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Saturday, March 6, 2021

Food for Thought opens season with Christopher Durang and Tennessee Williams by Deb Miller

Founded by writer Susan Charlotte in the fall of 2000, Off-Broadway’s award-winning Food For Thought Productions (FFTP), now in its 21st year, was the first theater company back in live ac…

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Friday, March 5, 2021

Japan Society’s ‘Ludic Proxy: Fukushima’ streams live beginning on Saturday by Deb Miller

In association with PlayCo (an Obie Award-winning Off-Broadway theater producing adventurous new plays from the US and around the world), Japan Society (founded in 1907, to foster the exchan…

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Thursday, March 4, 2021

Cuomo announces April 2 reopening of Broadway Flex Venues, Equity calls for vaccines by Deb Miller

As part of the NY PopsUp initiative, which began on February 20, with free public surprise performances across New York City and State, Governor Cuomo has announced that select Broadway thea…

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A family in ‘Jericho’ shares a traumatic Thanksgiving dinner by Deb Miller

With its inaugural production of Jack Canfora’s Jericho (which made its debut Off-Broadway at 59E59 in 2013), New Normal Rep – a new streaming theater company created during the pandemic…

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Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Video release of ‘Broadway Baby’ all-star reading for World Book Day by Deb Miller

To commemorate World Book Day on Thursday, March 4, theater operator, producer, and author Russell Miller has released a video of One Grand Books’ February 21st virtual all-star reading of…

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Recipients named for NYSAF NEXUS grants and The Kleban Prize by Deb Miller

The 2021 recipients of two prestigious theater initiatives for developing artists – one new, one well-established – have been named by New York Stage and Film and The Kleban Foundation. …

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Monday, March 1, 2021

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of ‘Rent’ with the New York Theatre Workshop by Deb Miller

2021 marks a major date in American theater history: the 25th anniversary of the opening of Jonathan Larson’s groundbreaking rock musical Rent, which will be celebrated with a spectacular …

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Sunday, February 28, 2021

Two must-see streams on Monday give perspectives on empathy and Shakespeare by Deb Miller

As says the old English proverb – popularized by Jacobean playwright John Fletcher in his 1624 play A Wife for a Month – March is coming in like a lion this year, with two must-see even…

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Friday, February 26, 2021

First annual ‘LGBTQ Short Play Festival’ from Triangle Rainbow Productions by Deb Miller

In partnership with Van Dirk Fisher (Founding Artistic Director of the Riant Theatre/Strawberry One-Act Festival), Triangle Rainbow Productions Executive Director Anthony Fusco is presenting…

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Thursday, February 25, 2021

Off-Broadway offerings for the weekend by Deb Miller

There’s a full slate of streaming options coming this weekend from Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway, with a multi-faceted variety that truly offers something for everyone, from an audio d…

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Monday, February 22, 2021

Chapter two of ‘Myths and Hymns’ from MasterVoices by Deb Miller

MasterVoices – the country’s first interracial and interfaith chorus, founded by famed American choral conductor Robert Shaw in 1941 – continues its presentation of Myths and Hymns by …

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Saturday, February 20, 2021

Classic plays from Red Bull and Mint streaming on Monday by Deb Miller

Two acclaimed Off-Broadway companies continue their mission of presenting rarely produced plays from the past, and works by undeservedly forgotten women dramatists, with virtual productions …

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Friday, February 19, 2021

Observing Purim with NYTF and the Congress for Jewish Culture by Deb Miller

In celebration of Purim next week – the spring festival held to commemorate the defeat of Haman’s plot to massacre the Jews, as recorded in the Book of Esther (also known in Hebrew as th…

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Thursday, February 18, 2021

All-star virtual reading of ‘Broadway Baby’ children’s book on Sunday by Deb Miller

A star-studded online reading of the new best-selling illustrated children’s book Broadway Baby, written by theater operator and producer Russell Miller (Guys & Dolls, Blood Brothers…

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Wednesday, February 17, 2021

New play festivals from TRU and LAByrinth streaming next week by Deb Miller

On Sunday, February 21, beginning at 5 pm, Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) – the leading non-profit network for developing theater professionals – presents its annual fundraising gala …

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Model Majority celebrates the Lunar New Year with a Saturday night of comedy by Deb Miller

On Saturday, February 20, at 8 pm, NYC’s premiere Asian American sketch comedy team, Model Majority, founded by Veronica Dang in 2018, presents a night of laughs and more to celebrate the …

