reopening strategies. Under the guidelines, actors, stage managers and any other staff members who will interac…

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Livestreaming Gathering of Generation NOW: Freedom Fighter & Artivists by Awele (ah Way Lay)

By Awele (ah WAY lay). Presenting Gathering of Generation NOW: Freedom Fighter & Artivists livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv …

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Washington, D.C.'s Kennedy Center Unveils Long-Term Social Impact Initiatives to Support Anti-Racism by Andrew Gans

Efforts include Arts Across America, #BlackCultureMatters, and The Cartography Project.

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BWW Blog: Find Your Future Job at Careers.Broadway

When one thinks of jobs on Broadway, the first career that often comes to mind is actor, or maybe director or designer. However, each and every Broadway show has about 200 to 400 people wo…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:36PM

Will Broadway Be Back in Early 2021? Charlotte St. Martin is 'Cautiously Optimistic'

As the Broadway League continues to work with city and state officials as well as leaders in science, technology, and medicine to formulate the best plan to restart Broadway, many continue t…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:36PM

VIDEO: Watch Rob McClure Pass the Baton to Kalena Bovell for an Epic RAGTIME Opening!

Tony nominee Rob McClure (Mrs. Doubfire, Beetlejuice) continues his #ConducterCam series this week, this time passing his baton to Memphis Youth Symphony's Kalena Bovell. Watch as Rob and…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:36PM

Actors' Equity Association Releases New Virus Safety Resources for Producers

Actors' Equity Association has released a public list of resources geared towards producers looking to resume live theatre. 

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BWW Exclusive: Daily #MobilityMinute with Mark Fisher Fitness Trainer Harold Gibbons- Rocking, Nods, and Turns!

Your fitness doesn't have to hit PAUSE while sheltering in place, so we're teaming up with Mark Fisher Fitness's Steward of Strength Harold Gibbons  to show you the Rocking, Nods, and Tur…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:36PM

As Theatres Look at Raising the Curtain Once More, Actors’ Equity Shares Resources for Best Practices by Ryan McPhee

The union has released guidelines, safety sheets, and more for organizations looking to resume performances.

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‘A Quick 5’ with Patti Restivo, Actor, Director, Filmmaker, Journalist, and Reviewer by Susan Brall

I have never interviewed a person for Maryland Theatre Guide that I have known longer than Patti Restivo or as well. Ms. Restivo and I met over three decades ago when we worked together on p…

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VIDEO Ben Platt Sings with Cookie Monster on the NOT-TOO-LATE SHOW

Ben Platt stops by The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo to sing a duet with Cookie Monster to his favorite song, C is for Cookie!

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Let the spirits be your guide as Winchester Mystery House reopens by Sal Pizarro

The famed San Jose attraction will welcome visitors inside again with self-guided tours of the 160-room landmark mansion.

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The Harper’s Letter Has Stirred Up Debate. Why Now? by Artsjournal

“You can criticize what people say, you can argue about platforms. But it seems like some of the excesses of the moment are leading people to be silenced in a new way.” – The New York …

Linked From ArtsJournal at 04:24PM

How Instagram Changed How We Looked At The World by Artsjournal

“Instagram was one of the first apps to fully exploit our relationship with our phones, compelling us to experience life through a camera for the reward of digital validation.” – New S…

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Tony Nominee and Oscar Winner Lupita Nyong'o Joins André Holland, Phylicia Rashad, More in Richard II Radio Play by Dan Meyer

The Public's four-night radio play broadcast begins July 13.

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Broadway Mixologist Shares Artisanal Craft Musical Combining "Hair", "Hairspray", and "Grease" by Broadway Beat

by Lydia Scott. @no.lyd. NEW YORK, NY - Over the past four months, local beauty school dropout Adam Mess has shifted his focus from scalp...

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Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Livestreaming a reading of Incredibly Annoying Women by Rosanna Alfaro

By . Asian American Theatre Artists of Boston presentes Incredibly Annoying Women by Rosanna Alfaro livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlroun…

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Watch the Quarantine-Themed 'Together in One Place' Music Video, Starring Leanne Borghesi by Dan Meyer

The light-hearted, showtune-style number pays homage to both performers and audiences missing the stage.

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Watch the Quarantined-Themed 'Together in One Place' Music Video, Starring Leanne Borghesi by Dan Meyer

The light-hearted, showtune-style number pays homage to both performers and audiences missing the stage.

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Why Audiences of Broadway’s Original Funny Girl Saw Different Versions of the Show by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth shares a hilarious Stars in the House mockumentary, plus behind-the-scenes stories from Funny Girl, A Chorus Line, Dreamgirls, and more.

