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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

The Old Vic's Three Kings Staging Delayed Again as Andrew Scott Recovers from Surgery by Lindsey Sullivan

Get well soon, Andrew Scott! The Olivier winner and Fleabag favorite is still recovering from a previously reported minor surgery. As a result, the Old Vic shared on August 5 that Stephen Be…

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Starry Pandemic Comedy Coastal Elites Sets Premiere Date on HBO by Lindsey Sullivan

The previously announced pandemic satire special Coastal Elites will premiere on HBO on September 12 at 8:00PM ET, according to TVLine. Paul Rudnick and Jay Roach's comedy centers on five…

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Watch Jennifer Hudson Sing 'Bridge Over Troubled Water' as a Tribute to John Lewis by Lindsey Sullivan

Jennifer Hudson performed a stunning rendition of "Bridge Over Troubled Water" as part of CBS' John Lewis: Celebrating a Hero special, which aired on August 4. Trailblazing civil rights lea…

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Odds & Ends: Brian Cox & Marsha Mason to Star in Reading of Dear Liar & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Brian Cox & Marsha Mason Set for Bucks County Playhouse Benefit Fresh from winning a 2020 Emmy nomination for his perf…

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Live-Action Mulan Film Will Arrive on Disney+ September 4 by Lindsey Sullivan

After a big screen premiere date for the Mulan live-action film was continuously delayed due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis, the action-packed movie will now be offered in audiences' home…

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Jenn Colella & More Join The Great American Songbook Concert Series by Lindsey Sullivan

A slew of stars are set for The Great American Songbook Concert Series! In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, producer Scott Siegel brings this virtual series, a celebration of American song…

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Samantha Williams to Host Screening of High School Production of Fela! by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway's Samantha Williams will host a free screening of the Kinder High School for the Performing Arts' production of Fela! on August 8 at 6:30PM ET. The school collaborated with Fela!’…

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Watch the Star-Packed Trailer for Ratched, Starring Sarah Paulson by Lindsey Sullivan

The nail-biting trailer for Netflix's Ratched, which follows the origin story of Nurse Ratched from Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, has arrived. As previously reported, a theate…

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Anthony Ramos & Naomi Scott Set for Comedic Sci-Fi Film Distant by Lindsey Sullivan

The camera loves this duo! Anthony Ramos, who can be seen in Hamilton on Disney+ and will star in the upcoming In the Heights film, and Aladdin leading lady Naomi Scott will star in Amblin P…

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Broadway Bares: Zoom In Raises $596,504 for BC/EFA by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS raised $596,504 from its first online edition of its annual striptease spectacular. Broadway Bares: Zoom In took place on August 1 and featured new perform…

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Freestyle Love Supreme, L.A. Law Reunion & More Set for This Week's Stars in the House by Lindsey Sullivan

Exciting reunions are planned for this week's episodes of Stars in the House, a daily online series from SiriusXM On Broadway personality Seth Rudetsky and his husband, producer James Wesley…

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No Rockettes This Christmas! MSG Cancels Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall by Lindsey Sullivan

For the first time since its premiere in 1933, the Radio City Christmas Spectacular has been canceled. MSG Entertainment called off the beloved show at Radio City Music Hall due to the ongo…

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Monday, August 3, 2020

Janie Dee & Joanna Riding to Headline Outdoor Concert Performance of A Little Night Music in London by Lindsey Sullivan

Two-time Olivier winner Janie Dee and her recent Follies revival co-star Joanna Riding will headline a special outdoor concert performance of A Little Night Music, directed by Alastair Knigh…

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Odds & Ends: Arielle Jacobs to Offer Virtual Sneak Peek at Between the Lines & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. New York Theatre Barn Shares Virtual Events for August New York Theatre Barn is set to host weekly livestreams of its New W…

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Tony Winner Ali Stroker Set for Lifetime Holiday Movie by Lindsey Sullivan

Tony winner Ali Stroker will lead Lifetime's upcoming holiday movie Christmas Ever After as part of the network's "It's A Wonderful Lifetime" series. According to The Hollywood Reporter, …

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Danielle Brooks to Play Gospel Legend Mahalia Jackson in New Movie Directed by Kenny Leon by Lindsey Sullivan

Danielle Brooks will star in Lifetime's new film The Mahalia Jackson Story. The Tony nominee will portray the gospel legend and civil rights activist and reunite with her Much Ado About Noth…

