Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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BWW TV: See Tonya Pinkins In the New Trailer for RED PILL

Pinkins socio-political horror film, Red Pill, stars Catherine Curtin, Kathryn Erbe Colby Minifie, Luba Mason, Adesola Osakalumi, Jake O'Flaherty, Tonya Pinkins and Rubén Blades. 

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San Francisco Ballet releases new dance film by Benjamin Millepied: ‘Dance of Dreams’ by Admin

San Francisco Ballet announces the premiere of Dance of Dreams, a new dance film directed by Benjamin Millepied, featuring San Francisco Ballet dancers performing choreography by Justin Pec…

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UK broadcasters lose ground to streaming services during lockdown

Disney+, Netflix and Amazon enjoying sustained boom, regulator’s report on viewing habits shows

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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“Scored In Silence”: Digital Dance Piece Tells Stories Of Deaf Survivors Of The Hiroshima And Nagasaki Attacks by Kate Lovell

Digital dance piece tells the never-before heard stories of deaf survivors of the A-bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945 Reminding us of the stark truth of one of the world’s wo…

Linked From thetheatretimes.com at 10:30PM
Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Celebrating Dame Joan Sutherland with Grand by Sean McLoughlin

The Australian Performing Arts Collection (APAC) has unveiled an exciting digital showcase titled Grand, which celebrates Dame Joan Sutherland and

Linked From AussieTheatre at 09:20PM
Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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VIDEO: Jordan Fisher Talks DEAR EVAN HANSEN, Shutdown, and More on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN

Jordan Fisher, the currently star of Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway, stopped by Live with Regis and Kelly today to chat about the Broadway shutdown, his final performance in Dear Evan Hansen …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 08:42PM

London’s Victoria & Albert Museum prepares to reopen by Reuters

"We want people to enjoy themselves again after all these months of looking at screens - to go and see an artifact for yourself, to stand in front of an object, that's what's so important," …

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WHO'S THE BOSS? Sequel In Development with Tony Danza and Alyssa Milano

The classic comedy Who’s the Boss?  looks like it will be the latest television reboot. According to a new report, a sequel to the series is currently in development at Sony Picture Tel…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 08:19PM
Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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VIDEO: The Stars of JULIE AND THE PHANTOMS Perform 'Edge of Great'

Check out the stars of the new musical series Julie and the Phantoms from Director Kenny Ortega in action as they tease the song, 'Edge of Great'!

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Broadway Brainteasers: Norm Lewis Crossword Puzzle!

Today, we're bringing you a crossword based on the career of the great Norm Lewis!

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 07:21PM

It’s a Book. It’s a Podcast. It’s a Three-Act Play, in Your Ears. by Elisabeth Egan

Jesse Eisenberg’s audio drama, “When You Finish Saving the World,” is coming to Audible ahead of a film adaptation with Julianne Moore.

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Princeton’s Existential Crisis by Artsjournal

Groups of students have variously described the composition of Princeton’s faculty and its “institutional culture” as “pillars of its oppressive past,” declared that their educatio…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 06:48PM

San Francisco Opera Costume Shop Repurposed: Sews 10,000 Masks by Artsjournal

Since April, more than 20 members of the opera’s costume crew have been toiling away sewing face coverings which the opera is donating to firefighters, social service agencies and front li…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 06:48PM

Journalist Sues Hollywood Foreign Press Association (Golden Globes) by Artsjournal

Kjersti Flaa, a Norwegian journalist living in Los Angeles, filed a complaint Monday in California federal court alleging that the HFPA has adopted membership rules that exclude qualified ap…

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BWW Prompts: Which Shakespeare Play Is Your Favorite and Why?

Today we asked our readers which Shakespeare play is their favorite!

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VIDEO: Liz Callaway Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Thursday at 12pm!

Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Tune in right here Wednesday, August 5 (1pm ET), as he chats with Broadway song…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 06:16PM

Disney's Live-Action MULAN Will Be Released on Disney+ This September for an Extra Fee

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the release of Disney's live-action Mulan has now been delayed several times, but a new plan for its arrival has just been announced. The film will prem…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 06:08PM

BWW TV: Christopher Jackson Inspires High School Students Through MSG NETWORKS SUMMER SPEAKER SERIES

As part of the weekly speaker series, about 30 high school students attend a Zoom session, hosted by former Knicks star Allan Houston, alongside a celebrity guest - most recently Christopher…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 06:02PM

The Composting Costumier talks Bringing Objects to Life with Bryony Anderson from One Off Makery by The Composting Costumier

This interview took place between Wathaurang land and Palawa Land. I acknowledge the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

Linked From AussieTheatre at 06:00PM
Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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VIDEO: Sean Hayes Performs in DAMN YANKEES in New #EncoresArchives

New York City Center is presenting the #EncoresArchives series, featuring highlights from their musical theater vault from Encores!, Encores! Off-Center, and Gala productions.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 05:44PM

In the News: Darren Criss and John Boyega Tapped for New Podcast, Naomi Scott Joins Anthony Ramos in Sci-Fi Comedy Distance, More by Andrew Gans

A Quarantine Lab will explore creating new choreography in a virtual space and will feature the work of A Strange Loop's Raja Feather Kelly.

