Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Under the covers: Taschen’s colourful future

Marlene Taschen explains why bold, beautiful – and sometimes brash – spell big business in the lavish world of coffee-table tomes

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Billy Porter, Anais Mitchell, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, and Tyler Perry Picked for TIME100

Today, TIME revealed its 2020 TIME100, an annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.

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The Cheeky Chappie, The Warren Outdoors review - entertaining drama about risqué comic Max Miller by Veronica Lee

Jamie Kenna brings Brighton favourite to life It’s fitting that there’s another run of Dave Simpson’s terrific play about Brighton’s favourite son, Max Miller (aka The Cheeky Chappi…

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VIDEO: Original Tour Cast of SOMETHING ROTTEN! Reunites for Reimagined 'To Thine Own Self Be True'

The Something Rotten! 1st National Tour cast has reunited for a performance of the reimagined song, 'To Thine Own Self Be True'. The song was rewritten for the tour but has never been record…

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The ‘PAC is back: major arts companies stage QPAC homecoming by Sean McLoughlin

Thanks to recovery funding from the Queensland Government, Queensland’s flagship arts companies will once again grace the stages of the

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 10pm (Broadway Time)


(via John Wyszniewski, Everyman Agency) Here’s what is going on at ARS NOVA: Debut of Ars Nova Supra, New Digital Streaming Platform New $150,000+ Vision Residency Program P.S., Durati…

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In mourning RBG, don’t skip contacting your senators by Alaina Johns

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday night. On Monday, Alaina Johns contacted her senators (again). Does it even matter? Yes. Here’s why.

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

500+ Performers sign open letter to Rob Guest Endowment committee by Sean McLoughlin

Today, an open letter to the endowment was released from 547 performers. The letter came as a response to the

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Darkly comic thriller for November free season by Peter J Snee

Warwick Moss’ Silver Tunnel is a hell of a ride… in a holy place A classic play opens in a

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Announcing SOUND MIND by Peter J Snee

The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly impacted the Australian live entertainment industry, leaving thousands of gig-to-gig onstage and offstage professionals with

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Audio Review: ‘Dark Shadows’ by Oasis Family Media by Dr. Mark Dreisonstok

There was a time when home technology did not allow viewers to watch their favorite shows via DVD’s, VHS cassettes, video streams, or even 8 or 16 mm film. Instead, one read “tie-in” n…

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Brave Soul Collective’s emotional ‘#BlackMenFeel’ series to begin Sunday by News Desk

#BlackMenFeel is a new artistic project designed to address mental, emotional, and spiritual challenges experienced by Black men, specifically Black Queer men. Produced by Brave Soul Collect…

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Hollywood Pantages Theatre to Host Vote Center for 2020 Election by Pauline Adamek

The deadline to register to vote is Monday, October 19, 2020. For more information or to register, visit www.BroadwayInHollywood.com/Vote In commemoration of National Voter Registrat…

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Call Answered: Josie Falbo Interview: Singer, "You Must Believe In Spring" by Adam Rothenberg

For over 35 years, Josie Falbo has been entertaining audiences with her impeccable vocals. In addition to her solo albums, Josie has sung alongside the cream of the crop: Celine Dion, Earth,…

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Rashidra Scott, Alysha Umphress, Nicolas Ward & More Join Goodspeed Virtual Gala Concert Event

Goodspeed Musicals has announced Shakin' the Blues Away: A Virtual Gala Concert for Goodspeed. The exciting online event will premiere October 29, 2020. This gala concert benefitting the two…

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COMPANY Star Bobby Conte Thornton Featured On STOPTIME Podcast

STOPTIME: Live in the Moment host Lisa Hopkins speaks with Bobby Conte Thornton about second chances, hard work, getting back to the core of why we do what we do and embracing your inner chi…

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Audra McDonald, Sutton Foster, and Laura Bell Bundy Stop By MAMAS TALKIN' LOUD Podcast Season Two

Broadway moms, Cara Cooper (The Prom) and Jessica Rush (Tina: The Tina Turner Musical) of the hit podcast “Mamas Talkin' Loud”, in association with the Broadway Podcast Network, will wel…

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Tommy DeVito Dies: The Four Seasons Cofounder & ‘Jersey Boys’ Inspiration Was 92 by Greg Evans

Tommy DeVito, a founding member and lead guitarist of the 1960s chart-topping vocal group The Four Seasons and the inspiration for a key character in the 2005 jukebox musical Jersey Boys and…

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‘Seeing Things in Black and White’ by Antoine K. Stroman by Kyle V.  Hiller

Despite its flaws, Antoine K. Stroman’s debut novella ‘Seeing Things in Black and White’ paints the Black experience in a multitude of colors. Kyle V. Hiller reviews.

