Thursday, January 21, 2021

Wake Up With BWW 1/21: Inauguration Festivities Featured Lin-Manuel Miranda, Betty Buckley, Laura Benanti, and Many More!

Today's top stories: videos from last night's inauguration festivities, which included Lin-Manuel Miranda, Lady Gaga, Laura Benanti, Keala Settle, Betty Buckley, Ruthie Ann Miles, Jessi…

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Wednesday, January 20, 2021

VIDEO: Broadway Celebrates Biden with A Moving Mashup of RENT and HAIR!

Tonight, many of Broadway's brightest stars united to celebrate the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris with a medley of the classic showtunes 'Seasons of Lo…

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VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Recites An Irish Poem for Joe Biden's Inauguration

The poem titled, 'The Cure of Troy,' is a particular favorite of the newly sworn in President Biden, who often quotes its verses. 

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VIDEO: John Legend Performs 'Feeling Good' at Inauguration Celebration

Tonight, Tony-winner John Legend joined the inauguration festivities with a soulful performance of the classic tune, 'Feeling Good.'

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Danya Taymor and Travis Wall to be Honored With 2020 Joe A. Callaway Awards

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation has announced that the 2020 Joe A. Callaway Awards will be awarded to Danya Taymor for excellence in directing for Heroes of the Fourth Tur…

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Javier Munoz, Leslie Uggams and More Stars Set to Perform 'Seasons of Love' as Part of Tonight's Inauguration Festivities

Javier Munoz and Leslie Uggams have shared via social media that they will be joining a group of Broadway talent to perform 'Seasons of Love' as part of the celebration of the inauguration o…

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Social Roundup: Theater Fans Turn Bernie Sanders' Inauguration Look Into a Broadway Meme

Theater fans have turned Senator Bernie Sanders' appearance at President Joe Biden's inauguration into a meme today, juxtaposing him into iconic pictures and posters of Broadway shows. Sena…

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Video Blog: What I've Learned- Acting in the Age of COVID

Listen in as current Atlantic student Emma Green addresses her classmates. And while these are undoubtedly trying times, Emma shares how she has gotten through the past few semesters and wha…

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Social Roundup: Broadway Reacts to the 2021 Inauguration

January 20 marks the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden, alongside the first-ever black, Asian-American, female vice president Kamala Harris.

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VIDEO: Amanda Gorman References HAMILTON in Inaugural Poem 'The Hill We Climb'

Today at President Joe Biden's inauguration, 22 year old Amanda Gorman took to the stage to deliver the inaugural poem, entitled 'The Hill We Climb'. The poem contained two references t…

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VIDEO: Lady Gaga Performs the National Anthem at President Joe Biden's Inauguration

Lady Gaga honored America by performing the national anthem, 'The Star-Spangled Banner,' at the inauguration of Joe Biden earlier today.

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VIDEO: Jason Segel Talks About His Vampire Musical on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT

Jason Segel tells Stephen about director Judd Apatow's first reaction upon hearing Jason's now legendary vampire-themed musical for the first time. Catch Jason Segel in his new film, 'Our Fr…

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VIDEO: Jessica Vosk Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Friday at 1pm!

Tune in Friday, January 22 (1pm), as he chats with Broadway beltress Jessica Vosk, who will soon join Seth Rudetsky for two very special concerts on Sunday, January 24 (8pm) and Monday, Ja…

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Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, January 20- with The Chaos Twins and More!

Today (January 20) in live streaming: an Inauguration Day special with the Chaos Twins and more!

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BWW Exclusive: Watch Nick Cordero's Last Public Performance, 'Dear Hate'- The Single Is Available Now!

Just yesterday, Americans paused to remember the 400,000 lives lost to COVID-19 in a special ceremony at our nation's capital. One of those lives was beloved Broadway veteran Nick Cordero. …

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VIDEO: Cynthia Erivo, Phylicia Rashad, and More Perform With the National Symphony Orchestra For an Inauguration Concert

Cynthia Erivo, Phylicia Rashad, and more joined the National Symphony Orchestra for a concert dedicated to the Presidential Inauguration, presented by the Kennedy Center.

