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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

What’s streaming this weekend by Deb Miller

There’s something for everyone this weekend, with online viewing of everything from play readings to theater-based films and cabaret. So if you’re a New York theater-lover looking for so…

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Winners of the 10th annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards by Deb Miller

In a livestream announcement this morning on Crowdcast.com by the Off Broadway Alliance (OBA), President Peter Breger introduced Charles Busch and Julie Halston (both recipients of the organ…

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Monday, May 18, 2020

New music videos in the time of coronavirus from The Boy Band Project and Baba Brinkman by Deb Miller

Two recently released music videos by New York favorites The Boy Band Project and Baba Brinkman, both masterfully produced while at home in quarantine, deal in their own unique styles with t…

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

Record-breaking assistance for the entertainment community from The Actors Fund by Deb Miller

The Actors Fund – a national human services organization founded in 1882, to foster stability and resiliency, and to provide a safety net for professionals in the performing arts and enter…

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

The Al Hirschfeld Foundation’s ‘Socially Distant Theater’ offers a digital exhibition of the artist’s iconic caricatures of solo performances by Deb Miller

In keeping with our period of self-isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic, the The Al Hirschfeld Foundation presents Socially Distant Theater – a virtual exhibition of 25 works by the mast…

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Refunds and exchanges on Broadway tickets: Performances suspended through September 6 by Deb Miller

With the ongoing shutdown of Broadway theaters and suspension of shows due to the coronavirus until further notice, The Broadway League – the national trade association for the Broadway in…

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Monday, May 11, 2020

A gripping new audio performance of ‘Bleeding Love’ on the Broadway Podcast Network by Deb Miller

Following its successful world-premiere run in 2015, live on stage in Denmark’s Fredericia Teater, Bleeding Love is now available on digital platforms to a worldwide audience in a new thre…

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Honorees for the 70th Anniversary Outer Critics Circle Awards of 2020 by Deb Miller

In a video feed this afternoon featuring presentations by past award recipients Lin-Manuel Miranda, Patti LuPone, Bryan Cranston, Kristin Chenoweth, and Patrick Stewart, The Outer Critics Ci…

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Friday, May 8, 2020

Theaters are closed but the music plays on in Ghostlight Records’ original cast albums by Deb Miller

Though audiences aren’t able to enjoy live on-stage performances during the ongoing coronavirus shutdown, Ghostlight Records offers cast recordings from a selection of popular musicals for…

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Actors’ Equity President Kate Shindle is acting as an advocate for the theater community by Deb Miller

Known for her acting on stage and screen in such notable productions as Jekyll & Hyde, Cabaret, and Legally Blonde on Broadway, the national tour of Fun Home, and the 2004 movie thriller…

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Monday, May 4, 2020

Michael R. Jackson’s ‘A Strange Loop’ wins the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Drama by Deb Miller

Pulitzer Prize Administrator Dana Canedy, former senior editor at The New York Times, announced the finalists and winners of the 2020 Pulitzer Prizes via video stream this afternoon at 3:00.…

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A new video reunites the closing-night cast of ‘Altar Boyz’ for its 10th anniversary by Deb Miller

January 10, 2020, marked a decade since the closing-night cast members of the Off-Broadway mega-hit Altar Boyz, who worked together for almost two years, took their final bows at New World S…

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Sunday, May 3, 2020

Announcing the winners of the 35th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Off-Broadway by Deb Miller

Winners of the 35th annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were announced tonight in a virtual ceremony beginning at 7 pm. Produced by the League of Off-Broad…

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Thursday, April 30, 2020

The Drama League announces nominations for its 86th annual awards while expressing gratitude to the theater community by Deb Miller

During tonight’s streaming of The Gratitude Awards Spring 2020 – a special pre-recorded online fundraiser celebrating hope, positivity, and acts of kindness by members of the New York th…

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Tuesday, April 28, 2020

The Apple Family returns with ‘What Do We Need to Talk About?’ on Zoom by Deb Miller

In 2010, award-winning playwright Richard Nelson began his series of plays in The Rhinebeck Panorama, named for the town in upstate New York where he lives. After ten years of installments o…

