Friday, September 18, 2020 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Rural Theatre – A safe way forward? by Sarah Johnson

Rural theatre and drive-in theatres in Australia began to decline in the 1970s and 1980s, whilst on the other side

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Friday, September 18, 2020 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

BWW TV: Billy Porter, Lin Manuel Miranda and More Call for Diversity and Representation in New PSA

This weekend, a powerful celebrity- driven PSA featuring Billy Porter, Lin Manuel Miranda, Isis King, Daniel Dae Kim, Jamie Chung and others will launch on ABC during the Emmya??s pre-sh…

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Friday, September 18, 2020 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
[collapse] #LiveatFive: Home Edition with Eva Noblezada by

Hadestown star Eva Noblezada stops by to chat about the upcoming Broadway Treats concert benefiting Animal Lighthouse Rescue, working with Lea Salonga on Yellow Rose and more! 

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Friday, September 18, 2020 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Happy Hour on the Fringe: Suso Phizer, Zoom Reality TV by Henry McDevitt

In this episode we talk to Suso Phizer, who will be presenting and facilitating Zoom Reality TV in this fall’s Fringe Festival. The event explores frustration and loneliness in the COVID e…

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Watch Bulrusher and Read My Review. An Affectionate Folktale about Racism, Sexism and Homophobia by New York Theater

Watch Bulrusher below written and directed by Eisa Davis through September 20, starring Edmund Donovan, Sydney Elisabeth, André Holland, Tanis Parenteau, Corey Stoll. Kara Young  It feels …

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Friday, September 18, 2020 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: On This Day, September 18- LES MISERABLES Makes Paris World Premiere

On this day in 1980, the world premiere production of Boublil and Schonberg's timeless epic Les Miserables took its first bows in Paris.

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Christopher Convery Interview for Performer Stuff Pro Series by Performerstuff

Christopher Convery Interview for Performer Stuff Pro Series Written by: Mark Pawsey September 18, 2020 To continue with Performers Stuff Pro Series, please welcome young actor Christo…

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The Value of Repetition by Troy Dobosiewicz

Building focus through acting exercises The post The Value of Repetition appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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(Sarah Bahr’s article appeared in The New York Times, 9/13; Broadway theaters have been closed since March 12. Some productions have set dates to reopen in March and April 2021.Credit…Da…

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Speeches for Stunning Your Performing Arts School by Performerstuff

Speeches for Stunning Your Performing Arts School Written by Amanda Grace September 18, 2020 So you’re auditioning for a performing arts high school. Now what? Reading for a school se…

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Friday, September 18, 2020 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

7 Theatre Crafting Projects to Make With Cricut by Logan Culwell-Block

Make your own bespoke theatrical memorabilia, from a Be More Chill greeting card to a Cabaret welcome mat.

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September album releases from Broadway shows and stars by Deb Miller

This month has seen the arrival of three must-have albums from the hit shows and top stars of Broadway. From a special new edition of an original cast album, to the second volume of a concep…

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In the News: Misty Copeland to Host Get Out the Vote Virtual Fundraiser, York Theatre Company Will Offer Merrily Reunion, More by Andrew Gans

Plus, check out the video launching Abingdon Theatre Company's #IWill Campaign with Judy Kuhn, Felicia Boswell, Kate Baldwin, and more.

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VIDEO: Watch Jessica Keenan Wynn and Erich Bergen on VIRTUAL HALSTON- Live at 5pm!

Today's special guests are Jessica Keenan Wynn and Erich Bergen.

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Tate Donovan, Susan Egan, Danny DeVito and More From the Cast of HERCULES to Reunite on STARS IN THE HOUSE

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that the cast of the beloved 1997 animated film 'Hercules' will go the distance to reunite on 'Stars in the House' LIVE on Wednesday, September…

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VIDEO: Listen to Liz Callaway Sing 'Meadowlark' in her Car

Watch Liz Callaway sing 'Meadowlark' from The Baker's Wife in her car!

