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Jennie T. Anderson Theatre To Host Drive-In Cabaret Photo Jennie T. Anderson Theatre To Host Drive-In Cabaret
by BWW News Desk on August 06, 2020 in Atlanta

The Jennie T. Anderson Theatre and Cobb County PARKS are hosting their first live performance in over five months. They're moving their operations outdoors for a socially-distanced drive-in cabaret on August 28 & 29 in the Cobb Civic Center parking lot.
9 Liz Callaway Videos We Can't Get Enough Of! Photo 9 Liz Callaway Videos We Can't Get Enough Of!
by BWW News Desk on August 06, 2020 in Atlanta

We're looking back at these past performances by Liz Callaway before her Seth Concert this weekend!
Theatre Macon Will Expand Operations With Dedicated Space For New Actors Photo Theatre Macon Will Expand Operations With Dedicated Space For New Actors
by BWW News Desk on August 06, 2020 in Atlanta

Theatre Macon has purchased a neighboring property, allowing for expanded operations.
Atlanta Ballet Cancels Production of THE NUTCRACKER Photo Atlanta Ballet Cancels Production of THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk on August 06, 2020 in Atlanta

After having to cancel the March and May programs of the 19|20 Season and the opening program of the 20|21 Season due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Atlanta Ballet's spectacular production of The Nutcracker by Yuri Possokhov will also be canceled. This is only the second season that Atlanta Ballet will be without a Nutcracker production in 61 years.
Follow Our Student Blog Instagram Account! Photo Follow Our Student Blog Instagram Account!
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2020 in Atlanta

We're highlighting our student bloggers on Instagram!
ArtsBridge Foundation Announces Updates for 2020-2021 Shuler Awards Photo ArtsBridge Foundation Announces Updates for 2020-2021 Shuler Awards
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2020 in Atlanta

ArtsBridge Foundation has made an announcement regarding the 2020-2021 Shuler Awards.
Birdland Jazz Club Brings Concert Series To BroadwayWorld Events: Max Von Essen, Photo Birdland Brings Concert Series To BWW; Von Essen, Vosk, Rockwell, Leung, Szot & More
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2020 in Atlanta

Each concert will kick off with a live premiere event, featuring a special chat (which will include the performer) and will then be on-demand for 30 days on BroadwayWorld Events.
5 Lena Hall OBSESSED Performances We're Obsessed With! Photo 5 Lena Hall OBSESSED Performances We're Obsessed With!
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in Atlanta

Lena Hall's popular series Obsessed is returning next weekend with the music of Alanis Morissette! We're looking back at some of our favorite past performances-- which one is your favorite?
BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams Continues with Bette Photo Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Bette Midler's DIVA LAS VEGAS
by Ben Rimalower on August 03, 2020 in Atlanta

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk about Bette Midler's 1997 HBO special 'Diva Las Vegas,' filmed at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. They also discuss Barbra Streisand, Patti LuPone, Liza Minnelli, Elaine Paige, Tyne Daly, Angela Lansbury, and 'Gypsy.'
Savannah Rep Announces New Executive Artistic Team Photo Savannah Rep Announces New Executive Artistic Team
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2020 in Atlanta

Savannah Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce their new Executive Artistic Team led by Executive Artistic Director, Ryan McCurdy and Managing Director, Jennifer Bishop.
World Renowned Artist & Creator Of PETE THE CAT To Exhibit His Original Works In Photo World Renowned Artist & Creator Of PETE THE CAT To Exhibit His Original Works In Roswell
by BWW News Desk on July 30, 2020 in Atlanta

World Renowned Artist & Creator of Pete the Cat to Exhibit His Original Works at Ann Jackson Gallery, Friday, August 28 - Sunday, August 30
Elm Street Cultural Arts Village Presents SHE KILLS MONSTERS Digitally Photo Elm Street Cultural Arts Village Presents SHE KILLS MONSTERS Digitally
by BWW News Desk on July 30, 2020 in Atlanta

While having to forgo live performances of the Season Opener She Kills Monsters due to COVID-19 concerns surrounding live indoor theatrical performances, the Downtown Woodstock-based arts center will be launching a complete digital experience of Qui Nguyen's comedic and heartwarming take on nerd culture and Dungeons & Dragons that audiences can enjoy from the comfort and safety of home between August 14th and August 23rd.
Atlanta Opera Announces Atlanta Opera Company Players Photo Atlanta Opera Announces Atlanta Opera Company Players
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2020 in Atlanta

a??a??a??a??a??a??a?? The Atlanta Opera announces the formation of the Atlanta Opera Company Players, featuring twelve world-class singers, all resident in Atlanta and the southeast, who will collaborate with the company's leadership team to reimagine its 2020a?'21 season.
VIDEOS: Chita Rivera, Kyle Chandler, Henry Cho, and James Michael Tyler Support Photo VIDEOS: Chita Rivera, Kyle Chandler, Henry Cho, and James Michael Tyler Support Aurora Theatre's Soar to 100K Campaign
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2020 in Atlanta

Aurora Theatre has launched its Soar to 100k campaign, to raise funds to help support the theatre amidst the health crisis. Stars including Chita Rivera, Kyle Chandler, Henry Cho, and James Michael Tyler have created videos in support of the campaign.
Alliance Theatre Announces its 2020-21 Season, Featuring World Premiere Musical Photo Alliance Theatre Announces its 2020-21 Season
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2020 in Atlanta

