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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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Obie Awards Ceremony Will Be Postponed and Reconceived as Virtual Event

The American Theatre Wing has announced that the 65th Annual Obie Awards, originally scheduled to be held at Terminal 5 on Monday, May 18, will be postponed and reconceived as a virtual …

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Monday, March 23, 2020

Julia Miles, Who Founded The Women’s Project To Influence Off-Broadway Theatre, Has Died by Artsjournal2

Miles founded Women’s Project and eventually the WP Theater, where she and others “produced more than 600 plays written and directed by women over a 42-year history, nurturing artists li…

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Sunday, March 22, 2020

The Night the Lights Went Off Off-Broadway by American Theatre Editors

Theatre folks mourn closed shows and unseen work, and worry over the impact on emerging artists.

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Friday, March 20, 2020

Exactly What Does It Mean to an Off-Broadway Theatre to Cancel a Production? by Olivia Clement

The Realm's Roberta Pereira and Katherine Kovner break down the costs and impacts of canceling their spring production in the wake of the pandemic.

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Watch Vivien Leigh Sing and Dance in 1963's Tovarich by Mark Peikert

The musical (which earned Leigh a Tony Award) opened at the Broadway Theatre March 18, 1963.

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Monday, March 16, 2020

Indie Theater Fund to Award Rapid Relief Grants to Indie and Off-Off-Broadway Theatre Community by Andrew Gans

Grants of up to $500 will benefit those affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

CSC Season Taps Kiss of the Spider Woman Play and John Doyle’s Ten Cents a Dance by Olivia Clement

Check out the Off-Broadway theatre’s full 2020–2021 lineup.

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Monday, March 9, 2020

Concept overshadows content and quality in ‘West Side Story’ at the Broadway Theatre by Deb Miller

Trouble and controversy have plagued Belgian director Ivo van Hove’s re-envisioned revival of West Side Story, playing an open-ended run at the Broadway Theatre, since the beginning, with …

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Broadway League Statement on Coronavirus; All Shows Playing as Scheduled by Broadway Direct

The Broadway League, the national trade association for the Broadway theatre industry, has released an official statement regarding safety precautions that are being taken in Broadway theatr…

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Saturday, February 29, 2020


The torch has been passed.  WEST SIDE STORY will never be the same.  The JETS and the SHARKS have evolved in this daring, audacious, re-imagined, multiracial, up-to-date, timeless, violent…

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Friday, February 28, 2020

On The Town…. with Chip DeFFaa: Count Basie and Louis Jordan by Chip Deffaa, Editor-At-Large

I'm very glad that a friend and I were able to enjoy the high-spirited, fast-moving revue "Five Guys Named Moe," which is currently playing   at Westchester Broadway Theatre.    A lot o…

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World Premiere of Taylor Mac's The Fre Begins at The Flea by Olivia Clement

Niegel Smith directs the new play, set in and around a giant ball pit at the Off Off-Broadway theatre.

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Thursday, February 27, 2020

Catford’s Broadway Theatre to close for ‘urgent’ building works by Ruth Comerford

Catford’s Broadway Theatre is due to close for a year, as “urgent health and safety” building works are carried out. It will

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