Thursday, December 3, 2020

Watch 33 Celebs Take Part in The Walter Project, Reading a Monologue From Matthew López's Tony-Nominated The Inheritance by Andrew Gans

Nathan Lane, Tituss Burgess, Cynthia Erivo, Michael Urie, Russell Tovey, Judith Light, and more are part of the video that commemorated World AIDS Day.

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VIDEO: Glenn Close, John Lithgow, and 30 More Stars Read From THE INHERITANCE For World AIDS Day

The Inheritance playwright Matthew Lopez has rounded up a group of stars to perform the emotional speech at the end of Act 1 of the play in honor of World AIDS Day.

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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Facetime Interview: Eric Nelsen: The Bay, The Inheritance on Broadway, Ariana Grande, Fatherhood by Adam Rothenberg

Eric Nelsen answered my call to bare it all on my podcast, Baring It All with Call Me Adam. Eric is an actor and producer known for playing "Daniel Garrett" on the 19-time Emmy Award winnin…

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Watch Stars Take on the The Inheritance for The Walter Project by Caitlin Moynihan

We remember those who have come before us. Playwright Matthew López's Tony-nominated two-part drama The Inheritance, which had announced its closing date of March 15 prior to the Broadway s…

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Odds & Ends: Jeremy Pope, Ariana DeBose, Andrew Burnap & More Make Forbes' 30 Under 30 by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Broadway Stars on Forbes' 30 Under 30 List Forbes magazine just released its annual list of 30 stars under the age of 30 wh…

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Thursday, November 26, 2020

Call Answered: John Yap: Jay Records, Producer, Anyone Can Whistle by Adam Rothenberg

John Yap is the founder of Jay Records. He has dedicated his life to preserving musicals for generations to come. Some of his masterworks include My Fair Lady, West Side Story, The King And …

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Monday, November 23, 2020

The Inheritance Scribe Matthew Lopez to Write Screenplay About Tennessee Williams by Lindsey Sullivan

Matthew Lopez, who garnered a 2020 Tony nomination for The Inheritance and whose play The Legend of Georgia McBride is getting the Ryan Murphy/Netflix treatment, has another exciting proje…

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'The Inheritance' Playwright Matthew López Will Write Tennessee Williams Biopic

'The Inheritance' playwright Matthew López will reportedly pen the script for an upcoming biopic about the legendary American playwright Tennessee Williams.

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Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Odds & Ends: John Benjamin Hickey Lands Recurring Role on HBO Series & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. John Benjamin Hickey Joins In Treatment HBO Series John Benjamin Hickey, the Tony winning star who was just nominated again…

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Thursday, November 12, 2020

Tony Winner Vanessa Redgrave Set to Play Russian Poet Anna Akhmatova in Audio Dramas by Lindsey Sullivan

Theater fans will be able to listen to this legend from the comfort of home! Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) has announced that British actress Vanessa Redgrave will play the role of…

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Ryan Murphy to Produce Matthew Lopez's The Legend of Georgia McBride for Netflix by Caitlin Moynihan

Acclaimed producer/director Ryan Murphy is on a quest to bring theater adaptations to the small screen. After the recent The Boys in the Band and the highly-anticipated movie adaptation of…

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FIVE Things I Learned About Playwriting from The Presidential Election.

Watching the last few days of our recent Presidential election was as dramatic as any event I’ve seen in my life.  It kept me riveted to my seats for days!  It was like sitting through L…

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Odds & Ends: Director Stephen Daldry Exits Wicked Film & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. The Wicked Film Loses Its Director Stephen Daldry, who received a 2020 Tony Award nomination for directing The Inheritance,…

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Monday, October 19, 2020

Tony awards 2020: unusual Broadway year leads to restricted nominations by Benjamin Lee

A year on stage cut short by Covid has resulted in delayed nominations with Moulin Rouge, Jagged Little Pill and Slave Play out in front Jagged Little Pill, Slave Play and Moulin Rouge! The …

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NEWS: The Inheritance receives 11 Tony Awards 2020 nominations by Press Releases

Stephen Daldry has been nominated in the Best Director category for his staging of Matthew Lopez’s The Inheritance, originally at London’s Young Vic Theatre before its West End transfer …

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

Lois Smith Says Her Tony-Nominated Role ‘Was a Pleasure Every Day’ by Peter Libbey

“The whole experience of being in this play was like nothing else,” says Smith, the only woman in “The Inheritance,” about contemporary gay life.

