Monday, March 8, 2021 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Scouting for art, not ballplayers: 833 works from Ted and Maryanne Simmons go to St. Louis Art Museum by Jane Henderson St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Collecting art enabled me and Maryanne to have a life separate from baseball," former Cardinals catcher Ted Simmons said.

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Applications Open for $10,000 Composition Fellowship by Peter J Snee

The Australia Ensemble UNSW is proud to announce the Layton Emerging Composer Fellowship for 2021. The Prize is aimed at

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Monday, March 8, 2021 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

New tickets to be released after an emotional return by Peter J Snee

To celebrate the return of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child new tickets will be made available for performances up

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Monday, March 8, 2021 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

The Pandemic Year in Theater by NewYorkTheater

From Stars in the House to Jake Gyllenhaal, Ratatouille the TikTok Musical to Sondheim's 90th birthday concert, countless Zoom readings and video experiments, the year after Broadway shut do…

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Monday, March 8, 2021 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Beck Center streams concert of Broadway alums by Alan Smason

By ROY BERKO Beck Center often coordinates with Baldwin Wallace Music Theatre program to produce some of the Cleveland area’s best musical theatre.  Not only does the stage often sparkle…

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Brown Paper Tickets to refund $9 million to 45,000 customers | The Seattle Times by Brendan Kiley

Seattle ticketing company Brown Paper Tickets has agreed to pay $9 million in restitution to an estimated 45,000 customers at both ends of the company’s business model: ticket buyers owed …

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Women to Watch on Broadway by Broadway Women's Fund

To spotlight women in leadership, the Broadway Women’s Fund — Broadway’s first impact investment fund — is proud to announce the second annual Women to Watch on Broadway.

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The Queen's Gambit Makes a Move to the Stage! Musical Adaptation in the Works by Lindsey Sullivan

The Queen's Gambit is eyeing a movie to the stage. The series, which recently won Critics' Choice and Golden Globe Awards for Best Limited Series, is being developed as a stage musical by…

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Audra McDonald, Keanu Reeves, Kathryn Hahn & More Set for Spotlight on Plays Series by Lindsey Sullivan

Audra McDonald, Kathryn Hahn, Debbie Allen, Ellen Burstyn, Bobby Cannavale, Kevin Kline, Phylicia Rashad, Keanu Reeves, Heidi Schreck, Alia Shawkat, Heather Alicia Simms, Alicia Stith and ma…

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CAA Promotes 16 Staffers to Agent or Executive Posts by Antonio Ferme

Creative Arts Agency has promoted 16 staffers to the rank of agent or executive. The promotions were unveiled Monday during the agency’s virtual company retreat. Joella Dorenbaum, Mathilde…

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Monday, March 8, 2021 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

All-Star Lineup Of 2020 Innovators Announced For NOWHERE FEST

On the anniversary of the WHO’s declaration of the Covid-19 pandemic, NOWHERE, a new social and events platform that revolutionizes online gathering by offering face-to-face interaction in…

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‘Broadway Princess Party’ cast shares the joy and magic behind the show by Guest Author

By Kirstin Franko (guest author) and David Siegel Nothing can stop the Broadway Princess Party with its celebration of empowerment for who you are or want to be. It’s a performance that ai…

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Monday, March 8, 2021 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Brown Paper Tickets Will Pay $9M to Customers Awaiting Refunds/Revenue from Last Year

As BroadwayWorld first reported last March, customers of ticketing agency Brown Paper Tickets were outraged after the company failed to pay for ticket sales of events completed before the…

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Passing Through - Goodspeed On Demand by Goodspeed Musicals

Streaming on Deman March 15 - April 4 Tickets at: Set amidst the rich sounds and diverse tapestry of the American landscape, Passi…

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Petra Kalive and Dan Spielman talk SEXUAL MISCONDUCT OF THE MIDDLE CLASSES by Gabi Bergman

The first mainstage production for the Melbourne Theatre Company since pre-COVID, Sexual Misconduct of the Middle Classes tackles the archetypal

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Monday, March 8, 2021 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

TCG Announces Dr. Kerry English International Arts Fund by American Theatre Editors

The new fund will support a global connectivity manager and grants to support international cultural exchange.