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Cast of Disney's Hercules, Including Roger Bart, Susan Egan, Lillias White, LaChanze, More, Will Reunite on Stars in the House by Andrew Gans

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

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Destinos al Aire drive-in celebration

Chicago Latino Theatre Alliance presents Destinos al Aire at ChiTown Movies

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Review: Pilsen’s Latinx ‘Destinos’ festival pivots to drive-in with mix of live, virtual performances by Chris Jones

Destinos al Aire offered a drive-in celebration of artistic resilience.

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St. Ann’s Warehouse to Stream Phyllida Lloyd’s All-Female Shakespeare Trilogy, More This Fall by Dan Meyer

The Brooklyn venue will also as host in-person rooftop concerts and art installations.

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Senator Chuck Schumer Reaffirms Support for Save Our Stages Act to Provide $10B to Broadway Industry by Caitlin Moynihan

New York Senator Chuck Schumer partnered with the Broadway League on September 18 to renew the call for the Save Our Stages Act, a $10B bipartisan bill that would provide federal aid to the …

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BWW Prompts: Our Readers Dream Cast a Hocus Pocus Broadway Adaptation!

Today we asked our readers who they would want to see in a Hocus Pocus stage adaptation!

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Friday, September 18, 2020 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: Sen. Chuck Schumer, Laura Benanti & More Gather in Support of Save Our Stages Act: Watch the Full Press Conference

Senator Chuck Schumer; Thomas Schumacher, Chairman of the Broadway League; Charlotte St. Martin, President of the Broadway League; and Broadway stars including Laura Benanti and more gathere…

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Beverley Knight urges government to reopen theatres for sake of livelihoods by Chris Wiegand

Performer stages protest to ‘go to bat’ for imperilled workforce overlooked by post-Covid reopening of schools, offices and pubs The best theatre and dance to watch online Beverley Knig…

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Senator Schumer calls for federal aid for Broadway in Times Square rally by Caitlin Huston

U.S. Sen. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Broadway leaders gathered in Times Square Friday to show support for the Save Our Stages Act.  The bipartisan bill, co-sponsored by Schumer, woul…

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“Fission”: Entangling Science, Theatre and Mātauranga Māori. by Hilary Halba and David O’donnell With David Hutchinson, Rua McCallum and Martyn Roberts

In the era of Covid 19, when our theatres have been forced to close throughout Aotearoa/New Zealand, we find ourselves unable to rehearse or to present our work to a live audience. This has …

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Billy Porter To Direct Revival Of Broadway’s ‘The Life’ For Encores! Upcoming Season by Greg Evans

The upcoming season of Encores! at New York’s City Center will include an adaptation by Pose‘s Billy Porter of The Life, a musical last seen in New York on Broadway in 1997. Porter’s a…

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A Broadway Treat with a Capital 'T'! The Music Man Marquee Is Up at the Winter Garden Theatre by Lindsey Sullivan

There are signs of life on Broadway! The marquee for The Music Man, starring Tony winners Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster, is up at the Winter Garden Theatre. As previously reported, the …

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Jasmine Cephas Jones, Laurence Fishburne & More Win Emmy Awards Ahead of Broadcast by Lindsey Sullivan

Though the 72nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, will air on September 20, numerous awards have been already been announced this week. Broadway alums Jasmine Cephas Jo…

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The Life, The Tap Dance Kid & More Slated for City Center Season by Lindsey Sullivan

New York City Center has announced the musical productions in development as part of the Encores! series 2020-2021 season. The shows include The Life, adapted and directed by Tony and Emmy …

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‘Static Apnea’ Review: Breathing Together, Remaining Apart by Maya Phillips

In this brief but eerie installation, one viewer and one performer, separated by glass, share the feeling of being trapped underwater.