Linked From Playbill at 03:50PM

Monologues for Those Who Have Gone a Little Mad by Performerstuff

Monologues for Those Who Have Gone a Little Mad Written by: Amanda Grace June 29th A break from reality can be nice, but a break with reality can be even better. From giggle-inspiring …

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Watch the West End Queens of Six Get Dressed Up for 'Haus of Holbein' by Lindsey Sullivan

Six's Queendom always works it, and this latest virtual performance is no exception. West End cast members Danielle Steers and Courtney Bowman took some time to answer questions from fans of…

Linked From Broadway.com at 03:32PM

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden Announces Date Outdoor Performances in the U.K. Can Resume by Lindsey Sullivan

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has announced performances in the United Kingdom can now take place outdoors beginning on July 11. This means that outdoor theaters, opera, dance and music ca…

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See Ragtime Stars Audra McDonald & Brian Stokes Mitchell Reunite for Rob McClure's #PasstheBaton Campaign by Caitlin Moynihan

Mrs. Doubtfire title star Rob McClure has been keeping theater fans entertained during quarantine by creating an ongoing series in which he captures what it must be like to be a conductor on…

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Brian Stokes Mitchell, Patrick Vaill and More to be Featured in DEAR NEW YORK TV Special

The John A. Reisenbach Foundation will host a 30-minute TV special Dear New York on Sat, July 11 at 7pm EST on the four major NY-broadcast network affiliates (WABC, WCBS, WNBC and FOX5) to b…

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COMPANY, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, JAGGED LITTLE PILL and More Partner With HeadCount to Promote Voter Registration

Fourteen major Broadway productions are partnering with HeadCount, a non-partisan organization that promotes civic participation through music, culture, and live performance, to encourage Br…

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Lupita Nyong'o Joins The Public Theater and WNYC's RICHARD II as the Narrator

Lupita Nyong'o will join The Public Theater and WNYC's Richard II as the narrator. 

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Dana Delany, Tim DeKay and More Featured in Today's New Pack Podcast Play

Today's new play released for The Pack Podcast features 'The Shakers' with Dana Delany, Tim DeKay, Constance Forslund & Paul Greenberg.

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Germany’s Largest Cultural Institution Is Dysfunctional And Should Be Dissolved: Commission by Artsjournal1

Never heard of the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation? It’s the body that manages Berlin’s Museum Island complex and all the other state-run museums in the German capital, along with …

Linked From ArtsJournal at 03:12PM

ArtPrize 2020 Is Cancelled As Entire Staff Is Furloughed by Artsjournal1

What’s more, says artistic director Kevin Buist, “It’s not clear if there will be an event in 2021, and if there is, it’s not clear who will run it.” The largest contemporary art e…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 03:12PM

Rodin Museum In Paris Will Sell Bronze Casts To See Itself Through COVID Crisis by Artsjournal1

“A measure of relief may come from a century-old system set up by Rodin himself allowing the museum to sell up to 12 replicas of select sculptures every year. The bronzes are cast in speci…

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What Does The Public Want From Art In A Post-COVID World? Here Are Five Takeaways From A Massive New Study by Artsjournal1

“In what’s billed as one of the largest arts and culture studies ever done in the US, the new report Culture and Community in a Time of Crisis has surveyed some 124,000 people to take a …

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How To Make Performance Venues Safe In A Time Of Contagion: A Roadmap by Artsjournal1

For months now (starting before COVID), American Repertory Theater head Diane Paulus and professor Joseph Allen of Harvard’s Chan School of Public Health have been working on this issue, a…

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Venice, Toronto, Telluride And New York Film Festivals Join To Form ‘A United Platform’ by Artsjournal1

“The prominent fall events, all positioned six weeks from each other, [will] collaborate rather than compete in a spirit of post-pandemic solidarity. The statement announcing this alliance…

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The One Kind Of Print Ad That’s Keeping Small U.S. Newspapers Afloat by Artsjournal1

“Government-required public notices have been published in newspapers since colonial times. … But the advent of websites operated by federal, state and local governments gave politicians…

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‘He Was More Than One Of The World’s Great Soundtrack Composers — He Was One Of The World’s Great Composers, Period’: John Zorn On Ennio Mor by Artsjournal1

“For me, his work stands with Bach, Mozart, Debussy, Ellington and Stravinsky in achieving that rare fusion of heart and mind. … His meticulous craftsmanship and ear for orchestration, h…

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Re-imagining Manhattan Without Cars by Artsjournal

The Brooklyn Bridge, for example, was originally built for trains, bicycles and pedestrians. More than 400,000 people a day on average once crossed it. Then it was “modernized” for cars.…

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‘Digital Theater Isn’t Theater. It’s a Way to Mourn Its Absence.’ by Artsjournal1

Laura Collins-Hughes: “All that frenzy of streamable online activity — the virtual readings and talk shows, the archival videos and topical new plays — is part of keeping the candle li…

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Big Blowback Against Letter Supporting Free Speech Signed By Prominent Artists by Artsjournal

The letter—whose endorsers included everyone from Noam Chomsky to Gloria Steinem to Margaret Atwood to Salman Rushdie to Wynton Marsalis—applauded “powerful protests for racial and soc…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 03:12PM