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Nominations for the 2020 Off Broadway Alliance Awards by Deb Miller

The Off Broadway Alliance (OBA) – an organization comprised of Off-Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals, with annual awards honoring th…

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Changes for 2020 in the Outer Critics Circle Awards by Deb Miller

Because of the current pandemic and the resultant shutdown of live public performances in New York beginning on March 12, the leadership of the Outer Critics Circle – founded during the 19…

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Monday, April 27, 2020

New release and free audio streaming of ‘Sea Wall/A Life’ from Audible Theater by Deb Miller

The latest title in the popular Audible Theater series of audio-plays, Sea Wall/A Life – the sold-out New York stage hit double bill of two moving direct-address monologues reflecting on l…

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Saturday, April 25, 2020

Broadway stars celebrate Sondheim’s 90th birthday with ‘Take Me to the World’ on Sunday by Deb Miller

Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim turned 90 on March 22, and in honor of that milestone, an all-star roster of Broadway favorites will commemorate the life and career of the timeless composer…

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Thursday, April 23, 2020

Broadway actor-singer Dan Domenech: Stranded on a cruise ship but safe by Deb Miller

When Broadway’s ‘Bootleg Famous’ Dan Domenech set out on February 29, to perform on the Sky Princess – Princess Cruises’ newest ship and one of the largest in the world – little …

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Updates on 2020 awards from New Dramatists and The Drama League by Deb Miller

The suspension of all public events during this time of quarantine has brought a halt to the live in-person celebrations of theater awards nominations, honors, and presentations. But many es…

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Nominations are announced for the 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards by Deb Miller

Nominations for the 65th annual Drama Desk Awards, founded in 1955 to celebrate outstanding achievements in on, off, and off-off Broadway theater, were announced this afternoon by hosts Seth…

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Friday, April 17, 2020

Three top picks from New York for free streaming this weekend by Deb Miller

If you’re missing the shows and stars of the Great White Way – and who isn’t? – you can tune in this weekend for three free streams of concerts that are guaranteed to keep the spirit…

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Thursday, April 16, 2020

And the 2020 New York Drama Critics’ Circle Awards go to . . . by Deb Miller

The New York Drama Critics’ Circle announced the winners of its 85th annual theater awards today at 10 am, with selections in two categories and three special citations. This year’s awar…

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Online offerings to include the performing arts in your home-schooling by Deb Miller

With the closure of schools during the coronavirus pandemic, many parents are now overseeing their children’s home-schooling. Theater artists and organizations have responded to the need f…

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Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Nominations are in for the 35th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards by Deb Miller

This year marks the 35th anniversary of the Lucille Lortel Awards, founded by the eponymous actress and producer in 1986, to recognize excellence in New York’s Off-Broadway theater. Nomin…

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Monday, April 13, 2020

New York Drama Critics’ Circle Awards for 2020 to be announced on April 16 by Deb Miller

The New York Drama Critics’ Circle, founded in 1935, has been presenting its annual award for the Best New Play of the season since 1936, making it the second-oldest theater award after th…

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Friday, April 10, 2020

15 Questions in 15 Minutes with Broadway’s Sarah Stiles by Deb Miller

This month, during the indefinite precautionary closure of theaters in New York and around the world, Sarah Stiles continues to provide world-class entertainment to fans in self-isolation ev…

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Current updates on Broadway by Deb Miller

With the uncertainty surrounding the duration and impact of the coronavirus crisis, information and expectations are changing frequently. On April 8, The Broadway League announced that the s…

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

A song of hope from Jaime Lozano and Marina Pires by Deb Miller

When their close friend and frequent musical-theater collaborator Mauricio Martinez, best known to Broadway fans for his starring role as Emilio Estefan in On Your Feet!, was facing his four…

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Saturday, April 4, 2020

Audible offers free audio-plays of hits from the New York stage by Deb Miller

For a limited time, Audible Theater, a division of Amazon, is offering free audio versions of a selection of popular stage productions from the past year, narrated by the original cast. So i…

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