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Friday, April 3, 2020

Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist Collaborates With Deaf West Theatre for a Special Episode by Ruthie Fierberg

Watch a first glimpse as Deaf West Spring Awakening alum Sandra Mae Frank guest stars in the April 5 episode, along with an ensemble of Deaf performers in the NBC musical series.

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John Mulaney and Nick Kroll Take Oh, Hello From Broadway to Podcast by Ruthie Fierberg

The comedians revive their characters Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland for the Oh, Hello: The P’dcast.

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Maestra Music Is Revolutionizing Gender Parity in Theatre by Ruthie Fierberg

Thanks to the non-profit founded by Georgia Stitt, “I don’t know who the women are” will never be an excuse again.

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Celebrity Self-Tape: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’s Emily Juliette Murphy Auditions for Her Dream Role in Skylight by Ruthie Fierberg

In our first monologue submission, the actor tries out for the David Hare classic.

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Playbill Viewing: Broadway Stars Came Together for No Pay, Nudity by Ruthie Fierberg

Nathan Lane, Donna Murphy, Frances Conroy and Gabriel Byrne are among the stars in Lee Wilkoff's 2016 film.

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Thursday, April 2, 2020

Special Skills: Teach Yourself Juggling, Handstands, and More Circus Arts at Home by Ruthie Fierberg

Your digital guide to cultivating new talents to build your résumé or just pass the time.

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Daily Workout: A Theatre Lover's Home Workout Options for April 2 by Ruthie Fierberg

Dance along with the Radio City Rockettes, learn combinations to songs from In The Heights, live classes from Ailey Extension and Ballet Hispánico, and more.

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

How Governor Cuomo’s Office Enlisted Broadway to Aid in COVID-19 Relief Efforts by Ruthie Fierberg

From NYC’s Open Jar Studios to TheatreWorks Silicon Valley, theatres around the country rally to produce personal protective equipment in COVID-19 relief efforts.

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Listen to Sutton Foster Sing a Poignant New Song From Georgia Stitt’s A Quiet Revolution by Ruthie Fierberg

The two-time Tony winner performs “Stop” on the new album.

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Daily Workout: A Theatre Lover's Home Workout Options for April 1 by Ruthie Fierberg

Learn combinations to songs from Bring It On and Gigi, live classes from Ailey Extension and Ballet Hispánico, and more

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Watch Ben Platt, Jordan Fisher, and the Casts of Dear Evan Hansen Sing ‘You Will Be Found’ on James Corden’s Late Late Show #HomeFest by Ruthie Fierberg

The late-night host closed his home-produced show with the Pasek and Paul anthem.

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Celebrity Self-Tape: Little Known Facts’ Ilana Levine Auditions for Her Dream Role in Cabaret by Ruthie Fierberg

The star of Broadway’s You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown and host of the podcast Little Known Facts gives us her best Sally Bowles.

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Monday, March 30, 2020

ALL ARTS Streams 9 Ballet Performances and More in Wake of Shutdowns by Ruthie Fierberg

The streaming platform from WNET offers performances from the Czech National Ballet, Balanchine’s repertoire, and more.

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26 More On Stage Plays and Musicals to Watch From Your Couch by Ruthie Fierberg

From The SpongeBob Musical to Nick Kroll and John Mulaney’s Oh, Hello, from Lincoln Center Theater’s The King & I revival to Audra McDonald in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill…

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Sunday, March 29, 2020

Celebrity Self-Tape: How I Learned to Drive’s Alyssa May Gold Auditions for Her Musical Dream Role by Ruthie Fierberg

The actor submits her self-tape for the title character in Annie.

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Saturday, March 28, 2020
Friday, March 27, 2020

The Most Popular Musical in (Almost) Every Country Around the World by Ruthie Fierberg

Which African country cannot get enough of Evita? Which nations die for Cats? And what musical wins the U.S.?

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Lincoln Center Theater Cancels Summer Engagements of New Sarah Ruhl and Bryna Turner Plays by Ruthie Fierberg

Becky Nurse of Salem and At the Wedding were to have Off-Broadway runs in July.

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Lincoln Center Theater Delays Summer Engagements of New Sarah Ruhl and Bryna Turner Plays by Ruthie Fierberg

Becky Nurse of Salem and At the Wedding were to have Off-Broadway runs in July.

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Daily Workout: A Theatre Lover's Home Workout Options for March 27 by Ruthie Fierberg

Learn a fierce combination to SIX’s “Get Down,” take ballet with NYCB principal Tiler Peck, try rhumba with Battery Dance, join Sam Pinkleton's Social Disdance Party and more.

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Dear Evan Hansen’s Roman Banks Releases Debut EP Days by Ruthie Fierberg

The Broadway actor and new cast member of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series drops the album of original music.

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

27 Modern Movie Musicals to Watch While Quarantined by Ruthie Fierberg

From Beyoncé and Jennifer Hudson in Dreamgirls to Catherine Zeta-Jones in Chicago to Meryl Streep in Mamma Mia! and Into the Woods, here is how to stream, rent, and buy these movie musicals…

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Broadway Illustrator Justin ‘Squigs’ Robertson Releases New Lights of Broadway Card in Support of The Actors Fund by Ruthie Fierberg

The "I Love Broadway" card also marks the launch of a positivity campaign.

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Celebrity Self-Tape: The Little Mermaid Star Sierra Boggess Auditions for Her Dream Role by Ruthie Fierberg

The classic soprano takes on a different kind of role in her audition for Les Misérables.

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Daily Workout: A Theatre Lover's Home Workout Options for March 26 by Ruthie Fierberg

Ballet class with Tiler Peck, a new Pliates class, and more.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

New Theatrical Live Streaming Initiative Play-PerView Launches March 26 by Ruthie Fierberg

The platform will deliver one-time-only streamed events and original series—including A Dolls’s House, Part 2 and the Alice Ripley-led The Pink Unicorn—to benefit arts organizations im…

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Billy Porter, Anthony Ramos, James Monroe Iglehart, and More Unite March 25 in Support of Opening Act by Ruthie Fierberg

The actors will appear in a virtual gathering to support the arts education organization.

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Flying Over Sunset Star Carmen Cusack Sings the Title Song (on Location) in Inspirational Video by Ruthie Fierberg

The Lincoln Center Theater production will now open in the fall, but Cusack sings from her home in L.A. in a new series from Center Theatre Group.

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Celebrity Self-Tape: Emmy Nominee Jackie Hoffman Does Disney As She Auditions for Her Dream Role by Ruthie Fierberg

The star of Feud: Bette and Joan as well as Broadway’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory welcomes the new king of the jungle.

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Celebrity Self-Tape: Big Brother’s Tommy Bracco Delivers a Hilarious Audition for The Lion King by Ruthie Fierberg

The Newsies star does his darndest for the role he was meant to play—props included.

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Daily Workout: A Theatre Lover's Home Workout Options for March 25 by Ruthie Fierberg

Ballet class with Tiler Peck, Barry’s Bootcamp Live, and more.

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