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Watch Now: Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Musicians in Upcoming Song Exploder by Broadway Direct

Song Exploder, based on the hit podcast, spotlights some of the world's greatest musicians as they reveal how they brought one of their songs to life. Featured artists include Alicia Keys, L…

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Friday, September 18, 2020 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Theatre News: Solas Nua Presents a Series of Digital Plays by News Desk (organization-Submitted Press Release)

Celebrating Solas Nua’s 15th anniversary, the DC based Irish arts organization has commissioned a series of digital plays from African-American playwright Jeremy Keith Hunter and Irish pla…

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BREAKING: "The Music Man" Marquee Getting Bigger by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - The marquee at the Winter Garden touting the much-anticipated, Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster...

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City Center Announces Upcoming Encores! Productions of THE LIFE, THE TAP DANCE KID and More

New York City Center President & CEO Arlene Shuler today announced the musical productions in development as part of the next chapter of the longstanding Tony-honored Encores! series, …

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VIDEO: Samantha Massell, Ben Fankauser and Alex Wyse Celebrate Rosh Hashanah in Song

Veteran Broadway performers Samantha Massell (Fiddler on the Roof, The Flamingo Kid), Ben Fankhauser (Newsies, Beautiful), and Alex Wyse (Waitress, Spring Awakening) perform Avinu Malkeinu t…

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Bernadette Peters, Beanie Feldstein, Chris Noth and More to Appear at Mahaiwe's MOVING PEOPLE, MOVING MOUNTAINS

The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center is presenting their 15th anniversary virtual celebration on Sunday, October 11 at 7:30pm (EDT).

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Deadline reports that Rachel Bloom, Ilana Wolpert, and Debbie Liebling will produce a new drama series for The CW, titled 'I'm In Love With The Dancer From My Bat Mitzvah.'

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Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, Matt Bomer & Joe Mantello Join 92Y Event

Join the stars of Netflix's The Boys in the Band-Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, and Matt Bomer, along with Tony Award-winning director Joe Mantello-for a conversation about the new film.

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Friday, September 18, 2020 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

The Life Helmed by Billy Porter, The Tap Dance Kid, More in Development for New City Center Encores! Season by Andrew Gans

Tony winner Clint Ramos joins as Encores! producing creative director, while Camille A. Brown, Eisa Davis, and Robert O’Hara join as advisors.

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New York City Center to Revive a Pair of Musicals About Black Lives by Sarah Bahr

“The Life” and “The Tap Dance Kid,” which focus on people of color in Manhattan, are planned for the 2020-2021 season of Encores!, the center’s popular series.

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Senator Schumer and the Broadway League Unite to Rally for Save Our Stages Act by Ryan McPhee

The aptly named S.O.S. would provide $10 billion in grants to live venues across the country in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer Urges Federal Aid For Broadway At Times Square Rally by Greg Evans

U.S. Sen. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and the Broadway League renewed the call for dedicated federal funding for Broadway and other New York live venues today, reiterating the push for the…

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VIDEO: David Byrne Talks About Collaborating With Spike Lee on AMERICAN UTOPIA

David Byrne shares his hopes for the return of Broadway, talks about collaborating with Spike Lee to film his Broadway show David Byrne's American Utopia and his project, We Are Not Divided.

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Laura Benanti Announces Release of Debut Studio Album

The record will come out on October 23.

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Billy Porter to Direct The Life for Encores!; Clint Ramos and More Join Leadership Team

The New York City Center program has announced its planned season.

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Friday, September 18, 2020 at noon (Broadway Time)

Piano Bar Live! A Night At The Beechman – Streams Tue., September 22, With Hosts Scott Barbarino and Michael Kirk Lane

The week’s guests are Mardie Millet and Michael Garin, Larry Darnell, Penn Whitfield, Kimberly Doreen Burns, Leslie Carrara-Rudolph, Shelly Watson and Michael Valvo, plus Mystery Guests an…

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Nubya Garcia: Source — in command of an all-original set

Funky bass, harmonies and Latin beats feature in the saxophonist’s debut full-length release

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Ammar 808: Global Control/Invisible Invasion — thunderous Indofuturism

The Tunisian producer adapts the Mahabharata with thumping synths and Carnatic vocals

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Jonas Kaufmann: Selige Stunde — the most intimate world of song

