Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

2020 SALA Festival to Launch Digital Program Next Week! by Arts Review

The South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival 2020 program will be officially launched on Monday 20 July with over 4000 artists participating in over 300 exhibitions across Adelaide an…

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Freestyle Love Supreme to Offer Virtual Summer Classes

Also, the Freestyle Love Supreme documentary will air on Hulu beginning this Friday.

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Crossword: See How You Do With This Week's Puzzle

One of our most popular stories last week was a video of Elmo and a Broadway star.

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Love-Hate Relationship With Curtain Speeches by Joe Patti

Troublemaker that Drew McManus is, he suggested that as people return to live performances post-Covid, arts organizations should re-think the hallowed curtain speech. He argues that patrons …

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Sydney Opera House ‘talks’ in a brand new podcast for kids by Arts Review

The Sydney Opera House has released a brand new season of Arty Farty – a podcast made especially for kids. Released just in time for the school holidays to help keep inquisitive young mind…

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Obies Honor ‘A Strange Loop’ and ‘Heroes of the Fourth Turning’ by Michael Paulson

The annual awards show for Off and Off Off Broadway theater was prerecorded and streamed after the coronavirus led to cancellation of a live ceremony.

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Michael R. Jackson, Kenny Leon, Camille A. Brown and More Take Home 2020 Obie Awards!

Tonight, in celebration of Off- and Off-Off Broadway theater, the American Theatre Wing and The Village Voice honored the recipients of the 65th Annual Obie Awards.

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Theatre Review: ‘The Decameron: Day 4,’ streaming by Synetic Theater by Mary Ann Johnson

Joshua Cole Lucas started off Day 4’s offerings, basing his story on Day 6 Story. This was very much a nod to the Italian Commedia dell’arte, and proved to be a witty romp. Chichibio is …

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Theatre Review: ‘The Decameron: Day 3,’ streaming by Synetic Theater by Mary Ann Johnson

Day 3 started out very spiritually, and then segued into the profane (in the sense of “sacred and profane.”)  Elena Velasco based her very cryptic story on “Day 6, Story 10” of The …

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The Kennedy Center introduces multiple social impact initiatives by News Desk

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has recently revealed a plan for several ongoing and long-term social impact initiatives – and the urgency and importance of this work ha…

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A Strange Loop, Heroes of the Fourth Turning & More Honored with 2020 Obie Awards by Lindsey Sullivan

The winners of the 65th Annual Obie Awards, which honor achievement off and off-off Broadway, have been announced. Comedian, actor and writer Cole Escola hosted the pretaped ceremony, which…

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Bernadette Peters Talks Virtual BROADWAY BARKS and More on Backstage LIVE With Richard Ridge

Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! On July 14 at 12pm ET he chatted with Broadway legend Bernadette Peters!

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What South Florida Theater Will Look Like When It Reopens by Bill Hirschman

As a handful of local venues gingerly tried to reopen in recent weeks and others prepare detailed plans for the future, a regimen of detailed protocols ranging from parking to popcorn to Pla…

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Recipients of the 65th annual Obie Awards by Deb Miller

Following two postponements of its annual presentation, in May and June, in light of the coronavirus crisis and in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, the 65th annual Obie Awards fo…

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Heroes of the Fourth Turning, A Strange Loop Among 2020 Obie Award Winners by Ryan McPhee

The 65th annual ceremony celebrating Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway took place virtually July 14.

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Melbourne International Film Festival unveils MIFF 68½ by Arts Review

Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) has unveiled the full line-up of films at MIFF 68½ – the inaugural online delivery of the country’s oldest film festival in August. Encompas…

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Sydney Fringe announces highlights for Global Fringe by Sean McLoughlin

The inaugural program developed in collaboration with leading international Fringe Festivals from around the world includes award-winning acts from USA,

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Audio Review: “Eldorado” by the National Edgar Allan Poe Theatre on the Air, Streaming at WYPR, Baltimore by Dr. Mark Dreisonstok

In Voltaire’s picaresque and satirical 1759 novel “Candide,” Candide and company make their way to El Dorado, the legendary city of gold. In 1849, at the peak of the California Gold Ru…

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It’s Christmas in July! QSO release The Nutcracker, but not as we know it! by Peter J Snee

Nothing can stop the music of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra (QSO) – not COVID19 and certainly not a cold snap

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On Site Opera Offers Live Performances Over The Phone For Just 1 Person At A Time by Jeff Lunden

On Site Opera, a company that stages performances in unlikely places, has changed its format during the pandemic. Now it organizes live performances for an audience of just one — over the …

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Like it or not, you have a new job in the pandemic by Alaina Johns

Arts journalists in the pandemic—just like all of us, really—are doing a job we never thought we’d have to do. Can we handle our new responsibilities? Alaina Johns considers.

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Like it or not, you have a new job in the pandemic. Can you handle it? by Alaina Johns

Arts journalists in the pandemic—just like all of us, really—are doing a job we never thought we’d have to do. Can we handle our new responsibilities? Alaina Johns considers.

