Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Ep8 – Direct from the Director, with Alex Timbers by Bpn Admin As

Award winning director Alex Timbers whose work is currently represented in three broadway shows- Beetlejuice, Moulin Rouge and American Utopia gives audition advice, and tells what he looks …

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Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Broadway's Come From Away to Be Filmed for Fall Release by Lindsey Sullivan

Welcome back to the rock! The hit Broadway musical Come From Away is set to be filmed. Entertainment One (eOne) has announced it will produce and finance a live filming of the musical to be…

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Tuesday, January 5, 2021

The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards Postponed as Coronavirus Cases Surge in California by Lindsey Sullivan

The 63rd annual Grammy Awards, which was originally set to air on January 31 on CBS, are being postponed due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19 in California. Though a new date has yet…

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Wednesday, December 23, 2020

7 Shows I Wish I Could Watch in My Living Room

I'm glad we can still see Hamilton and American Utopia, but there are other stage shows I miss.

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Wednesday, December 2, 2020

American Utopia — who better than David Byrne to reinvent the concert film?

Spike Lee’s film of the Broadway show captures a bittersweet embrace of the communal

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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Wake Up With BWW 11/25: GRAMMY Nominations, THE PROM Posters, and More!

Today's top stories: The Grammy Awards nominated 'Jagged Little Pill,' 'American Utopia,' 'Little Shop of Horrors,' 'The Prince of Egypt,' 'Soft Power,' and Amélie' for Best Musical Theatre…

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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Fewer Broadway Contenders Open Grammy’s Musical Theater Nominations To Off Broadway, London by Greg Evans

The theater industry’s pandemic-shortened season seems to have opened up the Grammy playing field for cast albums, as only two of the six just-announced nominees for the 2021 awards repres…

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Jagged Little Pill, American Utopia, Soft Power & More Earn Grammy Nominations by Lindsey Sullivan

Nominations were announced on November 24 for the 63rd annual Grammy Awards. The Tony-nominated musical Jagged Little Pill, American Utopia, Soft Power, Little Shop of Horrors, Amélie an…

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JAGGED LITTLE PILL, AMERICAN UTOPIA & More Nominated for Best Musical Theatre Album at the GRAMMY AWARDS

The awards honored six musicals from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and the West End - 'Jagged Little Pill,' 'American Utopia,' 'Little Shop of Horrors,' 'The Prince of Egypt,' 'Soft Power,' and Am…

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‘Jagged Little Pill,’ ‘American Utopia’ and more nominated for Grammy Awards by Caitlin Huston

“Jagged Little Pill” and “American Utopia” were among the Broadway shows nominated for the 2021 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album. The full list of nominees, announced by t…

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Best Musical Theater Album #Grammy Nominations by New York Theater

The cast recordings for Amelie – A New Musical , American Utopia on Broadway, Jagged Little Pill, Little Shop of Horrors , The Prince of Egypt  and Soft Power were nominated for best musi…

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Odds & Ends: Spike Lee Is Collaborating with Passing Strange Duo on Viagra Movie Musical & More by Caitlin Moynihan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Spike Lee Collaborates with Passing Strange Duo for Viagra Movie Musical Fresh from helming David Byrne’s American Utopia…

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

VIDEO: David Byrne Talks About Conquering Staten Island on THE LATE LATE SHOW

James Corden connects with David Byrne, who has been in New York and is happy to report it is not the ghost town President Donald Trump has been describing it as. After James asks David abou…

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Monday, October 26, 2020

'American Utopia' Book Argues For The Reincarnation Of Hope In The American Project by Lily Meyer

The work is much more like reading a book-length poem than reading a play, though few poems or poetry collections come filled with charming illustrations of trees, dancers, and party-hatted …

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Saturday, October 24, 2020

Thoughts on Some Offerings of Theatrical Methadone for Those Missing Live Theater by Broadwayandme

A Zoomed scene from the staged reading of Lisa Loomer's docudrama Roe  It hit me unexpectedly. I’d been going along for the past seven months telling myself that I didn’t really miss …

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Hear from American Utopia's Masterful Musicians : 'David Byrne Was Really Open to Everyone Having Input' by Lindsey Sullivan

The October episode of the monthly series Broadway Profiles with Tamsen Fadal includes a interview with company members of David Byrne's American Utopia, which is now streaming on HBO as a…

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The Broadway Fix for October 16, 2020 Featuring Jacquelene Acevedo, Chris Giarmo & Angie Swan of American Utopia by

We chat with Jacquelene Acevedo, Chris Giarmo & Angie Swan of David Byrne's American Utopia, plus a Broadway Home School lesson on playwright Eugene O'Neill and more. 

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

VIDEO: On This Day, October 20: David Byrne's AMERICAN UTOPIA Opens On Broadway!

The show's Broadway run received much critical fanfare and played to sold out houses throughout.

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Saturday, October 17, 2020

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: October 17-18- Divas for Democracy, American Utopia and More!

This weekend (October 17-18) in live streaming: Divas for Democracy, American Utopia premieres on HBO, and so much more!

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David Byrne's American Utopia Debuts on HBO October 17 by Dan Meyer

The Spike Lee-directed special was recorded at Broadway's Hudson Theatre.

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Friday, October 16, 2020

Why Watching American Utopia on HBO Will Feel Like Going to the Theatre by Ruthie Fierberg

The studio that brought you the Hamilton film, now brings you Spike Lee’s adaptation of David Byrne’s American Utopia.

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

6 Shows to Watch This Weekend, Including David Byrne's American Utopia

Plus, check out Heidi Schrek's What the Constitution Means to Me and North Coast Rep's Frederick Douglass-inspired Necessary Sacrifices.

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Review: David Byrne’s American Utopia on HBO has Spike Lee’s unmistakable touch by Jonathan Mandell

Spike Lee filmed David Byrne’s American Utopia on the stage of Broadway’s Hudson Theater earlier this year; it is arriving on HBO on Saturday, October 17,  in a completely different era…

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‘David Byrne’s American Utopia’ Review: Opening a Wide, Wonderful World by Manohla Dargis

Spike Lee joins forces with David Byrne for a joyous concert movie that rocks and delights, sending you high and then higher.

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David Byrne's American Utopia Pushes Broadway Return to Next Fall

The production was previously scheduled to be running now at the Hudson Theatre.

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David Byrne’s American Utopia on HBO: Review and pics by New York Theater

Spike Lee filmed David Byrne’s American Utopia on the stage of Broadway’s Hudson Theater earlier this year; it is arriving on HBO on October 17,  in a completely different era. Taking e…

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

David Byrne's American Utopia Sets Date for Broadway Return by Beth Stevens

And you may find yourself…back on Broadway! David Byrne’s American Utopia will return to the New York stage in the fall of 2021 at a theater to be announced. Performances are scheduled t…

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David Byrne's AMERICAN UTOPIA Will Return to Broadway in September 2021

David Byrne's American Utopia will return to the live stage on Broadway in the fall of 2021 at a theatre to be announced. Performances will begin on Friday, September 17, 2021.

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‘David Byrne’s American Utopia’ Announces Broadway Return, Premiere Date by Greg Evans

David Byrne’s American Utopia will return to Broadway next fall. Producers announced today that the critically lauded production will hit the stage Sept. 17, 2021. The show, filmed by Spik…

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