Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Helen Reddy’s music made women feel invincible by Arts Review

“Show business”, Helen Reddy once said, “was the only business that allowed you to earn the same salary as a man and to keep your name”. The singer and actress best known for her tra…

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Hear from The Boys in the Band Creator Mart Crowley & the Film's Starry Cast in This New Featurette by Lindsey Sullivan

Netflix's The Boys in the Band premiered on September 30. Whether you haven't watched it just yet or have already set up a remote virtual watch party with friends, there's a bonus featurette…

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Trent Dalton: All Our Shimmering Skies by Arts Review

The bestselling author of Boy Swallows Universe, Trent Dalton returns with All Our Shimmering Skies – a glorious novel destined to become another Australian classic. Darwin, 1942, and a…

Linked From artsreview.com.au at 11:10PM
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Billie Krishawn speaks with actor Moses Princien for The SoSu Series by Billie Krishawn

“When the least of us are safe and have a space, all of us do.” True change begins when we decide that a shift is necessary. Inciting change is risky, brave, beautiful and most important…

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Watch: Met Stars Live in Concert by Matthew Wexler

While The Metropolitan Opera may have temporarily lowered the curtain on its full-scale productions for 2020, have no fear: opera is still here. The post Watch: Met Stars Live in Concert app…

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Chadwick Boseman’s Last Film, ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’, Releases First Images by Bruce Haring

The final film of Chadwick Boseman’s incandescent career has released its first images of the late star. Director George C. Wolfe’s adaptation of August Wilson’s stage play Ma Rainey…

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Announcing the YouTube Scholarship to NIDA by Gabi Bergman

YouTube has committed USD $100,000 (approximately AUD $135,000) worth of scholarships for three creative individuals to study at Australia’s National

Linked From AussieTheatre at 10:00PM
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Open House Melbourne welcomes Fleur Watson as new Executive Director and Chief Curator by Arts Review

The Open House Melbourne Board is delighted to announce Fleur Watson’s appointment as the organisation’s Executive Director and inaugural Chief Curator. “Fleur is the ideal person to l…

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#SaveOurCTP – Fighting Monash University’s dissolution of the Theatre department by Gabi Bergman

It was announced this month that Monash University will be dissolving its theatre department, the Centre for Theatre and Performance.

Linked From AussieTheatre at 09:29PM
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Livestreaming a Performance and Conversation: Chameleon Girl (Hungary)

By . Independent Theater Hungary presents a performance and conversation around Chameleon Girl (Hungary) as part of the Roma Theatre Retrospective 2020 livestreaming on the global, commons-b…

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VIDEO: Watch a JEROME ROBBINS BROADWAY Reunion on Stars in the House

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with the Ladies of JEROME ROBBINS' BROADWAY Cast Reunion with Charlotte d'Amboise, Susann Fletcher, Debbie Gravitte, JoAnn Hunter, Mary Ann Lamb …

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Trillium Arts debuts with October fellowship by Admin

Envisioning a rich, thriving creative arts community in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, arts professionals Phil Reynolds and Heather Hartley announce the launch of Trillium Arts, a…

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Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Netflix Sets December Release for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Starring Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman by Ryan McPhee

George C. Wolfe directs the screen adaptation of the August Wilson play.

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Ben Platt and Beanie Feldstein Among Stars of New Online Play The Party Hop

Ashley Park, Noah Galvin, Kathryn Gallagher, and more are also in the cast.

Linked From TheaterMania at 07:54PM

Occupants (dir. Russ Emmanuel, 2015): Salem Horror Festival capsule review by Dan Scully

With a bigger budget, this concept could be turned into a much more compelling, terrifying movie, but here in this universe, it is what it is. 

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Final guests announced for season two of Arts Centre Melbourne’s Big Night In with John Foreman by Peter J Snee

Before season two of Arts Centre Melbourne’s Big Night In with John Foreman comes to an end, two more episodes

Linked From AussieTheatre at 07:46PM

Photos: Netflix Releases First Look at MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM Starring Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, and More

Netflix has released first look photos for its film adaptation of 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' starring the late Chadwick Boseman, Tony and Academy Award-winner Viola Davis, and Tony-nominee …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 07:42PM

VIDEO: See the First Trailer for Reimagined COME FROM AWAY In Sweden

The international smash hit musical COME FROM AWAY opens at Ostgotateatern in Sweden this month.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 07:42PM

Actress/Director Lisa Strum to share hilarious and poignant solo work on ‘Saturday Matinee’ by Fountaintheatre

by France-Luce Benson Lisa Strum, a Philadelphia native living and working in the New York area is a director, an educator, actress, playwright, producer, casting director, singer and a cert…

