Friday, October 30, 2020

Keely and Du by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg October 30, 2020: Like the People of Praise, a Christian Community of which the newly appointed Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett has been a loyal member, the ch…

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Special 3K – Triple Threat by Barry Gordin

Kea Chan, Denise Kara, Kayla Merrow are SPECIAL 3K - the Triple Threat appearing in a LIVE Virtual Concert on Nov. 12th / DON’T STOP BELIEVING! A Musical Entertainment to Escape from the …

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It Can’t Happen Here by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons October 30,2020: In 1935, Sinclair Lewis published a novel called It Can’t Happen Here. Written at the time fascism was on the rise in Europe, the novel was Lewi…

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Thursday, October 29, 2020

On This Day in New York Theater: October 29 in the 1940’s by Barry Gordin

By: Samuel L. Leiter (No. 16 in the series) October 29, 2020: Readers of this series, which began in the spring of this anxious year, know that in surveying the theatrical activity on a pa…

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

On This Day in New York Theater: October 28, 2020 by Barry Gordin

By: Samuel L. Leiter (Bonus Posting)  October 28, 2020: If you’re a follower of this series, you know that I always provide descriptions of multiple productions that opened over the…

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Halloween Fun from BroadwayHD by Barry Gordin

Night of the Living Dead in its London debut is available on BroadwayHD beginning October 29 just in time for Halloween. October 27, 2020: BroadwayHD is celebrating Halloween with a col…

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Monday, October 26, 2020

Excerpt from Superstar ~ Jesus Christ Superstar by Barry Gordin

Part One ... In the Beginning By: Ellis Nassour The songwriting partnership of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber was born in 1965 out of big dreams, talent, and need – with a strong…

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

[email protected] by Barry Gordin

Presents the Fourth and Final Episode of their all Free Radio Plays William Shakespeare's The Tempest October 21, 2020: West End vets have teamed up with Broadway and Hollywood stalwart…

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Sunday, October 18, 2020

Give Me Your Hand **** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward October 18, 2020: The Broadway League recently announced that the hiatus for all of its member theaters has been extended until June of 2021. That means at least seven…

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Friday, October 16, 2020

Show Boat on BroadwayHD by Barry Gordin

San Francisco Opera's stunning production of Oscar Hammerstein & Jerome Kern's renowned musical, Show Boat, debuts October 15th on BrodwayHD. October 14, 2020— BroadwayHD, the …

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

The 2020 Tony Award Nominations by Barry Gordin

By: Ellis Nassour October 15, 2020: For the first time in years, the Tony Awards Nominating Committee has expanded several of the acting categories. In another rare occurance, the Comm…

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Live at the Lortel by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons October 15, 2020: A few years ago, Eric Ostrow inaugurated The Lucille Lortel Theatre’s series “Live at the Lortel,” which was inspired by the chatty atmosphe…

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020

The Panic Defense by Barry Gordin

October 13,2020: The Panic Defense, written and directed by Sam Affoumado, is a docudrama spotlighting the inequalities of the criminal justice system as it pertains to the staggering rise …

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Monday, October 12, 2020

Hamptons International Film Festival by Barry Gordin

AND THE WINNERS ARE: October 12, 2020: The 28th Hamptons International Film Festival, presented by HamptonsFilm, announced their award winners at a virtual ceremony. Handing out over $2…

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Sunday, October 11, 2020

On This Day in New York Theater: October 11 in the 1920’s and 1930’s by Barry Gordin

By: Samuel L. Leiter(No. 15 in the series) October 11, 2020 After a several week hiatus, I’m finally digging my way out of huge pile of suddenly accumulated personal responsibilities th…

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Faith Ringgold: Ancestors & Antecedents by Barry Gordin

ACA Galleries presents Faith Ringgold, with Ad Reinhardt, Jacob Lawrence, and Robert Gwathmey at the FREIZE viewing room through October 16. October 11, 2020: ACA Galleries is presenting…

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Friday, October 9, 2020

Tony Awards Announcement by Barry Gordin

October 9, 2020: Tony Award Productions will announce the nominations for American Theatre Wing’s 74th Annual Tony Awards® on Thursday, October 15th. The Tony Awards Nominating Committee…

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Thursday, October 8, 2020

[email protected] Home Part 2 by Barry Gordin

October 6, 2020: West End vets team up with Broadway and Hollywood stalwarts in the second episode of the all-free radio play production of Shakespeare's The Tempest which airs Thursday, O…

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Thursday, October 1, 2020
Monday, September 28, 2020

Ghost Hunt: The Hall-Mills Double Homicide by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons September 28, 2020: In 2017, J.M. Meyer and Karen Alvarado, co-artistic directors of Thinkery and Verse, had a son. After some discussion, they decided to baptize h…

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Thursday, September 24, 2020

[email protected] Home by Barry Gordin

September 23, 2020: West End vets team up with Broadway and Hollywood stalwarts in an all-free radio play production of Shakespeare's The Tempest, produced by Jersey City's [email protected]

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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

ARF Stroll to the Sea Virtual Dog Walk by Barry Gordin

October 3 to October 11, 2020 ARF’s Annual Stroll to the Sea is going virtual this year due to COVID-19. ARF announces the 2020 Stroll to the Sea VIRTUAL Dog Walk. Though we will not be…

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Saturday, September 19, 2020

BC/EFA Flea Market & Grand Auction Goes Online 9/20 by Barry Gordin

By: Ellis Nassour  September 19, 2020: Unique Flea Market finds, one-on-one video meet-and-greets with stars, stars, stars, and prized items and one-of-a-kind experiences will be avai…

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Friday, September 18, 2020

ARF Stroll to the Sea Virtual Dog Walk by Barry Gordin

October 3 to October 11, 2020 September 18, 2020: East Hampton, N.Y., The Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons, Inc. (ARF) announces that its annual “Stroll to the Sea” Dog Walk presen…

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Incidental Moments **** by Barry Gordin

Incidental Moments of the Day: The Apple Family: Life on Zoom By: David Sheward September 15, 2020: Dr. Anthony Fauci recently predicted we may not be able to sit safely in theaters …

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Saturday, September 12, 2020

On This Day in New York Theater: September 12 in the 1920’s, 1930’s and 1940’s by Barry Gordin

(No. 14 in the series) By: Samuel L. Leiter As readers of “On This Day in New York Theater” know, this series seeks to survey the most productive days for theatrical production fo…

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Thursday, September 10, 2020

The 68 Cent Crew Theatre by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg September 10,2020: While I’m a veteran contributor to, many moons have passed since I’ve covered live theater or experienced it. Pandemic-wise, it’…

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Saturday, September 5, 2020
Wednesday, September 2, 2020

BroadwayHD Debuts Happy Birthday Doug by Barry Gordin

Hilarious Off-Broadway Comedy, Happy Birthday Doug, begins streaming on BroadwayHD September 24t.  September 2, 2020:  BroadwayHD, the premier streaming service for theater fans, anno…

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