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Take the Lead by Allison Dolan

4 Top Reasons to Become an International Thespian Officer The post Take the Lead appeared first on Dramatics Magazine Online.

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Brown Paper Tickets to refund $9 million to 45,000 customers by Brendan Kiley

To settle a lawsuit, Seattle company Brown Paper Tickets has agreed to pay $9 million in restitution to an estimated 45,000 customers at both ends of its business model: ticket buyers owed r…

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In the News: Renée Elise Goldsberry and Javier Muñoz Reunite for Eureka!, Critics Choice Awards Honor Chadwick Boseman, More by Andrew Gans

Plus, Broadway & Beyond: Access for Stage Managers of Color will host its second event later this month.

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Review: Stand Up 4 Women, Phoenix Arts Club by Matt Barton

Review: Stand Up 4 Women, Phoenix Arts Club3.0Overall ScoreIf you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a patreon with every penny going towards keeping paying AYT going a…

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Brandy Joins the Cast of ABC Music Drama Pilot QUEENS

Brandy Norwood has joined the cast of the ABC drama pilot “Queens.” Previously announced cast members include Eve, Naturi Naughton, and Pepi Sonuga. Brandy will also provide original mu…

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Nightclub Diva Natalie Douglas by Pauline Adamek

Natalie Douglas has wowed audiences on three continents with her critically acclaimed voice, and her winning way with a crowd. Accompanied by her music director, Mark Hartman, Natalie will t…

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Watch Telly Leung and Paul Gemignani Read From The Untold Stories of Broadway, Volume 4 by Bethany Rickwald

The pair read one another's stories from Jennifer Ashley Tepper latest book.

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New Virtual Production of MEGILLAH CYCLE Surpasses 6,000 Views by BroadwayWorld

Last week, the new virtual production of MEGILLAH CYCLE surpassed 6,000 views and that number is rapidly climbing. The Congress for Jewish Culture is continuing its International Virtual Yid…

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Monday, March 8, 2021 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: STILL WORKING 9 TO 5 Documentary Celebrates International Women's Day With New Clip, Featuring Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin & More

When the highest-grossing comedy, '9 to 5,' starring Jane Fonda, Dolly Parton, Dabney Coleman and Lily Tomlin, exploded on the cinema screens in 1980, the laughs hid a serious message a…

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Laura Benanti, Anika Larsen, Krysta Rodriguez and Brenda Braxton to Guest Host STARS IN THE HOUSE

“Stars In The House” will be celebrating Women’s History Month with a line-up of talented, award-winning guest hosts.  Anika Larsen will kick things off tomorrow night at 8:00pm PT,…

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Watch Anita Gillette and Don Scardino Read From The Untold Stories of Broadway, Volume 4 by Bethany Rickwald

The pair read one another's stories from Jennifer Ashley Tepper latest book.

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Brandy Joins ABC Music Drama Pilot ‘Queens’ by Joseph Otterson

Brandy Norwood, best known by the stage name Brandy, has signed on for one of the lead roles in the ABC drama pilot “Queens.” The pilot is about four estranged and out-of-touch women in …

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Former Disney Exec Ravi Ahuja Named Sony Pictures Entertainment Chairman of Global TV Studios and Corporate Development by Elaine Low

Sony Pictures Entertainment has named Ravi Ahuja as chairman of Global Television Studios and its corporate development operations, where he will lead Sony Pictures TV’s domestic and inter…

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Misty Copeland, Cynthia Erivo, Phylicia Rashad and More Discuss Sexism by Natalie Oganesyan

Ballerina, author and philanthropist Misty Copeland’s purpose is to give back to “those who came before [her]” and set a good example for the future generations. The first Black princi…

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Review: The House that Jackson Built, Half Moon Theatre by Shirley Both