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2020 Obie Awards Winners, celebrating downtown theater virtually by New York Theater

The list of winners of the 65th annual, and first virtual, Obie Awards, delayed twice, which celebrates Off and Off Off Broadway. Presenters, performers and winners of the 2020 Obie Awards D…

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Broadway Brainteasers: Andre De Shields Way Down Word Search

Today, we're bringing you a word search based on the nearly fifty year Broadway career of the Tony-winning star of Hadestown, the great Andre De Shields!

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Dramatists Play service has announced a new play collection created exclusively for streaming platforms, a?oeTechnical Difficulties: Plays for Online Theatrea??, is available for licensing …

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Lights On: QSO + Tom Thum at the Brisbane Powerhouse by Peter J Snee

Ready for some LIVE music? It’s time to get back in the game! LIVE MUSIC is back and two of

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Odds & Ends: Freestyle Love Supreme Academy Offering Virtual Summer Classes & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Amp Up Your Skills with Freestyle Love Supreme at Home Freestyle Love Supreme, the critically acclaimed improv troupe found…

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Hear Bernadette Peters' Top Tips for Adopting a Dog in Preparation for Broadway Barks by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway legend Bernadette Peters is gearing up to host Broadway Barks on July 16. Theater fans (and animal lovers!) can watch the star-packed virtual event event and its lineup of adoptable…

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Why The US Constitution Doesn’t Work Without Local News by Artsjournal

To hold public officials accountable, in other words, “intelligent men”—all people, in fact—need reliable reporting about the activities of government and politicians. But these days…

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Watch The Lincoln Centre production of CAROUSEL now! by Gabi Bergman

Carousel was hailed by Time Magazine as “the best musical of the 20th Century.” The New York Philharmonic presents a

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Visitor feedback leads a long-planned makeover at the Delaware Art Museum by Gail Obenreder

Leaders of a major reinstall at the Delaware Art Museum talk with Gail Obenreder about how commentary from their visitors is driving a whole new look at the galleries.

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5 Questions with Marga Gomez by Mateo Hurtado

The timeless, classic Cubana Rican performance artist stand-up comic Marga Gomez leans into her fears and at large: the pitfalls of friendship and failed perseverance that bog down all of hu…

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Watch Audra McDonald & Seth Rudetsky Live In Concert On Demand

Hosted by beloved musical director and Sirius XM Star Seth Rudetsky, due to popular demand Audra McDonald's live concert is now available for on demand viewing!

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First live performances in the area start July 25 at ASC. Here’s how they’re making it happen. by Lorraine Treanor

American Shakespeare Center joins only a few companies in the country to have obtained permission from authorities for live performances this summer. ASC will perform Othello and Twelfth Nig…

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The Virus In Canadian Publishing by Artsjournal

The COVID-19 lockdown, which has caused overall unit sales to drop by 27 percent, places Canadian publishers under huge financial pressure. Indigo’s continued delays in payment could push …

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Man Convicted Of Trying To Steal Magna Carta From Salisbury Cathedral by Artsjournal

In October 2018, Mark Royden, 47, went equipped with a claw hammer, gloves and safety goggles, tampered with a CCTV camera and set off a fire alarm to cause a distraction before smashing the…

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How I Learned To Be An Art Critic by Artsjournal

“How did I learn to judge between one work and another? By looking and reading and looking and reading and looking. It is not a matter of mere subjectivity. You acquire the skill to transm…

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Todrick Hall and Skittles Donate $100,000 to National Black Trans Advocacy Coalition

SKITTLES has partnered with Todrick Hall to donate $100,000 to the National Black Trans Advocacy Coalition (BTAC). The donation will support the group's work to improve the lived experience …

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19 Virtual Theatre Summer Camps for Kids and Teens in Times of Social Distancing by Dan Meyer

These virtual offerings, led by professional artists, can be enjoyed from the comfort of your home.

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18 Virtual Theatre Summer Camps for Kids and Teens in Times of Social Distancing by Dan Meyer

These virtual offerings, led by professional artists, can be enjoyed from the comfort of your home.

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Transport Group to Stream ‘Broadbend, Arkansas’ by Matthew Wexler

Transport Group's critically acclaimed world premiere musical, "Broadbend, Arkansas" will stream for free beginning July 20. The post Transport Group to Stream ‘Broadbend, Arkansas’ appe…

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Theatre East’s Annual 5x5 Drama Series Begins July 14 Online by Andrew Gans

The free virtual series features five short plays in five days.

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Bay Street Theater by Barry Gordin

Wednesday, July 22nd, 8pm  7:30 Red Carpet Pre-Show July 14, 2020: Bay Street Theater is paying comedic homage to celebrity telethon specials of the 1970s... a groovy celebration of Br…

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Telly Leung to Release 5-Track EP, Recorded in Quarantine With Composer Gary Adler by Logan Culwell-Block

The Aladdin and Allegiance star will launch the album with a live streamed virtual release party benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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NEW YORK, July 13, 2020--“It’s a medical fact that singing is a natural anti-depressant which strengthens the immune system. Now more than ever, we need to use our voice and our breathin…

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‘Hull’ by Xandria Phillips by Matthew John Phillips

Xandria Phillips’s debut poetry collection, ‘Hull,’ explores longing, history, emancipation and resistance, and the stakes of precarious living. Matthew John Phillips reviews.