Theatre As Radio Drama In The Age Of COVID by Artsjournal

“This is theater of the mind, you know?” Wild says. “We do so much vocal work in the program, so much text work, so much breaking down a scene — What is this character doing? What do…

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Theater, Zoom, And Coronavirus: Four Times Critics Discuss The State Of The Art In 2020 by Artsjournal1

“Though we are still miles and months away from a resuscitation, who would have guessed that, in the meantime, the savior of the stage might turn out to be its perpetual enemy, the screen?…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 03:12PM

Melbourne Won’t Ease COVID Restrictions, Arts Companies Cancel Plans by Artsjournal

“We were going to do two sittings each night and the shows sold out straight away. We knew there was an appetite among audiences to come back. But when restrictions weren’t relaxed, we h…

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This Could Be The Apotheosis Of Quarantine Dance by Artsjournal1

It’s Swan Lake Bath Ballet, “a contemporary take on the classic featuring 27 A-list ballet dancers performing from their own bathtubs. The BBC commissioned the project from choreographer…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 03:12PM

New Yorker Cartoonist Henry Martin Dead At 94 by Artsjournal1

“[He] brought a wry, genial sense of humor to nearly 700 cartoons published in The New Yorker over 35 years. They were set in conference rooms and homes, on desert islands and roadsides, a…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 03:12PM

'She threw her arms open to the city': how Gemma Bodinetz lit up Liverpool by Lizzie Nunnery

As the artistic director of the Everyman and Playhouse theatres steps down after 17 years, local playwright Lizzie Nunnery celebrates her achievement I’m 24, sitting in a windowless meetin…

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Review: Covid Responders Have Their Harrowing Say in ‘The Line’ by Jesse Green

A documentary play based on interviews with New York doctors, nurses and paramedics underlines the inequities of a medical system “flawed from its root.”

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The Line review – moving drama pays tribute to pandemic first responders by Alexis Soloski

Available online The Public’s emotive and effective hour-long play uses actors, including Lorraine Toussaint and Alison Pill, to share powerful testimonials In mid-March, when New York Cit…

Linked From The Guardian at 03:03PM

VIDEO: The Queens of the West End Production of SIX Perform 'Haus of Holbein' and Answer Fan Questions

The queens of the West End production of Six- Alexia McIntosh, Sophie Isaacs, Danielle Steers, Courtney Bowman, Jarneia Richard-Noel, and Natalie Paris have come together to answer fan ques…

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Livestreaming SEGAL TALKS: Caridad Svich

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Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Livestreaming SEGAL TALKS: Tiago Rodrigues

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Livestreaming SEGAL TALKS: Susanne Kennedy

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PBS Releases Broadway At Home Schedule on Great Performances by Broadway Direct

As part of their Broadway At Home series, Great Performances will keep the theatrical spirit alive by broadcasting a theatre favorite every week on PBS, beginning on Friday, July 24 with Sh…

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Livestreaming SEGAL TALKS: Ping Chong

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Meet Garlia Cornelia Jones, Who Has Been Curating Spaces for Black Theatre Makers for Almost 20 Years by Olivia Clement

The founder and artistic director of Blackboard Plays, and Harlem9 producer, looks towards the future.

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How André Holland and Company Brought ‘Richard II’ to Radio by Sarah Bahr

What was meant to have opened Shakespeare in the Park’s season has found new life as a four-part audio play with resonance in the wake of Black Lives Matter.

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New Network Aims to Unite BIOPIC Musicians in the Theatre Industry by Ryan McPhee

Creating in Color will serve as a database for BIPOC performers, composers, music directors, arrangers, and more.

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Watch a Sneak Preview of Hamilton: History Has Its Eyes on You, Streaming on Disney+ July 10 by Dan Meyer

The conversation, hosted by Robin Roberts, features Lin-Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail, Leslie Odom Jr., and more.

Linked From Playbill at 02:25PM

CARES Act funding continues to support arts and humanities organizations across New Jersey by Melissa Badamo

George Street Playhouse received $70,000 from this grant, out of about $500,000 in total across the state, according to the NEH website. The theater will use the funds to create the Digital …

Linked From The Asbury Park Press at 02:24PM

My Best Friend's Wedding Musical Postpones Premiere to Fall 2021 by Lindsey Sullivan

My Best Friend's Wedding The Musical, a new tuner based on the Golden Globe-nominated motion picture, will arrive in the U.K. a little later than expected. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the …

Linked From Broadway.com at 02:18PM

Disney Plus Announces HAMILTON: HISTORY HAS ITS EYES ON YOU, Hosted by Robin Roberts

One week after premiering 'Hamilton,' the filmed version of the original Broadway production, Disney+ will release a new special conversation 'Hamilton: History Has Its Eyes on You,' exclusi…

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BIPOC Artists Unveil Demands for the White American Theatre by Olivia Clement

The 31-page document of measures follows the publishing of a powerful letter in June that was signed by 300 theatremakers.