A new album from the operatic tenor focuses this year on mostly favourite German Lieder

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Joan Osborne: Trouble & Strife — both old school and fresh

The American singer-songwriter’s new album channels the sounds of classic American rock, soul and R&B

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Yellow Days: A Day In A Yellow Beat — sprawling, ambitious and irritating

The gifted singer-songwriter’s second album suffers from a bombardment of styles and over-treated vocals

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Napalm Death’s Throes of Joy in the Jaws of Defeatism — noise-rock with feeling

Once the masters of grindcore, the British band turn to viral contagion and the migrant crisis on their latest release

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THE NEST (dir. Sean Durkin): Film review by Dan Scully

Carrie Coon torches the screen contemporary version of a costume drama

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VIDEO: Quentin Garzón and Richard Todd Adams Sing 'Lily's Eyes' From THE SECRET GARDEN

Quentin Garzón has released a new video in his Virtual Performance series, featuring himself and Richard Todd Adams singing 'Lily's Eyes' from The Secret Garden.

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STARS IN THE HOUSE Will Present CAESAR & CLEOPATRA Featuring Robert Cuccioli, Mirirai Sithole and More

SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky and his husband, producer James Wesley, and Stars in the House will present its next offering of Plays in the House. Plays in the House airs special perf…

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VIDEO: Billy Porter, Phylicia Rashad, Uzo Aduba and More Honored at the 2020 Television Humanitarian Awards

Last night, the sixth Television Humanitarian Awards, presented by The Creative Coalition, honored figures in the television industry who are actively engaged in advocacy work. 

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Harvey Guillén Joins Season Two of ZOEY'S EXTRAORDINARY PLAYLIST

Variety reports that 'What We Do in the Shadow' star Harvey Guillén has joined the cast of the musical comedy series 'Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist' season two.

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Broadway Games: Six More Degrees of Broadway Separation by JK

Can you figure out how these shows connect to each other in order? Are they connected by an actor? A director? The theater they played in? Or something else altogether? Remember, you are fig…

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Up on the Marquee: THE MUSIC MAN Prepares for Broadway's Return at the Winter Garden Theater

Broadway just got a little bit brighter! The marquee for The Music Man is now up at the Winter Garden Theatre. Starring two-time Tony Award®, Grammy Award®, and Emmy Award®-winning star …

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WATCH: David Byrne Hopes to Be Back on Broadway a Year From Now by Dan Meyer

The American Utopia star also talked about his HBO collaboration with Spike Lee on late night TV.

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Friday, September 18, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Stage Door Virtually! Meet Rent Alums September 24 by Dan Meyer

Playbill Social Selects teams up with Broadway Roulette's Elizabeth Durand Streisand for a virtual hangout.

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Cast of Caesar & Cleopatra, Including Brenda Braxton and Robert Cuccioli, Will Reunite for Stars in the House Reading by Andrew Gans

The reading of the Bernard Shaw classic is part of the Plays in the House spinoff of Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's series benefiting The Actors Fund.

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Dael Orlandersmith, Michael John Garcés Receive Doris Duke Artist Awards by American Theatre Editors

The award includes a $275,000 prize for each artist.

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ARF Stroll to the Sea Virtual Dog Walk by Barry Gordin

October 3 to October 11, 2020 September 18, 2020: East Hampton, N.Y., The Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons, Inc. (ARF) announces that its annual “Stroll to the Sea” Dog Walk presen…

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Eric Bentley obituary by Irving Wardle

Writer on drama and champion of Brecht who shared Shaw’s view that theatre should add to people’s livesThe first half of the life of Eric Bentley, who has died aged 103, constituted a cl…

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Pippin review – medieval musical lets the sunshine in by Chris Wiegand

The Garden theatre at the Eagle, LondonA cast of six including Strictly’s Joanne Clifton perform Stephen Schwartz’s breezy songs in a new outdoor venue What a way to woo an audience! Pi…

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The Singapore Grip on ITV — action hots up among the expats

The adaptation of JG Farrell’s novel sees characters sheltering in their gardens from a distantly booming war

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BBC4 traces one of humanity’s most important inventions in The Secret History of Writing

The three-part documentary examines how writing developed through the millennia, from hieroglyphics to the alphabet

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The Nigerian-British Writer Putting Black Joy on Stage and Screen by Allison McCann

“There’s so much more that comes with being Black apart from dealing with racism,” says Theresa Ikoko, a Londoner whose movie “Rocks” opened this week.