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Bernadette Peters Gives a Sneak Preview of the Upcoming Virtual Broadway Barks by Dan Meyer

The adoption special will take place online this year with shelters from all over the country.

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Jennifer Grey to Star In and Executive Produce New Dance Movie

Jennifer Grey is set to star in and executive produce a new dance movie at Lionsgate. According to Deadline, the film, which is set in the 1990s, could potentially be a new Dirty Dancing …

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Actors' Equity Releases Statement on Study Showing That Over 5 Million Americans Have Lost Health Care During Pandemic

Actors' Equity Association released a statement regarding a new study showing that more than 5 million Americans have already lost their employer-sponsored health care during the pandemic.

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Why COVID Demands Our Best Design Thinking by Artsjournal

You may not think of architects as the problem-solvers we need now. But now that interacting with people in any enclosed space is fraught, they are who you need. Though we have been living i…

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Those Viral Videos Of People Melting Down Because They Have To Wear Masks? They’re Performances — Bad Ones by Artsjournal1

Dan Kois: “What are these displays? Whatever they are, they are not authentic expressions of rage. … Rather than citizens pushed too far by onerous mask policies — finally sent over th…

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It’s Too Late For Good-Faith Debate Online Anyway by Artsjournal1

“Blaming people on the internet — as most of us are, helplessly — for not engaging in ‘good-faith debate’ doesn’t just misdiagnose the problem; it’s stunningly naïve. Have you…

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The Problem With The “Right” Kind Of Theatre Fans by Artsjournal

“What is wrong with the theatre fandom is the belief that objectively, some musicals are better than others, and that if you like a certain show, you aren’t the right kind of theatre fan…

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Architecture’s Existential Crisis by Artsjournal

Suddenly, the profession was at a crossroads. Was this a time for quick, targeted, pragmatic responses to a built environment that no longer felt safe, or was this a revolutionary moment, a …

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Maybe The People Who Signed The Harper’s Letter Have Forgotten About The Real Danger To Free Speech by Artsjournal1

Tom Scocca: “The promoters of the letter cast themselves as persecuted heroes, putting their names on the line to defend an embattled conception of liberty. The people putting themselves i…

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How Music Lessons Have Adapted Online by Artsjournal

“It was a novelty for a week or two,” said Catherine Keen. “But it was really tough on the kids. They were on their computers all day with their home classes. And then to have to come …

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How Classical Crossover Ran Amok And Ran Aground by Artsjournal1

The Three Tenors franchise was hardly great opera, but it was effective, and Yo-Yo Ma’s various crossover projects are genuinely good. So how did we get from The Silk Road Project to Hilde…

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VIDEO: Bernadette Peters Talks About 'Broadway Barks' Going Virtual

Bernadette Peters was a guest on Live with Kelly and Ryan Tuesday to talk about raising money for COVID-19 relief with 'Broadway Cares' and the dog adoption event 'Broadway Barks' being done…

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The boy in the branches by Fountaintheatre

by Stephen Sachs “Hi,” chirped the boy’s voice from somewhere on Addison Street. I was on my morning walk, my coronavirus mask strapped to my face. It was just after nine in the mornin…

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VIDEO: Christopher Jackson Has Enjoyed Watching His Castmates Perform in the HAMILTON Film

Christopher Jackson was a guest on Live with Kelly and Ryan Tuesday to talk about playing George Washington in 'Hamilton,' which is now streaming on Disney+!

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Fustercluck Music Productions to Produce Parody Music Videos Featuring Chilina Kennedy, Justin Matthew Sargent & More

Fustercluck Music Productions has been founded by Keith Levenson (Musical Director/Conductor of The Bridges of Madison County and Amazing Grace; conductor: Tony® and Grammy® Award winning …

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Free Photoshop Template For Converting Images from Portrait Aspect Ratio To Landscape by Drew McManus

We’ve all been there: you need images in landscape aspect ratio for digital content but all of your source files are in portrait. Frustrating, right? For the most part, trying to convert a…

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Theatregoers’ Willingness to Return Is Trending Down, Data Show by American Theatre Editors

Studies, including one from Shugoll Research on D.C.-area theatregoers, see a decline from already low numbers, with the comfort zone stretching to spring 2021.

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The Line **** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward July 14, 2020: The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the closures of theaters and reinforced the feeling of being in suspended animation. With no live dramatic reaction to t…

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

A Chicago theater is coming back next weekend — yes, next weekend — with ‘Judy & Liza.' by Chris Jones

A Chicago theater is coming back next weekend --yes, next weekend

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Meet the Leaders Who Are Already Reshaping the Field by American Theatre Editors

The fifth cohort of TCG's Rising Leaders of Color encompass all areas of theatre practice, from producing to development to casting to writing.

