Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Jamie deRoy & friends by Barry Gordin

August 4, 2020: Jamie deRoy & friends presents CREATING MUSICAL THEATER OFF-BROADWAY from the Archives of Primary Stages Off-Broadway Oral History Project.   Utilizing previousl…

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Sunday, August 2, 2020

BroadwayHD’s August Slate by Barry Gordin

BROADWAYHD debuts a slate of Popular Titles in August with, Sam Shepard's "True West," Ibsen's "A Doll's House" and "Summer Stock" starring Judy Garland and Gene Kelly. August 2, 2020: …

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Friday, July 31, 2020

ARF’s Bow Wow Meow Ball @home by Barry Gordin

Saturday, August 15 at 6:30 PM July 31, 2020: Celebrate ARF and honor their staff with the Champion of Animals award for their selflessness and dedication to the animals and ARF's missio…

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Monday, July 27, 2020

On This Day in New York Theater: July 27 in the 1920’s, 1930’s and 1940’s by Barry Gordin

By: Samuel L. Leiter (No. 11 in the series) July 27, 2020: Again, few midsummer days in the three decades comprised by this column offered more than a handful of openings. For late J…

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Friday, July 24, 2020

Summer Vibez by Barry Gordin

Queens Theater presents SUMMER VIBEZ,  a 60-minute dance experience, July 25 at 1pm LIVE @ https://queenstheatre.org/ By: Paulanne Simmons The local dance companies include Cole Coll…

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Broadway Update by Barry Gordin

Broadway Update: Second Stage and ‘Funny Girl’ By: David Sheward July 24, 2020: The future of Broadway is still in doubt. In an interview with Billboard, a respected music produce…

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The Weir **** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward July 24, 2020: Five lonely people swap ghost stories in a secluded Irish country pub in Connor McPherson’s touching play The Weir. This woes of this disheartened qui…

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Saturday, July 18, 2020
Wednesday, July 15, 2020

On This Day In New York Theater: July 15 in the 1920’s, 1930’s, and 1940’s by Barry Gordin

By: Samuel L. Leiter (No. 10 in the series) July 15, 2020: Before we move to July 15, the next day in our rambles through the sluggish summertime offerings of the twenties, thirties,…

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Bay Street Theater by Barry Gordin

Wednesday, July 22nd, 8pm  7:30 Red Carpet Pre-Show July 14, 2020: Bay Street Theater is paying comedic homage to celebrity telethon specials of the 1970s... a groovy celebration of Br…

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The Line **** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward July 14, 2020: The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the closures of theaters and reinforced the feeling of being in suspended animation. With no live dramatic reaction to t…

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Sunday, July 12, 2020

Neo-Political Cowgirls (NPC) Arts & Advocacy Fundraiser by Barry Gordin

Kerry Kennedy, Blythe Danner, Joy Behar, Catherine Curtin, Roberta Kaplan, and more will join NPC’s Annual Fundraiser on two evenings. July 12, 2020:  Andromeda’s Sisters: An Arts an…

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Yiddish Classes with Folksbiene by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons July 7, 2020: During this extended shutdown, many of us are discovering unexplored talents or learning new skills. If you’ve always wanted to learn another langua…

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And So We Come Forth****, Les Blancs *** by Barry Gordin

And So We Come Forth: The Apple Family: A Dinner on Zoom, Les Blancs By: David Sheward July 7, 2020: As the hiatus from live theater continues with no respite in sight until at least…

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Monday, July 6, 2020

On This Day in New York Theater: July 6 in the 1920’s, 1930’s and 1940’s by Barry Gordin

By: Samuel L. Leiter (No. 9 in the series) July 6, 2020: A survey of the most active days for New York theater openings in the steamy days of early July during the torrid twenties, t…

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Friday, July 3, 2020

‘Town’ and ‘Out’ Set for B’way 2021 by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward July 3, 2020: Announcements continue for the (projected) Broadway reopening in 2021. The Broadway League announced on Monday, refunds and exchanges will be granted up …