Atlanta's Alliance Theatre has announced the productions of the Alliance's 52nd season. This season, the Alliance is reimagining how to gather, where to take the stage, and how a story comes to life.
Sketchworks Comedy Offers Virtual Sketch Comedy Writing Classes Photo Sketchworks Comedy Offers Virtual Sketch Comedy Writing Classes
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2020 in Atlanta

Sketchworks Comedy, Atlanta's award-winning live sketch comedy company, will offer their sketch comedy writing classes over the video conferencing platform Zoom.
Springer Shifts To “Plan B” Schedule As COVID-19 Cases Surge Photo Springer Shifts To “Plan B” Schedule As COVID-19 Cases Surge
by BWW News Desk on July 27, 2020 in Atlanta

As Coronavirus cases surge in the Chattahoochee Valley, the Springer Opera House has made the decision not to open its season in September, as initially announced. While no shows are canceled, most of the shows in the upcoming season will be presented in 2021. Three smaller productions will take place in late fall in fresh air venues or with generous social distancing.
Stephanie J. Block, Rachel Bay Jones, & Liz Callaway Will Join Seth Rudetsky For Photo Stephanie J. Block, Rachel Bay Jones, & Liz Callaway Will Join Seth Rudetsky For LIVE Concerts
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2020 in Atlanta

Producer Mark Cortale announced today that award-winning stars of the stage and screen Liz Callaway, Stephanie J. Block, and Rachel Bay Jones will join the line-up of talent slated to participate in The Seth Concert Series, the weekly virtual series based on Seth Rudetsky's international Broadway series that began at The Art House in Provincetown.
Savannah VOICE Festival Announces POSTCARDS FROM SAVANNAH Series Photo Savannah VOICE Festival Announces POSTCARDS FROM SAVANNAH Series
by BWW News Desk on July 27, 2020 in Atlanta

Savannah VOICE Festival (SVF) is looking forward to its 2020 Stay-at-Home Festival Season which kicks off Aug. 8 and ends on Aug. 22, with an anniversary Gala - all virtually.
BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams Continues with THE F Photo Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams Continues with THE FIRST WIVES CLUB!
by Ben Rimalower on July 27, 2020 in Atlanta

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk about the 1996 hit movie 'The First Wives Club.' In addition to their in-depth analysis of the comedic talents of Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn, and Diane Keaton, they also discuss Eileen Heckart, Sarah Jessica Parker, Stockard Channing, Elizabeth Berkley, Timothy Olyphant, Victor Garber, Bronson Pinchot, Dan Hedaya, Lea Delaria, Debra Monk, J.K. Simmons, Kate Burton, Marc Shaiman, and Maggie Smith. Ben and Daniel also share personal stories of when they discovered the film and how it's stayed with them since.
Exclusive: Megan Hilty Sings 'Moving The Line' as Part of The Seth Concert Serie Photo Exclusive: Megan Hilty Sings from Smash; Concert Re-Airs Today!
by BWW News Desk on July 27, 2020 in Atlanta

Seth Rudetsky's internationally acclaimed Broadway concert series that first began in Provincetown at The Art House in 2011 is now a weekly virtual series entitled The Seth Concert Series. Megan Hilty's performance as part of The Seth Concert Series, re-airs today at 3 PM ET.
Alliance Theatre to Present Atlanta Premiere of A KIDS PLAY ABOUT RACISM Photo Alliance Theatre to Present Atlanta Premiere of A KIDS PLAY ABOUT RACISM
by BWW News Desk on July 24, 2020 in Atlanta

Alliance Theatre joins groundbreaking collaboration among 37 Theatres for Young Audiences across the United States, led by the lead producing team of Bay Area Children's Theatre, Seattle Children's Theatre, and Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, will present  the virtual premiere of A Kids Play About Racism, a theatrical adaptation of Jelani Memory's A Kids Book About Racism. Premiering August 1 and 2 on the streaming platform Broadway On Demand, the new work is adapted and directed by award-winning director and TYA artist Khalia Davis and will be brought to life by an entirely Black and BIPOC cast and creative team from across the United States. 
Save 10% On Online Acting, Singing, And Dancing Classes With Our Summer Sale! Photo Save 10% On Online Acting, Singing, And Dancing Classes
by BWW Staff on July 23, 2020 in Atlanta

BroadwayWorld and The Institute for American Musical Theatre have joined forces to bring online triple threat classes to students around the world. Now, for a limited time only, you can save 10% with our summer sale! Freshening up those triple threat skills is a great way to get ready to go back to school or get a leg up in the audition room.
9 Megan Hilty Videos We Can't Get Enough Of! Photo 9 Megan Hilty Videos We Can't Get Enough Of!
by BWW News Desk on July 23, 2020 in Atlanta

Megan Hilty is stopping by The Seth Concert Series this weekend and we wanted to look back at some of our favorite past performances of hers!
Elm Street Cultural Arts Village Receives Funding From Rucker-Donnell Foundation Photo Elm Street Cultural Arts Village Receives Funding From Rucker-Donnell Foundation
by BWW News Desk on July 23, 2020 in Atlanta

Elm Street Cultural Arts Village in Downtown Woodstock has received funding through the Rucker-Donnell Foundation, a Murfreesboro, Tennessee-based and nationally recognized foundation, in the amount of a $20,000 grant.