Review: The House that Jackson Built, Half Moon Theatre5.0Overall ScoreIf you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a patreon with every penny going towards keeping paying…

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Tickets and towels, please! This is theatre for your bath by Arifa Akbar

Thirst Trap and Swimming Home are two new audio productions which audiences listen to while submerged – but don’t expect a relaxing soak Two new immersive audio shows involve running a w…

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Explore Clint Ramos’s Tony-Nominated Slave Play Set and The Rose Tattoo Costumes by Dan Meyer

How reflections, outsiders, and legacy play a role in the double Tony nominee's scenic and costume design.

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M.L. Williams “Zodiac Suite” (Virgo) Excerpt by New York Philharmonic

Available today on NYPhil+: pianist Aaron Diehl joins the Philharmonic in selections from “Zodiac Suite,” by legendary jazz pianist, bandleader, and composer Mary Lou Williams. Tito Muñ…

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BroadwayCon Goes Online April 18 by Matthew Wexler

Some of the many stars who are offering meet and greets, coachings, and more include Andrew Barth Feldman, Kerry Butler, Jenn Colella, and Alex Brightman. The post BroadwayCon Goes Online Ap…

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Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Will Adapt Octavia Butler's KINDRED for FX

In 'Kindred,' Dana, a young Black woman and aspiring writer who has uprooted her life of familial obligation and relocated to Los Angeles, ready to claim a future that, for once, feels all h…

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Can You Get a Shuttered Venue Grant? The Latest Explainer by American Theatre Editors

As the newest COVID relief bill nears the finish line in Congress, TCG's Laurie Baskin offers updates on PPP loans and SVOG.

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Kevin Kline, Phylicia Rashad, Bobby Cannavale & More Will Take Part in Broadway's Best Shows SPOTLIGHT ON PLAYS Spring Season

Jeffrey Richards has just announced Broadway’s Best Shows, a home for entertaining, engaging content, long form features and exclusive access to Broadway’s Best, will continue its “Sp…

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Kathryn Hahn, Keanu Reeves, Debbie Allen Join Casts In ‘Spotlight On Plays’ Virtual Benefit Series by Greg Evans

Kathryn Hahn, Keanu Reeves, Debbie Allen, Ellen Burstyn and Bobby Cannavale are among the actors who’ll take part in this year’s virtual Spotlight on Plays series benefitting The Actors …

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Reflecting Shakespeare TV S3, E3: Much Ado About: The Masks We Wear by The Old Globe

In episode 3, hosts Erika Phillips, James Pillar and Niki Martinez are joined by guest Eric Abercrombie, musician and former actor with Marin Shakespeare Company’s program at San Quentin P…

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Monday, March 8, 2021 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

The Poets Tree With Karla Cordero by The Old Globe

Join us with Guest Karla Cordero.

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The Queen’s Gambit To Be Adapted Into a Broadway Musical by Broadway Direct

Walter Tevis’ 1983 novel The Queen’s Gambit is on its way to being adapted into a Broadway musical, as announced by Level Forward. Most recently, the novel was adapted into a hit Netfl…

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Checkmate! Popular Award Winning Netflix Series “The Queen’s Gambit” Will Be a Broadway Musical by Roger Friedman

Not surprised: Broadway producers have made their move, and it’s checkmate. They’ve optioned “The Queen’s Gambit” to be a musical. Press release

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4Wall Debuts New Animated Short Series | Light Humor by Michael Eddy

4Wall Entertainment has launched a new animated short limited series, Light Humor, that premiered on 4Wall’s Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram social media channels on March 8th, 2021. Watc…

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Kathryn Hahn, Audra McDonald, Alia Shawkat Set for Spotlight on Plays Reading Series

The series will be presented by Broadway's Best Shows.