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Designing “Soldiergirls”: When Truth is More Compelling than Fiction by Michael Schweikardt

On Monday, August 31st, 2020, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater presented a benefit concert of Soldiergirls, a new two-person musical with book and lyrics by Em Weinstein and music by Emil…

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Stage and Screen Actor Alexander Zale Passes Away at Age 89

Alexander Zale, an actor who had a long and illustrious career on New York, European, and regional stages, as well as roles in several iconic movies and TV shows, died peacefully at home in …

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New Drive-In Movie Theatre in NYC to Screen The Phantom of the Opera, Starring Ramin Karimloo and Sierra Boggess by Dan Meyer

Ali Ewoldt and Derrick Davis will perform a live concert before each showing.

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Philly Fringe 2020: Die-Cast presents ‘Temporary Occupancy’ by Alaina Johns

Originally destined for live performances in a hotel, Die-Cast’s ‘Temporary Occupancy’ is now an online experience that brings its travelers to our screen. Alaina Johns reviews.

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In the News: Red Bull Explores Othello and Racial Justice, Hollywood Unions Sign COVID-19 Safety Deal, More by Andrew Gans

Plus: Watch Tony nominee Lee Wilkof and Greg Germann in Any Song, Germann's new theatre piece premiering September 22.

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‘Catland: The Soft Power of Cat Culture in Japan’ by Sarah Archer by Kyle V.  Hiller

Philadelphia author Sarah Archer’s new book ‘Catland: The Soft Power of Cat Culture in Japan’ is a perfect crossover for history buffs and cat lovers. Kyle V. Hiller reviews.

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Watch Adrienne Warren's Powerful Rendition of 'I Miss the Mountains' from Next to Normal by Lindsey Sullivan

Is there anything Adrienne Warren can't do? The Tina powerhouse offered a moving rendition of "I Miss the Mountains" from the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Next to Normal as part of Second …

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Creative Leadership by Anita Martin

Five questions with Netflix executive Carolina Garcia The post Creative Leadership appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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‘What the Constitution Means to Me’ to Air on Amazon Prime by Matthew Wexler

Heidi Schreck's award-winning play, 'What the Constitution Means to Me," heads to Amazon Prime this October, directed by Marielle Heller. The post ‘What the Constitution Means to Me’ to …

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Free Jigsaw Puzzle: Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Neil Patrick Harris, Lena Hall, and more, in puzzle form.

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Crossword: Get Ready for a Winter Prom

This week's little puzzle teases The Prom film coming to a streaming service in December.

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Carey Mulligan to Join Bradley Cooper in Netflix's Leonard Bernstein Biopic

Cooper will also write and direct the film.

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‘He Never Quit’: Nick Cordero’s Widow on Grief, God and Perseverance by Michael Paulson

Amanda Kloots kept the world informed while her husband, a Broadway actor, lost a battle with Covid. After many grueling months, she’s trying to look ahead.

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Ali Ewoldt, Derrick Davis and More Announced for RADIAL PARK, a Broadway-Centric Drive-In Experience

Friends of Halletts Point and Stark Production Group will keep the show going when they introduce Radial Park, a specially created Broadway-centric drive-in movie experience featuring live p…

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Adrienne Warren, Barret Foa, Andrew Keenan-Bolger and More Join MUSKET Alumni Concert

MUSKET, the University of Michigan's only student-run musical theatre company, has released the full lineup for this week's 'The Alumni Concert,' airing September 25th. The performers and sp…

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BILLY PORTER to Narrate HBO Max Docuseries EQUAL

HBO Max has announced Emmy®, Tony® and Grammy®-winner Billy Porter (Pose, American Horror Story: Apocalypse) as narrator for EQUAL.

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Release Date Set for The West Wing Reunion on HBO Max; Lin-Manuel Miranda and More Guest Stars Announced by Dan Meyer

Martin Sheen, Allison Janney, Rob Lowe, Bradley Whitford, and more are returning to the White House.