Linked From Playbill at 05:37PM

Watch: Broadway Bares – Zoom In by Matthew Wexler

The show must go on! Don't miss the first-ever online version of Broadway Bares, which raises funds for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The post Watch: Broadway Bares – Zoom In appeared…

Linked From The Broadway Blog at 05:32PM

Jenn Colella & More Join The Great American Songbook Concert Series by Lindsey Sullivan

A slew of stars are set for The Great American Songbook Concert Series! In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, producer Scott Siegel brings this virtual series, a celebration of American song…

Linked From Broadway.com at 05:32PM

Samantha Williams to Host Screening of High School Production of Fela! by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway's Samantha Williams will host a free screening of the Kinder High School for the Performing Arts' production of Fela! on August 8 at 6:30PM ET. The school collaborated with Fela!’…

Linked From Broadway.com at 05:32PM

Don Hahn on Why Howard Ashman's Failure Was the World's Fortune & Telling His Story in the Documentary Howard by Caitlin Moynihan

Howard Ashman is responsible for bringing some of the most beloved Disney movie musicals to life like Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Little Mermaid and more. Known for his frequent coll…

Linked From Broadway.com at 05:32PM

We could all use a little ‘Doll Face Has a Party,’ a new virtual puppet show by Chicago Children’s Theatre by Hannah Herrera Greenspan

Chicago Children's Theatre has produced a digital puppet show based on the book "Doll Face Has a Party!"

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New York Stage and Film Announces 2020 Residencies by American Theatre Editors

Kirya Traber and Estefanía Fadul will receive financial and administrative support to development new works as part of the residency program.

Linked From American Theatre at 05:01PM
Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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iO past, present, and nonfuture by Jack Helbig

Remembering the comedy theater’s humble beginnings and reflecting on its dramatic end How did you find out about iO closing?…

Linked From www.chicagoreader.com at 04:45PM

New AI Browser Extension Factchecks What You’re Seeing by Artsjournal

Beyond just matching up bogus claims with evidence to the contrary, the startup treats the fact-checking process like an assembly line, with an algorithm prioritizing and doling out tasks. A…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 04:36PM

How To think About Leadership Transitions by Artsjournal

“I mentioned that I work in real estate. When a listing is advertised with the line, “First time on market after 40 years of family ownership,” it almost always includes the phrase, …

Linked From ArtsJournal at 04:36PM

Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Your Home! by New York Theater

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is going online. (Check out the thirty below.)  Now, officially; the oldest and largest fringe festival has been canceled because of the pandemic. But the fest…

Linked From newyorktheater.me at 04:36PM

Peter Dinklage and Haley Bennett to Reprise Cyrano Roles in MGM Movie Musical Adaptation by Dan Meyer

The updated take co-created by Erica Schmidt played Off-Broadway last year.

Linked From Playbill at 04:32PM

Julie Andrews, Euan Morton, Q. Smith and Peter Scolari Featured on Remaining Episodes of BACKSTAGE WITH MMD

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is announcing the online interview series Backstage with MMD: Random Notes & Anecdotes From Productions Directed By Marcia Milgr…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:18PM

Marsha Mason and Brian Cox Star in Virtual Benefit Reading of DEAR LIAR

Bucks County Playhouse announced today that a special benefit reading of Jerome Kilty's play, 'Dear Liar' starring 4-time Oscar nominee Marsha Mason and Emmy winner Brian Cox and directed by…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:18PM
Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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BoHo Theatre Names Sana Selemon Executive Director by American Theatre Editors

The Chicago company welcomes Selemon to the leadership team.

Linked From American Theatre at 03:51PM

ALAS and Of Dice and Men examine the vulnerability of social bonds by Kerry Reid

Trap Door reimagines its aesthetic for film; Otherworld films a onetime live performance (sans audience). As sacrifices go, staying home when possible and wearin…

Linked From www.chicagoreader.com at 03:50PM

Birdland Jazz Club Brings Concert Series To BroadwayWorld Events: Max Von Essen, Jessica Vosk, Kate Rockwell, Telly Leung, & More Announced!