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I Interview Playwrights Part 1087: Yvette Heyliger by Adam Szymkowicz

Yvette Heyliger Hometown: Washington, DC Current Town: Harlem, USA Q:  What are you working on now? A:  I am currently taking part in a playwriting challenge called Say Their Names. I…

Linked From ADAM SZYMKOWICZ at 02:12PM
Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Livestreaming a staged reading of “Ravayana”

By . Fresh Lime Soda Productions presents a staged reading of “Ravayana” livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Saturday 18 Jul…

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Get a First Listen to Melissa Errico Singing 'You Must Believe in Spring' by Logan Culwell-Block

The Tony nominee will release two singles, both recorded during quarantine, July 10.

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Zooming Across The Pond: “Lungs” at The Old Vic by Philip

How’s this for minimalism: Playwright Duncan Macmillan’s instructions for the staging of “Lungs” specifies a bare stage with no scenery, no furniture, no props, no mime and no costum…

Linked From sceneonstage.com at 01:42PM

Watch Lilli Cooper, Emma Hunton, Jonah Platt, and Ciara Renée Sing Kerrigan and Lowdermilk's 'Holding On' by Logan Culwell-Block

The Broadway stars are joined by a virtual choir and orchestra of 77 in the video fundraiser for the New York Civil Liberties Union.

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The Line Review: A devastating look at frontline medical workers by New York Theater

Watch “The Line” below. Alison Pill as Jennifer, a first-year intern in emergency medicine at a hospital in Brooklyn, explains that she chose her profession after listening to the war st…

Linked From newyorktheater.me at 01:26PM

REVIEW: Miss Fozzard Finds Her Feet, Talking Heads, BBC iPlayer ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews Maxine Peake in Miss Fozzard Finds Her Feet presented as part of Alan Bennett's Talking Heads now streaming on BBC iPlayer. This post REVIEW: Miss Fozz…

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Watch London’s SIX Queens Perform 'Haus of Holbein' in Isolation by Ryan McPhee

The digital performance is part of the new, social distancing-approved version of London’s West End LIVE series.

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Paula Vogel's BARD AT THE GATE Series Adds Christina Anderson's GOOD GOODS to Lineup

BARD AT THE GATE - a startup play series presented by Paula Vogel, the Pulitzer Prize-winning (HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE) and Tony-nominated (INDECENT) playwright - will add a fifth play to its…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:18PM

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Appoints Six New Trustees, Including Ryan Murphy

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures today announced the addition of six new members to its Board of Trustees: Patricia S. Bellinger, Arnaud Boetsch, Olivier de Givenchy, Ray Halbritter, Ry…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:18PM
Thursday, July 9, 2020 at noon (Broadway Time)
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A Zoom critic takes a hard look at a BIPOC roundtable from Transformation Theatre by Malcolm Lewis Barnes

I want to carve out a new niche in the Bold New World of virtual online arts meetings. I want to become a Zoom critic! Why? Because I have been forced to hone my facilitator skills with this…

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Watch Broadway Alums Jelani Remy, Brittney Johnson, More Sing 'Here In Iceland' From The Valley by Dan Meyer

The new musical comes from Jamie Maletz, Eric Fegan, and Will Nunziata.

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She Loves Me, In the Heights Documentary, The King and I, Much Ado About Nothing, More Will Air on PBS This Summer by Andrew Gans

The broadcasts are part of Great Performances' Broadway at Home series.

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UK Culture Secretary Announces Outdoor Theatres Can Reopen From 11 July

UK Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has announced further lockdown easing measures for sport and culture. Among the new rules: outdoor theatres, opera and music venues can reopen from 11 July…

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Paper Mill Playhouse Adds Performances of BROOKSIDE CABARET

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced added performances of Brookside Cabaret after the successful launch of Brookside Cabaret on Saturdays at Paper Mill Playhouse's Carriage House Restaurant a…

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Raven Theatre Announces Adjusted 2020-21 Season by American Theatre Editors

The Chicago theatre will begin its season in February 2021 and move a planned world premiere to the 2021-22 season.

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UK Government says Outdoor Performances can begin this week!

After the Culture Secretary released his roadmap to getting theatre back open, we were still left hugely unsure of how and when. Today Oliver Dowden has announced that performances will be a…

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Culture Secretary announces guidance on reopening theatres and other performances by Hira Desai

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden announced today that outdoor performance can begin from 11 July. Find out more here. The post Culture Secretary announces guidance on reopening theatres and …

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Watch This Rollicking Performance of 'Sweet Home, Chicago', Featuring André De Shields, Jessie Mueller & More by Lindsey Sullivan

A bevy of stars have come together (from the comfort of home, of course) to perform a rollicking rendition of “Sweet Home Chicago.” The music video is raising money for the Arts for Ill…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda, Andrew Scott, Kimiko Glenn, & More to Take Part in [email protected] for HBO, HBO Max and TBS

HBO, HBO Max and TBS will bring the very best of fantasy, sci-fi, animation and more to [email protected], San Diego Comic-Con's first fully online virtual event.

