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Wake Up With BWW 6/7: New Dates For Broadway-Bound 1776, and More!

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Plus, watch Alex Newell perform with Seth Rudetsky, learn about Billy Porter's new gender-neutral shoe collection with Jimmy Choo, and more!

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American Repertory Theater has announced its upcoming programming, including updated dates for Broadway-bound 1776, a new musical starring Idina Menzel, and much more.

Billy Porter has teamed up with designer shoe brand Jimmy Choo to launch a collection of gender-neutral shoes.

Alex Newell's concert, as part of the Seth Concert Series, premiered yesterday at 3pm and re-aired at 8pm. Check out a clip from the concert below, featuring Alex singing "My Man", below!

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Wake Up With BWW 6/7: New Dates For Broadway-Bound 1776, and More!
1) Wake Up With BWW 6/7: New Dates For Broadway-Bound 1776, and More! VIDEO: Alex Newell Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge

Watch as Richard Ridge chats with Broadway favorite Alex Newell, who recently joined Seth Rudetsky for two very special concerts on Sunday, June 6 (3pm and 8pm).. (more...)


2) Wake Up With BWW 6/7: New Dates For Broadway-Bound 1776, and More! The Show Must Go On! Live at The Palace Theatre is Now Being Broadcast
by Stephi Wild

Including TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL, Dear Evan Hansen, Everybody's Talking About Jamie, SIX, Hamilton, The Book of Mormon, WICKED, Royal Shakespeare Company's Matilda The Musical, & Juliet, Les Misérables, Disney's The Lion King, The Prince of Egypt, Come From Away, The Phantom Of The Opera, Mary Poppins, MAMMA MIA!, Back to the Future The Musical and Pretty Woman The Musical.. (more...)


3) Wake Up With BWW 6/7: New Dates For Broadway-Bound 1776, and More! Billy Porter Partners With Jimmy Choo On Gender-Neutral Shoe Collection
by Stephi Wild

Billy Porter has teamed up with designer shoe brand Jimmy Choo to launch a collection of gender-neutral shoes. The size-inclusive line of shoes will go up to women's size 15 (men's size 13).. (more...)


4) Wake Up With BWW 6/7: New Dates For Broadway-Bound 1776, and More! VIDEO: Daphne Rubin-Vega Explains How Creators Made a More Representative IN THE HEIGHTS
by BroadwayWorld TV

There will most certainly be a Carnaval del Barrio on June 10, when Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony-winning musical, In the Heights officially arrives. One of its stars is beloved Broadway veteran Daphne Rubin-Vega, who admits she has been dying for this chance.. (more...)


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Today's Call Sheet - Upcoming Online Events:

- The Met's nightly opera streams continue tonight at 7:30pm with Verdi's Rigoletto Starring Diana Damrau, Oksana Volkova, Piotr Beczała, Željko Lučić, and Štefan Kocán, conducted by Michele Mariotti. Production by Michael Mayer. From February 16, 2013.

- Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party returns tonight at 8pm!

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


BWW Exclusive: Alex Newell Sings 'My Man' With Seth Rudetsky

Alex Newell's concert, as part of the Seth Concert Series, premiered yesterday at 3pm and re-aired at 8pm. Check out a clip from the concert below, featuring Alex singing "My Man", below!


News: American Repertory Theater Announces Upcoming Programming; New Dates For Broadway-Bound 1776, New Musical Starring Idina Menzel, and More!

American Repertory Theater has announced its upcoming programming, including updated dates for Broadway-bound 1776, a new musical starring Idina Menzel, and much more.

1776 will now play May - July 2022 in the Loeb Drama Center before it plays at Roundabout Theatre Company in fall 2022 and begins a national tour in February 2023.

WILD in Concert is a new musical starring Idina Menzel, which was created by Tony and Obie Award-winning playwright V (formerly Eve Ensler).


What We're Watching: Mandy Patinkin Joins Season Five of THE GOOD FIGHT; Check Out an All New Trailer!

The official trailer has been released for The Good Fight, starring Christina Baranski and Audra McDonald. This season, Mandy Patinkin joins the cast as Judge Wackner.

In the fifth season of the legal drama, Diane (Baranski) is forced to question whether it's appropriate for her to help run an African American law firm with Liz (McDonald) when the firm loses two top lawyers.

Meanwhile, Marissa (Sarah Steele) and the firm become entangled with Hal Wackner (Patinkin), a regular Chicagoan who decides to open his own courtroom in the back of a copy shop.


Social Butterfly: Joe Iconis, Lauren Marcus, and More Perform in Union Square as Part of NY PopsUp

Joe Iconis, Lauren Marcus, and more took over Union Square Park in a performance as part of NY PopsUp on Tuesday, June 1.

The special performance also featured Richard Baskin, Jr. and Will Van Dyke.


See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!


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