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Monday, February 15, 2021

A university’s need to ‘Adjust the Procedure’ amidst pandemic crises and cover-ups by Deb Miller

A co-presentation by JCS Theater Company and Spin Cycle, the world premiere of Adjust the Procedure, written and directed by Jake Shore (award-winning Off-Broadway playwright and Director of…

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Sunday, February 14, 2021

Intrepid Museum’s Kids Week offers performing arts programs on Wednesday by Deb Miller

Kids Week (February 15-19) at the Intrepid Museum is going virtual this year, with dozens of streaming demonstrations, shows, workshops, performances, and special guests that will keep kids …

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Saturday, February 13, 2021

A virtual remount of ‘Borders’ examines international separation and connection in online dating by Deb Miller

Amidst the ongoing pandemic shutdown of live performance venues, Off-Off-Broadway’s Dirty Laundry Theatre adapted emerging Israeli playwright Nimrod Danishman’s original stage play Borde…

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Thursday, February 11, 2021

Marsha Mason leads an all-star cast in Keen Company’s ‘Sorry, Wrong Number’ benefit broadcast by Deb Miller

Off-Broadway’s Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning Keen Company continues its 21st season with an all-star audio presentation of Lucille Fletcher’s classic radio thriller Sorry, Wrong Numb…

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Wednesday, February 10, 2021

A weekend of Valentine concerts from Broadway favorites by Deb Miller

Valentine’s Day falls on Sunday this year, but the celebration is not limited to just one day. Three favorites from the NYC stage are offering a full weekend line-up of romantic concerts y…

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Monday, February 8, 2021

A return to the performing arts with 100 days of ‘NY PopsUp’ events by Deb Miller

Governor Andew M. Cuomo has just announced that, beginning on Saturday, February 20, an unprecedented and expansive festival featuring hundreds of pop-up performances (many of which are free…

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Sunday, February 7, 2021

Selections for streaming this week by Deb Miller

Numbering among this week’s assorted streaming selections are a timely discussion, a revealing interactive phone call, and the remount of an iconic concert from the ‘60s. Queer Amory: Qu…

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Thursday, February 4, 2021

15 Questions in 15 Minutes with Andrew Barth Feldman by Deb Miller

At the age of eighteen, Long Island native Andrew Barth Feldman has already far surpassed his Warholian fifteen minutes of fame and has a lifetime more coming. After winning the Best Actor A…

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Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Choreographer Jenn Rose is honored with the 4th annual SDCF Breakout Award by Deb Miller

The not-for-profit Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), founded in 1965, as an affiliate of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, has announced that the recipient …

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Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Five upcoming audio-plays from Audible feature award-winning casts by Deb Miller

Audible – a leader in creating and providing the best in audio storytelling – announced its new slate of audio-plays to be released this month through April, which will feature performan…

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Monday, February 1, 2021

Flushing Town Hall’s ‘Black History Trilogy’ features solo performances by Broadway stars by Deb Miller

To honor Black History Month, Flushing Town Hall presents its Black History Trilogy, a three-part series of Broadway luminaries showcasing the speeches and music of influential African-Ameri…

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Sunday, January 31, 2021

Mint Theater Company presents ‘Katie Roche’ in its Silver Lining Streaming Series by Deb Miller

Next up in Mint Theater’s free on-demand Silver Lining Streaming Series – celebrating the award-winning Off-Broadway company’s silver anniversary and marking “twenty-five years of un…

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Saturday, January 30, 2021

New from Red Bull Theater: Exploring ‘King Lear’ with André De Shields and a call for ‘Restoration’ new short-play entries by Deb Miller

This Monday’s installment of Red Bull Theater’s ongoing RemarkaBULL Podversation series, Exploring King Lear with André De Shields, considers Shakespeare’s classic tragedy of ca. 1605…

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Thursday, January 28, 2021

Top picks for weekend streaming from Lauren Marcus, Mariza, and The Seeing Place by Deb Miller

This weekend’s top streaming picks include headline concerts by a multi-hyphenate Broadway favorite and an international Fado artist, along with a post-apocalyptic dark comedy with songs f…

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Wednesday, January 27, 2021

15 Questions in 15 Minutes with Birdland’s Jim Caruso by Deb Miller

Famed showman and impresario Jim Caruso hasn’t let the coronavirus pandemic slow him down. He continues to keep audiences connected to the New York nightclub scene, musical theater, and pe…

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