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Red Bull's Short Play Festival to Feature World Premieres by Jeremy O. Harris and Theresa Rebeck by Olivia Clement

The festival will be live streamed for free, featuring performances by Frankie J. Alvarez, Lilli Cooper, Charlayne Woodard, and more.

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Groundlings, Upright Citizens Brigade face racism and the ‘comedy problem’ by Jessica Gelt - Los Angeles Times

There is finite room in the top ranks of L.A.’s leading improv and sketch comedy groups, and the performers selected to breathe the rarefied air have long been white.

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Book Review: The Understudy by Judd Hollander

Reviewed by Judd HollanderIf you're looking for a complicated dissertation on what it takes to be an actor, then The Understudy, a novel by Ellen Tovatt Leary, is not for you. Though if you …

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Mosaic Theater announces postponements and temporary leadership change by News Desk

Mosaic Theater Company has canceled its plans to open Alexandra Petri’s Inherit the Wind in August and announced suspension of its on-stage season through 2020. At the same time, Mosaic an…

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Telly Leung & Gary Adler to Release 'You Matter' With Virtual CD Release Party to Benefit BC/EFA

Recording studios may be closed, but Telly Leung (Aladdin, Allegiance, TV's 'Glee') and Gary Adler (Altar Boyz, Avenue Q, Radio City Christmas Spectacular) have teamed up to create You Matte…

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Billy Porter, Josh Gad, Norm Lewis & More Take Part in Launch of WELL BEINGS, National Health Campaign

A celebrity roster of actors, athletes and musicians, along with leaders in mental health from across the country, joined WETA Washington, D.C., the flagship public media station in the nati…

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Mosaic cancels Fall season; Ari Roth takes a sabbatical by Tim Treanor

DC’s Mosaic Theater Company will not produce its Fall schedule of plays, Board Chair Bill Tompkins announced in a press release which DC Theatre Scene received today. “Conditions remain …

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Review: Synetic Theater’s The Decameron, Day 5, a silent trio of humor and noir by Susan Galbraith

Day 5 brings us three new short works by Synetic Theater members as studies on life in the time of Covid. Kat Cárdenas-Cruz put a smile on my face with her short piece, “An Artist Struggl…

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7 Tunes From JERSEY BOYS Award Winner John Lloyd Young Ahead Of Livestream Concert

Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Theatre World and Grammy Award winner John Lloyd Young has been travelling the country performing sold out concert sets at Manhattan's finest venues f…

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Sequentia by American Ballet Theatre

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Chicago’s Court Theatre Aims to Resume In-Person Performances in February—But Audiences Can Still Watch Remotely by Ryan McPhee

Until the theatre returns to the stage, a digital education series, in partnership with University of Chicago, will highlight various classic works.

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Watch Idina Menzel, Stephanie J. Block & More Elphabas Unite for This Epic 'Defying Gravity' Medley by Lindsey Sullivan

The only thing better than a bunch of Elphabas belting their faces off? A bunch of Elphabas belting their faces off for a great cause! As part of Shoshana Bean's virtual concert on July 13, …

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BEST OF THE DECADE: The Greatest Performances Part 1 by JK

Over the past ten seasons, we have been witnesses to some truly amazing performances. These are thirty of the greatest star turns, each one iconic for a different reason. Some are from favor…

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Shakespeare Theatre Company sheds a third of its staff by Peter Marks

Pandemic losses force more ‘tragic’ cuts, but the company vows to come back strong.

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Theater for the New City Presents Reading of VISITORS IN THE DARK Starring Charles Busch, Julie Halston and More

Theater for the New City will present a live reading of 'Visitors in the Dark' by Charles Busch (The Confession Of Lily Dare, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, Die Mommie Die!) on Monday, J…

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How to Create Your Best Self-Tape Audition by Playbill Staff

From backdrops to lighting, you can make your performance shine even while auditioning from home.

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at noon (Broadway Time)

Pierre Boulez Saal’s Festival of New Music

A series of concerts commissioned by Daniel Barenboim showcases 10 new works inspired by life under the pandemic

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How the Audra McDonald-Victor Garber Annie Almost Had a Different Ending by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Audra McDonald and Rosie Perez share stories of racist behavior they experienced in their careers but the positive outcomes of painful situations.

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New Village Arts Center Postpones 2020-21 Season by American Theatre Editors

The California company's 20th anniversary season will resume in July of 2021.

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Round House Theatre: In Lieu of Plays, How About a Menu? by American Theatre Editors

The Maryland company is offering contactless pick-up service of food and beverages from its local bar and café vendors.

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Bernadette Peters: A Special Concert Raises $252,575 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by Lindsey Sullivan

On July 10, fans were able to watch Broadway legend Bernadette Peters in a never-before-seen-online concert to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Bernadette Peters: A Special Concert…

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Musical Based on The Lost Boys Movie Eyes a Broadway Bow by Lindsey Sullivan

Though theaters remain shut down due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, stage shows are, of course, still being developed. According to SYFY WIRE, musician Gerard McMahon is "nearly done" creat…

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The Old Globe Names Freedome Bradley-Ballentine Associate AD by American Theatre Editors

To support this transition, the organization has also promoted Katherine Harroff and Jesse Perez.

