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Swan Songs Announces Austin PBS' Judy Maggio to Host Virtual SWAN SONGS SERENADE Photo Swan Songs Announces Austin PBS' Judy Maggio to Host Virtual SWAN SONGS SERENADE
by BWW News Desk on August 06, 2020 in Austin

Swan Songs, the Austin-based music nonprofit dedicated to fulfilling musical last wishes by organizing personalized concerts for individuals nearing the end of life, announces that Judy Maggio, Host of ATX Together at Austin PBS, will host the 10th Annual Swan Songs Serenade gala, joined by Swan Songs Founder & CEO Christine Albert.
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 Austin

We're looking back at these past performances by Liz Callaway before her Seth Concert this weekend!
Follow Our Student Blog Instagram Account! Photo Follow Our Student Blog Instagram Account!
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2020 in Austin

We're highlighting our student bloggers on Instagram!
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 Austin

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 Austin

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 Austin

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.'
HCCT introduces the 4-Ever Flex Pass Photo HCCT introduces the 4-Ever Flex Pass
by BWW News Desk on August 01, 2020 in Austin

Each 4-Ever Flex-Pass is four tickets - three to any non-musical play(s), plus one for a musical.  They are for any of HCCTs regular upcoming plays and musicals, excluding special events, fundraisers, and the theatre's Plays for New Audiences series.  Use them this year, next year or any time in the future.
Austin Opera Announces Changes to 2020-21 Season Including Drive-In Performances Photo Austin Opera Announces Changes to 2020-21 Season Including Drive-In Performances and More
by BWW News Desk on August 01, 2020 in Austin

Austin Opera today announces a slate of new performances and partnerships as it continues to explore new ways to bring opera to Austin audiences during the pandemic and beyond.
National New Play Network Announces 15th Annual MFA Playwrights' Workshop Photo National New Play Network Announces 15th Annual MFA Playwrights' Workshop
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2020 in Austin

National New Play Network, together with the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival and Stanford University's National Center for New Plays is delighted to announce the playwrights selected for the 2020 MFA Playwrights' Workshop and Undergraduate Playwrights' Workshop.
HCCT Serves Comedy On Tap With THE SAVANNAH SIPPING SOCIETY Photo HCCT Serves Comedy On Tap With THE SAVANNAH SIPPING SOCIETY
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2020 in Austin

The Hill Country Community Theatre is excited to present a?oeThe Savannah Sipping Society.a?? In this delightful, laugh-a-minute comedy, four unique Southern women who are drawn together by Fate a?" and an impromptu happy hour a?" decide it is high time to reclaim their lives. Over six months filled with laughter and hilarious misadventures, these women successfully bond and find the confidence to jump-start their new lives and realize it is never too late to make new old friends.
Stephanie Umoh Kicks Off The Adderley Conservatory's Fall Season Photo Stephanie Umoh Kicks Off The Adderley Conservatory's Fall Season
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2020 in Austin

The Adderley Conservatory is going out with a BOOM in its last Master Class of the Summer 2020 Season, 'In the Room Where it Happened' an Advanced Dance Intensive with Hamilton Star, Stephanie Umoh!
Texas Performing Arts To Offer Virtual Benefit Concert CHRISTOPHER JACKSON: LIVE Photo Texas Performing Arts To Offer Virtual Benefit Concert CHRISTOPHER JACKSON: LIVE FROM THE WEST SIDE
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2020 in Austin

Texas Performing Arts announced today that it is one of a select group of nonprofit arts organizations participating in a livestream concert event, Christopher Jackson: Live from the West Side on Saturday, August 15 at 7 p.m. CST.
Two Recipients Receive Scholarships From Hill Country Community Theatre Photo Two Recipients Receive Scholarships From Hill Country Community Theatre
by BWW News Desk on July 27, 2020 in Austin

The Hill Country Community Theatre is pleased to announce it has awarded The Phyl Holbert College Scholarship to two recipients this year.  Riley Gisi and Abigail Strom will both receive $1,000.00 for their outstanding contributions to HCCT.
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 Austin

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.
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 Austin

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 Austin

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.
BWW Feature: Theatre Folks Continue To Contribute To Austin Community - Jennifer Photo BWW Feature: Theatre Folks Continue To Contribute To Austin Community - Jennifer Rose Davis: The Archive Theatre
by Lynn Beaver on July 23, 2020 in Austin

Today I’d like to feature award winning costume designer and lauded director, Jennifer Rose Davis, whose generosity, creativity and community spirit has shone brightly during these dark times.
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 Austin

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 Austin

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!
QUIZ: Create a Broadway Playlist and We'll Determine Which New Off-Broadway Show Photo QUIZ: Create a Broadway Playlist for an Album Recommendation!
by BWW News Desk on July 21, 2020 in Austin

From the best opening numbers to that dazzling 11 o'clock number... create a Broadway playlist for an Off-Broadway album recommendation!
BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams with Instagrammer @d Photo Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams with Instagrammer @dublin_zoetrope!
by Ben Rimalower on July 20, 2020 in Austin

In this episode, Ben and Daniel are joined by Instagram sensation @dublin_zoetrope to discuss the 2016 HBO documentary 'Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds.' In addition to Carrie and Debbie, they also discuss Glenn Close, Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, 'The Hours,' Barbra Streisand, Patti LuPone, and Shirley MacLaine.
Lena Hall Announces OBSESSED: ALANIS MORISSETTE Live Streaming Concert 8/14 Photo Lena Hall Announces OBSESSED: ALANIS MORISSETTE Live Streaming Concert 8/14
by BWW News Desk on July 20, 2020 in Austin

Lena Hall announced today a new concert, OBSESSED: ALANIS MORISSETTE, coming to BroadwayWorld Events on August 14th at 9PM ET. Audiences will have the option of a VIP concert experience, joining Hall on zoom for the event as well as an additional post show performance/virtual meet & greet.
Theatre Company of Bryan College Station Will Host Benefit Concert and Telethon Photo Theatre Company of Bryan College Station Will Host Benefit Concert and Telethon I BELIEVE IN TTC
by BWW News Desk on July 18, 2020 in Austin

Have you been missing the magic of The Theatre Company of Bryan College Station, or TTC? Missing the lights, music, costumes, and the amazing performances of the company's talented actors and musicians?
By Popular Demand: Watch Norm Lewis & Seth Rudetsky Live In Concert On Demand Photo Watch Norm Lewis & Seth Rudetsky Live In Concert On Demand
by BWW News Desk on July 22, 2020 in Austin

Hosted by beloved musical director and Sirius XM Star Seth Rudetsky, Norm Lewis's live concert is now available on demand for a limited time only, through August 5th!
New Dates Announced For THE SAVANNAH SIPPING SOCIETY at Hill Country Community T Photo New Dates Announced For THE SAVANNAH SIPPING SOCIETY at Hill Country Community Theatre
by BWW News Desk on July 14, 2020 in Austin

The Hill Country Community Theatre sets new dates for its production of a?oeThe Savannah Sipping Society.a??  The show was initially set to open on April 23 and was in rehearsal when non-essential businesses in Texas were closed.