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See West End Stars Marisha Wallace, Wendy Mae Brown & More Reunite to Perform 'The Color Purple' by Lindsey Sullivan

Look what God has done! West End stars Marisha Wallace, Tyrone Huntley, Wendy Mae Brown, Hugh Maynard and Cavin Cornwall have reunited virtually with the British Theatre Academy Ensemble fro…

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BROADWAY AT HOME on PBS Continues With GREAT PERFORMANCES: SHE LOVES ME & More

Beginning July 24, GREAT PERFORMANCES will continue to keep the performing arts alive with Broadway at Home, broadcasting a theatrical favorite every week on PBS.

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VIDEO: Desi Oakley, Brittney Johnson, Jelani Remy and More Sing the Opening Number From New Musical THE VALLEY

A star-studded cast of Broadway performers present a virtual performance of the Opening Number from the new musical a?oeThe Valley'. The musical has Book and Lyrics by Jamie Maletz , Music b…

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Actors' Equity Files Grievance Against Walt Disney World for Retaliating Over Request for Testing at Disney World

With days until Walt Disney World's scheduled reopening, Actors' Equity Association has filed a grievance against Disney for retaliating against members for Equity's demand that performers b…

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Peppermint, Beanie Feldstein, Dolly Parton, More Set for Rescheduled, Virtual GLAAD Media Awards by Dan Meyer

The July 30 celebration will also welcome the return of the Outstanding Broadway Production category.

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Audra McDonald Inaugurates Black Theatre United With Online Discussion Tonight

The six-time Tony winner and co-founder will talk with the president of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Sherrilyn Ifill.

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22nd Annual Broadway Barks Will Be Held Online This Year

Host Bernadette Peters will be joined by Bette Midler, Audra McDonald, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and many more stars.

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BingeWatch — ER delivers drama, humour and open chest cavities

The series that made the names of stars such as George Clooney set new standards for authenticity

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Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Quiz: Broadway Dance by Anita Martin

Think on your feet with this dance trivia The post Quiz: Broadway Dance appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Aladdin Star Telly Leung Performs on Theatre Raleigh's Living Room LIVE! July 9 by Andrew Gans

The evening also features a conversation between the Broadway actor and Producing Artistic Director Lauren Kennedy Brady.

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Connecticut Historical Society exhibit explores lives of Connecticut’s Black suffragists by Susan Dunne

An online exhibit and archive at Connecticut Historical is collecting, and displaying, stories of Black Connecticut women who fought for the right to vote, because white suffragists didn't l…

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Wicked the Musical extends West End run to late November 2021 by Hira Desai

Wicked the Musical has today announced that it will be extending its magical West End run until 27 November 2021. Find out more here. The post Wicked the Musical extends West End run to lat…

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Behind the Curtain: Interview With Lucie Tiberghien - Founding Artistic Director of Molière in the Park

Today, our Behind the Curtain interview is with Lucie Tiberghien, Founding Artistic Director of Molière in the Park.

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BREAKING: Knowing All "Beetlejuice" Lyrics Now Considered Violation of TikTok User Agreement by Broadway Beat

by Isabella Basile. @isbasile. LAWRENCE, MA - Video platform TikTok announced this week that they are updating their user agreement to li...

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VIDEO: Jessie Mueller, Andre De Shields, and More Sing 'Sweet Home Chicago'

An all-star line-up of Chicago natives and stars who got their start in the Windy City have come together for a new music video, performing the Blues anthem a?oeSweet Home Chicago.a?? 

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Both Your Houses by Maxwell Anderson (1933): Chosen by Committee Episode 15 by Phindie Podcasts

Chris rambles about economics, Josh sings a bit of Hamilton, and the trio discuss the West Wing.

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BWW Interview: Jeff Calhoun Reflects on How His Epic Covenant House Gala Became An Emmy Contender

On May 18, Tony-nominated director/choreographer Jeff Calhoun pulled off a truly remarkable night of entertainment, turning Covenant House's annual in-person gala into a fully produced dig…

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The Greater Good Commission Is Looking for Works From Black/Afro-Latinx Playwrights by Ryan McPhee

The initiative hails from playwright Darrel Alejandro Holnes.

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‘Hamilton’ director talks about his Pittsburgh ties, Disney film and spit by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Thomas Kail hopes the movie, on whatever size screen it is seen, inspires fans to return to live theater when the time is right.  

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VIDEO: Watch Helen McCrory & Tom Burke in THE DEEP BLUE SEA with National Theatre at Home- Streaming Today!