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Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Kerala’s ‘Tholpavakoothu’ as a Modern Avatar in a Music Video by Shilpa Nair Anand

“The use of Kerala’s traditional puppetry in a music video by director Emcy Joseph throws open a world of possibilities for the art form.” Kochi’s metro train gliding over tracks, a …

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Director Schele Williams to Release Book on The History of Slavery

Theatre director and social justice activist, Schele Williams, has written a new book for young readers on the history of enslavement.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 06:36PM

VIDEO: Daphne Rubin-Vega, Lauren Molina, Jelani Remy & More Featured in 'Enough Already' Get Out the Vote Music Video

Mario Lopez and Daphne Rubin-Vega lead a stalwart Broadway group of performers lending their voices to a non-partisan a?oeGet Out the Votea?? music video a?" hashtag: #enoughalreadyvote a?" …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 06:34PM

VIDEO: Ben Platt & Cynthia Erivo Speak Up About Suicide Prevention Month

Tony winners Cynthia Erivo and Ben Platt have joined the Trevor Project in celebrating Suicide Prevention Month by sharing the importance of CARE: Connect, Ask, Respond, and Empower. 

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 06:33PM

Livestreaming a Conversation: NO SUMMARY with Golden Thread Fairytale Players

By . Golden Thread Productions presents NO SUMMARY with Golden Thread Fairytale Players livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Frid…

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Livestreaming a Conversation: NO SUMMARY with playwrights Hassan Abdulrazzak, Tariq Hamami, Hannah Khalil, and Mona Mansour

By . Golden Thread Productions presents NO SUMMARY: a conversation with playwrights Hassan Abdulrazzak, Tariq Hamami, Hannah Khalil, and Mona Mansour livestreaming on the global, commons-bas…

Linked From HowlRound at 06:16PM

The Stardusters Are Back! Ellen’s Stardust Diner Reopens on Thursday, October 1

The 1950s-themed eatery, Ellen’s Stardust Diner, reopens on Thursday, October 1. The famed singing wait staff of aspiring actors and Broadway performers, known as The Stardusters, will be …

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The Boys in the Band on Netflix: Disappointing Film Version of an Outdated Gay Play by New York Theater

I found Netflix’s new film version of this landmark 1968 gay play nearly unwatchable, even though it features the same starry nine-member cast (Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, Matt Bomer et a…

Linked From newyorktheater.me at 06:00PM
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Adelaide Fringe announces $500,000 in grants to assist SA Artists for Fringe 2021 by Arts Review

Adelaide Fringe will deliver a huge boost to South Australian artists and venues with the announcement of $500,000 in grants to assist them in their planning for the 2021 season. Made possib…

Linked From artsreview.com.au at 05:45PM

BWW Prompts: What Is Your Favorite Theatre Podcast?

Today we asked our readers for their favorite Broadway podcasts!

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Del Marie: locked down, but not out by Jack Helbig

The rapper-dancer-performance poet rolls with the pandemic punches. 2020 started off so well. January and February were great months for 27-year-old rapper, danc…

Linked From www.chicagoreader.com at 05:30PM

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson sues Brown Paper Tickets by Brendan Kiley

After receiving nearly 600 consumer complaints from around the country about Brown Paper Tickets, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the Seattle…

Linked From www.seattletimes.com at 05:28PM

Broadway On Demand Announces New Streaming Platform ShowShare

Broadway On Demand has announced ShowShare, a new, one of a kind interface, that allows middle school, high school, college, community and professional theatre productions to use the platfo…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 05:25PM

'The Boys In The Band': Raging Gracefully by Glen Weldon

Netflix's adaptation of Mart Crowley's 1968 play about a gay birthday party that goes off the rails features hard liquor, sharp tongues and broad types.

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Geva Theatre Center Announces Reimagined 2020-21 Season by American Theatre Editors

The season will feature live shows and radio plays, but will not include an annual production of 'A Christmas Carol.'

Linked From American Theatre at 05:18PM

A play is birthed online, and I was in the delivery room by Peter Marks

Solas Nua unveils “The Emoji Play” after six months of trial and error.

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PHOENIX THEATRE ENSEMBLE: CRAIG SMITH TALKS TENNESSEE WILLIAMS–NOW ON YOUTUBE (LINK BELOW) by Robert Shuman

A PHOENIX THEATRE ENSEMBLE FUNDRAISER NOW ON YOU-TUBE! Tennessee Williams was in residence for his final NY play in the 80’s, the intensely personal and autobiographical Something Cloudy, …

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Hedwig and the Angry Inch Creator John Cameron Mitchell on His Quarantine Projects, Including Album New American Dream by Mark Peikert

The multi-hyphenate shares how the collaborative album and Spread the Vote PSA came about during the pandemic.