Each concert will kick off with a live premiere event, featuring a special chat (which will include the performer) and will then be on-demand for 30 days on BroadwayWorld Events.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 03:42PM

Matthew Broderick, John Leguizamo, Blair Underwood, Andrea Martin and More Featured in Virtual Benefit for Guild Hall

On August 16 at 8PM, beloved Hamptons venue Guild Hall will host a special virtual benefit featuring a cast of incredible actors performing three short plays by Emmy-nominated and Drama Desk…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 03:42PM

Dane Figueroa Edidi co-produces new plays, Black Trans Women at the Center, with Long Wharf Theatre by Jon Jon Johnson

On Wednesday, August 5th at 8pm, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT, will livestream “Black Trans Women at the Center: An Evening of Short Plays”. The three new works will be: Sunshine b…

Linked From DC Theatre Scene at 03:42PM

Performance Options: Live Stage, Virtual or Livestream? by Lindsay Price

Choosing a play for your group can be tough enough. Figuring out the best way to perform it given the current environment can seem overwhelming. We want to keep things as simple as possible …

Linked From Theatrefolk at 03:40PM

Cultural Turmoil In Bolivia – Museum Directors Fired by Artsjournal

The dismissals are only a small part of the changes implemented by the new government. On 1 July, the National Archaeology Museum (MUNARQ), which answered to the ministry of cultures and tou…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 03:32PM

Understanding The Charismatic Leader by Artsjournal

David Bell argues that charismatic leaders were a key product of the age of Revolution, which created the ideal political and cultural conditions for a new kind of civic heroism to emerge. I…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 03:32PM

The Muppeteers Need To Concentrate On Some Other, Any Other, Couple Than Kermit And Miss Piggy by Artsjournal1

Never mind the enormous catalogue of their incompatibilities and the exhausting ups-and-downs of their relationship. “The Muppeteers’ obsession with Piggy and Kermit has come at the expe…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 03:32PM

Can You Name the Performances That Earned These Stars Their 1st Tony Award? by Marc J. Franklin

Test your theatre knowledge by revisiting these Tony triumphs.

Linked From Playbill at 03:13PM

Podcast Exclusive: THE THEATRE PODCAST WITH ALAN SEALES Presents James Harkness

The Theatre Podcast with Alan Seales presents James Harkness. From dancing in high school in Texas, to evening dance classes in San Diego while in the Navy, this Broadway veteran shares his…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 03:12PM

MGM Acquires CYRANO, Starring Peter Dinklage, Haley Bennett, Brian Tyree Henry & Ben Mendelsohn

MGM has acquired Cyrano, a musical film adaptation. According to Deadline, Peter Dinklage will reprise title role that he played onstage at the Terris Theatre in 2018 and at the Daryl Ro…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 03:12PM

Alex Lacamoire and Corey Cott Announced for BROADWAY BANTER SAFE-AT-HOME This Week

To celebrate the eight-week anniversary of Broadway Fantasy Camp's 'Broadway Banter: Safe-At-Home' series, this weekend's guests will be Tony, Grammy, and Emmy award winner Alex Lacamoire (H…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 03:12PM

The Rockettes’ ‘Christmas Spectacular’ Is Canceled by Julia Carmel

MSG Entertainment, which owns Radio City Music Hall and manages the Rockettes, cited the uncertainty of the coronavirus.

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VIDEO: THE CHAOS TWINS Are Back with a Special Financial Report

Tune in Wednesday, August 5, to watch the next episode right here at BroadwayWorld or on Facebook Live. This week's special edition episode is a very special do-not-miss financial report wit…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 03:04PM

Theatrefolk Featured Play – 6 ft Scenes by Lindsay Price by Lindsay Price

Welcome to our Featured Play Spotlight. Are you looking for scene work that works within a socially distanced environment? Lindsay Price’s collection of scenes, 6 ft Scenes, fits the bill…

Linked From Theatrefolk at 03:03PM
Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Submit your events now for Fall Arts Guide 2020 by Seattle Times Staff

Calling artists and arts organizations: Do you have an arts event (virtual or otherwise) planned for between Sept. 13 and Thanksgiving? If so, we'd like to know about it for our Seattle Time…

Linked From www.seattletimes.com at 02:56PM

Met Museum Ends Free Internships – Now They’ll All Be Paid by Artsjournal

The museum says that as a result of Adrienne Arsht’s gift, it is now the single biggest art museum in the US to offer 100% paid internships to nearly 120 undergraduate and graduate interns…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 02:32PM

Even Out At The Beach, This NYC Dance Festival Couldn’t Go Ahead This Year. Here’s What Happened Instead by Artsjournal1

“Every August for the past five years, Beach Sessions Dance Series has been an exciting fixture on the sands of Rockaway Beach in Queens. The festival brings contemporary-dance luminaries …

Linked From ArtsJournal at 02:32PM

Calvin Royal III’s roller coaster of dancing through COVID: Dance life in quarantine by Admin

“Well, it’s been a rollercoaster!” says American Ballet Theatre (ABT) Soloist Calvin Royal III when asked what his artistic life has been like through COVID lockdown. In a conversation…

Linked From www.danceinforma.com at 02:27PM

This Month in Theatre History by American Theatre Editors

From the first staging of an English-language on U.S. soil to the founding of Arena Stage, August has been a hot month for theatre.