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Broadway Advocacy Coalition Announces Inaugural Fellowship: 'An Opportunity to Uplift, Empower and Support' by Lindsey Sullivan

The Broadway Advocacy Coalition, a platform that advocates for students, artists, organizations and communities to use the arts as an integral part of social change, has announced the creati…

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Channing Tatum & More Join Forces for YA Lady MacBeth Musical for Amazon by Lindsey Sullivan

Channing Tatum, Scooter Braun, John McPhail and Amazon Studios are teaming up for an untitled musical about Lady Macbeth. Braun, Scott Manson and James Shin will produce the untitled musical…

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Friday, July 31, 2020

Watch Broadway Bares' Zoom In Event, Featuring Nathan Lane, Judith Light & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is making social distancing sexy! As previously announced, the organization is taking its annual striptease spectacular online for the first time this weeke…

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Playwright Nambi E. Kelley to Pen Phenomenal Woman: Maya Angelou with Eye for Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

A stage play about the life story and written works of the late author and poet Maya Angelou has now found its scribe. Native Son and The Chi writer Nambi E. Kelley has signed on for Phenome…

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The Inheritance, Pose & More Win GLAAD Media Awards by Lindsey Sullivan

The media advocacy organization GLAAD has announced the winners of the 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards. The virtual ceremony, which featured appearances from Ben Platt, Kandi Burruss, Kaitlyn…

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The Old Vic's Three Kings Staging Delayed as Andrew Scott Undergoes Minor Surgery by Lindsey Sullivan

As previously announced, Olivier Award winner Andrew Scott, known for his work on season two of Fleabag, will star in Stephen Beresford's new play Three Kings, which will be streamed live di…

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Charles Busch to Receive 2020 Provincetown American Playwright Award by Lindsey Sullivan

Massachusetts' Provincetown Theater, which recently offered a one-night-only streamed presentation of a 2013 performance of David Drake's The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me, will present this …

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Thursday, July 30, 2020

Fleabag's Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Olivia Colman & More Stars Team Up for Theatre Community Fund by Lindsey Sullivan

A starry group is coming together for a great cause. Some of the United Kingdom’s artists and entertainment professionals have teamed up to create the Theatre Community Fund in support of …

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Renée Fleming & Kelli O'Hara Set for New Opera Based on The Hours by Lindsey Sullivan

Tony nominee Renée Fleming and Tony winner Kelli O'Hara will star in an opera based on Michael Cunningham’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Hours. Composed by Kevin Puts, who won the 20…

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Hollywood Emmy Nominee Jeremy Pope to Play Sammy Davis Jr. in Scandalous! by Lindsey Sullivan

Fresh off earning his first Emmy nomination for his performance as screenwriter Archie Coleman in Netflix's Hollywood, two-time Tony nominee Jeremy Pope is teaming up with Hollywood and P…

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Watch Tony Winner Jennifer Holliday's Stunning Tribute Performance at John Lewis' Funeral by Lindsey Sullivan

On the solemn day that trailblazing civil rights leader and U.S. Representative John Lewis was laid to rest, Jennifer Holliday provided some joyful noise. During the funeral, which took plac…

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Odds & Ends: Laurie Metcalf, Brian Cox Among Stars Tapped for The Homebound Project & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Broadway Stars Set for The Homebound Project The Homebound Project, an independent theater initiative benefiting hungry ch…

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Disney+ Film Adaptation of Once On This Island in the Works by Lindsey Sullivan

Once On This Island is being adapted into a movie for Disney+. Playwright Jocelyn Bioh, perhaps best known for School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play, is set to pen the script for the…

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Ed Harris, Jane Krakowski & More Set for the New Group's Benefit Reading of Beth Henley's The Jacksonian by Lindsey Sullivan

The New Group's Reunion Reading Series, featuring original casts of acclaimed plays from the company’s first 25 years, will continue on August 27 at 7PM ET with Beth Henley's The Jacksonia…

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Classic Stage Company, Second Stage and More Theater Nonprofits Receive Grants from NYC COVID-19 Response & Impact Fund by Lindsey Sullivan

Many artistic organizations are among the recipients of aid from the NYC COVID-19 Response & Impact Fund. Created in March to support nonprofit service providers struggling with unprece…

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