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Court theater retools upcoming season with no shows until February by Chris Jones

Court theater retools upcoming season with no shows until February

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Was Washington Ballet’s Virtual Fundraising Gala A Bad Idea After All? by Artsjournal1

Organizers of the June 18 event, for which the company’s dancers gathered to tape performances which were streamed for attendees, say they followed all CDC and local health guidelines. Nev…

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Montreal Museum Fires Chief Curator by Artsjournal

The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) says it is immediately terminating the contract of director general and chief curator Nathalie Bondil following what it describes as “disturbing tes…

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I Interview Playwrights Part 1088: Christina Hamlett by Adam Szymkowicz

Christina HamlettQ:  What are you working on now? A:  Three new books (including 101 Plots for Stage, Page and Cinema), several performing arts articles, and about half a dozen new plays. …

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Hailey Kilgore Sings Out by Christa Skiles

Broadway star produces benefit for school theatre The post Hailey Kilgore Sings Out appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Lucian Msamati on Amadeus: 'Colour-blind casting? I want you to see my colour' by Interview By Arifa Akbar

The star of the National Theatre’s revival, streaming this month, talks about genius, unlocking characters and how Peter Shaffer’s play became an ‘orgy of artistic love’ The director…

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Chichester Festival theatre boss to join musical stars in outdoor concert by Chris Wiegand

Daniel Evans will perform with Omid Djalili, Gabrielle Brooks and Giles Terera in summer show previewing postponed South Pacific Chichester Festival theatre cancelled its scheduled summer pr…

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Lilli Cooper, Kathleen Chalfant and More Announced for Red Bull Theater's SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL

Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for their tenth annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes, featuring two brand new commissions from Jeremy O. Har…

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How animals in gaming went from cartoon characters to real creatures

Today’s games give players the chance to see the world from the perspective of other species

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Putting It Together - Lighting Design, Part 1

George Street Playhouse: In this episode of "Putting It Together," we will tackle the process of Lighting Design with designers Ken Billington, David Lander, and Joe Saint, whose work spans …

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Jane Walentas, Philanthropist Who Helped Transform Brooklyn’s DUMBO Neighborhood, Dead At 76 by Artsjournal1

“An accomplished artist and creative director, Walentas played a critical role in nurturing DUMBO’s artistic renaissance for more than 30 years.” As her husband, David, redeveloped the…

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Did #PublishingPaidMe Uncover A Real Problem Of Underpaying Black Authors? by Artsjournal1

“PW reached out to dozens of literary agents, authors, and editors to ask. While all the editors contacted declined to respond, many agents and authors were willing to speak on the conditi…

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Ian McKellen to Play Hamlet in New Production in England

Dates are not set for the drama, but socially distant rehearsals have already begun.

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TheaterMania Will Stream New Kaye Ballard Documentary Tonight for Free on Facebook

The film has its live premiere event tonight.

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Streaming theater goes beyond Hamilton by Kerry Reid

The Public Theater, Black Lives, Black Words, and Hell in a Handbag put it all online. In the first days of the COVID-19 shutdown, many theaters scrambled to fin…

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Catch Almeida Theatre’s Shifting Tides digital festival this weekend by Hira Desai

Shifting Tides is aimed at and created with 14 - 25 year-olds and will feature brand new audio drama, world film screenings, panel discussions & more! The post Catch Almeida Theatre’s…

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Tonight on the Livestream: Broadway Casting Director, Tara Rubin

Last week on the livestream, Tony Award-winning Mr. John Rando joined us for the livestream and told us . . . 1 – What it was like turning Back to the Future into a musical and 2 – How …

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Feingold on Old Movies for Theater Lovers: Clarence Brown’s ‘Intruder in the Dust’ by Michael Feingold

William Faulkner's novel transformed for the screen in 1949, when racism in America was rarely examined by Hollywood The post Feingold on Old Movies for Theater Lovers: Clarence Brown’s …

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)

RECAP: Billy Porter Surprised Student Elizabeth Baxley on STARS IN THE HOUSE

Stars in the House continued Monday night (8pm) with Guest Host Andréa Burns welcomes rising talent from Manhattan School Of Music, Elizabeth Baxley.

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VIDEO: Watch the 65th Annual Obie Awards- Live at 8pm!

Be sure to tune in to the 65th Annual Obie Awards, presented by the American Theatre Wing, premiering on YouTube today, July 14, 2020 at 8:00 PM.

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Donmar Warehouse Will Temporarily Reopen in August With Socially Distanced Sound Installation by Andrew Gans

Based on the novel by José Saramago, Blindness is adapted by Simon Stephens and directed by Walter Meierjohann.