Linked From American Theatre at 02:16PM

Watch the Star-Packed Trailer for Ratched, Starring Sarah Paulson by Lindsey Sullivan

The nail-biting trailer for Netflix's Ratched, which follows the origin story of Nurse Ratched from Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, has arrived. As previously reported, a theate…

Linked From Broadway.com at 02:12PM

Anthony Ramos & Naomi Scott Set for Comedic Sci-Fi Film Distant by Lindsey Sullivan

The camera loves this duo! Anthony Ramos, who can be seen in Hamilton on Disney+ and will star in the upcoming In the Heights film, and Aladdin leading lady Naomi Scott will star in Amblin P…

Linked From Broadway.com at 02:12PM

Broadway.com #LiveatFive: Home Edition with Howard Writer & Director Don Hahn by Broadway.com

Don Hahn, the writer and director of Disney+'s Howard Ashman documentary, chats with Paul Wontorek.

Linked From Broadway.com at 02:12PM

Check Out Artwork From the BroadwayWorld Remix Mean Girls Challenge!

In BroadwayWorld Remix, we want our readers to make their own art for a particular show. This week's show is Heathers!

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:02PM

Review: Source Material’s ‘In These Uncertain Times’ finds the beauty in quarantine by Erin Kahn

A digital collage of social posts, monologues, and Zoom conversations, In These Uncertain Times, devised by Source Material and directed by Samantha Shay, takes a tragicomic look at being an…

Linked From stagebuddy.com at 02:01PM
Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Naomi Scott to Star Alongside Anthony Ramos in DISTANT

Naomi Scott is set to co-star alongside Anthony Ramos in the upcoming comedic sci-fi film Distant.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:57PM

Audible Releases BELLA BELLA Starring Harvey Fierstein, THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING Starring Vanessa Redgrave & More

Audible today released a slate of Audible Original theater productions. Stories of a Lifetime written and performed by Dan Rather, Bella Bella written and performed by Harvey Fierstein, and …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:55PM

André Ptaszynski obituary by Michael Coveney

Theatre producer and chief executive of the Really Useful group who enjoyed great success with the musical MatildaEach new generation of actors and writers is buoyed, if they are lucky, thro…

Linked From The Guardian at 01:54PM

'We all felt like the kids from Fame!' Stage stars on Alan Parker's classic by Interviews By Lyndsey Winship

For Mica Paris, Jenna Russell and Drew McOnie, the hit film was not only an inspiration – it mirrored the exuberant joy and harsh reality of show business Sir Alan Parker obituary Continue…

Linked From The Guardian at 01:54PM

08/06 @ 7:00 pm Brandy’s Piano Bar Fundraiser by Sue Matsuki

Dear Cabaret and Piano Bar Community: This is the first in a series of Thursday night concerts that will be broadcast Live from Brandy’s in the month of August featuring the staff and frie…

Linked From www.cabarethotspot.com at 01:53PM

BOOK: JOHN B. ROBERTS II INTERVIEW (Pt. 2): INSIDE THE 1984 REELECTION CAMPAIGN’S SECRET OPERATION AGAINST GERALDINE FERRARO by Robert Shuman

DIGGING DEEPER:  JOHN B. ROBERTS II ON THE 1984 REELECTION CAMPAIGN’S SECRET OPERATION AGAINST GERALDINE FERRARO, THINKING OUTSIDE THE BALLOT BOX, AND HIS NEW BOOK  ON MORNING IN AMERICA…

Linked From stagevoices.com at 01:46PM

Please Yield To Oncoming Road Boxes Before Proceeding To Dance On Stage by Joe Patti

I had a post today on ArtsHacker with the click-baity title, You Can’t Just Let People Tear Your Clothes Off Anymore. The post talks about the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Em…

Linked From insidethearts.com at 01:24PM

Do We Really Want Brain-To-Brain Communication? by Artsjournal

Let’s face it: we’ve all had second thoughts about language. Hardly a day goes by when we don’t stumble for words, stagger into misunderstandings, or struggle with a double negative. I…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 01:24PM

A COVID Face Mask That Can Translate Eight Languages And Take Dictation by Artsjournal1

“In conjunction with an app, the C-Face Smart mask can transcribe dictation, amplify the wearer’s voice, and translate speech … between Japanese and Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Indone…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 01:24PM

Time To Repatriate Africa’s Heritage by Artsjournal

It’s a familiar story across Africa: 90 to 95 percent of Africa’s heritage is held outside the continent, according to a 2018 report commissioned by French President Emmanuel Macron. Gi…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 01:24PM

God, What A Treat To See Live Dance Again, Writes New York Times Critic by Artsjournal1

Gia Kourlas: “It didn’t bode well that the first live dance I was going to see since mid-March was one I had seen many times before. Sunshine, a Larry Keigwin war horse set to the Bill W…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 01:24PM

Reclaiming The Life Story Of America’s First Published Black Poet by Artsjournal1

In 1761, at roughly age 7, the girl who would become Phillis Wheatley was taken from Africa to Boston and sold to the wife of a local merchant who educated her. Within a dozen years, she had…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 01:24PM

Jake David Smith Joins Arielle Jacobs to Perform a Sneak Preview of Between the Lines by Dan Meyer

New York Theatre Barn's New Works Series August lineup includes the Broadway alums and more.