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Monday, March 8, 2021 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Kathryn Gallagher Writes About Being 'Paulette's Granddaughter'

BroadwayWorld is celebrating Women's History Month and International Women's Day by asking the question, 'what does being a woman in theatre mean to you?' Jagged Little Pill's Kathryn Gallag…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:59PM

Andréa Burns Dons Shoes and Discards ‘Bad Dates’ Delightfully by Alan Smason

Andréa Burns sizzles and sparkles as Haley, a single parent trying to raise a teenage daughter, run a barely legitimate restaurant that only takes cash and still find time to search for lov…

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Italian Verisomo the Focus of the Metropolitan Opera's Latest Streaming Lineup by Ryan McPhee

Catch free performances of Tosca, Manon Lescaut, and more.

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‘The Queen’s Gambit’ getting turned into stage musical by Brent Lang

“The Queen’s Gambit” centers on Beth Harmon, an orphan who discovers she has a preternatural ability to move the pieces around a chess board and dominate the competition.

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Monday, March 8, 2021 at noon (Broadway Time)

Lessons From Oz: How Australian Theater Gives Broadway Hope by Michael Paulson

Check in with “Frozen,” “Come From Away,” “Moulin Rouge!” and “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” in Offstage, our digital series about theater during the pandemic.

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David Bedella wins Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical for & Juliet | Olivier Awards 2020 by Official London Theatre

David Bedella wins Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical for & Juliet at Olivier Awards 2020 with Mastercard. #OlivierAwards​ #LondonTheatre Official London Theatre is the number o…

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Battered but Unbowed: How Beckett Speaks to a New Era by Laura Collins-Hughes

Adaptations of “Happy Days” and “First Love,” works by the master of existential wheel-spinning, show us how to live in place.

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Feedback Loop: “No One’s Gonna Believe Me Anyway” at the Gniezno Theatre by Piotr Dobrowolski

“No one’s gonna believe me anyway,” says Barbara repeatedly. She knows there is no point in answering her father’s questions. The ruling surprised no one, yet she accepts it. She is …

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The Queen’s Gambit to become a stage musical by Adrian Horton

The rights to the novel which inspired Netflix’s most watched limited series were acquired by a New York production company It’s not quite checkmate on The Queen’s Gambit. The wildly p…

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Jennifer Ashley Tepper’s ‘The Untold Stories of Broadway, Volume 4’ released tomorrow, discussed on Keen After Hours tonight by Deb Miller

On Tuesday, March 9, Dress Circle Publishing (founded by Broadway producers Brisa Trinchero and Roberta Pereira in 2011, and the only publishing company dedicated solely to producing books w…

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Monday, March 8, 2021 at 11am (Broadway Time)

London Theatre News Today: Monday 8 March by Hira Desai

Check out the latest from Theatreland including a new film written and performed by Rebecca Buckle and The Royal Court's Living Newspaper Edition 3! The post London Theatre News Today: Monda…

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News/Opinion: Looking Back – ‘The Amateurs’ by Olney Theatre Center by Susan Brall

It is eerie to remember that just one year ago, on March 8, 2020, I went to review “The Amateurs” at the Olney Theatre Center. I attended with a close friend and fellow theatre buff. We …

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Watch Idina Menzel and Chaka Khan Join Forces on 'I'm Every Woman' by Andrew Gans

The duet rendition of the 1978 hit celebrates International Women's Day.

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Hamilton & Ma Rainey's Chadwick Boseman Among Critics Choice Award Winners by Caitlin Moynihan

Some Broadway favorites were honored at the 26th annual Critics Choice Awards on March 7. Broadway alum Taye Diggs hosted the hybrid ceremony, which featured presenters and winners both in …

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Jeremy O. Harris Reacts to Slave Play's Record-Breaking Tony Noms & Shares What's Next by Lindsey Sullivan

Scribe Jeremy O. Harris' Broadway debut work Slave Play received a record-breaking 12 Tony nominations. With Tony voting currently underway, the playwright shared what it was like for his pr…

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Celebrate International Women’s Day with Idina Menzel & Chaka Khan's Fierce ‘I’m Every Woman' by Lindsey Sullivan

