Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Come From Away Announces Rescheduled Performance Dates for Sydney, Australia in 2021 by Caitlin Moynihan

Welcome back to the rock, Australia! Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that has Broadway shut down, Come From Away will now begin its run at Sydney, Australia's Capitol Theater on June 3,…

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

A Strange Loop, Heroes of the Fourth Turning & More Honored with 2020 Obie Awards by Lindsey Sullivan

The winners of the 65th Annual Obie Awards, which honor achievement off and off-off Broadway, have been announced. Comedian, actor and writer Cole Escola hosted the pretaped ceremony, which…

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Odds & Ends: Freestyle Love Supreme Academy Offering Virtual Summer Classes & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Amp Up Your Skills with Freestyle Love Supreme at Home Freestyle Love Supreme, the critically acclaimed improv troupe found…

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Hear Bernadette Peters' Top Tips for Adopting a Dog in Preparation for Broadway Barks by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway legend Bernadette Peters is gearing up to host Broadway Barks on July 16. Theater fans (and animal lovers!) can watch the star-packed virtual event event and its lineup of adoptable…

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Watch Idina Menzel, Stephanie J. Block & More Elphabas Unite for This Epic 'Defying Gravity' Medley by Lindsey Sullivan

The only thing better than a bunch of Elphabas belting their faces off? A bunch of Elphabas belting their faces off for a great cause! As part of Shoshana Bean's virtual concert on July 13, …

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Bernadette Peters: A Special Concert Raises $252,575 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by Lindsey Sullivan

On July 10, fans were able to watch Broadway legend Bernadette Peters in a never-before-seen-online concert to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Bernadette Peters: A Special Concert…

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Musical Based on The Lost Boys Movie Eyes a Broadway Bow by Lindsey Sullivan

Though theaters remain shut down due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, stage shows are, of course, still being developed. According to SYFY WIRE, musician Gerard McMahon is "nearly done" creat…

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Monday, July 13, 2020

Joel Grey to Direct Phillipa Soo, Bebe Neuwirth & More in On Borrowed Time for The Actors Fund by Lindsey Sullivan

Tony and Oscar winner Joel Grey is getting back into the director's chair. He will helm a reading of Paul Osborn’s On Borrowed Time to benefit The Actors Fund. Part of the Two River Theat…

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Andrew Barth Feldman, Will Roland & More Offer Broadway Whodunit? by Lindsey Sullivan

This calls for a quarantine search for a magnifying glass and your best detective outfit! Former vlogger and Dear Evan Hansen star Andrew Barth Feldman has created Broadway Whod…

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In the Heights Documentary, Kelli O'Hara in The King and I & More to Air on PBS This Summer by Lindsey Sullivan

Good news for theater lovers stuck at home this summer! In the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, PBS has announced the lineup for its new summer Great Performances series, Broadway at H…

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Tina Fey, Rosie O’Donnell & More Set for This Week's Stars in the House by Lindsey Sullivan

An impressive lineup is set 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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Danielle Brooks, Michael Benjamin Washington and Patina Miller to Join Michael James Scott for Roundtable Discussion by Caitlin Moynihan

As previously announced, Aladdin star Michael James Scott has joined the team of's popular daily live news show #LiveatFive to host a weekly roundtable discussion with theater s…

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Sunday, July 12, 2020

Listen to Dancin' Show Tunes and More on This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show, Elaine Paige on Sunday. This week, Paige is playing some of the best show tunes …

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Friday, July 10, 2020

Lin-Manuel Miranda Reveals What He's Reading in Quarantine and Thoughts on the Future of Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Theater fans are abuzz with the recent release of the Hamilton on Disney+. In an interview with Rolling Stone, the show's creator and original star Lin-Manuel Miranda discussed why the Tony-…

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It's Time! Stephen Sondheim Could Achieve EGOT Status with Take Me to the World by Beth Stevens

What do Mel Brooks, Robert Lopez, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Richard Rodgers and Marvin Hamlisch have in common? All of them have created beloved music for the stage and beyond, and all have covet…

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita Welcome Their First Child by Lindsey Sullivan

Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita are parents. Beckett Mercer Ferguson-Mikita was born on July 7, according to People. "The new parents are overjoyed and excited for this new journey …