Linked From Playbill at 01:19PM

Taylor Swift's folklore With Broadway 'Sequin Smile' Perspectives That Fit Like Your Fave "Cardigan"

The terrific Taylor Swift recently released her 8th album folklore and we got to thinking, "it would have been fun" to imagine if these songs were from the perspective of some of our favorit…

Linked From BroadwayBox at 01:14PM

Reality Hits: Radio City Music Hall Cancels Christmas Spectacular 1st Time Since 1933, Bad Omen for Movies, Theater by Roger Friedman

Reality has set in: Radio City Music Hall has cancelled the Christmas Spectacular for the first time since 1933. I give them

Linked From ShowBiz 411 at 01:12PM

REVIEW: Seth Rudetsky with Cheyenne Jackson, Online ✭✭✭✭✭ by Julian Eaves

By Julian Eaves Julian Eaves reviews Seth Rudetsky and Cheyenne Jackson appearing as part of the latest instalment of The Seth Concert Series streamed online. This post REVIEW: Seth Rudetsky…

Linked From britishtheatre.com at 01:11PM

Hey, Big Spender: Spend a Little Time With Nurse Ratched in New Trailer by Dan Meyer

The Netflix series from Ryan Murphy stars Sarah Paulson, as well as Tony winners Cynthia Nixon and Sophie Okonedo.

Linked From Playbill at 01:11PM

VIDEO: See Sarah Paulson, Cynthia Nixon, & More in the First Trailer for Ryan Murphy's RATCHED

Netflix has shared the first trailer for Ryan Murphy's new series, Ratched, starring Sarah Paulson!

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:03PM

BWW Album Review: Telly Leung's 'You Matter' Elicits the Humanity That Still Exists in Quarantine

Broadway and TV actor, singer, and songwriter, Telly Leung, (Aladdin, Allegiance, Glee) has turned the bleakness of quarantine into the promise of brighter days ahead, with his new EP, You M…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:01PM
Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at noon (Broadway Time)
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A Trio of Fighters: Gregory, Blau, and Freedman by American Theatre Editors

Three books look at the lives and impact of three influential 20th-century directors.

Linked From American Theatre at 12:58PM

Lyric Opera of Chicago to Open Fall Season With FOR THE LOVE OF LYRIC Featuring Heather Headley, Renée Fleming and More

Lyric Opera of Chicago will open the company's reimagined fall season with For the Love of Lyric, a virtual concert from the stage of the Lyric Opera House, on Sunday, September 13, availabl…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:55PM

I am a theater critic in New York. Not a hair salon in Dublin. Let me explain. by Peter Marks

How a comedy of errors on Irish Twitter led to an honorary doctorate in hairdressing.

Linked From Washington Post at 12:54PM

Jamie deRoy & friends by Barry Gordin

August 4, 2020: Jamie deRoy & friends presents CREATING MUSICAL THEATER OFF-BROADWAY from the Archives of Primary Stages Off-Broadway Oral History Project.   Utilizing previousl…

Linked From theaterlife at 12:07PM

The San Antonio Film Festival Is Online This Year by Kurt Gardner

Festival films will be available for streaming.

Linked From Arts Beat LA at 12:06PM

Broadway Bares: Zoom In Raises $596,504 for BC/EFA by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS raised $596,504 from its first online edition of its annual striptease spectacular. Broadway Bares: Zoom In took place on August 1 and featured new perform…

Linked From Broadway.com at 12:03PM

Freestyle Love Supreme, L.A. Law Reunion & More Set for This Week's Stars in the House by Lindsey Sullivan

Exciting reunions are planned for this week's episodes of Stars in the House, a daily online series from SiriusXM On Broadway personality Seth Rudetsky and his husband, producer James Wesley…

Linked From Broadway.com at 12:03PM

Radio City "Christmas Spectacular” Canceled After Camel from Nativity Scene Comes Out as Anti-Mask by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - The legendary Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes has been canceled for t...

Linked From www.thebroadwaybeat.com at 12:00PM

On show this week: El Greco retrospective in Chicago

An Old Master show for our times centres on the artist’s restored-to-gleaming ‘Assumption of the Virgin’

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK CONCERT SERIES Continues With Jenn Colella

Scott Siegel has announced the continuation of his bi-weekly concerts, The Great American Songbook Concert Series, now further underwritten with a $25,000 Matching Grant from Tom and Maren …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:54AM

BOLD Announces 2020 Short-Play Festival by American Theatre Editors

The 10-minute plays are written and directed by Black women.

Linked From American Theatre at 11:51AM

The 24 Hour Plays: Nationals Take Over the August 4 Edition of The 24-Hour Plays: Viral Monologues by Dan Meyer

A group of up-and-coming performers, writers, directors, composers, and more debut their work.