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive: Home Edition with Corey Cott by Broadway.com

Broadway favorite Corey Cott stops by #LiveatFive to chat about his new television show, Filthy Rich, and more! 

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Odds & Ends: Phillipa Soo Tapped for New Series Dopesick & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Phillipa Soo Joins Cast of Dopesick  Phillipa Soo has joined the cast of Hulu's upcoming drama Dopesick. Variety reports …

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Bryan Fonseca, Independent Voice in Indianapolis Theater, Dies at 65 by Sarah Bahr

He directed unconventional works and championed diversity, both in the material he staged and in the actors performing it. He died of the coronavirus.

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Make Your Voice Heard: Today is Voter Registration Day by Fountaintheatre

By Terri Roberts If ever there was a time – and an election – to raise your voice and be heard, this is it. An unprecedented pandemic. Healthcare and welfare. Unemployment and a stalled …

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WATCH: How Julianne Moore and Bette Midler Became 'Best Friends' on the Set of The Glorias by Dan Meyer

The Oscar winner plays Gloria Steinem opposite the Tony winner as Bella Abzug in the upcoming biopic.

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A virtual exhibition of Al Hirschfeld’s presidential-themed works by Deb Miller

In a new online exhibition apropos to this year’s spectacle of presidential campaigning – “one of the few shows playing around the country at the moment” – The Al Hirschfeld Founda…

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Come From Away National Tour Launches “Conversations From Away” by Broadway Direct

Cast members of the North American touring company of "Come From Away" have created a new video podcast series, "Conversations From Away." In the first video in the series, moderated by Aaro…

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The Hanover Theatre to Present First Indoor Performances Approved by Actors' Equity in Massachusetts

The Hanover Theatre is launching THT Repertory with the first indoor, socially-distanced performance in Massachusetts to be approved by Actors' Equity Association. Thursdays - Sundays, Octo…

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VIDEO: Paulo Szot 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 Thursday, September 24 (12pm ET), as he chats with the incr…

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Sophia Anne Caruso, Ali Stroker, Amber Gray and More Featured on THE LIZ SWADOS PROJECT

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that The Liz Swados Project will be released on CD in stores and online Friday, October 2. The album is currently available on digital and streaming formats.

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HBO Max Announces Airdate for Theatrical West Wing Reunion Special

The original cast will gather for a filmed stage presentation of the episode "Hartsfield's Landing."

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Actors' Equity and American Federation of Musicians Local 802 Endorse Biden/Harris

The two labor unions are the latest theatrical organizations to endorse Vice President Biden and Senator Harris's bid for the White House.

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Watch Now: David Byrne’s American Utopia Official Trailer by Broadway Direct

David Byrne’s American Utopia brings the critically acclaimed Broadway show to HBO in a one-of-a-kind film directed by Oscar and Emmy-winner Spike Lee. Recorded during its run at Broadway…

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Billy Porter Releases 'For What It's Worth (Tracy Young 'Groove for Good” Remix)'

GRAMMY®/EMMY®/TONY®-winner Billy Porter has released For What It's Worth (Tracy Young 'Groove for Good' Remix). For What It's Worth (Tracy Young 'Groove for Good' Remix) is available on a…

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16 Theatre Reads to Check Out in Fall 2020 by Dan Meyer

There’s plenty to curl up with this autumn, including in-depth looks at Hadestown, Jagged Little Pill, and more.

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VIDEO: THE LION KING's Simba, Brad Gibson, Releases Music Video for 'Fool'

THE LION KING's Simba, Brad Gibson, has released a new music video for his song 'Fool'.

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Tommy DeVito, One of the Founding Members of The Four Seasons, Passes Away From COVID-19

Tommy DeVito, one of the founding members of The Four Seasons has died from COVID-19 at 92 years old. 

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Standing in solidarity with the spirit behind National Voter Registration Day, HBO Max announced today that A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote will premiere on the platform …

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RUN, Starring Sarah Paulson, Premieres Nov. 20 on Hulu

Hulu original film RUN premieres Friday, November 20, 2020 on Hulu.

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‘The Humans’ Review: Surviving in a New World and New Medium by Jesse Green

Stephen Karam’s celebrated play about economic distress looks very different in 2020 than it did in 2015 — and streaming is only part of the change.

