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Wake Up With BWW 8/5: CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Cancelled, MULAN Will Come to Disney+, and More!

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Plus, voting is still open for the 18th Annual Theatre Fans' Choice Awards!

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MSG Entertainment has announced that the 2020 production of the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes has been cancelled due to the health crisis.

Disney's live-action Mulan has now been delayed several times, but a new plan for its arrival has just been announced. The film will premiere on streaming service Disney+ starting September 4, for an additional fee of $29.99.

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Wake Up With BWW 8/5: CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Cancelled, MULAN Will Come to Disney+, and More!
1) Wake Up With BWW 8/5: CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Cancelled, MULAN Will Come to Disney+, and More! QUIZ: Which SIX Queen Are You?
by BWW Quizzes

We're giving you the chance to see which of the show's iconic queens you are with some fun personality questions. Take the quiz to find out!. (more...)


2) Wake Up With BWW 8/5: CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Cancelled, MULAN Will Come to Disney+, and More! BREAKING: 2020 CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Starring the Radio City Rockettes is Cancelled

MSG Entertainment has announced that the 2020 production of the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes has been cancelled due to the health crisis.. (more...)


3) Wake Up With BWW 8/5: CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Cancelled, MULAN Will Come to Disney+, and More! Voting Open For The 18th Annual Theatre Fans' Choice Awards: Lea Salonga Leads Best Broadway Legend Category!
by BWW Staff

Voting is now open for the 18th Annual Theater Fans' Choice Awards! The Theatre Fans' Choice Awards are the biggest New York Theatre Awards, where YOU, the fans, get to have your say.. (more...)


4) Wake Up With BWW 8/5: CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Cancelled, MULAN Will Come to Disney+, and More! Disney's Live-Action MULAN Will Be Released on Disney+ This September for an Extra Fee

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the release of Disney's live-action Mulan has now been delayed several times, but a new plan for its arrival has just been announced. The film will premiere on streaming service Disney+ starting September 4, for an additional fee of $29.99.. (more...)


5) Wake Up With BWW 8/5: CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Cancelled, MULAN Will Come to Disney+, and More! VIDEO: See Sarah Paulson, Cynthia Nixon, & More in the First Trailer for Ryan Murphy's RATCHED
by TV News Desk

Netflix has shared the first trailer for Ryan Murphy's new series, Ratched, starring Sarah Paulson! . (more...)


Wake Up With BWW 8/5: CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Cancelled, MULAN Will Come to Disney+, 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!

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

- Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Today's special guest is André de Shields. Tune in at 1pm here!

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


BWW Exclusive: Birdland Jazz Club Brings Concert Series To BroadwayWorld Events: Max Von Essen, Jessica Vosk, Kate Rockwell, Telly Leung, & More Announced!

Birdland, in association with BroadwayWorld.com, is proud to present "Radio Free Birdland," a pay-per-view concert series featuring a slew of exciting Broadway, jazz and cabaret performers. Each show will be filmed with three cameras, state-of-the-art sound, socially distanced musicians, and...no audience!

At press time, performers will include Paulo Szot, Kate Rockwell, Aisha de Haas, Max von Essen (with special guest Nick Adams), Julie Halston, Jessica Vosk, Jim Brickman, Nikki Renee Daniels, Billy Stritch, Matt Baker & Nicole Zuraitis, Christopher Sieber, Janis Siegel, Michael West as Kenn Boisinger, Natalie Douglas, Amanda Green, Monty Alexander, Houston Person, Telly Leung, Ken Peplowski, The Skivvies, The Louis Armstrong Centennial Band, Christina Bianco, Gabrielle Stravelli, and many more.


What we're watching: Jordan Fisher Talks DEAR EVAN HANSEN, Shutdown, and More on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN

Jordan Fisher, the currently star of Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway, stopped by Live with Regis and Kelly today to chat about the Broadway shutdown, his final performance in Dear Evan Hansen in March, and how he and his fiancee made the best of the date of their postponed wedding.


See you bright and early tomorrow, BroadwayWorld!


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