National Theatre at Home is back this week with Terence Rattigan's The Deep Blue Sea. Helen McCrory and director Carrie Cracknell reunite following the acclaimed Medea in 2014. The Deep Blu…

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The Mellon Foundation Launches United States Regional Arts Resilience Fund With $10 Million in Grants

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has announced $10 million in emergency grants to six United States Regional Arts Organizations (RAOs) to help launch a new United States Regional Arts Resili…

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Over 75 Artists, Including André De Shields, Jessie Mueller, and Keegan-Michael Key, Join Forces for Blues Anthem 'Sweet Home Chicago' by Andrew Gans

The video, featuring Chicago natives and stars who got their starts in the Windy City, benefits the Arts for Illinois Relief Fund.

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George Street Playhouse Presents an Inside Look at Lighting Design! by Ruth Ross

In our next discussion, we will tackle the process of Lighting Design with designers Ken Billington, David Lander, and Joe Saint, whose work spans theatre, film, Broadway, the fashion indust…

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Know what tonight is?

It’s the Altar Boyz reunion! It has been 15 (!) years since my first musical opened Off Broadway, and tonight we’re reuniting the original cast and creative team on my Facebook live at 8…

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Marisha Wallace and her co-stars of the Cadogan Hall production of The Color Purple sing title song to raise money for the British Theatre Academy

Hairspray actress Marisha Wallace has banded together with her former co-stars of the Cadogan Hall concert-style production of The Color Purple to sing the show's title song for charity. The…

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Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Paula Vogel's Bard at the Gate Will Present the World Premiere of Christina Anderson's Good Goods by Dan Meyer

The series focuses on spotlighting works not seen by a wide audience.

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My Best Friend's Wedding Musical Pushed to 2021 by Ryan McPhee

The show, starring Alexandra Burke, was slated to premiere this September.

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David Simon: ‘The next Trump will be more frightening’

The creator of The Wire on why his 1940s-set new series The Plot Against America is actually about today

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Expert artists from 1st Stage to offer classes online by News Desk

Something new and engaging is coming our way. A singular opportunity for area theatergoers who want to learn more about how theater is made: 1st Stage in Tysons is offering a Virtual Classro…

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Broadway and West End Star Marisha Wallace Is Joined For a Color Purple Reunion Video by Olivia Clement

The performance of the title song will raise donations for the British Theatre Academy's training programs.

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Marisha Wallace, Tyrone Huntley, More Reunite for a Color Purple Music Video by Olivia Clement

Cast members from the 2017 concert perform the title song to raise donations for the British Theatre Academy’s training programs,

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VIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk Judy Kuhn & More on 'Tuesday, Thursday'- Live at 10:30am

Today, Ben's 'All Beef Patti' is Judy Kuhn on the She Loves Me cast recording and Daniel's 'Who Do You Think You Are?' is Dina Martina. Tune in today, July 9 at 10:30am to watch live!

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Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, July 9- with Rosie Perez, an ALTAR BOYZ Reunion & More!

Today (July 9) in live streaming: The Public Theater premieres The Line, Bernadette Peters visits Stars in the House, and so much more!

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Beanie Feldstein, the Cast of POSE, & More to Appear During Virtual GLAAD Media Awards

GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, today announced that it will host a virtual ceremony for the 31st Annual GLAAD …

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RECAP: Bernadette Peters Announced This Year's Virtual BROADWAY BARKS on STARS IN THE HOUSE

Stars in the House continued Wednesday night (8pm) with Bernadette Peters and Tom Viola.. This episode was in support of The Actor's Fund.

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Players’ new season may be live or live-streamed by Joanne Engelhardt

Palo Alto Players Artistic Director Patrick Klein chose an unusual spot for a video message about the theater company’s upcoming “reimagined” season: a bedroom in his home. While he an…

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Caring for the Voice Q&A by Playbill

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Black Theatre United's Inaugural Event, Audra McDonald and Sherrilyn Ifill in Conversation, Streams July 9 by Dan Meyer

The six-time Tony winner will sit down virtually with the President of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.

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Poolside Antics: ‘Brights Colors and Bold Patterns’ by Matthew Wexler

Drew Droege's hilarious one-person show "Bright Colors and Bold Patterns" about a Palm Springs gay wedding is now streaming on BroadwayHD. The post Poolside Antics: ‘Brights Colors and Bol…

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‘Timely, well-produced & engrossing throughout’: BLACK WOMEN DATING WHITE MEN – Talking Back Theatre (Online review) by Louise Penn

In advance of its inclusion in this year’s Hollywood Fringe (which is taking place virtually), Black Women Dating White Men has been made available as a Zoom recording put together during …

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Hot Clip of the Day: Birthday Star Quentin Earl Darrington Sings Stirring RAGTIME Anthem

Happy Birthday to Quentin Earl Darrington! Quentin sang this song in his Broadway debut as Coalhouse Walker Jr. in the 2009 Broadway revival of Ragtime.

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Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Gecko Theatre’s Institute to be broadcast in BBC Arts Culture in Quarantine series by Hira Desai

Institute is a visually captivating, emotionally driven performance, which openly invites its audience to consider what it means to care. Find out more. The post Gecko Theatre’s Institute…

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BBC Arts Culture In Quarantine Will Present Film Adaptation of Amit Lahav's Institute by Dan Meyer

The project is based on the Gecko Theatre piece.