Linked From Playbill at 05:02PM
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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In the News: Ben Platt and Cynthia Erivo Join Forces With The Trevor Project, SoloChicago Hit The Unfortunates Available for Streaming, More by Andrew Gans

Plus, the new initiative Beyond the Stage Door will offer BIPOC students the opportunity to learn about theatre management and receive financial support while doing so.

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Fertile Ground Announces 2021 Festival Lineup by American Theatre Editors

A community panel selected this year's 31 festival projects.

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Beanie Feldstein, Ashley Park, Ben Platt, More Will Star in Virtual Reading of Natalie Margolin's The Party Hop by Andrew Gans

Dramatists Play Service will present the reading on its YouTube channel, DPS on Air.

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LET’S PLAY ‘BEAT THE BARD’ (6) by Robert Shuman

Many thanks to Christine L. who is playing a perfect game of ‘Beat the Bard’, 1-5. Send answers through Leave a Reply/ Comments, if you would like to play, too. Thanks so much, Christine…

Linked From stagevoices.com at 04:43PM

What Moulin Rouge! Scene Did Nicole Kidman Perform for Andrew Rannells While Filming The Prom? by Dan Meyer

Rannells shared his experience filming with the "down to clown" Oscar winner on The Late Late Show with James Corden.

Linked From Playbill at 04:33PM

George Salazar, Joe Iconis, Terence Archie and More Celebrate Urban Stages at MIXING MELODIES AND MARGARITAS Benefit

Urban Stages has announced Mixing Melodies and Margaritas, a virtual benefit featuring musical performances and appearances by legendary stars along with how-to guides for delicious cocktail…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:24PM

Ben Platt, Beanie Feldstein, Ashley Park and More to Star in Reading of Natalie Margolin's THE PARTY HOP

This weekend, Dramatists Play Service's YouTube channel, 'DPS On Air,' will feature a special reading of Natalie Margolin's new online play 'The Party Hop' starring Beanie Feldstein, Ben Pl…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:24PM

Santino Fontana, Lynn Ahrens, Ciara Renée and More to Take Part in Primary Stages' 2020 Virtual Gala

PRIMARY STAGES announced today their 2020 Virtual Gala, which will honor the dedicated NYC Public School teachers and Drama Desk-nominated lyricist/composer Adam Gwon (Scotland, PA; Ordinar…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:11PM

CounterBalance brings accessibility to dance by Irene Hsiao

Going online opens more opportunities in this year's festival. “I’ve been a dancer all my life,” says CounterBalance founder Ginger Lane. Trained primarily…

Linked From www.chicagoreader.com at 04:00PM
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Watch Danielle Brooks, Daphne Rubin-Vega, More in Social Distance Trailer by Dan Meyer

The Netflix series debuts October 15.

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The Smart Museum wants you to “Take Care” by Annie Howard

The new exhibit explores caring in all forms and the emotional toll the act can take. The need for care has never been so vital—and so exhausting. While a long…

Linked From www.chicagoreader.com at 03:20PM

8 Theatre Podcasts to Listen to for International Podcast Day

September 30 marks International Podcast Day! Which theatre podcast is YOUR favorite?

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LISTEN: Bianca Marroquín Joins Latest Episode of WHY I'LL NEVER MAKE IT Podcast

Bianca Marroquín (Chicago, The Pajama Game) joins fellow actor and podcast host Patrick Oliver Jones for National Hispanic Heritage Month in a wide-ranging conversation about her 18-year ad…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 03:18PM

Lin-Manuel & Luis Miranda Guest on THE TONIGHT SHOW Next Week

Lin-Manuel Miranda and his father Luis will stop by 'The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon' on Tuesday, October 6th.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 03:18PM

The Public Theater's SHIPWRECK, Starring Raúl Esparza & More, Will Launch in October

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, The Public Theater's free digital fall season will continue with the New York Premiere of Audio Play SHIPWRECK, by Anne Washburn. Directed by Saheem Al…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 03:18PM

Shoshana Bean to Present BROADWAY MY WAY On BroadwayWorld Events October 23rd

Broadway veteran Shoshana Bean will bring 'Broadway: My Way' to BroadwayWorld Events October 23 at 8pm ET - singing a variety of hits and classics with a unique, soulful and personal twist.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 03:18PM

Ava Madara is Using Her Time in Quarantine to Perfect Her Craft and Teach Others - Next on Stage: Dance Edition

We're down to our top 5 in the Next on Stage competition! Contestant Ava Madara shares more about her charity, the cathartic feeling of being on stage, and creating socially distanced group …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 03:18PM

