Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Celebrate the Original Broadway Production of The Color Purple by Marc J. Franklin

The musical opened at the Broadway Theatre December 1, 2005.

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Friday, November 20, 2020

Virtual Production of Atlantic Theater Company's She Persisted, The Musical Now Available for Streaming by Logan Culwell-Block

Based on Chelsea Clinton's best-selling book, this family musical was part of the Off-Broadway theatre company's Atlantic for Kids series earlier this year.

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Signature's 2021–2022 Season Will Feature Premieres From Dominique Morisseau, Annie Baker, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, More by Andrew Gans

Also on the schedule for the Off-Broadway theatre company: works by Anna Deavere Smith and Samuel D. Hunter.

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Monday, October 26, 2020

After 46 Years and 217 Productions, Westchester Broadway Theatre Has Closed

The dinner theater shut down in March after all live performances were canceled.

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Famed NYC-Area Westchester Broadway Theatre Closes Doors Permanently by Logan Culwell-Block

Over 46 years of operation, the dinner theatre saw performances from Carolee Carmello, Will Swenson, Faith Prince, Robert Cuccioli, and more.

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Friday, September 25, 2020

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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Thursday, September 24, 2020

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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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

BWW Prompts: Which Broadway Theater Would You Want A Personal Tour Of?

Today we asked our readers to reveal which Broadway theatre they'd want a personal tour of!

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Saturday, August 29, 2020

2020 Tony Awards eligibility criteria has been announced by Sean McLoughlin

With the coronavirus pandemic putting New York’s Broadway theatre district into the deep freeze, the 2019-2020 award season has had

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Friday, August 28, 2020

Aaron Roman Weiner Named New Artistic Director of LAByrinth Theater Company by Andrew Gans

The Off-Broadway theatre company has also released a new PSA, titled A Brief History of White Supremacy.

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Saturday, August 1, 2020

Some Must See Shows for the Spring Season by Broadwayandme

The best preview for the spring 2020 theater season I’ve seen was the one that my friend and fellow theater junkie Howard Sherman posted on his Facebook page a couple of weeks ago: I c…

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Thursday, July 30, 2020

Chief Of Leading Off-Broadway Theatre Will Resign To Make Way For BIPOC Leadership by Artsjournal1

“William Carden, who has been the artistic director of Off-Broadway’s Ensemble Studio Theatre since 2007, will step down from his position. A member of EST since 1978, Carden will contin…

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Broadway Checklist: How Many of These Shows at the Broadway Theatre Have You Seen? by Marc J. Franklin

Look back at the 10 most recent productions to play over 100 performances at the venue.

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Thursday, July 2, 2020

Check Out The Public Theater's 2020–2022 Emerging Writers Group by Olivia Clement

Selected from over 500 applicants, the 10 playwrights will be in residence at the Off-Broadway theatre for two years.

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

The Flea Announces Production Pause to 'Reflect on Misalignment of Values'

Off Broadway theatre company The Flea has just announced that it will pause production activity to 'to transform [their] institutional culture and producing model.'

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Resident Artists at The Flea Speak Out About Racism and Culture of Intimidation and Fear by Olivia Clement

In a statement, leadership of the Off-Off-Broadway theatre company has accepted full responsibility and pledged to transform the institution.

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Monday, June 15, 2020

BroadwayWorld Seeks NYC Based Broadway Theatre Critic With Unique & Diverse Voice

BroadwayWorld is seeking a New York theatre critic with unique and diverse voices to join our team. The writer would head up a weekly column covering current trends, news, and events in the …

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Friday, June 5, 2020

How Have Off-Broadway Theatre Companies Responded to Black Lives Matter? by Olivia Clement

A list of the official responses from Off-Broadway organizations, as well as the actionable next steps they've outlined.

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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Obie Awards Postpone 2020 Virtual Ceremony: ‘This Is a Time for Reflection and Mourning’ by Ryan McPhee

The awards honoring Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway theatre were to take place June 4 on YouTube.

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Saturday, May 30, 2020

Call for submissions for the first ‘Virtual Theatre Festival’ this summer by Deb Miller

Broadway Theatre Studio, producers of the popular long-running Off-Broadway musical-mixology series The Imbible, is partnering with the iconic theater magazine Playbill to host a brand-new V…

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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Kelli O'Hara, Audra McDonald, More Join Lineup for The [title of show] Show Vineyard Theatre Virtual Variety Show Show! by Andrew Gans

Hunter Bell, Susan Blackwell, Heidi Blickenstaff, and Jeff Bowen will host the fundraiser for the Off-Broadway theatre.

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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Date and Details Set for 2020 Obie Awards as Ceremony Goes Digital by Ryan McPhee

Cole Escola will host the virtual event honoring Off-Broadway theatre.

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

5 GYPSY Ethel Merman Appearances "Some People" Will Like!

Way back in 1959, magical force of nature Ethel Merman opened one of THE Broadway musicals of Broadway musicals Gypsy at... the Broadway Theatre.

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The Playwrights Realm Puts Productions on Hold for 2020–2021 Season; Shifts to Supporting Playwrights Full-Time by Olivia Clement

The Off-Broadway theatre will expand the ways it supports early-career writers artistically, financially, and emotionally.

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VIDEO: On This Day, May 21- GYPSY Opens On Broadway!

Today in 1959, Gypsy opened at the Broadway Theatre, where it ran for 702 performances.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

The [title of show] Show Vineyard Theatre Virtual Variety Show Show! to Reunite Original Cast, Plus Leslie Odom Jr., Phillipa Soo, Zachary Quinto, Mor by Andrew Gans

Hunter Bell, Susan Blackwell, Heidi Blickenstaff, and Jeff Bowen will host the fundraiser for the Off-Broadway theatre.

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Monday, May 18, 2020

#BWWPrompts: Which Broadway Theatre Is Your Favorite and Why?

We want to hear from you! We're starting #BwayWorldPrompts, where each day we'll be asking our readers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram questions to spark some theater conversation.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Watch Charl Brown, Cady Huffman, Daphne Rubin-Vega & More in the 'Resilient' Music Video Premiering Tonight

The 'Resilient Project' unites emergency healthcare professionals from across the country with over 60 Broadway theatre artists to virtually perform 'RESILIENT', a song of inspiration and st…

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Friday, May 8, 2020

How to Create the Full Gala Experience—Dinner, Dancing, and All—Online by Ruthie Fierberg

Off-Broadway theatre company The Tank innovates with a pre-show cooking class and Zoom dance party.

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Friday, May 1, 2020

Jesse Tyler Ferguson to Host The Public's Free Virtual Gala by Olivia Clement

The event will be streamed on the Off-Broadway theatre's website, YouTube, and Facebook.

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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Broadway theatre closure extended to 7 June 2020 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Broadway's theatres will remain closed until 7 June 2020.  The statement made today by the Broadway League extends the closure of Broadway shows which came into effect on 12…

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