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Carey Mulligan Joins Leonard Bernstein Biopic MAESTRO

Carey Mulligan has been cast as Felicia Montealegre Cohn Bernstein, the wife of legendary composer Leonard Bernstein, in Bradley Cooper's upcoming biopic 'Maestro.'

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VIDEO: Watch the New Official Trailer for DAVID BYRNE'S AMERICAN UTOPIA on HBO

The filmed version of the critically acclaimed Broadway show, DAVID BYRNEa??S AMERICAN UTOPIA debuts SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17 (8:00-9:45 p.m. ET/PT).

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The 51st State Review. 11 in DC Confront American Democracy by New York Theater

The death of Ruth Bader Ginsberg two days after Arena Stage debuted its hour-long “docudrama” online (watch below) gave new urgency to the argument for D.C. statehood. Directed by Molly …

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Derek Hough Signs Overall Deal With ABC Entertainment

Today, ABC Entertainment announced an overall deal with Emmy® Award winner, six-time Mirrorball champion dancer and “Dancing with the Stars” judge Derek Hough.

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VIDEO: Lara Downes Releases 'Take Care of this House' With Shereen Pimentel & More for National Voter Registration Day

On September 22, in honor of National Voter Registration Day, pianist and activist Lara Downes is releasing a video of Leonard Bernstein's song 'Take Care of This House,' from the musical 16…

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Livestreaming a Symposium: Performance and XR 2020 (PXR2020)

By . Toasterlab presents the symposium Performance and XR 2020 (PXR2020) livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv from Friday 2 October …

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Kate Rockwell To Host Virtual Broadway Wine Tasting Event

Ken Davenport, two-time Tony Award-winning Producer, has joined forces with Broadway's Kate Rockwell (Mean Girls, Bring It On, Rock of Ages) to bring theater fans and wine lovers together fo…

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Watch the New Trailer for David Byrne's American Utopia by Dan Meyer

The Spike Lee-directed HBO special debuts October 17.

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Adam Kantor, Shaina Taub & More Set For 2020 PYGMALION FEST

PYGMALION 2020 will kick off this Thursday, September 24 at 4PM CST and run through Saturday September 26 at midnight.

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WP Theater Names 15 Artists Selected for 2020–2022 WP Lab by Andrew Gans

The two-year residency, which culminates with the WP Pipeline Festival, features a mix of playwrights, directors, and producers.

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VIDEO: Watch Adrienne Warren, LaChanze and Celia Rose Gooding Perform NEXT TO NORMAL at Second Stage's Virtual Benefit Celebration

On Monday, September 21st, Second Stage Theater's Virtual Benefit Celebration honored Trustee Angela Sun and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Tom Kitt for their extraordinary work, commitmen…

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Check Out Artwork From the BroadwayWorld Remix Dear Evan Hansen Challenge!

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

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Alan Silva “American’s Got Talent” Interview Part 2 Preparing for the Finale by Performerstuff

Alan Silva “American’s Got Talent” Interview Part 2 Preparing for the Finale Written by: Mark Pawsey September 22, 2020 Performer Stuff Pro Series host, Mark Pawsey catches up a…

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“Anthem” addresses the past and present of voter suppression by Katie Powers

The virtual exhibit reached beyond Chicago to battleground states in the upcoming election. In planning for its 2020 season, Weinberg/Newton Gallery owner and ex…

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Watch LaChanze, Celia Rose Gooding, Adrienne Warren Sing Next to Normal by Dan Meyer

The trio performed virtually during a Second Stage virtual benefit September 21.

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Column: Down but not yet out, Northwest Indiana’s Theatre at the Center has laid off all its staff by Chris Jones

The Equity musical house just across the state line in Munster, Ind., is in trouble, with no shows planned on its calendar.

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at noon (Broadway Time)

The Liz Swados Project by Sandi Durell

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that The Liz Swados Project will be released on CD in stores and online Friday, October 2.The album is currently available on digital and streaming forma…

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Lena Hall Takes Over Our Instagram Today!

In celebration of her Obsessed concert tomorrow, Lena Hall will be taking over our Instagram on today!

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Carey Mulligan Joins Bradley Cooper in Leonard Bernsten Biopic Maestro by Ryan McPhee

Cooper will also direct the Netflix project.

