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Saturday, February 27, 2021

Checking In With… Tina: The Tina Turner Musical Tony Nominee Daniel J. Watts by Andrew Gans

To celebrate Black History Month, the cast of Tina reunited virtually to record Watts' new poem, "The Gatherers."

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Stars in the House Celebrates Seth Rudetsky's Birthday February 27 by Andrew Gans

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

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Virtual Premiere of Strange Courtesies, About South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Begins February 27 by Andrew Gans

San Jose Stage company, in collaboration with the African-American Shakespeare Company, presents L. Peter Callender's drama.

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Friday, February 26, 2021

Original Off-Broadway Cast of Assassins Will Join Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman for Free Virtual Event by Andrew Gans

The 30th anniversary reunion is part of the Studio Tenn Talks: Conversations with Patrick Cassidy series.

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Stars in the House Celebrates Jerome Robbins' Broadway February 26 With Jason Alexander, Scott Wise, More by Andrew Gans

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

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Chesray Dolpha Named New Artistic Director of Broadway Advocacy Coalition by Andrew Gans

Additionally, Zhailon Levingston has been promoted to director of industry initiatives for the arts-based advocacy organization.

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Jessica Hecht, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Melanie Moore Are Part of The Cherry Orchard: A New Media Workshop, Beginning February 26 by Andrew Gans

Director Igor Golyak’s latest work fuses film, theatre, and video game technology.

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Thursday, February 25, 2021

John Clinton Eisner Retires After 27 Years as The Lark's Artistic Director by Andrew Gans

Eisner founded the Off-Broadway company dedicated to amplifying the voices of playwrights.

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Lincoln Center's Restart Stages Initiative Will Feature 10 Outdoor Performance and Rehearsal Spaces by Andrew Gans

The program will launch on World Health Day with a performance for healthcare workers.

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Stars in the House Welcomes As the Curtain Rises Stars James Monroe Iglehart, Lesli Margherita, Alex Brightman, More by Andrew Gans

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

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Watch a Sneak Peek of Final Season of Younger, Starring Sutton Foster by Andrew Gans

The seventh and last season of the series will debut on Paramount+.

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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Stars in the House Celebrates Tony Winner William Finn February 24 by Andrew Gans

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

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Cynthia Erivo's Picture Book, Remember to Dream, Ebere, Will Be Published in the Fall by Andrew Gans

The hardcover tome features illustrations by Charnelle Pinkney Barlow.

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Lea Salonga, Deborah Cox, Stephanie J. Block, More Set for Virtual Edition of Broadway Backwards by Andrew Gans

The annual concert benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center.

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Watch Brian Stokes Mitchell, Kate Baldwin, and John Edwards Perform From Love Life by Andrew Gans

The Encores! Inside the Revival series continues with commentary from Victoria Clark, Rob Berman, and Jack Viertel.

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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Calleri Casting Renamed Calleri Jensen Davis by Andrew Gans

The stage and screen casting company says the change reaffirms its commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

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Jeremy O. Harris and Aziza Barnes Will Adapt The Vanishing Half for HBO by Andrew Gans

The two playwrights will also executive produce the new series based on the novel.

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Stars in the House Welcomes Blair Underwood, LeRoy McClain, and Jared Grimes February 23 by Andrew Gans

Darius de Haas guest hosts Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series.

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Kathleen Chalfant Will Star in Benefit Stream of The Year of Magical Thinking by Andrew Gans

Jonathan Silverstein directs Joan Didion's solo show for Off-Broadway's Keen Company.

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Cast Set for All-Female Reading of Lauren Gunderson's The Revolutionists by Andrew Gans

Charles Pasternak directs the virtual reading for California's Coachella Valley Repertory.

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Broadway Producer and General Manager Gary Gunas Dies at 73 by Andrew Gans

Mr. Gunas was also featured in the Playbill series Old Show Queens with his husband, playwright and record producer Bill Rosenfield.

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Andréa Burns Stars in Theresa Rebeck's Bad Dates Beginning February 23 by Andrew Gans

Peter Flynn directs the production, launching George Street Playhouse's streaming season.

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Checking In With… Ain't Too Proud Star Nik Walker by Andrew Gans

"I hope that we continue to educate ourselves and our potential audiences about the system in which we have been living for the past 400 years."

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Monday, February 22, 2021

Watch Company of Tina: The Tina Turner Musical Perform Powerful 'The Gatherers' by Andrew Gans

Tina Tony nominee Daniel J. Watts penned the spoken word poem.

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Shane Richie Will Star in Streaming Version of Scaramouche Jones by Andrew Gans

Ian Talbot will direct Justin Butcher's solo show.

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Tootsie's Lilli Cooper and Santino Fontana Reunite for Virtual Reading of The Belle's Stratagem February 22 by Andrew Gans

Gaye Taylor Upchurch directs the Hannah Cowley comedy for Red Bull Theater.

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Free Broadway's Future Songbook Concert, Spotlighting New Musical You Wish!, Streams February 22 by Andrew Gans

The musical features a book and score by Kyle Segar and David Kornfeld.

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Sunday, February 21, 2021

Eleanor Reissa, Allen Lewis Rickman, Avi Hoffman, Star in Megillah Cycle Beginning February 21 by Andrew Gans

Mike Burstyn, who penned the adaptation, also directs.

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Saturday, February 20, 2021

Stars in the House Welcomes Jessie Mueller February 20 by Andrew Gans

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

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