Carrie Hope Fletcher: 'The arts aren't viable? See how you feel without them!' by Chris Wiegand

The actor and author on starring in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella, her Ballet Shoes sequel and the government response to theatre’s crisis More than six months have passed since the p…

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Will Silk Road still rise? Will we? by Deanna Isaacs

Jamil Khoury and Malik Gillani have been facing more than COVID closure. I’d been thinking about Silk Road Rising, the mission-driven performing arts company f…

Linked From www.chicagoreader.com at 03:15PM

Coping with falls this fall by Admin

It’s officially fall, and that reminds us of leaves changing color, pumpkin spice everything, Halloween, layers and a crisp breeze. But the word “fall” has another meaning, too, so we …

Linked From www.danceinforma.com at 03:15PM

Yes, Data Driven Decision Making. But What Data Is Important? by Joe Patti

There is a big push, correctly, for arts organizations to employ data driven decision-making processes. However, not all data is of equal value. Colleen Dilenschneider recently made a good p…

Linked From artshacker.com at 03:14PM
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene presents a virtual celebration of Sukkos by Deb Miller

Launched in March, following the closure of arts venues necessitated by the coronavirus pandemic, Folksbiene! LIVE offers an online celebration of Yiddish culture, featuring livestreamed pr…

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Josh Barnett by Sarah Day

By Sarah Day This week on Throwback Thursday we speak to Josh Barnett who is currently performing in The Last Five Years at Southwark Playhouse. This post THROWBACK THURSDAY: Josh Barnett fi…

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Remembering Helen Reddy's Connection to the Stage by Andrew Gans

The late Australian singer, whose single "I Am Woman" became an anthem for the feminist movement, made her Broadway bow in 1995 in Blood Brothers.

Linked From Playbill at 02:18PM

1st Stage commissions 11 artists to create solo works by News Desk

As part of its ongoing commitment to creating diverse, modern work by leading playwrights and performers during the prolonged COVID-19 theater closure, 1st Stage has announced eleven new art…

Linked From DC Metro Theater Arts at 02:13PM

BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME Debuts Nov. 21 on HBO

HBOa??s BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME will debut SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT, with Mahershala Ali, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Angela Davis, Tip a?oeT.I.a?? Harris, Mimi Jones, Ledisi, Gre…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:12PM

Watch The Goes Wrong Show on Amazon Prime Video!

Sets collapse, special effects fail, actors risk life & limb and the studio audience are threatened.

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VIDEO: Watch a JEROME ROBBINS BROADWAY Reunion on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with the Ladies of JEROME ROBBINS' BROADWAY Cast Reunion with Charlotte d'Amboise, Susann Fletcher, Debbie Gravitte, JoAnn Hunter, Mary Ann Lamb …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:12PM

Review: Lovefool, The Bread and Roses Theatre by Samuel Nicholls

Review: Lovefool, The Bread and Roses Theatre3.0Overall ScoreAs Dr Dan asserts in the pages of a Sugar magazine from 1995, “you need to discover what flirting means to YOU”. For Rachel, …

Linked From A Younger Theatre at 02:12PM

Tristan Hill Uses Performing to Express Himself - Next on Stage: Dance Edition

We're down to our top 5 in the Next on Stage competition! Contestant Tristan Hill shares more about his charity, his favorite role he's had in the past, and his experience seeing Newsies on…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:12PM

Mahershala Ali, Angela Davis, More Join HBO’s Between the World and Me; Release Date Set by Dan Meyer

The adaptation is based on The Apollo staging of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ work, who also performs in the special.

Linked From Playbill at 02:10PM

Ballet's Tiler Peck Brings Starry Collabs to A New Stage with Sierra Boggess, Christopher Wheeldon & More!

Mark your calendars for Friday, October 16th when A New Stage: Curated by Tiler Peck created with CLI Studios highlighting talented stars from classical ballet, commercial dance and Broadway…

Linked From BroadwayBox at 02:03PM
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Is a virtual arts degree worth it? by Emma Oxnevad

Chicago high school seniors prepare for collegiate arts programs amid pandemic For Vincenza Handzel, a senior at Jones College Prep, dancing isn't just a hobby…

Linked From www.chicagoreader.com at 01:50PM

Radio Production of Shipwreck, Starring Raúl Esparza, Gets Release Date by Dan Meyer

The Anne Washburn play is directed by Saheem Ali.

Linked From Playbill at 01:36PM

Jim Parsons, Matt Bomer, Zachary Quinto, and More Discuss Netflix's The Boys in the Band

Joe Mantello directs the new film adaptation of Mart Crowley's classic play.

