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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Checking In With… Porgy and Bess Star Angel Blue by Andrew Gans

The soprano sings Bess opposite Eric Owens in the July 17 PBS broadcast of the opera, part of the Great Performances at the Met series.

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Monday, July 13, 2020

Bernadette Peters: A Special Concert Stream Raises Over $250,000; Watch Through July 14 by Andrew Gans

The virtual presentation of the concert, filmed in 2009 at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre, benefited Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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Stars in the House Spotlights Manhattan School of Music July 13 by Andrew Gans

Andréa Burns guest hosts the live stream.

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Kinky Boots' Kyle Taylor Parker Will Release Volume 2 of Broadway Soul Album by Andrew Gans

The new recording is produced and co-arranged by Sonny Paladino and Ari Groover.

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New Plays by Donnetta Lavinia Grays, Malika Oyetimein, Daryl Watson, More Part of Pass the Mic Festival by Andrew Gans

Brandon Scott and Courtney Sauls will host the virtual play festival to amplify Black voices in the theatre.

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Sunday, July 12, 2020

Sachi Dieker, Lex Garcia, Avery Michael Johnson, More Read Joe Calarco's Winter Break on Stars in the House by Andrew Gans

Plays in the House Teen Edition is a spinoff of Stars in the House, the daily series created by Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley.

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Musical Film No One Called Ahead, Featuring Justin Matthew Sargent, Ann Harada, Storm Lever, More, Streams on Playbill June 12 by Andrew Gans

With a book and score by Paul Gordon, the musical film premieres as part of the Playbill Playback series.

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Musical Film No One Called Ahead, Featuring Justin Matthew Sargent, Ann Harada, Storm Lever, More, Streams on Playbill July 12 by Andrew Gans

With a book and score by Paul Gordon, the musical film premieres as part of the Playbill Playback series.

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Saturday, July 11, 2020

Stars in the House Spotlights Allegro Wolf Arts Center With Taylor Eliason by Andrew Gans

Proceeds from the live stream will benefit the Nebraska theatre company.

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Friday, July 10, 2020

Over 50 Artists, Including Jeremy Jordan, Laura Osnes, and Janet Dacal, Join Forces for Frank Wildhorn's 'Finding Wonderland' by Andrew Gans

Frank Wildhorn and 60+ Members of the Worldwide Wildhorn Family of Singers, Musicians, and More World Premiere Video of “Finding Wonderland” Simultaneously Across The Globe On…

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Over 50 Artists, Including Jeremy Jordan, Laura Osnes, and Janet Dacal, Join Forces for Frank Wildhorn's 'Finding Wonderland' by Andrew Gans

The video aims to raise support for The World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.

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Carousel, Starring Kelli O'Hara, Nathan Gunn, and Jessie Mueller, Streams July 10 by Andrew Gans

Lincoln Center's Broadway Fridays series, featuring past theatrical broadcasts, launched June 19 with Act One.

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Brian Stokes Mitchell, Patrick Vaill, More Set for Dear New York Special, Airing July 11 by Andrew Gans

Robert Klein hosts the 30-minute program, which will raise funds for New Yorkers affected by the pandemic.

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Checking In With… Nathan Lee Graham, Star of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Zoolander, The Wild Party, More by Andrew Gans

"The truth may be painful at times, but it will set you free. And anything that sets you free cannot be negative."

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Join Bernadette Peters and Michael Urie for Bernadette Peters: A Special Concert Watch Party July 10 by Andrew Gans

The concert, filmed in 2009 at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre, streams on Playbill to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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Thursday, July 9, 2020

Stars in the House Welcomes Oscar Nominee Rosie Perez by Andrew Gans

The live stream benefits The Actors Fund.

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Washington, D.C.'s Kennedy Center Unveils Long-Term Social Impact Initiatives to Support Anti-Racism by Andrew Gans

Efforts include Arts Across America, #BlackCultureMatters, and The Cartography Project.

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She Loves Me, In the Heights Documentary, The King and I, Much Ado About Nothing, More Will Air on PBS This Summer by Andrew Gans

The broadcasts are part of Great Performances' Broadway at Home series.

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Aladdin Star Telly Leung Performs on Theatre Raleigh's Living Room LIVE! July 9 by Andrew Gans

The evening also features a conversation between the Broadway actor and Producing Artistic Director Lauren Kennedy Brady.

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Over 75 Artists, Including André De Shields, Jessie Mueller, and Keegan-Michael Key, Join Forces for Blues Anthem 'Sweet Home Chicago' by Andrew Gans

The video, featuring Chicago natives and stars who got their starts in the Windy City, benefits the Arts for Illinois Relief Fund.

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Hugh Jackman, Audra McDonald, Lin-Manuel Miranda, More Will Be Part of Virtual Broadway Barks Across America by Andrew Gans

The 22nd installment of Broadway Barks, the pet adoption event founded by Bernadette Peters and the late Mary Tyler Moore, will be held online.

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Stars in the House Welcomes Bernadette Peters and Tom Viola July 8 by Andrew Gans

The live stream benefits The Actors Fund.

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Musical Film No One Called Ahead, Featuring Justin Matthew Sargent, Ann Harada, Storm Lever, More, Will Stream on Playbill by Andrew Gans

With a book and score by Paul Gordon, the musical film premieres as part of the Playbill Playback series.

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Watch The Prince of Egypt Fans Join Forces for Uplifting Version of 'When You Believe' by Andrew Gans

The Oscar-winning song is featured in the screen-to-stage musical adaptation, currently on hiatus due to the ongoing pandemic.

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Miriam Margolyes, Amit Shah, More Will Star in Virtual Production of Watching Rosie by Andrew Gans

Michael Fentiman will direct the short play for the U.K.'s Original Theatre Company.

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