In celebration of International Women’s Day, the global humanitarian organization CARE launched a powerful #IMEVERYWOMAN campaign on March 8. To kick if off, Tony winner Idina Menzel and…

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The Queen's Gambit Makes a Move to Stage! Musical Adaptation in the Works by Lindsey Sullivan

The Queen's Gambit is eyeing a movie to the stage. The series, which recently won Critics' Choice and Golden Globe Awards for Best Limited Series, is being developed as a stage musical by…

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Celebrating Women’s History Month With 60 Inspiring Women by Felicia Fitzpatrick

We asked, you answered: Who are the women in theatre who inspire you?

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Level Forward acquires theatrical stage rights to ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ by Caitlin Huston

Level Forward, the production company that backed “Slave Play” and “Jagged Little Pill,” has acquired the theatrical stage rights to Walter Tevis’ novel “The Queen’s Gambit,”…

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Andy Blankenbuehler, Robbie Fairchild, Tilly Evans-Krueger, Ja' Malik, Ariel Rivka and More to Appear in FIRST TRY

Dance Lab New York announced today that First Try, a new documentary featuring DLNY artists, will premiere on YouTube Live on Monday, March 29, at 8pm ET. Access to the stream is free with…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:37AM

Greatspeed: Brigadoon by Goodspeed Musicals

We're taking a journey back, through the heather on the hill, for this episode of Greatspeed! Director Greg Ganakas and Choreographer Peggy Hickey join us to reminisce about Goodspeed's 2001…

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Making Chess Sing: ‘Queen’s Gambit’ to Be Adapted for the Stage by Michael Paulson

A creative team has not yet been set for the proposed show, which would be based on the 1983 novel that spawned the hit streaming series.

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The Queen’s Gambit Is Getting a Musical Adaptation by Dan Meyer

Level Forward will adapt Walter Tevis’ novel, which recently became a popular Netflix limited series.

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‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Under Development As Stage Musical by Greg Evans

The Queen’s Gambit, the Walter Tevis novel recently adapted as the hit Netflix miniseries, could be headed to Broadway as a musical. Entertainment company Level Forward has the acquired th…

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‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Getting Turned Into Stage Musical by Brent Lang

“The Queen’s Gambit,” the story of a chess prodigy that was a streaming smash for Netflix, may become a musical. Level Forward, has acquired the theatrical stage rights to Walter Tevis…

Linked From Variety at 11:26AM

Broadway Women’s Fund Releases 2nd Annual Women to Watch List by Dan Meyer

The advisory board—including Alia Jones-Harvey and Chita Rivera—name women emerging in the industry.

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DanceOn Fitness - Amber Liu "Curiosity" featuring Caleb The Fitness Marshall by DanceOn

Curious to come work out with us? Let's get up and dance! Track: “Curiosity” by @Amber Liu Executive Producers: Caleb Marshall & Amanda Taylor Director: Ryan Parma Choreographer: @Th…

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"Meant To Fly!" 6 Perfs of The Pirate Queen's "Woman" In Honor Of International Women's Day

The theme for 2021's International Women's Day is #ChooseToChallenge and one song took first place when thinking of how we could best celebrate this important date: "Woman"

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On the Aisle with Larry by Lawrence Harbison

The excellent George Street Playhouse is streaming a production of Theresa Rebeck’s BAD DATES, a one-woman play wherein a divorced single mother prepares in her bedroom for various dates, …

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Album Reviews: Marisha Wallace – Tomorrow / Shan Ako – Brave Heart / Soviet Zion by Ian Foster

A trio of music reviews with Marisha Wallace’s album Tomorrow, Shan Ako’s EP Brave Heart and the original concept album of Soviet Zion.

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Monday, March 8, 2021 at 10am (Broadway Time)

BWW Feature: THE BIRTHDAY MONTH / LLOYD WEBBER 1 - Five productions that we won't forget by Matt Wolf

London's repertoire of standout Lloyd Webber productions includes these five shows, and more

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Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, March 8- with Stephen Sondheim, Victor Garber, and More!