Linked From TheaterMania at 01:32PM

The Theatrical Pasts of This Year's Great British Baking Show Contestants

Meet three of Britain's best amateur bakers, and find out about their associations with the stage.

Linked From TheaterMania at 01:32PM

Crossword: The SpongeBob Musical Is Surfacing on DVD — and in This Puzzle

See how well you know the musical in this week's crossword.

Linked From TheaterMania at 01:32PM

Goodman Theatre announces remaining performances for ’Fannie Lou Hamer, Speak On It!’ by Doug George

The theater announced the remaining fall performances for “Fannie Lou Hamer, Speak On It!,” including those that were rescheduled due to COVID-19 concerns, and adding an encore appearanc…

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And our Keynote Speaker for The TheaterMakers Summit is . . .

To think – there was actually a time when I was bummed that our 4th Annual TheaterMakers Summit was going to be virtual. I forgot the golden rule of business/art/life . . . there is always…

Linked From The Producer's Perspective at 01:19PM

Oscar Isaac & Jake Gyllenhaal Join THE GODFATHER Making-Of Film

Oscar Isaac and Jake Gyllenhaal will take on the roles of Francis Ford Coppola and Robert Evans in 'Francis and The Godfather,' an upcoming film detailing the fight to make 'The Godfather' i…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:06PM

David Byrne, Pearl Jam, Yoko Ono and More Contribute to Compilation for Voting Rights Lab

Today, the second edition of Good Music to Avert the Collapse of American Democracy, a compilation made up entirely of previously unreleased recordings from some of the most important names …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:06PM

Norm Lewis, Kelli O'Hara & More Will Take Part in Keep Music Alive Gala

Keep Music Alive, the music education non-profit organization, today announced its Keep Music Alive Virtual Gala- a free event to celebrate incredible teachers and donors for their work in 2…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:06PM

Hannah Lieberoff Loves the Joy That Comes from Musical Theatre - Next on Stage: Dance Edition

We're down to our top 5 in the Next on Stage competition! Contestant Hannah Lieberoff shares more about her charity, why she applied for Next on Stage, and tells us about all of the baking s…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:06PM
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at noon (Broadway Time)
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David Adjaye wins Riba Royal Gold Medal for architecture

First black recipient forged career with celebrity houses but has moved on to major projects in Africa and worldwide

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Red Bull Theater Announces I HATE THE MOOR Exploring Iago With Patrick Page

RED BULL THEATER today announced that OTHELLO 2020, a multi-program initiative providing an engaging and educational experience for all who are interested in Shakespeare's Othello and the w…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:35PM

Study Shows Steep Revenue Plunge for Theatres, Some Hope for 2021 by American Theatre Editors

TRG Arts and Purple Seven report that a return will hinge on the end of social distancing and renewed marketing.

Linked From American Theatre at 12:30PM

VIDEO: John McDaniel Shares New Song About Why You Gotta Vote!

Why should you vote this November? Let John McDaniel count the reasons. Watch as the Grammy and two-time Emmy Award-winner shares a new song about why you should vote.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:26PM

Concord Announces $10M Impact Investment Initiative Focused on Underrepresented Communities in Music and Theater

Concord has launched a $10 million Impact Investment Initiative to deploy capital into projects, businesses and organizations in the music and theater industries that serve or are led by mem…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:25PM

Pantomime dames protest at Westminster over Covid theatre restrictions by Lanre Bakare Arts and Culture Correspondent

Arts workers draw attention to lack of panto season this year and demand more help Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Hundreds of protesters– including about…

Linked From The Guardian at 12:12PM

Kamilah Long Named Play On Shakespeare Managing Director by American Theatre Editors

Long will share leadership with CEO and creative director Lue Douthit.

Linked From American Theatre at 12:09PM

Lights to go on again at GALA Hispanic Theatre with classic Spanish comedy by David Siegel

Now in its 45th season, GALA Hispanic Theatre has always been cutting edge. From its founding in 1976, GALA (Grupo de Artistas LatinoAmericanos) has been sharing and producing Latino arts a…

Linked From DC Metro Theater Arts at 12:01PM
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Alternative Theatre Los Angeles, LA Stage Alliance Announce ‘Together LA’ Festival by American Theatre Editors

The free three-week festival will feature 34 works from Los Angeles theatre companies.

Linked From American Theatre at 11:57AM

What the Constitution..., American Utopia, Cats, More: What’s Coming to Streaming in October 2020 by Dan Meyer

Check out these titles on HBO Max, Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and more.