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Thursday, July 2, 2020

Hamilton to Premiere on Disney by Barry Gordin

By: Alex Simmons On July 3, Lin Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton will premiere on Disney+, Disney’s video streaming service. Hamilton could be one of the most hotly anticipated releases on …

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Monday, June 29, 2020

Broadway Officially Closed through 2020 by Barry Gordin

Roundabout Announces Dates for ‘Trouble,’ Etc. By: David Sheward June 29, 2020: It’s official. No Broadway for the rest of 2020. The Broadway League has announced all productio…

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Friday, June 26, 2020

Broadway 2021 by Barry Gordin

New Opening Dates for Broadway 2021 By: David Sheward June 26, 2020: While New York City is slowly reopening from the lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the return of Broadway an…

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On This Day In New York Theater: June 26 in the 1920’s, 1930’s and 1940’s by Barry Gordin

By: Samuel L. Leiter (No. 8 in the series) June 26, 2020: Judging by the dearth of shows that opened in the last days of June during the twenties, thirties, and forties, it almost lo…

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

The Music Man by Barry Gordin

Hugh Jackman as Professor Harold Hill in Meredith Wilson's Quintessential Broadway Musical Comedy " The Music Man" set to start Previews on April 7, 2021 with an Opening Night set for May 20…

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Monday, June 22, 2020

Falsettos Sing-A-Long by Barry Gordin

BroadwayHD and Lincoln Center celebrate Pride with the first ever FREE SING-A-LONG WATCH PARTY of Lincoln Center’s 2017 Tony Nominated musical Falsettos. June 22, 2020: BroadwayHD, the…

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Saturday, June 20, 2020

On This Day In New York Theater: June 20 in the 1920’s, 1930’s and 1940’s by Barry Gordin

By: Samuel L. Leiter (No. 7 in the series) June 20, 2020: Readers following this series must be patient as we wend our way, once a week, through the summer doldrums of New York theat…

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Friday, June 19, 2020

The 86th Drama League Awards by Barry Gordin

Danny Burstein wins The Distinguished Performance Award at the 2020 Drama League Awards June 19, 2020: Moulin Rouge! and Danny Burstein were among the winners for the 2020 Drama League …

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Actors Fund Benefit by Barry Gordin

Step Forward Entertainment Celebrates the Music of the Legendary Neil Sedaka A Virtual Concert to Benefit The Actors Fund. Streaming on June 20th and 21st @ 7pm EDT / 4pm PDT. June 16, 20…

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Saturday, June 13, 2020

The 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards by Barry Gordin

June 13, 2020:  The 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards hosted by Frank DiLella from Times Square went virtual and streamed on NY1.com and DramaDeskAwards.com. The Drama Desk Awards featured…

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On This Day in New York Theater: June 13 in the 1920’s, 1930’s and 1940’s by Barry Gordin

By: Samuel L. Leiter (No. 6 in the series) June 13 in the twenties, thirties, and forties had its theatrical ups and downs, mostly downs, of course, like the vast majority of summerti…

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Thursday, June 11, 2020

We Are Here by Barry Gordin

We Are Here: A Celebration of Resilience, Resistance, and Hope By: Paulanne Simmons June 11, 2020: At this time of protest and pandemic, not much attention has been paid to the 75th…

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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Pipeline Free on BroadwayHD by Barry Gordin

Piercing drama, Pipeline by Dominique Morisseau, free on BroadwayHD beginning today. June 9, 2020:  Live From Lincoln Center, in partnership with BroadwayHD, starting today is bringing…

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Monday, June 8, 2020

Drama Desk Awards by Barry Gordin

June 8, 2020: The 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards will air Saturday, June 13th, at 7:30pm ET. The special presentation will air on Spectrum News NY1’s and stream on NY1.com, and DramaDeskA…

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