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Interview with World of Dance Group MDC 3 for Performers Stuff Pro Series by Performerstuff

Interview with World of Dance Group MDC 3 for Performers Stuff Pro Series Written by Mark Pawsey July 14, 2020 Performer Stuff is launching a regular series of videos in the Fall, which…

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Off-Broadway Staging of Broadbend, Arkansas to Stream Online for Free by Olivia Clement

Transport Group will broadcast the video recording of the world-premiere musical to raise funds for the Black Theatre Network.

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Remains Of Aztec Palace Discovered Near Mexico City’s Main Square by Artsjournal1

“While carrying out renovation work on the Nacional Monte de Piedad building – which dates back to 1755 and is now a historical pawnshop on Mexico city’s central plaza – workers came…

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Venice Completes First Test Of €6 Billion Flood-Blocking System by Artsjournal1

“The huge yellow floodgates immediately started to work after being activated on Friday, rising simultaneously to separate the Venetian lagoon from the sea. More tests will be carried out …

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Do This Free A Little Night Music Jigsaw Puzzle Now/Later/Soon

Put Bernadette Peters and Elaine Strich back together again.

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Happy Bastille Day: How the French Invented Show Biz by Trav S.D.

Happy Bastille Day! In celebration of the French nation, we have this coming up: * Saturday, July 18, 2020 at 12:00pm Eastern I’ll be giving a post-Bastille Day Zoom talk on How the Frenc…

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A.C. Astor (and “Sentimental Mac”) by Trav S.D.

Born this day, British ventriloquist A.C. Astor (Thomas Ferguson, 1890-1966). Astor was born and raised in Carlisle, England. He started out performing in pantomimes, and by 1920 was a top h…

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‘A glimpse at the darker side of creative genius:’ Mood Music – The Old Vic (Online review) by Violet Mackintosh

It is not often that we see the messy workings of entertainment law and intellectual property that lurk behind the glossy exterior of the music industry.

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‘Continues to explore the themes of racial identity & femininity’: BLUE BENEATH MY SKIN: Alchemist Theatre Company (Online review) by Michael Davis

The second entry in Alchemist Theatre’s ‘Writers On Hold’ series, Blue Beneath My Skin continues to explore the themes of racial identity and femininity.

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Hot Clip of the Day: Bombalurina IS There And Had Been For 18 Years!

Tonight at 8pm, on Stars in the House, Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley will be chatting with Broadway Record Breakers! Included in the lineup is Marlene Danielle who made quite the "Memory" a…

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Watch Idina Menzel Perform a Personalized Theme Song for a Stranger by Dan Meyer

The Tony winner might have read her new friend's biography wrong, though.

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GRACE NOTES: Tuesday, July 14, 2020 by Susan Grace

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Donmar Warehouse to reopen with José Saramago installation Blindness by Chris Wiegand

The London theatre will present a socially distanced adaption of the Portuguese author’s novel, voiced by Juliet Stevenson The Donmar Warehouse in London is to reopen this summer for an im…

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Broadway Catch Up: July 14 - Audra McDonald, Sir Patrick Stewart, 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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Theatres that made us: 'It’s humbling to be upstaged by a dolphin!' by Compiled By Chris Wiegand

Aimee Ffion-Edwards reveals the perils of performing at the Minack and Pooja Ghai celebrates the Jacobean beauty of Sam Wanamaker Playhouse Theatres that made us: from Stratford to the Savo…

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VIDEO: Watch Broadway Record Breakers on STARS IN THE HOUSE- Live at 8pm!

Stars in the House continues today (8pm) with Guest Host Andréa Burns welcomes rising talent from Manhattan School Of Music Elizabeth Baxley.Stars in the House continues today (8pm) with B…

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Karen Olivo, James Monroe Iglehart, and More Will Take Part in Special Live Podcast Event, REBUILDING BROADWAY

In a special LIVE panel discussion, moderator Erika Alexander (Living Single, The Cosby Show, Get out, John Lewis: Good Trouble) will be guest hosting the 100th episode of The Theatre Podcas…

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VIDEO: Jimmy Fallon Sings 'It's Beginning to Look a Bit like Normal' As THE TONIGHT SHOW Returns to 30 Rock

The Tonight Show returned after a two-week hiatus last night, and the show aired from 30 ROCK for the first time since the pandemic began!

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Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, July 14- with Bernadette Peters, Tim Minchin & More!

Today (July 14) in live streaming: Richard Ridge chats with Bernadette Peters, Tim Minchin hosts a listening party and so much more!

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VIDEO: Bernadette Peters Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch at 12pm!

Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Tune in right here today, July 14 (12pm ET), as he chats with Broadway legend B…

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FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Academy Offers Virtual Summer Classes This Year

FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME, the critically acclaimed improv troupe founded by Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Anthony Veneziale, is offering virtual summer classes for both adults and youth.

