Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Virtual Reading of Meg Miroshnik's The Droll {Or, a Stage-Play about the End of Theatre} Streams July 15 by Dan Meyer

Paula Vogel's Bard at the Gate series continues with a reading starring Matt McGrath, Blake Dalton, and more.

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Checking In With… Porgy and Bess Star Angel Blue by Andrew Gans

The soprano sings Bess opposite Eric Owens in the July 17 PBS broadcast of the opera, part of the Great Performances at the Met series.

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Heroes of the Fourth Turning, A Strange Loop Among 2020 Obie Award Winners by Ryan McPhee

The 65th annual ceremony celebrating Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway took place virtually July 14.

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18 Virtual Theatre Summer Camps for Kids and Teens in Times of Social Distancing by Dan Meyer

These virtual offerings, led by professional artists, can be enjoyed from the comfort of your home.

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Theatre East’s Annual 5x5 Drama Series Begins July 14 Online by Andrew Gans

The free virtual series features five short plays in five days.

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Telly Leung to Release 5-Track EP, Recorded in Quarantine With Composer Gary Adler by Logan Culwell-Block

The Aladdin and Allegiance star will launch the album with a live streamed virtual release party benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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Bernadette Peters Gives a Sneak Preview of the Upcoming Virtual Broadway Barks by Dan Meyer

The adoption special will take place online this year with shelters from all over the country.

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Red Bull's Short Play Festival to Feature World Premieres by Jeremy O. Harris and Theresa Rebeck by Olivia Clement

The festival will be live streamed for free, featuring performances by Frankie J. Alvarez, Lilli Cooper, Charlayne Woodard, and more.

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Chicago’s Court Theatre Aims to Resume In-Person Performances in February—But Audiences Can Still Watch Remotely by Ryan McPhee

Until the theatre returns to the stage, a digital education series, in partnership with University of Chicago, will highlight various classic works.

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How to Create Your Best Self-Tape Audition by Playbill Staff

From backdrops to lighting, you can make your performance shine even while auditioning from home.

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How the Audra McDonald-Victor Garber Annie Almost Had a Different Ending by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Audra McDonald and Rosie Perez share stories of racist behavior they experienced in their careers but the positive outcomes of painful situations.

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Donmar Warehouse Will Temporarily Reopen in August With Socially Distanced Sound Installation by Andrew Gans

Based on the novel by José Saramago, Blindness is adapted by Simon Stephens and directed by Walter Meierjohann.

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Off-Broadway Staging of Broadbend, Arkansas to Stream Online for Free by Olivia Clement

Transport Group will broadcast the video recording of the world-premiere musical to raise funds for the Black Theatre Network.

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Watch Idina Menzel Perform a Personalized Theme Song for a Stranger by Dan Meyer

The Tony winner might have read her new friend's biography wrong, though.

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Arizona Theatre Company and More Unite for July 14 Edition of The 24-Hour Plays: Viral Monologues by Dan Meyer

The next slate of performances will feature actors and writers from a dozen Arizona-based companies.

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The 2020 Obie Awards, Celebrating the Best of Off-Broadway, Stream July 14 by Playbill Staff

Cole Escola hosts the virtual event, featuring Shaina Taub, Michael R. Jackson, Cynthia Erivo, and more.

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Eva Noblezada, Nathan Lee Graham, George Salazar, More Are Part of Night of a Thousand Judys Virtual Concert July 14 by Andrew Gans

The streaming event, benefiting The Ali Forney Center, is written and hosted by Justin Sayre.

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Celebrate Arthur Laurents by Revisiting the Shows He Brought to Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The Tony Award-winning director and writer was born July 14, 1917.

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Monday, July 13, 2020

Bernadette Peters: A Special Concert Stream Raises Over $250,000; Watch Through July 14 by Andrew Gans

The virtual presentation of the concert, filmed in 2009 at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre, benefited Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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Stars in the House Spotlights Manhattan School of Music July 13 by Andrew Gans

Andréa Burns guest hosts the live stream.

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ChiChi Anyanwu Launches New Company: CHI Talent Management by Dan Meyer

The industry veteran will represent performers from the stage and screen.

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ChiChi Anyanwu Launches New Agency: CHI Talent Management by Dan Meyer

The industry veteran will represent performers from the stage and screen.

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Santa Fe's Teatro Paraguas to Stream Caridad Svich's Red Bike by Olivia Clement

Juliet Salazar directs the monologue play, adapted for video and performed by a cast of 10.

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Karen Olivo, James Monroe Iglehart, Adrianna Hicks, and More Unite for Live Town Hall on ‘Rebuilding Broadway’ by Ruthie Fierberg

The event from the Broadway Podcast Network focuses on the future of the Broadway community July 16.

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Hamilton and Dear Evan Hansen Music Supervisor Alex Lacamoire Wants to Answer Your Questions by Logan Culwell-Block

The three-time Tony winner will chat live on The Broadway Q&A from Playbill and The Growing Studio July 15.

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Emily in Paris, Starring Lily Collins and Ashley Park, Heads to Netflix by Dan Meyer

The romantic comedy series follows a 20-something who lands her dream job overseas in the French capital.

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16 Cast Albums That Aren't Available to Stream—But Should Be by Mark Peikert

Why can't we listen to The Pirate Queen or Elaine Stritch in Sail Away right this second?

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Kinky Boots' Kyle Taylor Parker Will Release Volume 2 of Broadway Soul Album by Andrew Gans

The new recording is produced and co-arranged by Sonny Paladino and Ari Groover.

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Andrew Lippa Joins Us Live to Answer Your Questions by Logan Culwell-Block

The Tony-nominated composer will discuss creating The Wild Party, The Addams Family and more at 1 PM ET.

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