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This week the judges will review the top 8 performers and provide feedback for them to use in their next performances which will be voted on by the public next week.

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Broadway For Biden Presents 'Lift Every Voice: A Virtual Anti-Racism Rally'

Broadway for Biden will present LIFT EVERY VOICE: A VIRTUAL ANTI-RACISM RALLY on Sunday, September 20th at 2:00p.m. EST via the Broadway for Biden Facebook page. 

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Vineyard Theatre Announces 2020-21 Season by American Theatre Editors

The programming will include the return of 'Dana H.,' plus two world premieres.

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Why James Altucher and Jerry Seinfeld are both wrong about NYC.

If you’ve been watching your social meed-feed, then you know all about the war or words between Comedian Jerry Seinfeld and Investor/Chess Player/Sometimes Comedian, James Altucher.   If …

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Friday, September 18, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)

DC citizens speak through Arena Stage’s new film The 51st State by Tim Treanor

Statehood for the District of Columbia has always been a fraught enterprise. It wasn’t until 1961 that Washington residents could vote for President; and before 1973, Congress appointed DC…

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Don’t Miss: Vinny DePonto’s ‘Mental Amusements’ by Matthew Wexler

Vinny DePonto brings his evening of "mind control," predictions and thought readings to a live performance created specially for online audiences. The post Don’t Miss: Vinny DePonto’s …

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Jack Warden: Lovable Jerk by Trav S.D.

Some tribute today to character actor Jack Warden (John Warden Lebzelter, Jr, 1920-2006). I grew up seeing Warden in supporting parts, usually as aggressive, assertive types, often as athlet…

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Garbo: The Swedish Sphinx by Trav S.D.

I’ve long opined that the mania about Greta Garbo (1905-1990) had more to do with the tediousness and lack of imagination of commentators than the woman herself. Moody, withdrawn, and poss…

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Hamilton and Trauma – Why He Wrote Like He Was Running Out Of Time, Part II by Admin

One of the true and few joys of this quarantine time has been the early home release of the pro shot of Hamilton: An American Musical. We received what we have never had before: the opportun…

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WATCH: Andrea Martin, Harvey Fierstein, John Cariani, More From the 2004 Revival of Fiddler on the Roof Reunite for Special 'Sabbath Prayer' by Logan Culwell-Block

The cast virtually reunited for a performance marking the beginning of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year.

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Nick Cordero Posthumous Album ‘Live Your Life’ Hits #1 On Day Of Release by Greg Evans

Nick Cordero’s album Live Your Life: Live at Feinstein’s/54 Below, released posthumously yesterday on what would have been the Broadway star’s 42nd birthday, hit #1 on iTunes album cha…

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Watch the 2020 Television Humanitarian Awards, Honoring Billy Porter, Phylicia Rashad, More by Andrew Gans

Hosted by The Creative Coalition, the annual event honors those in the TV industry who use their positions to make a positive impact.

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GRACE NOTES: Friday, September 18, 2020 by Susan Grace

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Pre-Order Laura Benanti's Debut Studio Album Now; Get a Sneak Peek at the First Single!

Pre-orders for Laura Benanti's debut studio album, titled 'Laura Benanti' are now available!