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Review: ‘P-Valley’ Has All the Right Moves by James Poniewozik

Sex may sell this Starz strip-club drama, but at heart it’s a potent, lyrical story about hard work.

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Theatre Lockdown Special 13: Early Lloyd Webber, vintage Rattigan, and a Dame or two in conversation by Matt Wolf

Medeas past and present conjoin across a characteristically eclectic theatre week Stop the presses! For the first time in nearly four months, The Arts Desk can point to the first of several…

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GRACE NOTES: Thursday, July 9, 2020 by Susan Grace

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Hugh Jackman, Audra McDonald, Lin-Manuel Miranda, More Will Be Part of Virtual Broadway Barks Across America by Andrew Gans

The 22nd installment of Broadway Barks, the pet adoption event founded by Bernadette Peters and the late Mary Tyler Moore, will be held online.

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Theatres that made us: from London's Royal Court to Birmingham Rep by Compiled By Chris Wiegand

Arts venues have been hit hard by the pandemic and are still unable to stage live performances. In a new series, we celebrate their essential role Daniel Mays: I couldn’t get arrested in t…

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Jury Duty review – trial-by-audience is cheekily enjoyable by Miriam Gillinson

Available onlineWorking with other audience members, you decide whether a defendant is guilty of murder in this fun bit of lockdown theatre A man has been killed and his body, along with mos…

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7 great Bay Area things to do this weekend, July 10-12 by Randy McMullen, Jackie Burrell

Got your weekend planned? Here are 7 great ideas, from a new Andy Samberg comedy to caffeine cocktails and hiking adventures.

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Broadway Catch Up: July 9 - Santino Fontana, Sara Bareilles, and More!

While Broadway remains shut down, BroadwayWorld is keeping up with your favorite stars and giving you a peek at what they have been up to! Check out yesterday's highlights from some of your …

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Seven Devils, Where the Play Development’s So Bright the Writers Gotta Wear Shades by American Theatre Editors

The Idaho new-play development conference, usually an intense, immersive small-town experience, went virtual this year but kept its spirit intact.

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Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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ATPAM elects new leadership by Caitlin Huston

The Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers has elected Penny Daulton as president of the union for theatrical press agents, company managers and house managers. Daulton, a compa…

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Betty Buckley Saved Rufus Wainwright From Drowning as a Kid

A new story from The Washington Post profiles singer/songwriter/composer Rufus Wainwright, but it begins with an interesting story featuring someone familiar to the Broadway world.

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Arren and Broderick: Musical Madcaps by Trav S.D.

I first became aware of the team of Arren and Broderick through their appearance in Broadway Melody of 1940 with Fred Astaire, Eleanor Powell, and George Murphy. In that film, Charlotte Arre…

Linked From Trav S.D. at 08:48AM

UK theatre industry comes together to celebrate Inspiring Future Theatre Day by Hira Desai

The UK theatre industry came together to share all the hard work that is done to inspire young people, communities & schools in #InspiringFutureTheatre Day. The post UK theatre industry …

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Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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BEST OF THE DECADE: Favorite Costume Designs by JK

Today, we finish up our Best of the Decade round-up of theatrical design elements. It's all about the amazing costumes created for each production. Sometimes they are elaborate, visually stu…

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GLEE's Naya Rivera is Missing After Boating in California

Multiple sources have confirmed that actress Naya Rivera, best known for her role as Santana on Glee, is missing after boating on a lake in California.

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Girl Scouts Team Up With Disney on Broadway For Theater Workshop, MEGA-MIX-THEATER-PARTY

Girl Scouts is teaming up with Disney on Broadway to bring the magic of Broadway to your home.

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11 Biographical Dance Documentaries to Stream by Playbill Staff

Looking to deepen your terpsichorean knowledge? Start with these looks at exemplars of the medium, from Broadway razzle dazzle to modern dance.

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Almanac: Walker Percy on loneliness by Terry Teachout

“I have discovered that most people have no one to talk to, no one, that is, who really wants to listen. When it does at last dawn on a man that you really want to hear about his business,…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 07:00AM
Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Wake Up With BWW 7/9: BROADWAY BARKS Goes Virtual, and More!

Today's top stories: Broadway Barks goes virtual this year with Bernadette Peters, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Bette Midler, Josh Groban, and more!

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‘A remarkable play’: LES BLANCS – National Theatre at Home (Online review) by Tom Bolton

The National Theatre’s 2016 production of Les Blancs was directed by Yaël Farber and used the full resources of the Olivier stage to transmit its full force.