Linked From Playbill at 11:45AM

West End stars: “Fringe theatre is the one that will rock ‘n’ roll again” by A Younger Theatre

For this episode of AYT in Isolation, we got very greedy and decided to talk to three people, cos, why not? With about a million credits between them, we give you West End stars, Helen Hobso…

Linked From A Younger Theatre at 11:24AM

Connecticut theaters band together, urge government to ‘Save Our Stages’ through stimulus bill by Christopher Arnott

Over 40 Connecticut clubs and theaters have joined the new National Independent Venue Association and its "Save Our Stages" campaign. The venues are urging passage of a stimulus bill that in…

Linked From Hartford Courant at 11:21AM

Bush Theatre launches Write The Bush’s Future Campaign by Kitty Underwood

The Bush Theatre has launched a fundraising initiative that aims to secure the venue's future in a difficult and uncertain time. The post Bush Theatre launches Write The Bush’s Future Camp…

Linked From officiallondontheatre.com at 11:10AM

No Rockettes This Christmas! MSG Cancels Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall by Lindsey Sullivan

For the first time since its premiere in 1933, the Radio City Christmas Spectacular has been canceled. MSG Entertainment called off the beloved show at Radio City Music Hall due to the ongo…

Linked From Broadway.com at 11:03AM

New Musical Sing Street Postpones Broadway Run by Broadway.com

The previously announced Sing Street is postponing its Broadway bow. The show is now aiming for an opening between winter 2021 and 2022 at a Shubert theater to be announced. The musical w…

Linked From Broadway.com at 11:03AM

Tonight on the Livestream: 4-Time Tony Award-Winning Producer, Dori Berinstein

Programming alert! Your mind is NOT playing pandemic tricks on you.  We WERE originally scheduled to have Broadway leading man, Norm Lewis, on the show this evening. Mr. Lewis had a last mi…

Linked From The Producer's Perspective at 11:00AM
Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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‘Sing Street’ delays Broadway opening to winter 2021-2022 by Caitlin Huston

“Sing Street” is delaying its Broadway opening to a date between winter 2021 and winter 2022, the producers announced Monday. The new musical, based on the 2016 film by John Carney, was …

Linked From broadwaynews.com at 10:52AM

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, August 4- with Norm Lewis, James Harkness and More!

Today (August 4) in live streaming: LA Law is back on Stars in the House, Broadway Buskers returns, and so much more!

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:48AM

Watch Sophia Anne Caruso's New Music Video for Her Single 'Toys' by Dan Meyer

The Beetlejuice star returns with a moody, atmospheric love song.

Linked From Playbill at 10:30AM

Radio City Cancels 2020 Christmas Spectacular With the Rockettes by Ryan McPhee

The annual event at the famed venue will not take place this year due to the pandemic.

Linked From Playbill at 10:16AM

Hot Clip of the Day: SING STREET's "Riddle of the Model" Sings in 2021-2022

It was recently announced that the forthcoming Broadway musical Sing Street which had a fantastic fall/winter run Off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop at the end of last year will now b…

Linked From BroadwayBox at 10:08AM

Livestreaming Anti-Racism And The Arts by Reynaldi Lindner Lolong

By Reynaldi Lindner Lolong. Reynaldi Lindner Lolong presents Anti-Racism And The Arts livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednes…

Linked From HowlRound at 10:07AM

Notre-Dame’s Organ Is Being Taken Apart Piece By Piece To Get The Lead Out by Artsjournal1

Miraculously, the enormous instrument suffered no structural damage from the April 15, 2019 fire at the medieval Paris cathedral. But the 8,000 pipes, five keyboards, and intricate mechanism…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 10:06AM

Another Selfie-Greedy Tourist Breaks Another Artwork by Artsjournal1

“This time, the victim was a historic plaster model by the Italian artist Antonio Canova (1757–1822). On July 31, a misguided Austrian tourist snapped the toes off the Neoclassical sculp…

Linked From ArtsJournal at 10:06AM

James Silberman, Who Edited Books That Changed America, Dead At 93 by Artsjournal1

Among the many important titles he midwifed over a long career at Dial, Random House, Simon & Schuster, and Little Brown were James Baldwin’s Giovanni’s Room and The Fire Next Time, …

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‘Verbatim theatre with a twist’: It’s True. It’s True. It’s True: Artemisia On Trial – Breach Theatre (Online review) by John Chapman

One of the early entries into the lockdown theatre world was Breach Theatre’s It’s True. It’s True. It’s True: Artemisia On Trial. After some time on furlough it’s now back online …

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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GRACE NOTES: Tuesday, August 4, 2020 by Susan Grace

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Tony and Emmy Winner Courtney B. Vance Joins Playbill's Stream Stealers August 4 to Discuss New Series Lovecraft Country by Playbill Staff

The president of SAG-AFTRA Foundation talks about his role on the upcoming HBO series, starring Jonathan Majors and Jurnee Smollett.

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Tony and Emmy Winner Courtney B. Vance On New Series Lovecraft Country, Working on Lucky Guy With Tom Hanks, and More by Playbill Staff

The president of SAG-AFTRA Foundation talks about his role on the upcoming HBO series, starring Jonathan Majors and Jurnee Smollett.

