Friday, September 25, 2020

Tonya Pinkins Will Star in Live Stream of The School for Wives by Andrew Gans

Molière in the Park Founding Artistic Director Lucie Tiberghien will direct the all-female cast.

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Take a Look Back at Cherry Jones, Celia Keenan-Bolger, and Zachary Quinto in The Glass Menagerie by Nathan Skethway

The Tony-nominated Broadway revival of the Tennessee Williams play opened September 26, 2013.

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In the News: Billy Porter, Christopher Jackson Featured in 'I Have a Right to Vote' Video, 20 Arts Organizations Named 'America's Cultural Treasures,' by Andrew Gans

Plus: Watch the cast of Ain’t Too Proud perform together for the first time since the pandemic began.

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Get a Sneak Peek at Playbill’s 2021 Calendar, Celebrating the Golden Age of Broadway by Dan Meyer

Now available for pre-order, the date keeper features 12 shows and production notes for each one.

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7 Board Games and Puzzle Boxes for the Perfect Night In by Dan Meyer

One of the highlights: Mother of Frankenstein, equal parts immersive theatre, escape room, board game, and novel.

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The Play That Goes Wrong to Reopen in London in November by Andrew Gans

The international hit comedy will also play a holiday engagement at the Theatre Royal Bath in December.

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WATCH: Corey Cott’s Character Has Mommy Issues in Clip From Filthy Rich by Dan Meyer

Episode 2 of the Fox series promises another battle for the Monreaux family from the outside—and within.

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The Actors Fund Welcomes 4 New Members to Board of Trustees by Andrew Gans

Debbie Allen, Nancy S. MacMillan, Elizabeth Reiko Kubota Whitney, and Allison Wright have joined the board of the national human services organization.

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Glenn Close, Jeremy O. Harris, Patti LuPone, More to Perform Scenes From Angels in America by Dan Meyer

Proceeds from the starry benefit will go to amfAR.

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Broadway Alum Gerald Caesar Joins Dear Evan Hansen Movie by Ryan McPhee

The actor will take on a new role in the film based on the Tony-winning musical.

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Stars in the House Reunites Original Broadway Cast of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee September 25 by Andrew Gans

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series benefits The Actors Fund.

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Read the Reviews for Aaron Sorkin's The Trial of the Chicago 7 on Netflix by Dan Meyer

The film, inspired by true events, features Tony winners Mark Rylance, Eddie Redmayne, and Frank Langella.

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Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Welcomes 6 Broadway Leaders to Board of Trustees by Andrew Gans

The new additions include Hamilton star Javier Muñoz, Tony winner Billy Porter, and director-activist Schele Williams.

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What Do Critics Think of The Boys in the Band on Netflix? by Dan Meyer

The entire cast of the Tony-winning revival and director Joe Mantello return for the new movie adaptation.

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The Playbill Weekend Streaming Guide: What to Watch September 25-27 by Ryan McPhee

Renée Fleming and Vanessa Williams are live from the Kennedy Center, a new musical from the U.K., and more.

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Celebrate More Than 40 Years of Broadway's Evita by Marc J. Franklin

The musical, starring Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin, opened at the Broadway Theatre September 25, 1979.

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Checking In With… Rebecca Naomi Jones, Star of Oklahoma!, Significant Other, American Idiot, More by Andrew Gans

Jones can be heard on the new album (I Am) Nobody’s Lunch, part of The Michael Friedman Collection from Ghostlight Records.

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The Shows Must Go On Returns September 25 With Stream of Fame the Musical by Dan Meyer

After a summer hiatus, the series returns will full theatrical productions available to watch for free.

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Thursday, September 24, 2020

In the News: The Inheritance Playwright Matthew Lopez to Lead Town Hall on LGBTQ+ Rights and Voting, Juilliard Gala Goes Virtual, More by Andrew Gans

Plus, watch over 50 Broadway actors—including Carolee Carmello, Ali Ewoldt, and Aisha de Haas—join forces for "The Soul of the Nation" music video.

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Industry Roundup: New Hires at Town Hall, Alley Theatre, Play on Shakespeare, More by Dan Meyer

See who has recently joined the team at theatre institutions in New York and beyond.

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Proposed NYC Legislation Could Create More Outdoor Performance Opportunities, Alleviate Roadblocks by Ryan McPhee

Council Members Jimmy Van Bramer, Laurie A. Cumbo, and Paul Vallone and more discussed the bills in a September 23 hearing.

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Ain't Too Proud Cast and BD Wong to Celebrate Rosie's Theater Kids as Fall Gala Goes Virtual by Dan Meyer

Rosie O'Donnell will host the evening's festivities.

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Signature Theatre's Octet and Cambodian Rock Band to Play Berkeley Repertory Theatre by Andrew Gans

Broadway & Beyond Theatricals will present the national tour of Lauren Yee's Cambodian Rock Band.

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Becca Blackwell, Shayok Misha Chowdhury, Jillian Walker, More Hired to Create New Works at SoHo Rep by Dan Meyer

The Off-Broadway theatre also announced plans for the 2021-2022 season and the appointment of Amber Tamblyn to its board.

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Listen to Hadestown Star Eva Noblezada Sing 'Square Peg' From the New Film Yellow Rose by Andrew Gans

Lea Salonga and Dale Watson are also featured on the film's soundtrack from Sony Music Masterworks.

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John J. Caswell Jr. Named Recipient of 2020–2021 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award by Andrew Gans

Caswell, Jr. will be presented with the award at The Vineyard's Emerging Artists Virtual Salon.

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Artist Relief Fund Raises Nearly $20 Million by Andrew Gans

The national COVID-19 relief effort will continue aid and fundraising for artists through December.

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Stars in the House Throws a Virtual Birthday Party September 24 by Andrew Gans

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley's daily series, benefiting The Actors Fund, celebrates their daughter Juli's 20th birthday.

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Melissa Errico Will Debut Live Stream Concert Series About Love, Desire, and Mystery by Dan Meyer

The Tony nominee also sits down with The New Yorker’s Adam Gopnik to discuss French culture.

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