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‘Play at Home’ with Long Wharf Theatre program that invites you to act out brand-new plays by Christopher Arnott

The Long Wharf Theatre helped start "Play at Home," an ingenious project which offers brand new short scripts by important American playwrights for people to perform in their own homes durin…

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(VIDEO) Watch fans of The Prince of Egypt musical perform "When You Believe"

Last month, the production team for The Prince of Egypt UK musical did a call out to fans of the show, asking them to send videos of themselves performing the show's most famous musical numb…

Linked From London Theatre Direct at 06:00AM
Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Today on Broadway: Thursday, July 9, 2020 – Christine Toy Johnson by James Marino

Today we have a chat with writer and director Christine Toy Johnson about her show “EMPRESS MAY LEE LOTUS BLOSSOM,” which is a 20 minute play that you can see Friday and Saturday as part…

Linked From BroadwayRadio at 05:55AM
Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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On the Couch with Cassie Leatham by Arts Review

Who is Cassie Leatham? I am a Taungurung artist, master weaver, sculpture, cultural educator and bushtukka woman, dancer and story teller. What would you do differently from what you do now?…

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Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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City of Sydney confirms Mardi Gras funding for 2021/2022 by Arts Review

The City of Sydney has confirmed that the world famous Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras has received funding for its festivals in 2021 and 2022. Mardi Gras was awarded the funding as part o…

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Are You Paying Attention? by Artsjournal1

The Mellon Foundation’s announcement that its grant-making will focus entirely on social justice is not a wakeup call. The alarm has been sounding for years. Business as usual (that is, we…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 03:06AM
Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Helen McCrory: 'This is a woman's private space, invaded by others' by Interview By Chris Wiegand

As the National Theatre streams a bold revival of Terence Rattigan’s The Deep Blue Sea, its star discusses a potent mix of sensuality and torment Director Carrie Cracknell described one da…

Linked From The Guardian at 02:54AM

Theater Review: 'Staged' and 'Talking Heads' by Matt Wolf

“Staged,” a six-episode sitcom, and “Talking Heads,” a remake of a group of vaunted monologues, show what good can come of a bereft theatrical scene in Britain.

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'He's so strapping and virile': Patrick Stewart at 80 – by Shatner, McKellen, Tennant and more by Interviews By Chris Wiegand, Catherine Shoard and Toby Moses

Horse rides in stockings, rehearsals in deep freezes, fights in string vests ... as Patrick Stewart hits 80, friends from Harriet Walter to Brian Blessed pay tribute to the great actor Conti…

Linked From The Guardian at 02:54AM

Network of Artistic Theatre Activists Kerala (NATAK) Keeps Theatre Scene in Kerala Active Through Social Media by Athira M

At the backyard of his home at Kattappana in Idukki district, GK Pannamkuzhy set up a pyre. It was the setting for his 11-minute play, Mannaamkatta, which reflects on the plight of a farmer…

Linked From thetheatretimes.com at 02:25AM

Mexicatas by Mariela Lopez

By Mariela Lopez . Mariela Lopez Flores speaks with Ariadna Ferreira—one of the creators of the show Mexicatas—about the realities of migration, Catalan vs. Mexican cultures, and more.

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Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Darwin Festival unveils DF20 Homegrown Program by Arts Review

This August, Darwin Festival returns as Australia’s hottest winter arts festival with DF20 Homegrown – a reimagined event showcasing the Top End’s very best, brimming with exciting liv…

Linked From artsreview.com.au at 01:26AM

VIDEO: On This Day, July 9- Lin-Manuel Miranda, Phillipa Soo, Ariana DeBose, and Leslie Odom, Jr. Say Goodbye to HAMILTON

On this day in 2016, original Hamilton cast members, Leslie Odom Jr., Phillipa Soo, and Ariana DeBose along with the musical's star and composer, Lin-Manuel Miranda, took their final bows …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:02AM
Thursday, July 9, 2020 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Call for entries: Linden New Art celebrates 30 years of the iconic Linden Postcard Show by Arts Review

First held in 1990, Linden New Art’s iconic Linden Postcard Show continues to provide artists from all walks of life the opportunity to present their artwork inside the gallery’s strikin…

Linked From artsreview.com.au at 12:19AM

Coming Together For NAIDOC Week by Arts Review

The Victorian Government is putting together a star-studded virtual concert to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture following the postponement of NAIDOC Week. The Governme…

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‘Complex and developing’ situation engulfs Hong Kong art

Also, livestream auctions hit the spot; Untitled, Art fair tests alternative model; David Zwirner represents Muñoz estate

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The Deep Blue Sea, Starring Olivier Nominee Helen McCrory, Begins Streaming July 9 by Dan Meyer

The 2016 London revival of Terrence Rattigan's play was filmed at the National Theatre.

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Broadway Checklist: How Many of These Shows at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre Have You Seen? by Marc J. Franklin

Look back at the 10 most recent productions to play over 100 performances at the beloved theatre.

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Celebrate Quentin Earl Darrington With A Look Back at His Career on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The actor celebrates his birthday July 9.

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Revisit Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy on Broadway in Honor of Tom Hanks by Marc J. Franklin

The Oscar winner celebrates his birthday July 9.

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