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Saturday, April 4, 2020

A Look Back at The Tank's 2019–2020 Season by Olivia Clement

Photos from a season that was cut short, and testimonials from the artists who now call the theatre home.

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Friday, April 3, 2020

Check Out the Winners of the 2020 Taylor Louderman-Led Write Out Loud Songwriting Competition by Olivia Clement

Emerging musical theatre writers Ethan Carlson, Alexander Sage Oyen, and Matt Copley will all receive studio recordings of their songs.

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Clubbed Thumb Reflects on 25 Years of Funny, Strange, and Provocative New Plays by Olivia Clement

A look through 25 years of Summerworks, the series that launched What the Constitution Means to Me, Tumacho, and more.

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Check Out Condola 'Dola' Rashad in Her New Music Video for 'Blue' by Olivia Clement

The song is the first track on her solo debut EP, SPACE DAUGHTER, which the Tony nominee conceived, produced, and co-directed.

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Broadway at Music Circus Postpones 2020 Summer Season Due to Coronavirus Concerns by Olivia Clement

The Sacramento season was set to feature The Color Purple, Kinky Boots, and more.

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Thursday, April 2, 2020

Rattlestick to Engage Theatre Artists and Experts in Conversation Around COVID-19 by Olivia Clement

The conversations, featuring Zachary Quinto, Kathleen Chalfant, and more, will be available online, along with unplugged living room concerts from Grace McLean, Eisa Davis, and others.

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Stranger Things' Gaten Matarazzo, Mean Girls' Reneé Rapp, and More to Join April 3 Broadway Jackbox by Olivia Clement

Will Roland will also return to join fellow Dear Evan Hansen alums Andrew Barth Feldman and Alex Boniello.

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Tony-Nominated and Emmy-Winning Composer Adam Schlesinger Has Passed Away at Age 52 by Olivia Clement

The composer of Cry-Baby and the upcoming The Bedwetter and The Nanny musicals, died April 1 of COVID-19 related causes.

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

5 Major Theatres Team Up to Commission—and Make Freely Available—Micro Plays by Olivia Clement

The short pieces are available to be downloaded online (and performed!) at home.

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Red Bull Cancels Scheduled Live Stream Reading Following Dispute With Actors' Equity by Olivia Clement

The March 30 free online reunion reading of 'Tis Pity She’s a Whore was called off at the final hour.

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10 Theatre-Related Online Resources for Kids and Families to Get You Through COVID-19 by Olivia Clement

A list of remote classrooms, virtual craft and dance workshops, celebrity bedtime stories, and much more.

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3 New Audible Theatre Titles Now Available for Listening by Olivia Clement

Plus previews of the audio platform's latest offerings, including the Broadway double-bill Sea Wall / A Life and Margaret Trudeau's solo show.

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David Henry Hwang, Lauren Gunderson, Tarell Alvin McCraney, and More to Judge Teen Plays Against Gun Violence by Olivia Clement

The #Enough contest, open for middle and high school students across the country, is now accepting submissions.

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Sienna Miller, Debra Monk, Quincy Tyler Bernstine, and More Performed 3rd Edition of Viral Monologues: The 24 Hour Plays by Olivia Clement

The monologues, written by Lydia Diamond, David Cross, and others, dropped March 31.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Adjusts 2020 Summer Season by Olivia Clement

Artistic Director Davis McCallum plans to move ahead with programming, with flexible ticketing offered in the case of an eventual postponement.

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The Lark and The Apothetae Open Submissions to Deaf and Disabled Writers for Second Round of Major Fellowship by Olivia Clement

The national award, whose inaugural recipient was Tim J. Lord, comes with a two-year residency and a combined value of $55,000.

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Sienna Miller, Debra Monk, Quincy Tyler Bernstine, and More Tapped for 3rd Edition of Viral Monologues: The 24 Hour Plays by Olivia Clement

The monologues, written by Lydia Diamond, David Cross, and others, drop March 31.

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Tessa Thompson and Michael Urie to Star in Play-PerView Reading of Ryan Spahn's Nora Highland by Olivia Clement

The benefit streaming platform also adds Celia Keenan-Bolger, James Monroe Iglehart, and more to its lineup.

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Monday, March 30, 2020

Playbill Listening: L.A. Theatre Works's 2012 Recording of Terrence McNally's Lips Together, Teeth Apart by Olivia Clement

The recording, starring Kristen Johnston, Steven Weber, Missy Yager, and Hugo Armstrong, will be available for free through April.

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Suzan-Lori Parks Live Streams Her Work Sessions From Home Beginning March 30 by Olivia Clement

Traditionally hosted in The Public's lobby, the performance piece (and work session) will be streamed via HowlRound.

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Coronavirus Delays Premiere of Cynthia Erivo-Led Genius: Aretha by Olivia Clement

The National Geographic series, about the late music legend Aretha Franklin, was set to drop May 25.

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Sunday, March 29, 2020

Broadway Actor David Schramm Has Passed Away at Age 73 by Olivia Clement

Schramm, who was seen in Finian's Rainbow, Bedroom Farce, and NBC's Wings, was a founding member of The Acting Company.

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Riverdale's Hedwig-Themed Musical Episode Delayed by Olivia Clement

Season 4's 'Chapter Seventy-Four: Wicked Little Town' was scheduled to air April 8.

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Friday, March 27, 2020

Alvin Ailey Launches Online Streaming Series With Screening of Revelations by Olivia Clement

Ailey All Access will feature screenings of full-length works, dance classes, original short films, and more.

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Join Joel Grey and Fiddler Star Steven Skybell in Conversation as Part of Folksbiene LIVE! by Olivia Clement

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene continues its online programming in response to restrictions imposed by COVID-19.

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2020 International Thespian Festival to Go Ahead—Online by Olivia Clement

This June, the Educational Theatre Association will launch the first-ever virtual festival in light of the pandemic.

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Oregon Shakespeare Festival Delays Summer Season; Lays Off 80% of Staff by Olivia Clement

The 85th season, under the leadership of Nataki Garrett, will now kick off after Labor Day with a little over half of its original programming.

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Lincoln Center Launches Online Programming to Help Families Through COVID-19 School Shutdowns by Olivia Clement

Lincoln Center at Home features pop-up classrooms, an online puppet workshop, kids concerts, and more.

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

How to Support NYC’s Theatre District Restaurants During the COVID-19 Shutdowns by Olivia Clement

Have closures impacted your beloved late-night haunts and pre-show favorites? Here's how you can help them.

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