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Moving through KAOS by Irene Hsiao

Rigoberto Saura's new piece for Hedwig Dances documents our current disorientation. “I woke up—I took my costume, I took a bath. That day we were ready.…

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Happy Hour on the Fringe: Adrienne Mackey and Lizzie Hessek, TrailOff by Henry McDevitt

Today on the podcast artistic producer Katy Dammers speaks with Adrienne Mackey, founder and artistic director of Swim Pony, as well as Lizzie Hessek, a Program Manager of Trails and Recreat…

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New Book Will Tell Behind-the-Scenes Creation Story of the Yiddish Fiddler on the Roof

The book is written by cast member Samantha Hahn.

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Hot Clip of the Day: "Fly, Fly Away" Summer, It's The First Day of Autumn!

Too on the nose? First day of Autumn? Broadway and Touring Star Autumn Hurlbert singing "Fly, Fly Away" from Catch Me If You Can!

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Crossroads Theatre Announces 2020-21 Season by American Theatre Editors

The programming will feature archive recordings and a world premiere next summer.

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Why there is more to role-playing games than escapism

Series such as Final Fantasy offer immersive experiences like no other medium

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Government confirms live theatre can continue and will be exempt from curfew

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has given theatres the go-ahead to continue with social distancing measures. It was further confirmed by Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden that live events may con…

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Merrimack Rep Names Free Soil First Company in Residence by American Theatre Editors

Free Soil Arts Collective's founder Christa Brown will join the MRT artistic staff.

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An Intimate Evening with the Righteous Brothers - Airing Tonight!

Join the Righteous Brothers for an intimate, four-part, pay-per-view series at The Space in Las Vegas! Bill Medley and Bucky Heard will sing some of their greatest hits including 'You've Los…

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VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for OVER THE MOON, Starring Phillipa Soo, Ruthie Anne Miles, Kimiko Glenn, & More!

Fueled with determination and a passion for science, a bright young girl builds a rocket ship to the moon to prove the existence of a legendary Moon Goddess. There she ends up on an unexpect…

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VIDEO: Check Out a Sneak Peek of Paulo Szot's Upcoming Birdland Concert!

Paulo Szot is stopping by Birdland on September 24 at 7pm ET! Check out a sneak peek of him singing 'Just Once in a Lifetime' accompanied by Billy Stritch and get your tickets today!

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Trinity Rep Delays In-Person Performances Until Fall 2021 by American Theatre Editors

The company will shift its focus to anti-racism work, education initiatives, and digital content.

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NEWS: Nancy Carroll & Haydn Gwynne lead the casting announced for Theatre Royal Bath’s Welcome Back Season of plays by Press Releases

Casting has been announced for the first two plays in the Theatre Royal Bath’s WELCOME BACK Season this autumn, running from 14 October to 12 December 2020. Two of the country’s leading …

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Kate Rockwell, Noah Galvin, Brittany O’Grady, More Join Musical Edition of The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues September 22 by Dan Meyer

James Lapine and William Finn are among the writers tapped for the latest edition.

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I told you I was going to do this.

I’ve been talking a lot about virtual live events as of late. In fact, I’ve been beating the virtual drum louder than I did in 2015, when I streamed this show.   Over the past few weeks…

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Madrid Opera Performance Halted After Audience Protests Over Social Distance Concerns by Ryan McPhee

Teatro Real’s performance of Un Ballo in Maschera was suspended September 20 after a delayed start and two attempts to resume.

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Is Van Morrison right to release anti-lockdown songs?

The singer is under fire for calling social distancing a ‘pseudoscience’ but he has a duty as an artist to respond to events

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Ars Nova’s 2020–2021 Season Launches With New Digital Streaming Platform by Dan Meyer

The Off-Broadway institution has also announced a number of grants to support artists in the COVID-era.

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The Shows Must Go On to Return with Stream of Fame The Musical by Broadway Direct

After a summer hiatus, The Shows Must Go On, the YouTube channel started by Andrew Lloyd Webber to premiere exclusive free recordings of Lloyd Webber musicals and NBC’s live musicals, will…

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Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, September 22- with Will Swenson, Ravi Coltrane Quartet, and More!

Today (September 22) in live streaming: Will Swenson visits the Producer's Perspective, Ravi Coltrane Quartet plays at Birdland, and so much more!