Linked From Playbill at 11:56AM

HartBeat Ensemble season of political theater a direct challenge to Trump administration, ‘dismantling of democracy’ by Christopher Arnott

HartBeat Ensemble has announced an online fall season of political theater, interviews with women musicians, a radio series based on Mohegan tribal tales, an immigration game show and more. …

Linked From Hartford Courant at 11:48AM

Putting it Together - Gents of George Street Playhouse 2, Part 2

In this week's episode, Artistic Director David Saint rejoins two favorite actors: Michael Mastro (THE SUNSHINE BOYS) and Lee Sellars (MIDWIVES) to chat favorite memories, unforgettable expe…

Linked From YouTube at 11:39AM

Stars in the House Welcomes Jerome Robbins' Broadway's Faith Prince, Charlotte d'Amboise, Debbie Gravitte, More September 30 by Andrew Gans

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

Linked From Playbill at 11:39AM

Review Roundup: THE GLORIAS, Directed by Julie Taymor

'The Glorias' is coming! The film is now available to stream on Amazon Prime Video. 

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:34AM

TheatreZone Announces Adjusted 2020-21 Season by American Theatre Editors

The company has replaced its Broadway series with a series of concerts.

Linked From American Theatre at 11:13AM

The Trial of the Chicago 7 — Aaron Sorkin’s drama is in the dialogue

Eddie Redmayne, Mark Rylance and Sacha Baron Cohen lead a starry cast in a courtroom-set story of ’60s activism

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Sofia Coppola revisits familiar territory in On the Rocks

Bill Murray is reunited with the director in a film with strong echoes of Lost in Translation

Linked From The Financial Times Subscription at 11:02AM

My Zoe — Julie Delpy’s sci-fi film is a bold experiment

The director stars as a geneticist in this story of a couple sharing custody of their daughter

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Eternal Beauty — life in the grip of mental illness

Sally Hawkins plays a woman with paranoid schizophrenia in Craig Roberts’s film

Linked From The Financial Times Subscription at 11:00AM
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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VIDEO: Derek Hough Tries To Smize Like Tyra Banks on THE KELLY CLARKSON SHOW

Derek Hough returns to 'The Kelly Clarkson Show' to share how he's kept busy during quarantine. Plus, he talks about making the switch from contestant to a judge on 'Dancing with the Stars.'

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:54AM

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, September 30- with John Lloyd Young, THE BOYS IN THE BAND, and More!

Today (September 30) in live streaming: the premiere of The Boys in the Band, John Lloyd Young visits Backstage Live, and so much more!

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:52AM

VIDEO: Sasha Hutchings, Isabelle McCalla, and More Encourage Voting in 'I Am America' Music Video

A group of Broadway artists joined forces for a new music video from The Ensemblist, encouraging voting. Watch Ryan Breslin, Sasha Hutchings, Cheech Manohar, Isabelle McCalla, and more perfo…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:45AM

VIDEO: Andrew Rannells Talks THE PROM & THE BOYS IN THE BAND

James Corden connects with Andrew Rannells, someone he spent a lot of time with early in 2020 making 'The Prom' before COVID-19 reached the US. James asks Andrew about their experience worki…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:42AM

VIDEO: THE CHAOS TWINS Are Joined by Ifeoma Ike, Esq. of Pink Cornrows and Black Policy Lab- Thursday at 4:30pm

Tune in Thursday, October 1 (4:30pm ET) to watch the next episode right here at BroadwayWorld. This week's special guest is Ifeoma Ike, Esq. - Social Equity Founder of Pink Cornrows and …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:34AM

Actors' Equity Association Issues Statement on the Addition of Arts Funding In New HEROES Act

Actors' Equity Association, the national labor union representing professional actors and stage managers in live theatre, released the following statement regarding the updated HEROES Act, …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:31AM

The Cast Of FRASIER Will Return To STARS IN THE HOUSE This Weekend

The cast of 'Frasier' will return to Stars in the House on Saturday, October 3 at 8 PM ET. 

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:28AM

Country Music Singer/Songwriter Mac Davis Dies at 78

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Mac Davis, country music singer/songwriter and actor, has died at age 78 following heart surgery.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:23AM

A Strange Loop Seeks Star, Little Shop of Horrors Takes Over Milwaukee, and More Video Auditions by Playbill Staff

Find your next job with self-tape audition opportunities for shows across the country.

Linked From Playbill at 10:16AM

Forest Whitaker, Phylicia Rashad, Anika Noni Rose, and More Will Lead Netflix Musical Film, JINGLE JANGLE: A CHRISTMAS JOURNEY

Forest Whitaker, Keegan-Michael Key, Phylicia Rashad, and Anika Noni Rose will star in the upcoming Christmas musical film, Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey.