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Broadway Catch Up: September 18 - Ben Platt, Karen Olivo, Cynthia Nixon, 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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‘Absorbing & thrilling & touching’: THE SHRINE / BED AMONG THE LENTILS – Bridge Theatre ★★★★★ by Libby Purves

The Talking Heads monologues The Shrine and Bed Among the Lentils are absorbing and thrilling and touching and – here is the surprise – amid Alan Bennett’s wry pathos the playlets are …

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Friday, September 18, 2020 at 9am (Broadway Time)

REVIEW: Pippin, Garden Theatre London ✭✭✭✭ by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Mark Ludmon reviews the new revival of Stephen Schwartz’s musical Pippin at The Garden Theatre at The Eagle in London This post REVIEW: Pippin, Garden Theatre London ✭✭…

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Jasmine Cephas Jones, Laurence Fisburne, More Win Emmy Awards Ahead of Primetime Broadcast by Dan Meyer

The Hamilton alum and Tony winner earned trophies for their work on Quibi’s #FreeRayshawn.

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Weekly Roundup: Our Top Ten Theater TikToks of the Week - Laura Dreyfuss, Ryan McCartan, Christina Bianco & More!

To all theater people out there who have suddenly found themselves spending endless amounts of time scrolling through TikTok... you are not alone! If you are a fellow theater nerd looking fo…

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Free online reading of Terence Rattigan’s Cause Célèbre by Megan

The first project of the newly formed Classic Play Reading Company, Terence Rattigan’s final play Cause Célèbre will be read via Zoom Wed 23 Sep at 7pm. The post Free online reading of T…

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Laura Benanti to Release Debut Studio Album, Drops Single of Rufus Wainwright Cover by Ryan McPhee

The Tony winner's self-titled album arrives in October.

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Friday, September 18, 2020 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Sarah Paulson Is Ratched on Netflix, Streaming September 18 by Dan Meyer

Nurse Mildred gets a backstory in the Once Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest prequel from Ryan Murphy.

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Livestreaming: Suzan-Lori Parks' Watch Me Work on Monday 28 September 2020

By . The Public Theater presents Watch Me Work livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at on Monday 28 September 2020 at 11 a.m.

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Lily James & Harry Styles Will Star in MY POLICEMAN

Deadline reports that Harry Styles and Lily James have been tapped to star in a film adaptation of 'My Policeman.' Tony winner Michael Grandage directs.

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VIDEO: Sarah Paulson Talks About Her Love of Performing for an Audience on THE LATE SHOW

Stephen's good friend Sarah Paulson makes her fifth appearance on the show, commiserating with our host about the challenges of performing without an audience and their shared love for Cate …

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VIDEO: Seth MacFarlane Talks About His New Album of Showtunes on THE TONIGHT SHOW

Seth MacFarlane talks about his musical childhood, his album Great Songs From Stage and Screen and the new season of Cosmos: Possible Worlds.

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VIDEO: Neil Patrick Harris Talks About How He Met His Husband on LATE LATE SHOW

James Corden connects with 'Magical Misfits' author Neil Patrick Harris, who recently shared he and his family had contracted the coronavirus earlier in the year but are fully recovered. Jam…

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ArtsBeat TV/Radio.9/18/20. Cynthia Rider from Hartford Stage and Martin Miller, NEPM by Mark G. Auerbach

New ArtsBeat TV/Radio. Mark G. Auerbach chats with Hartford Stage’s Cynthia Rider and New England PublicMedia’s CEO Martin Miller, celebrating his 25th year in public radio and TV in Wes…

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Jasmine Cephas Jones Wins Emmy for #FreeRayshawn on Quibi

Jones is a first-time nominee and recipient.

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Celebrate Nina Arianda's Birthday With a Look Back at Her Tony-Winning Venus in Fur Performance by Mark Peikert

Also Tony nominated for Born Yesterday, the stage and screen star was born September 18.

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REVIEW: Elephant’s Graveyard, Production Exchange online ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews Elephant's Graveyard now streaming online through The Production Exchange. This post REVIEW: Elephant’s Graveyard, Production Exchange online ✭✭…

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Olivier Theatre to be remodelled for social distancing by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Olivier Theatre is to be transformed for live performances in the round for socially distanced audiences from October. This post Olivier Theatre to be remodelled for soci…

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Friday, September 18, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)

The Playbill Weekend Streaming Guide: What to Watch September 18-20 by Ryan McPhee

The Sugar in Our Wounds cast reunites, the Broadway Flea Market goes virtual, and more.