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VIDEO: Neil Patrick Harris Talks About His Wedding on THE KELLY CLARKSON SHOW

Neil Patrick Harris cannot hold back his excitement while telling Kelly Clarkson the song he played for the first dance at his weddinga?"Kelly's own hit, 'A Moment Like This.' Tune in for ev…

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Podcast: Laura Benanti Talks GYPSY & More on AND THE AWARD GOES TO...

Laura Benanti dreamed of one thing and one thing only- performing on Broadway so winning a Tony Award for her role in Gypsy was the most amazing dream come true and one of the happies…

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VIDEO: Learn All About CURTAINS on IT'S THE DAY OF THE SHOW Y'ALL- Live at 2pm!

Need a new Broadway diversion to get you through the day? Check back today at 2pm to watch as BroadwayWorld's Spencer Glass broadcasts a very special episode of It's The Day of the Show Y'al…

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THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES' 20th Edition Stars Noah Galvin, Kate Rockwell, James Lapine, and More

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues celebrate their milestone 20th edition tonight with a musical round! An incredible team of writers, composers, and actors will collaborate from afar to wr…

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VIDEO: Watch Annette Bening, Brian Stokes Mitchell & More on Stars in the House, Benefitting Americans for the Arts- Live at 8pm!

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with Guest Host Brenda Braxton and friends!

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Watch Trailer for Animated Film Over the Moon, Featuring Phillipa Soo, Ruthie Ann Miles, Ken Jeong, More by Andrew Gans

Featuring songs by Christopher Curtis, Marjorie Duffield, and Helen Park, the film drops on Netflix October 23.

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Tonight on the Livestream: The Tony Nominated Will Swenson (Hair, Les Miz and more)

“What about Will Swenson?” These are the words I’ve heard spoken at just about every single casting meeting I’ve been to, when you’re looking for a leading man that can do . . . we…

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Jeremy Pope, Uzo Aduba, More Set for Friends Virtual Reading September 22 by Dan Meyer

The series is re-imagined with an all-Black cast on an episode of Zoom Where It Happens.

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Marc Kudisch, Vincent Rodriguez III, More to Lead Virtual Reading of New Play Exploring the Creation of West Side Story by Ryan McPhee

Something’s Coming will launch the New Works Virtual Festival, benefiting The Actors Fund, October 25.

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New on show: Alone with Vermeer’s ‘View of Delft’ in The Hague

The city’s Mauritshuis is offering visitors an enthralling opportunity to view a masterpiece without crowds

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‘We could all do with a little magic right now’: Actor Harry Hepple looks forwards to being part of Wise Children’s Romantics Anonymous by Emma Clarendon

Actor Harry Hepple chatted to Emma Clarendon about being part of Wise Children’s Romantics Anonymous.

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6-Time Tony Award–Winning Lighting Designer Natasha Katz Shares Her Career Journey in Measured in Love by Playbill Staff

From Aida to Long Day's Journey Into Night, Katz has made a name for herself as one of Broadway's go-to creative team members.

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Haydn Gwynne, Nancy Carroll, Philip Arditti, More Set for Theatre Royal Bath's 'Welcome Back' Season by Andrew Gans

The fall season will include Harold Pinter's Betrayal and Michael Frayn's Copenhagen.

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GRACE NOTES: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 by Susan Grace

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Westfield News ArtsBeat 9/22/20 by Mark G. Auerbach

Westfield News ArtsBeat 9/22/20. UMASS Fine Arts Center salutes Yusef Lateef. [email protected] launches new album, Hartford Fringe Festival, and arts news for WMass and No.CT.

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Doe Doe Green: The Original Gabe by Trav S.D.

Doe Doe Green (Thomas Overton, 1888-1944) started his performing life as a rodeo clown and comedian at the 101 Ranch in his native Oklahoma. He then worked his way east as a comedian on the …

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VIDEO: Julianne Moore Fangirls Over Julia Steinem on THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JIMMY FALLON

Julianne Moore shares her thoughts on soap operas using mannequin heads during kissing scenes, talks about what Ruth Bader Ginsburg's fight for gender equality means to her and what it was l…

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Are There "Hit Songs" in Broadway Misfires? by JK

We love it when we hear from you, especially when you come up with some great ideas that add to the Broadway discourse. Well, following our list of favorite flops of the past decade, and aga…

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What Are Theatremakers Doing to Present Safe Productions? by Dan Meyer

A look at an Equity-approved musical, an immersive experiment, and an amateur teen show.