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

Today, Ben's 'All Beef Patti' is The Robber Bridegroom a?oeOriginala?? Broadway Cast Recording and Daniel's Who Do You Think You Are is Jenifer Lewis a?oeLook At Mea?? from Jackie's Back. T…

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"We Only Got Us" by Jesús I. Valles, Roxanne Schroeder-Arce

By Jesús I. Valles, Roxanne Schroeder-Arce. Roxanne Schroeder-Arce speaks with high school educator and writer/performer Jesús I.

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Citing ‘Toxic’ Workplace, Montreal Museum Of Fine Arts Fires Director by Artsjournal1

“[The museum’s press] release cites a ‘toxic’ work environment and ‘several departures of key employees’ over the last year — as well as an external evaluation of the museum’…

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Edinburgh Fringe Announces Plans For Virtual 2020 Festival by Artsjournal1

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society will offer an online hub with workshops and panel discussions as well as a guide to the streamed performances offered by independent Fringe venues; Frin…

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 8am (Broadway Time)

REVIEW: Seth Rudetsky with Audra McDonald, Online ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Julian Eaves reviews Seth Rudetsky's online concert with Audra McDonald which streamed online on Sunday and Monday as part of Seth's online concert Series. This post REVIEW: …

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Musical Version of Cult Classic Film THE LOST BOYS Could Hit the Stage in 2021

In commemoration of the release of the cult classic film THE LOST BOYS, Grammy winner G Tom Mac, singer and songwriter of the film's hit theme song 'Cry Little Sister' is working on a musica…

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Colson Whitehead Wins Library Of Congress Prize For American Fiction by Artsjournal1

“Whitehead, 50, is the youngest winner of the lifetime achievement prize, which the library has previously given to Toni Morrison, Philip Roth and Denis Johnson, among others. He is the fi…

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Tell Me More | Episode 49: Beth Malone on Lessons of ‘Fun Home’ Stage Door, Judy Garland by Matt Tamanini

On today’s episode, Matt speaks with the “Fun Home” Tony nominee Beth Malone. On Tuesday, July 14 at 8 p.m. ET, Beth will join Lena Hall, Adam Pascal, Nathan Lee Graham, Alice Ripley, …

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Westfield News #ArtsBeat 7/14/20. by Mark G. Auerbach

Westfield News #ArtsBeat 7/14/20. Live summer theatre returns to the Berkshires at Barrington Stage and Berkshire Theatre Group. The Bushnell revamps its Broadway schedule, and the Springfie…

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Donmar Warehouse to reopen temporarily in August with sound installation voiced by Juliet Stevenson by Hira Desai

From 3 August, you can catch a socially distanced sound installation of Blindness based on the dystopian novel by Nobel-prize winning José Saramago. The post Donmar Warehouse to reopen temp…

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VIDEO: Shoshana Bean Raises Money For Beaverton High School With Virtual Concert Featuring Idina Menzel, Jeremy Jordan, Cynthia Erivo, and Many More!

Shoshana Bean is back for her third fundraiser for Beaverton High School's performing arts department! Shoshana Bean and Friends: An Evening of Broadway streamed online yesterday, July …

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ArtsBeat on Pioneer Valley Radio 7/14/20 by Mark G Auerbach

Now streaming. New #ArtsBeat on Pioneer Valley Radio’s “Brad Shepard Today”. Springfield Jazz Festival heads online. The Bushnell revamps Broadway series. Playhouse on Park's new seaso…

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Watch the SHOSHANA BEAN AND FRIENDS fundraiser concert now! by Gabi Bergman

A special concert organised and headlined by the titular Broadway superstar, Shoshana Bean and Friends unites some of the world’s most iconic

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Bley, Swallow, Sheppard: ‘Life Goes On’ by Artsjournal1

Sometimes it takes a while to catch up. Case in point: Carla Bley’s, Andy Sheppard’s and Steve Swallow’s Life Goes On. ECM released the album on Valentine’s Day. – Doug Ramsey

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Porgy and the White Police by Artsjournal1

Though a prominent British reviewer of the current Met production of Porgy and Bess called Gershwin’s 1935 opera “a period piece,” it loudly resounds today. Consider the first act conf…

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Lookback: on incivility and the social media by Terry Teachout

From 2010: Somebody compared me to a Holocaust denier the other day for having spoken ill of Elie Wiesel. While I wouldn’t dream of dignifying such a remark by responding to it, I was st…

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Almanac: Ron Shelton on professionalism by Terry Teachout

NUKE That was great, huh? CRASH Your fastball’s up, your curveball’s hanging. In the Show, they would’ve ripped you. NUKE Can’t you even let me enjoy the moment? CRASH The moment…

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 6am (Broadway Time)

RSC confirms rescheduled programme for winter 2021 and plans for this year by Hira Desai

The Royal Shakespeare Company today announced the winter 2021 season including The Magicians Elephant & The Wars Of The Roses Part 1 and 2. The post RSC confirms rescheduled programme fo…

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‘A well-crafted drama with an important message’: THE TAILOR-MADE MAN (Online review) by John Chapman

The Tailor-Made Man was turned into a musical in 2013. This current iteration was filmed in 2017 at the White Bear Theatre when a 25th anniversary production was mounted.