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Specters of Queer Trauma in Nosferatu, The Vampyr by Chloe Hyman

By Chloe Hyman. Chloe Hyman reflects on M Sloth Levine’s play Nosferatu, The Vampyr, which she believes serves to dismantle anti-Semitic tropes, due to the fact that Jewishness and queerne…

Linked From HowlRound at 09:52AM

Government failure to provide guidance on Pantomime is concerning by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Michael Harrison of QDOS pantomimes set a deadline for the government to give producers and venues info to enable planning. The response wasn't great! This post Government fa…

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Black Lives, Black Words Launches Online Bookstore With Plays, Anthologies, More by Ryan McPhee

The shop stems from the international initiative first launched in 2015.

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Richard Dreyfuss and Marsha Mason to Virtually Reunite for The Letters of Noël Coward by Dan Meyer

The production from Bay Street Theater is curated and directed by Bob Balaban.

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VIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk Bette Midler, Elaine Paige & More on 'Tuesday, Thursday'- Live at 10:30am

Today, Ben's 'All Beef Patti' is Bette Midler's unstreamable concerts and Daniel's Who Do You Think You Are is Elaine Paige's Bohemian Rhapsody. Tune in today, August 4 at 10:30am to wat…

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BREAKING: 2020 CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Starring the Radio City Rockettes is Cancelled

MSG Entertainment has announced that the 2020 production of the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes has been cancelled due to the health crisis.

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VIDEO: Watch the Music Video For Sophia Anne Caruso's Single 'Toys'

Sophia Anne Caruso has released a music video for her single 'Toys'! The single was first released on May 22.

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Broadway Catch Up: August 4 - Megan Hilty, Mandy Patinkin, Laurie Metcalf, 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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Voting Open For The 18th Annual Theatre Fans' Choice Awards: Lea Salonga Leads Best Broadway Legend Category!

Voting is now open for the 18th Annual Theater Fans' Choice Awards! The Theatre Fans' Choice Awards are the biggest New York Theatre Awards, where YOU, the fans, get to have your say.

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Researchers in Prague Are Working on a Play Written by Artificial Intelligence

Researchers at Charles University, Švanda Theater and the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague are working on theatrical performance written by artificial intelligence.

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Broadway Bares: Zoom In Raises Nearly $600K for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by Andrew Gans

The annual striptease was presented online due to the ongoing pandemic.

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UK theatre boss fears backward step for diversity in Covid-19 arts rescue fund by Mark Brown Arts Correspondent

New leader of British Asian company Tara Arts says focus on cultural ‘crown jewels’ could mean missed opportunity Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The ne…

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BROADWAY BARES: ZOOM IN Raises $596,504 For BC/EFA

The first-ever digital edition of Broadway Bares streamed on August 1, 2020, and raised $596,504 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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Well, England Didn’t Re-Start Indoor Performances On August 1 After All by Artsjournal1

“Indoor English venues were scheduled to open on 1 August with social distancing measures in place for audiences and performers – emulating the pilot run performed at The London Palladiu…

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Unemployment In UK Theatre Up By Two-Thirds In Just A Few Weeks by Artsjournal1

“Job losses at theatres across the UK have jumped from 3,000 to 5,000 in less than a month, according to figures from the Bectu trade union. The job losses include redundancies of permanen…

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New York Independent Venue Association Launches #SaveOurStages Day of Action

The New York Independent Venue Association (NIVA) has just launched a day of action to #SaveOurStages. 'We are disastrously close to losing NY's cultural lifeblood. Nationally, over 1.5 mil…

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Digital Streaming Platforms Emerge as Live Theatre Shifts Online by Dan Meyer

Ma-Yi Theatre, Pasadena Playhouse, Broadway Unlocked, and more are providing the technological resources for theatre companies during the shutdown.

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Best of the Decade: Up and Comers, Part I by JK

Over the past ten seasons, theater fans were blessed with some amazing performances, design marvels and directorial wonders from from lifelong favorites. But the decade also brought us the b…

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Scenes for Survival review – Alan Cumming runs wild in lockdown drama by Mark Fisher

Available onlineCumming, Val McDermid and others explore pandemic life in this series from National Theatre of Scotland and the BBC During the Covid crisis, the Victoria and Albert Museum in…

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Fleabag producer unveils Shedinburgh fringe festival streamed from sheds by Chris Wiegand

With this year’s Edinburgh festival cancelled, performers including Sara Pascoe, Deborah Frances-White and Gary McNair will be broadcasting live from the tiniest of venues It started as a …

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Associate Director of PHANTOM in South Korea Discusses the Show's Success

Rainer Fried, the associate director of The Phantom of the Opera in Seoul, South Korea, recently chatted with The Korea Herald about the production, which wraps up this weekend to move on to…

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The Kids Will Play: Digitizing Theater Camp by Amanda Finn

A cornerstone in the creative development of many performers, theater camps face significant challenges from COVID-19 and shelter-in-place orders.

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Bloomfield Garden Club cultivates artists for backyard performances by Marylynne Pitz / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Independent curator Tina Dillman organizes a series of outdoor performances by artists in Bloomfield during August, September and October.