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What 2 Broadway Musicals Have to Say About Voter Mobilization by Ryan McPhee

Jagged Little Pill depicts contemporary kitchen table topics. SIX is comprised of a half dozen Tudor queens. Both are about waking up and finding a voice.

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Review: Woyzeck, Theatro Technis by Nick Ferris

Review: Woyzeck, Theatro Technis4.0Overall ScoreFor Georg Büchner to have died at the age of 23 — the same age as this reviewer — and leave behind a play of Woyzeck’s profundity is mi…

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Uzo Aduba, Jeremy Pope, Sterling K. Brown Set for All-Black Friends Reading Tonight

A star-studded cast will read an episode from season three.

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The Originality That Is Sought Is Not The True Originality by Joe Patti

h/t to Artsjournal.com (I believe) which linked to an article about creativity from the Chinese perspective, or at least perspective of the philosopher(s) known as Zhuangzi. This is a view t…

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NEWS: Sharon D. Clarke & Katherine Parkinson are among the cast for new audio project Written on the Waves by Press Releases

Sharon D. Clarke and Katherine Parkinson are among the cast for new audio project Written on the Waves presented by 45North and Ellie Keel Productions.

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2020 Cabaret Convention Virtual by Sandi Durell

Different but still remarkable in its unrelenting quest to honor and preserve one of the finest art forms around, the 2020 Cabaret Convention will be a virtual wonder of talent. See the list…

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Bee murals beautify Ann Uccello-Allyn Street in newest Hartford public art project by Susan Dunne

Nine cement blocks blocking off Ann Uccello and Allyn streets to car traffic were painted with flowers and bees, to beautify the streets and lure people to eat at the outdoor restaurants.

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Neal Street Productions announces new screenwriters bursary by Frankie

Neal Street Productions has today announced a brand-new screenwriters bursary scheme aimed at supporting and training emerging Black, Asian and ethnic minority screenwriters. The post Neal S…

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 by Matt Tamanini

Theatre Stars Shine at 72nd Emmys, Pope & Aduba to Lead Black “Friends” Reading, Original “SIX” Queens to Reunite Any and all feedback is appreciated:  Alicia Ramírez [email protected]

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Review: Elephant’s Graveyard, The Production Exchange by Jessica Handscomb

Review: Elephant's Graveyard, The Production Exchange3.0Overall ScoreYou know what we all need right now? In such a bleak, sad time such as this? An utterly depressing true story about human…

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Lookback: traveling light by Terry Teachout

From 2010: “No doubt the day is almost here when it will be possible for people like me to download the Complete Performances of Everybody to our computers…except that I’m no longer th…

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Almanac: Richard Stark on bureaucrats by Terry Teachout

“He was a bureaucrat, he lied effortlessly.” Richard Stark, Backflash Continue reading Almanac: Richard Stark on bureaucrats at About Last Night.

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Marc Kudisch and More Will Lead SOMETHING'S COMING, New Play on the Making of WEST SIDE STORY, Kicking Off The New Works Virtual Festival

The New Works Virtual Festival, now scheduled to take place from Sunday October 25th to Saturday the 31st, will stream video readings of 20 new scripts featuring the work of a diverse group …

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Wake Up With BWW 9/22: Equity Endorses Biden and Harris, and More!

Today's top stories: Equity endorses Biden and Harris, Jasmine Cephas Jones and Ron Cephas Jones become first father/daughter duo to win Emmys in the same year, and more!

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Stepping back: the film that reclaims the true story of jazz dance by Lyndsey Winship

Khadifa Wong’s fascinating documentary Uprooted traces the origins of an artform and the cultural bias that robbed great practitioners of recognition Jazz dance. It’s Broadway and the W…

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‘Offers an uplifting night out in a new setting’: PIPPIN – Garden Theatre ★★★★ by Shanine Salmon

The big question is whether the big sound of Pippin translates to an outdoor space on the edge of the Vauxhall one way system. The answer is a resounding yes.

