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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

London's The Great Gatsby to Reopen in the Fall with New Safety Policies by Lindsey Sullivan

The Great Gatsby, London's longest-running immersive production, is scheduled to reopen at the West End venue IMMERSIVE | LDN on October 1. As with all U.K. productions, the show was forced…

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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

65th Annual Obie Awards Postponed: 'This Is a Time for Action and Activism' by Lindsey Sullivan

The previously announced Obie Awards have been postponed. The 65th annual celebration of off and off-off Broadway theater had been scheduled to take place on June 4. Details for the reschedu…

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Monday, June 1, 2020

New 42 Virtual Benefit Gala Postponed: 'Now Is Not a Time for Celebration' by Lindsey Sullivan

New 42's previously scheduled virtual gala has been postponed. Tony winners Laura Benanti and Celia Keenan-Bolger had been set to host the evening, which aimed to raise funds for the organiz…

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Public Theater Benefit We Are One Public Postponed: 'This Is A Time for Mourning and Reflection' by Lindsey Sullivan

The previously announced We Are One Public gala has been postponed. Stage and screen star Jesse Tyler Ferguson was set to host the evening of performances and stories in support of the Publi…

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Sunday, May 31, 2020

Lin-Manuel Miranda Speaks Out Regarding George Floyd Protests: 'History Has Its Eyes on All of Us' by Lindsey Sullivan

Talk about rising up! This weekend, people all across the country have been taking to social media and to the streets in protest as a result of the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis as w…

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65th Annual Drama Desk Awards Ceremony Postponed by Lindsey Sullivan

The 65th annual Drama Desk Awards, which had been previously scheduled to take place on May 31 as a special presentation of Spectrum News NY1’s On Stage, has been postponed. The Drama Desk…

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Friday, May 29, 2020

Odds & Ends: Kristin Chenoweth & Kelli O'Hara to Unite for Stars Align Charity Concert & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Kristin Chenoweth & Kelli O'Hara to Sing with Oklahoma City University Alums Oklahoma natives Kristin Chenoweth and Ke…

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Laura Benanti's #SunshineSongs Inspires HBO Max Special Homeschool Musical: Class of 2020 by Lindsey Sullivan

As previously reported, Laura Benanti gets high marks for spotlighting theater-loving students whose school musicals were canceled as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. The Tony winner's #Suns…

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Hello, Dolly!, Starring Four-Time Olivier Award Winner Imelda Staunton, Postponed in the West End by Lindsey Sullivan

London audiences will have to wait for this parade to pass by. The previously announced production of Hello, Dolly! has been postponed as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. The revival, sta…

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the London Palladium Postponed to Summer 2021 by Lindsey Sullivan

The previously announced return of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the London Palladium has been postponed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The 10-week limited engage…

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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Tony Winners Thomas Kail and Steven Levenson Team Up for New Fiddler on the Roof Movie by Lindsey Sullivan

Mazel tov! Hamilton's Tony-winning director Thomas Kail will helm a new feature film of Fiddler On The Roof, according to Deadline. Dear Evan Hansen's Tony-winning scribe Steven Levenson w…

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Offstage: Opening Night Offers Performances and More from the 2019-2020 Broadway Season by Lindsey Sullivan

Though the 2020 Tony Awards have been postponed, the month of June is still filled with salutes to the theater. The New York Times has announced Offstage: Opening Night, a live event celeb…

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See Lin-Manuel Miranda, Christopher Jackson & More in the New Trailer for the Freestyle Love Supreme Doc by Lindsey Sullivan

As previously announced, We Are Freestyle Love Supreme, a 15-year retrospective of Lin-Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail and Anthony Veneziale's hip-hop improv show that made its Broadway debut at…

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Ryan Murphy Reveals He Has the Rights to Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart & The Destiny of Me by Lindsey Sullivan

As previously reported, playwright, author, outspoken AIDS activist and Oscar-nominated screenwriter Larry Kramer died on May 27. In a heartfelt tribute, Ryan Murphy, who directed the Emmy-w…

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Jessica Chastain-Led A Doll's House & The Seagull with Emilia Clarke Postponed in London by Lindsey Sullivan

With West End theaters shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, both Frank McGuinness' production of A Doll’s House and Anya Reiss’ adaptation of The Seagull have been postponed at the Pl…

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James Corden, Audra McDonald & More Presenters Announced for the 2020 Drama Desk Awards by Lindsey Sullivan