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 5am (Broadway Time)

‘Gotham Refuses to Get Scared’: In 1918, Theaters Stayed Open by Laura Collins-Hughes

With an influenza pandemic and a war on, New York’s health commissioner took an unorthodox stand, declining to shutter public entertainment.

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LTD exclusive interview with Godspell actress Natalie Green

Excitement is brewing as the highly anticipated Godspell 50th Anniversary Concert, which reunites Ruthie Henshall with Darren Day from the 1993 studio recording, is set to stream online ne…

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Wake Up With BWW 7/14: Andrew Lloyd Webber Takes Legal Action Against Trump, and More!

Today's top stories: Andrew Lloyd Webber takes legal action against Trump, and more!

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NEWS: Edinburgh Festival Fringe announces 2020 digital programme by Press Releases

Following the announcement that the Edinburgh Festival Fringe will not be going ahead as planned in 2020, the Fringe Society has unveiled alternative digital plans taking place this summer.

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 4am (Broadway Time)

Julia Gillard and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Women and Leadership by Arts Review

An inspirational and practical book written by two high-achieving women, sharing the experience and advice of some of our most extraordinary women leaders, in their own words. As a result of…

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Keeping The Curtain Up: a musical theatre treat supporting the Australian performing arts community by Arts Review

As part of Arts Centre Melbourne’s continued commitment to offering audiences digital experiences through the Together With You program, on Saturday 18 July Shane Jacobson will host Keepin…

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Sarah Jones' New Theater is Instagram by Variety

The writer-performer gets both personal and political on her new Instagram Live show.

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 3am (Broadway Time)

The cultural rescue package will set artists against institutions | Charlotte Higgins by Charlotte Higgins

The government’s Covid-19 response is opening up deep divisions. Theatres and museums get help but creatives are being cut loose The pandemic has deepened many fissures in British society.…

Linked From The Guardian at 03:12AM
Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Melbourne Theatre Company postpones season of As You Like It by Arts Review

Due to open this September, Melbourne Theatre Company has announced that its production of As You Like It will be postponed until 2021. The decision follows the re-introduction of stage 3 r…

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MTC postpones season of AS YOU LIKE IT by Peter J Snee

Melbourne Theatre Company announced today that its production of As You Like It, due to open this September, will be postponed

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What's the future of theatre? A Scottish seaside town may have all the answers by Oliver Wainwright

Transparent wraparound screens, touring deckchair pop-ups, rooftop suction devices … our writer talks to the designers rethinking theatre for the Covid age – and finds Dunoon leading the…

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Adelaide Guitar Festival supports local musicians with The Backstage Sessions by Arts Review

Adelaide Guitar Festival is giving audiences a backstage pass to South Australia’s vibrant live music scene with the announcement of an online video series showcasing some of the state’s…

Linked From artsreview.com.au at 01:56AM

VIDEO: On This Day, July 14- Remembering Arthur Laurents

Arthur Laurents was best known for his work as librettist on Gypsy and West Side Story, but was also well known as a playwright, having won a Tony Award® for Hallelujah, Baby! in 1968. Lat…

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Tips for Adapting Lesson Plans to the Virtual Classroom by Kerry Hishon

Drama isn’t always the easiest subject to adapt to distance learning. So much of what makes drama fun and worthwhile involves human interaction. Seeing students engage with one another, cr…

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Broadway Songs from Favorite Flops by Broadway Direct

When you think of Broadway, you probably think of a handful of uber-successful musicals that ran for years and years before closing, or perhaps you think of the select musicals and plays tha…

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10 Popular Songs that Borrow from Broadway Songs by Sarah Quagliariello For Broadway Direct

While there are many differences between the realm of musical theatre music and other popular music genres, they’re often more related than originally meets the eye (or ear). Musical sampl…

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BBC Proms: virtual Beethoven, real musicians

This year’s season has been unveiled — and it will see live music at the Royal Albert Hall

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Celebrate Arthur Laurents by Revisiting the Shows He Brought to Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The Tony Award-winning director and writer was born July 14, 1917.

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Top Psychologists Add Ability to Recite “Michael in the Bathroom” to Depression Diagnosis Criteria by Broadway Beat

by Sophia McGregor. @sophiacmcg. TAMPA, Fl - The nation’s top psychological researchers have discovered a groundbreaking paragon of depre...

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Eva Noblezada, Nathan Lee Graham, George Salazar, More Are Part of Night of a Thousand Judys Virtual Concert July 14 by Andrew Gans

The streaming event, benefiting The Ali Forney Center, is written and hosted by Justin Sayre.

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The 2020 Obie Awards, Celebrating the Best of Off-Broadway, Stream July 14 by Playbill Staff

Cole Escola hosts the virtual event, featuring Shaina Taub, Michael R. Jackson, Cynthia Erivo, and more.

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Arizona Theatre Company and More Unite for July 14 Edition of The 24-Hour Plays: Viral Monologues by Dan Meyer

The next slate of performances will feature actors and writers from a dozen Arizona-based companies.

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