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Jagged Little Pill, Moulin Rouge! & Slave Play Top 2020 Tony Nominations by

Nominations have arrived for the 2020 Tony Awards! Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart announced the nominees live on October 15. As previously announced, the Broadway League and the America…

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Check Out the Complete List of 2020 Tony Award Nominations by

Nominations have arrived for the 2020 Tony Awards! Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart announced the nominees live on October 15. As previously announced, the Broadway League and the America…

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SLAVE PLAY Becomes Most Tony-Nominated Play Ever

This morning, Jeremy O. Harris' Slave Play made Tonys history as the most Tony-nominated play ever, with twelve nominations. Following close behind is The Inheritance, with eleven nominat…

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Drumroll Please! The 2020 74th Annual Tony Nominations Are Here!

The 74th Annual Tony Award Nominations are here! Have your favorites in the world of Broadway's plays and musicals been honored for 2020? Let's have a look! Best Play Grand Horizons The I…

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‘Jagged Little Pill,’ ‘Moulin Rouge!’ lead 2020 Tony nominations, ‘Slave Play’ makes history by Caitlin Huston

“Jagged Little Pill” and “Moulin Rouge!” topped the 74th Annual Tony Awards nominations list Thursday. “Jagged Little Pill” received 15 nominations and “Moulin Rouge!” receiv…

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Thursday, October 1, 2020

In the News: Renée Elise Goldsberry Joins Sara Bareilles in Girls5eva, The Inheritance's Matthew López Signs Amazon Deal, More by Andrew Gans

Plus, watch Jai’Len Josey sing “Sign My Name” from the musical adaptation of The Secret Life of Bees.

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THE INHERITANCE Playwright, Matthew López, Signs Overall Deal with Amazon Studios

The Inheritance playwright, Matthew Lopez, has signed an overall deal with Amazon Studios.

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Thursday, September 24, 2020

In the News: The Inheritance Playwright Matthew Lopez to Lead Town Hall on LGBTQ+ Rights and Voting, Juilliard Gala Goes Virtual, More by Andrew Gans

Plus, watch over 50 Broadway actors—including Carolee Carmello, Ali Ewoldt, and Aisha de Haas—join forces for "The Soul of the Nation" music video.

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Friday, September 18, 2020

Speeches for Stunning Your Performing Arts School by Performerstuff

Speeches for Stunning Your Performing Arts School Written by Amanda Grace September 18, 2020 So you’re auditioning for a performing arts high school. Now what? Reading for a school se…

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Tonight on the Livestream: The Olivier (and More) Award winning Author of The Inheritance, Matthew Lopez

Let’s just cut straight to it: My guest on tonight’s livestream wrote a play called “The most American play of the century.” That’s right, Matthew sat down to write “The Great Am…

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Thursday, September 10, 2020

5 Best Shows Eligible for the 2020 Tony Awards by Performerstuff

5 Best Shows Eligible for the 2020 Tony Awards Written by: CK Anderson September 10, 2020 As the old adage says, “The show must go on,” and that includes the Tony Awards. Here are f…

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Monday, August 24, 2020

Regional Productions of The Inheritance, Les Blancs, More Host Video Auditions by Playbill Staff

Find your next job with self-tape audition opportunities for shows across the country.

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Monday, August 17, 2020

The Inheritance's Jake Odmark on Earning His New Yorker Badge of Honor During COVID-19 by

Living near the theater district during the Broadway shutdown, photographer and performer Matthew Stocke has been haunted walking past the empty palaces sitting in repose, waiting for the li…

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Friday, July 31, 2020

The Inheritance, Pose & More Win GLAAD Media Awards by Lindsey Sullivan

The media advocacy organization GLAAD has announced the winners of the 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards. The virtual ceremony, which featured appearances from Ben Platt, Kandi Burruss, Kaitlyn…

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