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VIDEO: Bette Midler Sings 'Goodbye, Donnie!' to Send Trump off on Inauguration Day

Bette Midler has a message for Donald Trump, who leaves office today when president-elect Joe Biden is inaugurated. Midler sings 'Goodbye, Donnie!' to the tune of 'Hello, Dolly!' in an all n…

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New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of January 18 - ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI..., Jason Robert Brown Songbook, and More!

Need something new to read, watch, or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases! This week's list includes the film soundtrack for One Night in Miami..., volume two …

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Wake Up With BWW 1/20: James Corden, Patti LuPone & More Sing Trump-Themed 'One Day More' and More!

Today's top stories: James Corden is joined by Patti LuPone and more in Trump-themed 'One Day More', Laura Benanti returns as Melania Trump one final time, and more!

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

VIDEO: James Corden, Patti LuPone, and More Celebrate 'One Day More' of the Trump Era with a LES MISERABLES Parody

James Corden is celebrating the imminent departure of the Trump administration with a Les Miserables parody!

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Cuomo Introduces Tax Credits For Arts & Entertainment Affected by Covid-19 Pandemic

The program proposes a four-year extension and enhancement of the musical and theatrical production tax credit for New York City productions, providing up to $25 million to re-open in th…

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Rachel Zegler, Ruthie Ann Miles, & Jo Lampert Join Reading Of NEWTON'S CRADLE: A GHOST STORY

The Saunders Collective presents a virtual closed reading of the new musical Newton's Cradle: A Ghost Story, written by Heath Saunders and Kim Saunders.

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Audra McDonald, Stephanie J. Block, and More Join Starry SAVE BIRDLAND Concert

The fundraising campaign for Birdland Jazz Club will conclude on January 24th with a free streaming concert titled Save Birdland: A Celebration of Music, History and Community.

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VIDEO: The Cast of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Performs 'God Bless America' in Yiddish in Honor of Inauguration Day

On the eve of the highly-anticipated Presidential Inauguration of President-Elect Joseph R. Biden and Madam Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris, the cast of the critically-acclaimed off-Broad…

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VIDEO: THE LION KING Germany Celebrates 19 Years with A Virtual Performance

The Germany pride of The Lion King global family is celebrating 19 years with a virtual performance of the iconic opening number, 'The Circle of Life'.

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VIDEO: Watch 30 Broadway Stars Make Music with Muppets!

Since Jim Henson first burst onto the scene over six decades ago, Muppets have taken center stage in pop culture, appearing on film, television, and beyond. From the kid-centric Sesame Stre…

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Nicolas King to Release New Album Featuring Liza Minnelli, Tom Selleck, Norm Lewis and More

CLUB44 RECORDS is launching their relationship with acclaimed vocalist Nicolas King with the release of his new collection Act One: Celebrating 25 Years of Recordings, which will be availab…

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Laura Bell Bundy to Teach 'Acting Through Song' Masterclass on BroadwayWorld's Stage Door

Laura Bell Bundy is the first Broadway star to take her teaching talents to our Stage Door site with her 6-week intensive!

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Daveed Diggs-Led SNOWPIERCER Gets Season Three Order

TNT has ordered a third season of its hit sci-fi thriller “Snowpiercer,” cable’s #1 new drama series. Season two premieres on Monday, January 25 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on TNT.

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BWW Flashback: Emma Thompson Sings in SWEENEY TODD & More!

More stars have joined the cast of the upcoming film adaptation of the acclaimed musical Matilda. Along with eleven year-old actor Alisha Weir as the title character and Lashana Lynch as Mis…

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VIDEO: Leslie Odom Jr. Met His Wife Through Billy Porter

Leslie Odom Jr. talks about working with his wife on camera, and shares the story of how they met.

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