Today (March 8) in live streaming: an Assassins reunion, [email protected] Home presents Julius Caesar, and more!

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Gloria Steinem on International Women’s Day: ‘We Just Need to Keep Going’ by Variety Staff

The fact that we have an International Women’s Day means we are still in trouble. There is no International Men’s Day. Only less powerful people or forgotten historical events need “A …

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International Women’s Day: Female-Focused Content That Will Captivate in 2021 by Matt Donnelly

In a year of quarantine isolation and global tumult, storytelling has never felt more necessary as a portal to the world. To mark International Women’s Day, Variety offers a guide to femal…

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2010s Broadway Musical Logos Bracket Tournament - The Big 32 Round Part 1! by JK

Over the past months, we've been in search of the very best in Broadway musical logos, going back 40 years. And now, here we are starting a new tournament, looking for the very best logo of …

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Backstage Babble Trivia Night Hosts D040 Benefit by

Theater podcast Backstage Babble and host Charles Kirsch are joining forces to benefit Dancers Over 40, creating a night to remember. The presenters are some of Broadway's best and on March …

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Stage Musical Adaptation of The Queen's Gambit in the Works

No timeline for a production has been announced.

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Reflections on a Year Without Theater: An Oral History of the Broadway Shutdown, Part 7

The theater community discusses what it would take to reopen the industry, while discussing all the things they miss, in the last section of our oral history project.

Linked From TheaterMania at 10:36AM

Hairspray and Priscilla, Queen of the Desert U.K. Tours Get New Dates by Dan Meyer

The musicals begin performances with help from a loan through the Cultural Recovery Fund.

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Playbill's Weekly Streaming Guide: What to Watch March 8-12 by Talaura Harms

Assassins and The Lion King reunions, a Liza Minnelli birthday celebration, and more online offerings this week.

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To be young, gifted, and Black in a white theater—YPT breaks the silence by News Desk

In Silence Is Violence: The Future of the Field—the latest installment of Young Playwrights’ Theater’s (YPT) social justice performance series—three Black characters in the early st…

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Hadestown Tony Winner André De Shields to Play King Lear for St. Louis Shakespeare Festival by Andrew Gans

Carl Cofield will direct an all-BIPOC company as part of the outdoor season this summer.

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Monday, March 8, 2021 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Watch New Seth Sikes Video Home, Directed by David Cromer and Benefiting Broadway Cares by Andrew Gans

The love letter to Broadway features a Charles Strouse-Susan Birkenhead tune and choreography by Eamon Foley.

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VIDEO: Chaka Khan and Idina Menzel Sing 'I'm Every Woman' in Honor of International Women's Day

Today is International Women's Day! In celebration of this important occasion, CARE has brought together Chaka Khan and Idina Menzel to recreate the anthem 'I'm Every Woman.'

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:57AM

Pandemic and Theater One Year Later: Pain and Promise. #Stageworthy News by New York Theater

In the year since the threat from COVID-19 shuttered first Broadway (on March 12, 2020) and then the remaining physical stages in New York (on March 15), there has been much suffering – l…

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A MODERN-DAY CARMEN FANTASY by The Philadelphia Orchestra and Brian Sanders’ JUNK by Dorie Byrne

The Philadelphia Orchestra teams up with Brian Sanders’ JUNK for a reimagined, COVID-cautious CARMEN.  The post A MODERN-DAY CARMEN FANTASY by The Philadelphia Orchestra and Brian Sanders…

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What's Streaming This Week on BroadwayWorld Events - March 8-12

BroadwayWorld Events is bringing you incredible talent right into your home! This week includes The Seth Concert Series, The Space in Las Vegas, and It's Women's Play.

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Mademoiselle Margo: The Mirthful Mystic by Trav S.D.