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PBT dancers reunite to film ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ for TV by Sara Bauknecht / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

PBT is the first ballet company in the American Guild of Musical Artists to perform together since COVID-19 halted live dance.

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Special Episode: Talent Manager ChiChi Anyanwu by Matt Tamanini

ABOUT CHICHI ANYANWU ChiChi Anyanwu started her professional career in casting at Laura Stanczyk Casting and Finnegan/Keller Casting. She has served as producer for the NOW AFRICA: Playwrigh…

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Westfield News ArtsBeat 8/4/20 by Mark G. Auerbach

Westfield News ArtsBeat 8/4/20. Barrington Stage and Berkshire Theatre Group enhance summer schedule. Gaslight Entertainment brings Kashmir to Westfield, and arts news for WMass and No.CT. h…

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ArtsBeat on Pioneer Valley Radio 8/4/20 by Mark G. Auerbach

#ArtsBeat on Pioneer Valley Radio Brad Shepard Today. News about Hartford Stage, Barrington Stage and Berkshire Theatre Group. segment begins at: 2:50

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Lookback: on various things I wish I could do and be by Terry Teachout

From 2004: I’m not funny, and wish I were. Witty, yes, sometimes, and I’m pretty good at making an audience laugh when lecturing (a situation in which the prevailing standards are admitt…

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Almanac: Virgil Thomson on artists and money by Terry Teachout

“I have never known an artist of any kind who didn’t do better work when he got properly paid for it.” Virgil Thomson, The State of Music Continue reading Almanac: Virgil Thomson on a…

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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‘Adds some dynamism’: THE SECRET LOVE LIFE OF OPHELIA – Greenwich Theatre (Online review) by Maryam Philpott

The Greenwich Theatre production of The Secret Love Life of Ophelia showcases a selection of excellent young performers that inadvertently asks some big questions about how we cast Hamlet in…

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Wake Up With BWW 8/4: Disney World Replaces BEAUTY AND THE BEAST With Non-Equity Show, and More

Today's top stories: Disney World has replaced Beauty and the Beast with a non-Equity show, Amazon Studios is working on a Lady Macbeth YA musical, and more!

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Call for 2021 Glover Prize Entries by Arts Review

Marking the beginning of the 18th year of the prestigious landscape art award, entries for the 2021 Glover Prize are now open! Entries are open to artists from anywhere in the world, who are…

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Babe at 25, a trailblazing cinematic classic by Arts Review

Many years, and many film sets later, I heard from a friend who was working on a movie that mixed cute furry farm animals with state of the art technology. I knew instantly I had to get smug…

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Harvey Fierstein on the Timely Lessons of AIDS, Gay Rights and Bella Abzug by Variety

The Broadway favorite reveals how his work, including new Audible release “Bella Bella,” speaks to the current moment.

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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A Song For Our Time Winner Announced by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Marking 20 week since theatres were shut down, the winning song from the search for ‘A Song For Our Time’ is announced. This post A Song For Our Time Winner Announced fir…

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Zoetic Sweeps Online Carbonell Gala With Focus On Diversity by Bill Hirschman

The 44th annual Carbonell Awards celebration Monday was unique, not simply because it was online, but because of its noticeable acknowledgement of the diversity of the South Florida theater …

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Free TheaterMania Jigsaw Puzzle: Hair Edition

See how long it takes for you to put this puzzle back together.

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Broadway Songs by Stephen Sondheim by Broadway Direct

Stephen Sondheim is beloved by many for his extensive repertoire of musicals. From a few short-lived musicals to best-selling, multi-revived hits, he has written 19 musicals in total through…

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‘Koothu’ Comes Home: How Group Of Shadow Puppeteers In Salem Streamed A Play Live On Facebook by Akila Kannadasan

There was a new energy about Mu Harikrishnan’s terrace. In the village of Yervadi near Salem that evening, over half a dozen shadow puppetry artisans and musicians moved about busily, giv…

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Egypt’s Sharm El-Sheikh Int’l Theatre Festival For Youth Launches YouTube, SoundCloud Channels by Ahram Online

The channels aim to archive the festival’s previous sessions and their activities. The Sharm El-Sheikh International Theatre Festival for Youth (SITFY) has launched YouTube and SoundCloud …

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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VIDEO: On This Day, August 4 - THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD Debuts at the Delacorte

On this day in 1985, The Mystery of Edwin Drood debuted at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park!

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5 Questions with Theresa Rebeck by Broadway Direct

Theresa Rebeck’s work has appeared on the Broadway and Off-Broadway stage, in film, and on television. Her most recent production, Bernhardt/Hamlet, opened on Broadway in September 2018 st…

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Broadway Musicals that Celebrate Friendship by Broadway Direct

Friendship is one of the most joyous things we can partake in. Having a best friend means having someone you can trust, through thick and thin, that will be there for you. You might even hav…

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Does live performance really matter?

Streaming of performing arts has come to the rescue during the pandemic — but a London cultural centre believes there is nothing like being there

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