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Monday, April 19, 2021

American Conservatory Theater, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Irish Repertory Theatre Partner on Streaming Platform for Major Regional Theatres by Logan Culwell-Block

Created in collaboration with Broadway On Demand, the National Theatre Network will launch with a filmed adaptation of Heather Christian's Animal Wisdom.

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Friday, April 16, 2021

New York Theatre Workshop Artistic Director James C. Nicola to Step Down in 2022 by Logan Culwell-Block

Nicola's 34-year career with the Off-Broadway company has seen the development of such works as Rent, Once, Hadestown, and Slave Play.

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In the Heights Film Premiere to Open 2021 Tribeca Festival, With Screenings Across New York City by Logan Culwell-Block

Anthony Ramos, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Corey Hawkins, and more star in the film adaptation of the Lin-Manuel Miranda-Quiara Alegría Hudes Best Musical winner.

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Thursday, April 15, 2021

Brian Stokes Mitchell, Alan Menken, Andrea Martin, More Set for 2021 Broadway Teachers Workshop by Logan Culwell-Block

The stars will work with theatre teachers at the online conference focused on preparing for a post-COVID academic year.

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Brian Stokes Mitchell, Alan Menken, Andrea Martin, Josh Groban, More Set for 2021 Broadway Teachers Workshop by Logan Culwell-Block

The stars will work with theatre teachers at the online conference focused on preparing for a post-COVID academic year.

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Michael James Scott, Cody Renard Richard, Arbender Robinson, More Join 2021 Virtual International Thespian Festival Lineup by Logan Culwell-Block

The online event will feature more than 40 workshops for high school theatre students and educators.

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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Shereen Pimentel, Cheyenne Jackson, Dove Cameron, More Star In 3rd Installment of MasterVoices' Myths and Hymns, Streaming April 14 by Logan Culwell-Block

The project, presenting the Adam Guettel song cycle as a series of short films, also includes a piece helmed by Tony winner Victoria Clark.

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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Everybody's Talking About Jamie North American Premiere Joins Shifted Center Theatre Group Line-Up by Logan Culwell-Block

New season plans for the Los Angeles theatre also include the postponement of the Broadway-bound, Diane Paulus-helmed 1776.

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West End The Phantom of the Opera to Reduce Orchestra by Half; Broadway Production Commits to Return With Full Pit by Logan Culwell-Block

The London production of the long-running Andrew Lloyd Webber will use a reduced orchestration upon reopening, currently slated for July.

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Monday, April 12, 2021

Watch Amber Iman's Broadway Pop-Up Concert for Fellow Performers by Logan Culwell-Block

The Shuffle Along... alum offered a set at the Broadway Theatre April 10.

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Saturday, April 10, 2021

Inside Amber Iman's Return to Broadway With a Live, In-Person Audience by Logan Culwell-Block

The Shuffle Along star gave a NY PopsUp concert for an audience of Broadway performers at the Broadway Theatre.

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Thursday, April 8, 2021

Watch the Trailer for High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Season 2 by Logan Culwell-Block

East High is upping the drama with a rival school, new students, long-distance romance, and more, on Disney+ May 14.

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Monday, April 5, 2021

3-Time Tony-Nominated Playwright Arthur Kopit Dies at 83 by Logan Culwell-Block

Best remembered for his Pulitzer finalist plays Indians and Wings, Kopit also penned the book to the 1982 musical Nine.

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Friday, April 2, 2021

WATCH: Anthony Ramos' New Music Video 'Say Less,' Featuring In the Heights Co-Star Melissa Barrera by Logan Culwell-Block

The video showcases a new song written and performed by the Hamilton star.

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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Jackie Subblies Drury's Pulitzer-Winning Fairview Acquired by Broadway Licensing's Dramatists Play Service by Logan Culwell-Block

DPS has also newly published the acting edition of the 2019 play.

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Jackie Sibblies Drury's Pulitzer-Winning Fairview Acquired by Broadway Licensing's Dramatists Play Service by Logan Culwell-Block

DPS has also newly published the acting edition of the 2019 play.