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Playing Sandwiches and Lady of Letters review – Alan Bennett's quiet shockers by Arifa Akbar

Bridge theatre, LondonThere are fine performances by Imelda Staunton and Lucian Msamati in this pair of Talking Heads The latest two live instalments of Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads series…

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‘He roams the stage like a cornered bear growling & spitting with fury’: DEATH OF A HUNTER – Finborough Theatre (Online review) by John Chapman

Edmund Dehn is great in Death of a Hunter as Ernest Hemingway, the role of a 20th century icon who lived and died explosively.

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

Look back at the recent productions to play the venue.

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Norm Lewis and Kelli O'Hara to Headline Keep Music Alive Gala by Andrew Gans

The virtual event will raise funds for music education in New York City schools.

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Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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GRACE NOTES: Wednesday, September 30, 2020 by Susan Grace

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What Do Critics Think of The Glorias, Starring Julianne Moore and Alicia Vikander? by Dan Meyer

The Gloria Steinem biopic, directed by Julie Taymor, arrives on Amazon September 30.

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Charles Busch’s The Tribute Artist Begins Virtual Run September 30 by Dan Meyer

The production stars Busch, Julie Halston, and more performers from the 2014 Off-Broadway staging.

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Micaela Diamond and Bryonha Marie Parham Perform From Borderline, Plus Excerpts From Kirsten Childs' The Lucky Boys, September 30 by Dan Meyer

New York Theatre Barn's New Works Series latest episode streams live to preview two more in-development titles.

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George Bancroft: From Stage to “Stagecoach” by Trav S.D.

I selected the photo above not because it is the best representation of George Bancroft (1882-1956) but because it represents the film role of his which I know best, the part of Marshall Cur…

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"I Am Woman" Singer Helen Reddy Dies at 78

The beloved performer was reportedly suffering from dementia.

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Len Cariou’s Broadway & The Bard Streams September 30 to Benefit The Actors Fund by Ryan McPhee

The performance from Aruba Productions commemorates the Sweeney Todd star’s 81st birthday.

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Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Star Gabrielle Ruiz Reveals the Most Fulfilling Role of Her Career—It’s Not What You Think by Ruthie Fierberg

Broadway and television star Ruiz unearths her theatrical roots as part of our Cadillac Lounge series.

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Hot Clip of the Day: Time to Wake Up as September Ends with American Idiot Trio Backstage

Well friends, it's time to wake up as we've arrived at September 30th. September 30th also happens to be the birthday of two time Tony nominee and Grammy winner Stark Sands. This Hot Clip is…

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Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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RFK at MTC MainStage by Sandi Durell

October 23rd – November 8th, 2020 Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 2pm & 8pm, Sundays at 2pm. By late summer, 1964, Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy was a deeply wounded man. Still in sh…

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Charleen Qwaye: “Diversity benefits us all and should be celebrated” by Ayt Guest Writer

In our latest interview, Fourth Monkey’s Hetty Partington speaks to the visionary actor training company’s co-founder and Director of Training, Charleen Qwaye. Here, they discuss the com…

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How One Prolific Christmas Screenwriter And Author Found A Way To Pivot During The Pandemic And Give Back by Jeryl Brunner

Karen Schaler, (aka “Christmas Karen”), the writer of the Netflix hit, A Christmas Prince, is donating proceeds from her next holiday project to help libraries and bookstores

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Josie Falbo by Sandi Durell

By Marilyn Lester Chicago-based singer, Josie Falbo, cannot only make you believe in Spring, but in the power of music to uplift, heal and otherwise provide a mountain of pleasure. The diva …

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R.I.P. Helen Reddy by Trav S.D.

I had already been planning a post on Helen Reddy (b. 1941), her birthday is in less than a month, but upon learning of her passing yesterday, we elevate her to where she was during much of …

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Female painter who seized the story: Artemisia Gentileschi

At the National Gallery, the UK’s first retrospective of a Baroque woman painter has potent works that no male artist could have created

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Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Today on Broadway: Wednesday, September 30, 2020 by Matt Tamanini

Olivier Awards Announce 2020 Plan, Broadway League Demands Dues, Kudisch to Lead New Play on “WSS” Creation “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the…

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Musical of the Month: Grease: The Best Songs by JK

       I should preface this article by saying two things. First, I find the score of Grease wholly entertaining, in a sing-along, fun kind of way. (Let's face it, you don't listen to …

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Why This Successful Singer-Songwriter Won’t Give Up Her Day Job by Jeryl Brunner

Heather Youman's day job at Fender helped find her voice as a singer, songwriter and actress

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'He came out of the womb dancing!' Stars relive their wild times with Michael Clark by Interviews By Lyndsey Winship