Little is known about female magician Mademoiselle Margo (1889-1936) but that she was from Irish and her period of greatest professional activity was primarily 1911-1917. Having begun as an …

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GRACE NOTES: Monday, March 8, 2021 by Susan Grace

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André De Shields to Play King Lear for St. Louis Shakespeare Festival This Summer

The Hadestown Tony winner will take on the titanic role in June.

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VIDEO: Watch Sam Gravitte, Luke Hickey & More on Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party- Live at 8pm!

Jim Caruso's Cast Party is a wildly popular impromptu open mic/variety show that's been taking place on the Birdland stage every single Monday night since 2003! Think 'American Idol' meets '…

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Love London Love Culture picks out her favourite songs performed by leading ladies by Emma Clarendon

Emma Clarendon selects some of her favourite songs performed by leading lady characters in musicals….

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Rodgers & Hammerstein's Leading Ladies with Andy Einhorn by Rodgers & Hammerstein

The leading ladies of Rodgers & Hammerstein's musicals possessed great strength and perseverance. Explore the iconic leading ladies of shows like CINDERELLA, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, OKLAHOMA! an…

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A Kent theater takes on J.K. Rowling’s comments with ‘Lego Harry Potter and the Transgender Witch’ by Dusty Somers

Kent-based Theatre Battery addresses some of J.K. Rowling's statements last year in what it bills as a queer fanfiction parody stop-motion animation series, "Lego Harry Potter and the Transg…

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Monday, March 8, 2021 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Leading Ladies: Five female theatrical pioneers by Hira Desai

In celebration of International Women's Day, we've rounded up five pioneering women of the theatre from the past to present day. Check it out! The post Leading Ladies: Five female theatrical…

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NEWS: New dates & casting for C-o-n-t-a-c-t’s Salford & Manchester shows by Press Releases

Aria Entertainment and WEF Productions have announced that the critically-acclaimed outdoor production of C-o-n-t-a-c-t will run for six weeks from 18 May to 29 June 2021.

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Funny Festival Live review – BBC series puts standups back on stage by Brian Logan

BBC2, live and on catchupThis chance to see new comedy faces, including Judi Love, Michael Stranney and Toussaint Douglass, reaps easygoing rewards Victoria Wood, Harry Hill and Eddie Izzard…

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The Worrell Sisters: The Three Graces of Burlesque by Trav S.D.

For International Women’s Day, today we induct the historically important Worrell Sisters into these precincts. Hailing from Cincinnati, the trio, Irene, Jennie and Sophie, were daughters …

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Patti Smith Performs Tomorrow as Part of NY PopsUp in Tribute to Robert Mapplethorpe

Patti Smith will perform an afternoon of poetry and music as part of the ongoing statewide NY PopsUp festival currently taking place all over New York State.

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VIDEO: Watch Stephen Sondheim, John Weidman, and ASSASSINS Original Cast Reunite- Live at 8pm!

The free online event will take place tonight, Monday, March 8 (8pm EST), as part of the 'Studio Tenn Talks: Conversations with Patrick Cassidy' series. Check back right here at BroadwayWor…

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Monday, March 8, 2021 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Today on Broadway: Monday, March 8, 2021 by Matt Tamanini

Producers Prepping for Fall Reopening, Stars to Perform in Rebecca Luker Memorial, Eva Noblezada Sings “Mean Girls” “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hit…

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James Norton: My Turning Point | Theatre Artists Fund by Official London Theatre

James Norton shares his turning point story. On March 16 2020 Theatres were first into lockdown & will be the last to reopen. Thousands cannot do the jobs they have trained to do and many ha…

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Monday, March 8, 2021 at 6am (Broadway Time)

What it will take to reopen Broadway by Caitlin Huston

One year into the Broadway shutdown, producers are beginning to see glimmers of hope for its return.  With the arrival of new vaccines and an improving rollout strategy, producers have tent…

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How Sarasota’s Asolo Rep got its outdoor performance strategy on by Malcolm Lewis Barnes