The 65th annual Drama Desk Awards are coming up on May 31, and the lineup presenting the awards is set. As previously reported, the winners will be announced during a special presentation o…

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

MCC's 20th Annual Miscast Gala Is Going Online by Lindsey Sullivan

Off-Broadway's MCC Theater had previously scheduled its 20th annual Miscast benefit for April 6 at the Hammerstein Ballroom. The annual gala features Broadway stars performing songs from rol…

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Andy Señor Jr. to Direct Rent in South Korea This Summer by Lindsey Sullivan

Seensee Company has announced they will be presenting Jonathan Larson’s Rent for a limited two-month engagement. The production will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the show in Korea. Pe…

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Actors’ Equity Association & Dr. David Michaels Reveal Guiding Principles for Reopening Theaters by Lindsey Sullivan

Actors' Equity Association President Kate Shindle and Executive Director Mary McColl hosted a press call on May 26 to discuss the measures being taken to reopen theaters in the wake of the C…

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The Crown's Matt Smith & Claire Foy to Reunite in Lungs at the Old Vic for Socially Distanced Performances by Lindsey Sullivan

The Old Vic has announced a new artistic initiative called Old Vic: In Camera, which will combine a run of socially distanced performances of Duncan MacMillan’s Lungs with The Crown's Matt…

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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Odds & Ends: Hamilton's Mandy Gonzalez to Host Broadway's Best for Breast Cancer! Series & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Mandy Gonzalez to Host Health and Wellness Series Werk! Hamilton's talented Mandy Gonzalez is set to host Broadway's Best f…

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Meryl Streep, Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Join Public Theater Benefit We Are One Public by Lindsey Sullivan

The previously announced We Are One Public gala just got even more star-studded! Stage and screen star Jesse Tyler Ferguson will host an evening of performances and stories in support of the…

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The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues Returns with Alex Brightman, Michael Cerveris & More by Lindsey Sullivan

A starry roster of talent has been announced to take part in the latest edition of Viral Monologues, a new program which features performances released digitally on IGTV. The series is an in…

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Date and Details Set for Digital 2020 Obie Awards, Hosted by Cole Escola by Lindsey Sullivan

We now have details regarding the previously announced Obie Awards! The 65th annual celebration of off and off-off Broadway theater will take place on the American Theatre Wing's YouTube c…

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Wicked's Alexandra Billings to Host Virtual Pride Parade, Featuring Judith Light, Audra McDonald & More by Lindsey Sullivan

The Lavender Effect, the non-profit organization dedicated to advancing LGBTQ+ heritage and culture, is having a virtual Pride Parade on May 31 at 3PM ET on Zoom and Facebook Live. The para…

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See Darren Criss Make Hits in the Trailer for the New Quibi Series Royalties by Lindsey Sullivan

As previously announced, Darren Criss is set to star in the new Quibi series Royalties beginning on June 1. The trailer for the short-form series, which stars Criss and Kether Donohue as a …

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Watch Tony Winners Kelli O'Hara, Cynthia Erivo & More in PBS' National Memorial Day Concert by Lindsey Sullivan

As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, PBS' annual National Memorial Day Concert was not held live on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. Instead, Tony winner Joe Mantegna and Emmy winner Gary S…

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Debra Messing, Cheyenne Jackson & More Set for This Week's Stars in the House by Lindsey Sullivan

An exciting lineup of Broadway talents is set for this week's episodes of Stars in the House, a daily online series from SiriusXM On Broadway personality Seth Rudetsky and his husband, prod…

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Friday, May 22, 2020

Awww! Watch the West End Cast of Matilda Sing 'When I Grow Up' by Lindsey Sullivan

Tim Minchin's Matilda score never fails to provide the feels. In the wake of the coronavirus crisis, the children of the Royal Shakespeare Company production, which has a home in the West En…

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Odds & Ends: Kelli O’Hara, Jeremy Jordan & More Set for Concert Series by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Weekly Seth Rudetsky Concert Series to Feature Kelli O'Hara & More Seth Rudetsky’s Broadway concert series, which fir…

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Andrew Barth Feldman Announces Starry Benefit for the Barbra Barth Feldman Performing Arts Center by Lindsey Sullivan

Former Dear Evan Hansen star vlogger Andrew Barth Feldman has announced a one-night-only event to raise money for the renamed and soon-to-be renovated Barbra Barth Feldman Performing Arts …

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