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Today on Broadway: Friday, September 18, 2020 by Matt Tamanini

“Constitution” Coming to Amazon Prime, Cuomo Says Venues Aren’t Ready to Open, Benanti Teases Announcement 1) “What the Constitution Means to Me” to Stream Next Month https://www.b…

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Judy Kuhn Discusses Her Upcoming Seth Concert Series Show 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 September 17, he chatted with the great Judy Kuhn.

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NEWS: The Lion & Unicorn Theatre will reopen for live performances from 30 September 2020 by Press Releases

Beginning on 30 September 2020, The Lion & Unicorn Theatre’s first Covid-secure performances since lockdown will be a mix of brand-new work and some old favourites, as well as producti…

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Opening a theatrical time capsule by Terry Teachout

In today’s Wall Street Journal I write about the 1955 TV version of Charles Laughton’s stage version of The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial, starring Lloyd Nolan as Queeg. Here’s an excer…

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Old Vic’s ‘Faith Healer’ Is a Miracle of Streaming Theater by David Cote

Michael Sheen stars as a drunk, self-exiled Irishman who claims to have the gift of curing maladies in the Old Vic's excellent streamed production of 'Faith Healer.

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Almanac: C.S. Lewis on pride by Terry Teachout

“Catch him at the moment when he is really poor in spirit and smuggle into his mind the gratifying reflection, ‘By jove! I’m being humble,’ and almost immediately pride—pride at hi…

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Friday, September 18, 2020 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Making room for theatre’s quieter voices by Holly Webster

The theatre world is often associated with big, extroverted personalities. But what about those in the industry who are more reserved? Holly Webster writes about why we shouldn’t underesti…

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UK Arts Special

From diversity in film to post-pandemic theatre, how the creative sector is facing the future. Supported by Sky Arts

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‘Showcases 3 actors at the top of their game’: FAITH HEALER – Old Vic (Online review) by Louise Penn

Ultimately this Old Vic in Camera production of Faith Healer, starring Michael Sheen, David Threlfall and Indira Varma, is a flawless rendition of a deeply engrossing and emotional text.

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Albert Woodfox, author of ‘Solitary’ talks about life in solitary confinement, self-knowledge through Black Panthers by Susan Dunne

Albert Woodfox has been awarded the 2020 Stowe Prize from the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center in Hartford, an honor for books about social justice issues. In an interview, he talks about his yo…

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New civil rights musical at TheaterWorks shows how protesting has changed in 50 years by Christopher Arnott

TheaterWorks Hartford is opening its new membership-based season of monthly online theater shows with a staged reading of a new musical, "At the River I Stand," about the 1968 Memphis Sanita…

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New venture brings hope for theatrical costume makers affected by COVID-19. by Megan

Alliance of Theatrical Seamsters bring a much-needed income to the many self-employed seamsters with brand new venture with beautiful theatre items to buy. The post New venture brings hope f…

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Beyond the garlic press: Terence Conran’s design classics

The style innovator introduced Britain to creations of his own as well as international objects

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Why swimming pools are making a splash in the art world

Picasso, Braque, Hockney . . . pools as artwork have quite a history. Now today’s artists are dipping in

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The art market shapes up for a post-pandemic future

Covid-19 accelerates galleries’ shift from glitzy showrooms to online viewings

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Where now for British film?

The industry needs to cater for young, diverse, tech-engaged audiences

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How Covid turned theatre companies into community services

From delivering food to making scrubs, regional theatres are reimagining their roles

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Blue Story producer Joy Gharoro-Akpojotor on kickstarting diversity in film

Her ambition is ‘to see more black work, more queer work, more female work on screen’

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How to make art accessible to all

Ditch the jargon, use tech and tell stories in more modern ways

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Wake Up With BWW 9/18: WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME Comes to Amazon Prime, and More!

Today's top stories: What the Constitution Means to Me will come to Amazon Prime, and more!