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Actors’ Equity Association Shares COVID-19 Testing & Pre-Production Guidelines by Lindsey Sullivan

Following the news that the regional theaters Barrington Stage Company and Berkshire Theatre Group will resume performances in the coming months, Actors' Equity has shared a public list of r…

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TV Star Marcia Cross to Receive 2020 Marin Mazzie Award for Empowerment by Caitlin Moynihan

The Cancer Support Community (CSC) has announced Emmy-nominated Desperate Housewives actress and advocate Marcia Cross will receive the 2020 Marin Mazzie Award for Empowerment. Cross will be…

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New Photo Series: The Book of Mormon's Darius Nichols Misses His Broadway Home #AwayFromHome by

Living near the theater district during the Broadway shutdown, photographer and performer Matthew Stocke has been haunted walking past the empty theater palaces sitting in repose, waiting fo…

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Broadway Shows Partner with HeadCount to Promote Voter Registration by Lindsey Sullivan

Broadway shows are rocking the vote! Although theaters remain shut down due to COVID-19, theater fans can join their favorite shows by making their voices heard at the polls this fall. A sl…

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Friday Night Must-Watch! Bernadette Peters Sings Out for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by Lindsey Sullivan

We've got your Friday night plans covered! As previously announced, theater fans will be able to watch Bernadette Peters in a never-before-seen-online concert to benefit Broadway Cares/Equit…

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Oscar Winner Lupita Nyong'o to Join André Holland-Led Richard II Radio Play by Caitlin Moynihan

Oscar winner and Tony nominee Lupita Nyong'o has joined the cast of the upcoming four-part radio play Richard II by the Public Theater and WNYC. Nyong'o will serve as the play's narrator. Co…

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Odds & Ends: Kelli O'Hara and Family Offer Concert & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Kelli O'Hara & More to Take the Stage in the Berkshires Now this is "in-laws" goals! Berkshire Theatre Group has announ…

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Thursday, July 9, 2020

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden Announces Date Outdoor Performances in the U.K. Can Resume by Lindsey Sullivan

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has announced performances in the United Kingdom can now take place outdoors beginning on July 11. This means that outdoor theaters, opera, dance and music ca…

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Watch the West End Queens of Six Get Dressed Up for 'Haus of Holbein' by Lindsey Sullivan

Six's Queendom always works it, and this latest virtual performance is no exception. West End cast members Danielle Steers and Courtney Bowman took some time to answer questions from fans of…

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See Ragtime Stars Audra McDonald & Brian Stokes Mitchell Reunite for Rob McClure's #PasstheBaton Campaign by Caitlin Moynihan

Mrs. Doubtfire title star Rob McClure has been keeping theater fans entertained during quarantine by creating an ongoing series in which he captures what it must be like to be a conductor on…

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My Best Friend's Wedding Musical Postpones Premiere to Fall 2021 by Lindsey Sullivan

My Best Friend's Wedding The Musical, a new tuner based on the Golden Globe-nominated motion picture, will arrive in the U.K. a little later than expected. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the …

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Watch This Rollicking Performance of 'Sweet Home, Chicago', Featuring André De Shields, Jessie Mueller & More by Lindsey Sullivan

A bevy of stars have come together (from the comfort of home, of course) to perform a rollicking rendition of “Sweet Home Chicago.” The music video is raising money for the Arts for Ill…

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See West End Stars Marisha Wallace, Wendy Mae Brown & More Reunite to Perform 'The Color Purple' by Lindsey Sullivan

Look what God has done! West End stars Marisha Wallace, Tyrone Huntley, Wendy Mae Brown, Hugh Maynard and Cavin Cornwall have reunited virtually with the British Theatre Academy Ensemble fro…

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020's Livestream of Buyer & Cellar, Hamilton & More Earn Time In Awards by Caitlin Moynihan

Time Out New York announced the winners of its Time In Awards. The cheeky name change from the annual Time Out Awards is a nod to this time of quarantine.'s livestream of Buye…

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Broadway Leading Ladies Adrienne Warren, Nikki Renée Daniels and Amber Iman on 'Finding Their Power' by Caitlin Moynihan

With global protests calling for justice and racial equality, Black Broadway artists are using their voices to promote change. In an effort to keep the conversation growing, inv…

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