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Review: Florence ‘Flo’ Smith – Now & Then, Bell House by Olivia Kiely

Review: Florence 'Flo' Smith – Now & Then, Bell House2.0Overall ScoreMy grandmothers are magnificent storytellers; able to bring the written word to life and intricately illustrate the…

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 4am (Broadway Time)

China war epic ‘The Eight Hundred’ tops global box office

Group Communist party screenings help make nationalist tale 2020’s highest grossing movie

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NEWS: Tickets go on sale for cinema screenings of Ian Rickson’s production of Uncle Vanya by Press Releases

Tickets are now on sale for theUK, Ireland and international cinema screenings of Ian Rickson’s highly-acclaimed production of Conor McPherson’s new adaptation of Uncle Vanya, starring T…

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Mark Morri: A Woman of Force – the True Story of Deborah Wallace by Arts Review

Veteran crime writer Mark Morri brings to life the jaw dropping true story and official biography of former Detective Superintendent of the NSW Police, Deborah Wallace. The police force can …

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Save our Stages NSW by Arts Review

With the NSW music scene on the brink of collapse, 61 independent live music venues have joined together to launch an online petition calling on the NSW Government to provide immediate suppo…

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In A 'Coast-To-Coast Roast,' Colin Quinn Finds Humor In The State We're In by Elizabeth Blair

As a veteran stand-up comedian, Quinn has spent decades on the road, performing in 47 out of the 50 states he now affectionately eviscerates in his new book, Overstated.

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Year of the Stage Manager by Amanda Spooner

By Amanda Spooner. Amanda Spooner talks about launching Year of the Stage Manager 2020, a grassroots endeavor meant to make visible those who continually operate in the background, and how t…

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Screen test for UniSA’s next generation movie makers by Arts Review

A group of top students at the University of South Australia will earn the chance to showcase their own short film at the Adelaide Film Festival as part of a final year learning experience t…

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Once Again, you have Succeeded in Completely Disappointing me, TFP is back…. by Fairyprincessdiaries

(TFP apologizes ahead for the formatting issues, WordPress has changed and eventually she will figure it out, but that day is NOT today…) xxxxx The Fairy Princess is...back again…she nee…

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Call Answered: Lisa Huston: Hispanic Female Screenwriter/Producer, Dream Round by Adam Rothenberg

Lisa Huston is a Hispanic screenwriter/producer whose feature film debut is about to be released. Dream Round (co-written with Michael Saquella) will premiere digitally on November 10. Drea…

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VIDEO: On This Day, September 22- FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Opens On Broadway

On this day in 1964, the groundbreaking musical Fiddler on the Roof opened at Broadway's Imperial Theatre.

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Celebrity, money and power: TVs obsession with the Murdoch family dynasty by Arts Review

Of all the words written about Rupert Murdoch, “boring” is not one of them. The media mogul has been the object of fascination for six decades, after he followed his father Sir Keith in …

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Broadway Songs for the Autumn Season by Broadway Direct

Happy first day of fall! We’ve already been feeling the colder weather come in, which signals a period filled with pumpkin spice, cozy sweaters, and leaves falling from trees. To get you i…

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Roundup of The Best Broadway Parody Videos by Broadway Direct

Every so often, we like to dive into the rabbit hole of YouTube videos to watch to pass the time. Here, we’ve found the specific videos you’ve been craving: funny, feel-good Broadway par…

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Emma Rice's Romantics Anonymous Broadcast Live From the Bristol Old Vic Beginning September 22 by Andrew Gans

Based on the film Les Émotifs Anonymes, the musical features a score by Christopher Dimond and Michael Kooman.

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Tantra’s triumphant feminine power at the British Museum

The influential Indian spiritual tradition is celebrated in an exhibition touching on life, sex and death

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Former Drama Kid Takes Up Free Soloing to Recreate Thrill of Receiving Cast List by Broadway Beat

by Mary Colussi. @MaryColussi. YOSEMITE, CA - Former drama kid Rose Maxwell is currently preparing for her free solo ascent of El Capitan...

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MOVING PEOPLE: Chelsea Ainsworth on Producing Shows During a Pandemic, Finding Connection, and How "Singin' in the Rain" Always Puts a Smile on Her Fa by The Dance Enthusiast

In MOVING PEOPLE: Chelsea Ainsworth on Producing Shows During a Pandemic, Finding Connection, and How "Singin' in the Rain" Always Puts a Smile on Her Face, "Artists are taught to connect to…

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Chilling: Mom’s Notes Actually Made Woman’s Self Tape Better by Broadway Beat

by Roxy Arecco. @roxyarecco. NEW YORK, NY - Manhattan-based actress Tara Hilder booked a commercial this morning from a self tape that he...

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