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Christopher Jackson Joins Signature's Streaming After Midnight by Logan Culwell-Block

Original Broadway cast member Jared Grimes will make his directorial debut with the production, which will stream on Broadway On Demand.

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Game of Thrones Stage Production In the Works by Logan Culwell-Block

The book and TV series will be adapted by Duncan MacMillan, working alongside George R.R. Martin.

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Monday, March 29, 2021

17 Broadway Plays and Musicals You Can Watch On Stage From Home by Logan Culwell-Block

From Hamilton to Newsies, we’re running down some of the best filmed Broadway shows—and where to find them.

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Friday, March 26, 2021

Idina Menzel to Return for Enchanted Film Sequel by Logan Culwell-Block

The Wicked Tony winner will reprise her role from the 2007 Disney film along with Amy Adams, James Marsden, and Patrick Dempsey, says composer Alan Menken.

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Thursday, March 25, 2021

Students Optimistic About Their Future in the Arts Despite COVID-19, Says New Study by Logan Culwell-Block

The report from ArtsBridge also shows how overwhelmingly young artists have turned to digital mediums to practice their art.

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Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Broadway Licensing Acquires Dramatists Play Service by Logan Culwell-Block

The licensing conglomerate also adds Keenan Scott II's Thoughts of a Colored Man, set to premiere on Broadway in the upcoming season, to its catalog.

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Monday, March 22, 2021

The Directors Company Announces Inaugural Next Wave Initiative Winners by Logan Culwell-Block

The new scholarships aim to amplify new Black voices in theatre with slots for writers, directors, actors, and dancers.

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Friday, March 19, 2021

Shereen Pimentel, Cheyenne Jackson, Dove Cameron, More Join 3rd Installment of MasterVoices' Myths and Hymns by Logan Culwell-Block

The project presenting the Adam Guettel song cycle as a series of short films will also include a piece helmed by Tony winner Victoria Clark.

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Music Theatre International Presents Courage in Theatre Award to Massachusetts Senior Community for Guys and Dolls SR. by Logan Culwell-Block

The honor recognizes Orchard Cove Senior Living's safely conducted pilot workshop production during the pandemic.

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Ian McKellen to Star in Hamlet at the Theatre Royal Windsor by Logan Culwell-Block

The Olivier- and Tony-winning actor will also appear in Theatre Royal's new production of The Cherry Orchard.

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Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Roundabout Theatre Company to Produce Works by Alice Childress, Zora Neale Hurston, More as Part of Multi-Year 'Refocus Project' by Logan Culwell-Block

Created in collaboration with Black Theatre United, the initiative seeks to elevate and restore marginalized plays to the American canon.

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Thursday, March 11, 2021

WATCH: Laura Osnes Sings "When I See You Again" in New Music Video by Logan Culwell-Block

Written for Broadway Records' benefit album Artists in Residence, the new song features words and music by Violet Hour and Central Park songwriters Eric Price and Will Reynolds.

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Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Neil Meron and Stephen Schwartz Join Educational Theatre Foundation Honorary Board by Logan Culwell-Block

The arts education advocacy group also adds Sarah Jane Arnegger, Tim Kashani, and Craig Pospisil to their National Board of Trustees.

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Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Shubert Organization Launches Initiative to Support BIPOC Theatre Producers by Logan Culwell-Block

The Artistic Circle will provide financial and institutional support to early-to-mid career BIPOC producers currently developing projects.

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Friday, March 5, 2021

Track-by-Track Breakdown: Sally Wilfert on Collaborating With Her Late Friend Rebecca Luker by Logan Culwell-Block

A live recording of their 2019 concert All the Girls gets a physical release March 5 from PS Classics.

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All that Chat

2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06, 2019: Slave Play
Oct 17, 2019: The Sound Inside - Studio 54
Feb 01, 2020: The Minutes
Mar 12, 2020: BROADWAY SHUTDOWN
Mar 31, 2020: Diana - Longacre Theatre
Apr 19, 2020: Sing Street - Lyceum Theatre
Dec 16, 2021: Diana - Longacre Theatre