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Wake Up With BWW 10/26: Olivier Award Winners, and More!

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Last night, the Olivier Awards were announced in a special online broadcast. The big winners for the night included Dear Evan Hansen, & Juliet, Mary Poppins, Fiddler on the Roof, and more. Check out the full list of winners!

Broadway Sings for Biden, the concert-documentary centered around voting activism, premiered last night on our site at 7pm ET. Watch the full event below!

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Wake Up With BWW 10/26: Olivier Award Winners, and More!
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Today's Call Sheet - Upcoming Online Events:

- Today at 2pm and 8pm, Seth Rudetsky will continue his Stars in the House series, featuring new Broadway stars performing and answering questions! Watch live on YouTube here!

- LaChanze's concert, as part of the Seth Concert Series, re-airs today at 3pm. Tune in here!

- Broadway For Biden's weekly phone bank initiative continues tonight at 7pm. Learn more here!

- The Met continues its Live in HD broadcast series with Verdi's Don Carlo, tonight at 7:30pm. Watch here!

Learn about more online streaming events happening today, and in the future, on our streaming calendar at /streaming-schedule/.


News: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, & JULIET, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, and More Take Home 2020 Olivier Awards - Full List!

Last night, the Olivier Awards were announced in a special online broadcast.

The big winners for the night included Dear Evan Hansen, & Juliet, Mary Poppins, Fiddler on the Roof, and more.

Check out the full list of winners here!


What we're watching: BROADWAY SINGS FOR BIDEN Livestream Concert with Tamika Lawrence, Jessica Vosk, Kate Rockwell, and More

Broadway Sings for Biden, the concert-documentary centered around voting activism, premiered last night on our site at 7pm ET.

The full lineup included Broadway stars Keri René Fuller (Jagged Little Pill), Tamika Lawrence (Caroline, or Change), Corey Mach (Waitress), Mary Kate Morrissey (Mean Girls), Kyle Taylor Parker (Kinky Boots), Kate Rockwell (Mean Girls), Dee Roscioli (The Cher Show), Jessica Vosk (Wicked), and Raena White (Chicago), singing brand new arrangements and orchestrations of musical theater and pop hits.


Social Butterfly: Rita Moreno and John Leguizamo Urge Latinx Voters to Vote in New Ads

In an effort to drive turnout among Latinx voters in the final days leading up to the presidential election, Popular Democracy PAC, the PAC arm of Center for Popular Democracy, released a video featuring iconic Latinx film and television stars John Leguizamo, Rita Moreno, and Labor leader and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta. Popular Democracy PAC will spend more than $500,000 on this ad campaign.


And a Happy Birthday shout-out to Anthony Rapp, who turns 48 today!

Wake Up With BWW 10/26: First Look at COME FROM AWAY Tour, and More!

An actor since the age of six, Rapp has appeared on Broadway in If/Then, Precious Sons, Rent, Six Degrees of Separation, The Little Prince and the Aviator, and the revival of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. His films include Adventures in Babysitting, School Ties, Dazed and Confused, Six Degrees of Separation, and more.


See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!


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