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Wake Up With BWW 8/26: Equity Signs Off On Three Indoor Productions, and More!

Plus, Broadway on Demand will stream a tribute to Nick Cordero.

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Equity has signed off on indoor productions in Connecticut, Vermont, and New Jersey! Music Theater of Connecticut will present the one-person comedy, "Fully Committed" for a live audiences of no more than 25 people. Northern Stage will present another one-person play, "It's Fine, I'm Fine" to an audience that tops out at 44 people. The East Lynne Theater Company in New Jersey has also gotten union approval for an audience-free filmed staging of the two-person play, "Nothing Matters."

Broadway On Demand will exclusively stream a celebratory memorial tribute honoring Tony Award nominee Nick Cordero, who recently passed away from COVID-19 complications, Sunday, September 6 at 7:00 PM ET.

The West Wing cast will come together with Aaron Sorkin and executive producer/director Thomas Schlamme for A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote, which will debut on the streaming service this fall.

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Wake Up With BWW 8/26: Equity Signs Off On Three Indoor Productions, and More!
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- 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!

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- The Met continues its Live in HD broadcast series with Verdi's Luisa Miller, 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: Equity Signs Off On Indoor Productions in Connecticut, Vermont, and New Jersey

Music Theater of Connecticut will present the one-person comedy, "Fully Committed" for a live audiences of no more than 25 people with 85 additional tickets available for virtual screenings. Northern Stage will present another one-person play, "It's Fine, I'm Fine" to an audience that tops out at 44 people.

The East Lynne Theater Company in New Jersey has also gotten union approval for an audience-free filmed staging of the two-person play, "Nothing Matters." The filmed production will stream on YouTube for six weeks.


BWW Exclusive: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen's New Show, NEXT YEAR, SOME YEAR

Every Tuesday, BroadwayWorld's own "Ben Rimalower's Broken Records" podcast co-hosts, Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen, will be broadcasting "Next Year, Some Year," a weekly hour-long livestream video chat show where they will offer their trademark takes on the music and video content they've been enjoying.


What we're watching: Jay McGuiness Performs 'Everything' in a Clip From SLEEPLESS; Begins Performances Tonight!

SLEEPLESS, A Musical Romance, officially began performances lastn ight, August 25, at the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre! Watch Jay McGuiness perform 'Everything' in a clip from the show below!


See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!



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