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Julia Donaldson’s Stick Man LIVE at Rose Theatre Kingston this Christmas by Megan

Stick Man, based on the book by Julia Donaldson with illustrations by Axel Scheffler, will return to the stage this Christmas The post Julia Donaldson’s Stick Man LIVE at Rose Theatre Ki…

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On the Couch with Scott Stuart by Arts Review

Who is Scott Stuart? Scott is a bestselling children’s author and illustrator who is passionate about dismantling gender stereotypes and empowering children to follow their own unique path…

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Top Picks at the 2020 Queer Screen Film Fest by Arts Review

Now in its eighth year, the 2020 Queer Screen Film Fest comes to you! Comprising over 40 feature films, documentaries and shorts – 90 percent of the festival can be accessed by LGBTIQ+ com…

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SIX Lyric Theatre tickets on sale now! Beat the rush and book today!

After a long hiatus, your favourite Tudor Queens turned pop stars are back and ready to smash it come 14 November! Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss's hit femme fatale musical SIX is officially th…

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Friday, September 18, 2020 at 2am (Broadway Time)

DreamBIG 2021 program inspires and reunites curious kids by Gabi Bergman

DreamBIG Children’s Festival will inspire curiosity and wonder as children reconnect and return to the world of arts, with the

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Rob Guest Endowment announces cancellation of 2020 Scholarship by Gabi Bergman

A statement from the Rob Guest Endowment Leadership Committee was released this afternoon announcing the cancellation of the 2020 scholarship.

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Statement: Rob Guest Endowment announces cancellation of 2020 Scholarship by Arts Review

On 20 August, the Rob Guest Endowment announced the 30 semi-finalists for this year’s scholarship. Due to the lack of racial diversity of the semi-finalists, we received criticism for not …

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Riverside Theatres Digital: Pancha Nadai by Arts Review

Riverside Theatres Digital will present Pancha Nadai by renowned classical contemporary Indian Dance Company, Lingalayam, streaming to audiences’ homes, in a one-show only performance at R…

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Kirsten Coelho by Arts Review

In Kirsten Coelho, the first major publication on a practice spanning thirty years, images of Coelho’s impeccable vessels are interleaved with fragments of poetry and reproductions of pai…

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Upload yourself to the theatre for To Be a Machine

Mark O’Connell’s book is now a play that explores a tech-enabled afterlife — and asks the audience to attend as avatars

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Nine Year-Old Chihuahua Worried She’s Aging Out of Chance to Play Bruiser Woods by Broadway Beat

by Amanda Sylvia. @missamandasylvia. SAN FRANCISCO - Bay Area Chihuahua and regional theatre favorite, Sheiba, created cause for concern ...

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Celebrate Famed Choreographer Agnes de Mille With a Look Inside Her Legacy by Marc J. Franklin

The seminal theatremaker was born September 18, 1905.

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Help Detective Sydney Styles Solve A Chorus Crime September 18 by Dan Meyer

Be an assistant in this interactive theatre experience from Playbill Social Selects and Seize the Show.

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Checking In With… Janet Dacal, Star of Prince of Broadway, Wonderland, In the Heights, More by Andrew Gans

Dacal will also be part of Playbill and The Broadway League’s ¡VIVA Broadway! concert, celebrating Latinx Heritage Month and Latinx milestones on Broadway.

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PEAK HD, a Partnership Between PEAK Performances & WNET’s ALL ARTS, Launches on October 11th by The Dance Enthusiast

PEAK HD, a Partnership Between PEAK Performances & WNET’s ALL ARTS, Launches on October 11th

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Barkin/Selissen Project Launches The Second Round of Dancers Above Water by The Dance Enthusiast

The application portal will REOPEN on September 28th, and applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until October 7th.

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Four Dance Artists Receive $1.1 Million in 2020 Doris Duke Artists Awards by The Dance Enthusiast

Ana María Alvarez, Sean Dorsey, Rennie Harris and Pam Tanowitz receive $1.1 million in 2020 Doris Duke Artists Awards

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