Baryshnikov couldn’t keep up, Sam Taylor-Wood had a panic attack and Sarah Lucas built him the rudest stage set ever … as a new show celebrates the dance legend, stars pin down his punk …

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Nights at the circus: beyond the big top – in pictures

From acrobatics to contortionists, delve into Guardian photographer Tristram Kenton’s archive of circus shots showing performers at their gravity-defying best All photographs by Tristram K…

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Review: Letters, Gate Theatre by Nina Cave

Review: Letters, Gate Theatre4.0Overall ScoreThis is my third and final viewing of Letters. Helena Lymbery and Isabel Adomakoh Young are the performers this week – reuniting these two wome…

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VIDEO: Watch a Trailer For A TIME TO SING: An Evening with Renée Fleming and Vanessa Williams

Featuring two of America's most celebrated vocalists, Renée Fleming and Vanessa Williams, the concert launched the innovative On Stage at the Opera House series, designed to safely bring…

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New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of September 28 - JAGGED LITTLE PILL, THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, and More!

Need something new to read, watch, or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases!

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Snapshot: Milton Berle appears on This Is Your Life by Terry Teachout

Milton Berle is the guest on an episode of This Is Your Life, hosted by Ralph Edwards and originally telecast live by NBC on June 6, 1956: (This is the latest in a series of arts- and hist…

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Almanac: Jane Austen on feigning affection by Terry Teachout

“In nine cases out of ten, a woman had better show more affection than she feels.” Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice Continue reading Almanac: Jane Austen on feigning affection at About…

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Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Wake Up With BWW 9/30: THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL Comes to DVD in November, and More!

Today's top stories: The Spongebob Musical comes to DVD in November, Kristin Chenoweth joins the cast of The Witches film, Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square premieres in November, and m…

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REVIEW ROUND-UP: An Evening With an Immigrant at the Bridge Theatre by Emma Clarendon

The Bridge Theatre present Inua Ellams’ play An Evening With an Immigrant as part of its repertoire of one person plays during September and October.

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Julianne Moore, Alicia Vikander, Bette Midler, More Star in The Glorias, Streaming September 30 by Dan Meyer

The Gloria Steinem biopic is directed by Julie Taymor and written by Sarah Ruhl.

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Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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‘The Boys in the Band’ Review: How Far Have We Come, Really? by Glenn Kenny

This provocative work is again revived, now for Netflix with an all-star cast including Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, Matt Bomer and Andrew Rannells.

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2020 Wangaratta Festival of Jazz & Blues online program announced by Arts Review

An exciting program featuring Australia’s premier jazz and blues artists, new commissions and collaborations, never before seen archival footage, an exclusive international appearance and …

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Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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The Boys in the Band Arrives on Netflix September 30, Starring Zachary Quinto, Matt Bomer, Jim Parsons, Robin de Jesús, More by Dan Meyer

The full cast of the 2018 Tony-winning revival returns for the Joe Mantello-directed movie.

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Jubilee for the Future by Sophia Skiles

By Sophia Skiles. Sophia Skiles talks about the momentum of unprecedented acclaim and agency for Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) theatremakers this spring, which quickly transformed i…

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Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Benjamin Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream announced as Adelaide Festival’s 2021 opera centrepiece by Arts Review

The highly anticipated first announcement for 2021 Adelaide Festival will see Neil Armfield’s production of UK composer Benjamin Britten’s opera, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, make its Au…

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Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Larry Wilson: Do What’s Right by Arts Review

Larry Wilson might be ‘the $2 billion man’ who learned a lot of lessons about business and life during his career. It’s just unfortunate that he was unable to turn it into a compelling…

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Column: First Trump-Biden match is a debate of depravity, revealing just how far America has sunk by Chris Jones

With shouting, anger and calls to "shut up," the first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden deteriorated into a bitter showdown in Cleveland, in a nation…

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50TH ANNIVERSARY by Joe Dziemianowicz

Flaws and all, the Netflix film revival offers food for thought on love, sex and friendship.

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Australian Feminist Icon Helen Reddy Passes Away at 78

Australian singer, actor, author, and television personality Helen Reddy has passed away at the age of 78.

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Langlands & Bell move the furniture

The artist duo’s London show is reopening, after Covid closure, in an intriguing setting at Sir John Soane’s Museum

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Could rhymes prevent financial crimes?

Poems are the latest weapon in the fightback against bank fraud

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“Either! I Can Do Either!” Texts a Frantic John Larroquette to His Agent During Debate by Broadway Beat

by Zach Raffio. @zachraffio. NEW YORK, NY - Legendary stage and screen actor John Larroquette spent most of the first presidential debate...

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