As the trendsetting run of Fannie: The Music and Life of Fannie Lou Hamer came to a rousing close on March 3, Artistic Director Michael Donald Edwards and Managing Director Linda DiGabriele…

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British Talent Agents Unite to Create Diversity Working Group (EXCLUSIVE) by Manori Ravindran

A group of top British talent agents are convening to create a working group tackling issues of race faced by actors of color in the U.K. The collective of agents are part of the Personal Ma…

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‘A thought-provoking set of performances’: ONE HAND TIED BEHIND US – Old Vic (Online review) by John Chapman

Marking International Women’s Day, the Old Vic is streaming One Hand Tied Behind Us, a collection of short plays originally staged in 2018 to mark 100 years since women were given the righ…

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Monday, March 8, 2021 at 5am (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: Tap Dancers Take to NYC Museums in the Latest NY PopsUp Performance

The Bronx Museum, Queens Museum, and the Brooklyn Museum hosted dance performances featuring Ayodele Casel, Amanda Castro, Anthony Morigerato, John Manzari, Anastasia Victory, and Senfu. 

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Wake Up With BWW 3/8: Eva Noblezada Sings MEAN GIRLS With Seth Rudetsky, and More!

Today's top stories: Eva Noblezada sings 'I'd Rather Be Me' from Mean Girls as part of her concert with Seth Rudetsky, and more!

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Can you match these musical theatre characters to their show? by Peter J Snee

Think you’ve got what it takes to beat our community’s musical theatre masterminds? This week we are giving away 5

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Celebrating 5 Leading Ladies in the West End #InternationalWomensDay

Today, 8 March 2021, is International Women’s Day and we are using the occasion to shine a light on some of the West End’s leading ladies. London theatre thrives thanks to the extremely …

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Monday, March 8, 2021 at 4am (Broadway Time)

First Person: Clare Norburn on how she came to write her ambitious Zoom-era drama, 'Love in the Lockdown' by Clare Norburn

Writer-producer Clare Norburn elaborates upon her self-isolation online play Love in the Lockdown started out as my “Lockdown 1.0 project” - although, of course, we didn’t call it Lo…

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Monday, March 8, 2021 at 2am (Broadway Time)

World Premiere of Shaun the Sheep’s Circus Show opens in Brisbane by Sally Wright

It’s opening week, and Shaun the Sheep will debut on stage, but not as we know him. With the help

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San Francisco Ballet review – vintage glamour and Cheever's Swimmer reimagined by Lyndsey Winship

Available onlineDanielle Rowe’s new work amps up the fizz, while archive pieces by Alexei Ratmansky and Yuri Possokhov offer dreamlike diversions and sleek stylings Quick steps: dynamic da…

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March 8: Demystifying (or destroying?) theatre criticism: the Young Vic provokes a discussion by Mark Shenton

... Read More The post March 8: Demystifying (or destroying?) theatre criticism: the Young Vic provokes a discussion first appeared on Shenton Stage.

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The Perpetual Crises Engulfing British Theatre by Verity Healey, Alexandru Istudor

By verity healey, Alexandru Istudor. verity healey speaks with Alex Istudor, the Romanian-born director who lives and works in the UK, about the challenges of migrant theatremakers, differen…

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Monday, March 8, 2021 at midnight (Broadway Time)

VIDEO: On This Day, March 8: DISASTER! the Musical Opens On Broadway

Disaster! features a showstopping score including some of the most memorable pop, rock and disco hits of the 1970s, including 'Hot Stuff,' 'I Am Woman,' 'Knock On Wood,' 'Daybreak' and more.

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Original Off-Broadway Cast of Assassins Join Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman for Free Virtual Event March 8 by Andrew Gans

The 30th anniversary reunion is part of the Studio Tenn Talks: Conversations with Patrick Cassidy series.

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Listen to May Miller From Classical Theatre of Harlem's ICONS Series by Felicia Fitzpatrick

In honor of Women's History Month, five audio plays highlighting Black women from the Harlem Renaissance will release on Playbill.

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All that Chat

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