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ArtsEmerson Announces Play Reading Book Club Photo ArtsEmerson Announces Play Reading Book Club
by BWW News Desk on January 22, 2021 in Boston

ArtsEmerson has announced that registration is now open for the latest iteration of its wildly popular Play Reading Book Club (PRBC), now being offered virtually. This pioneering theater literacy and community education program deepens the theater-going experience by offering unique and radical access to scripts, artists, and conversations featured at ArtsEmerson, while expanding the social networks of its participants. 
ArtsEmerson Announces The Boston Premiere Of DOWN A DARK STAIRWELL  Photo ArtsEmerson Announces The Boston Premiere Of DOWN A DARK STAIRWELL 
by BWW News Desk on January 22, 2021 in Boston

ArtsEmerson has announced the digital premiere of Down a Dark Stairwell, a Shared Stories Film Series presentation, opening Friday, February 05 at 7:30PM ET, followed by a live panel discussion with director Ursula Liang and moderated by Denise Khor of UMASS Boston at 9:00PM ET. The documentary and panel discussion will be available for on-demand streaming through Sunday, February 07 at 10:00PM ET.
Reagle Music Theatre Announces 2021 Winter Youth Virtual Theatre Workshops Photo Reagle Music Theatre Announces 2021 Winter Youth Virtual Theatre Workshops
by BWW News Desk on January 21, 2021 in Boston

In the spirit of one of the greatest theatrical maxims, “the show must go on,” Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston is once again offering students the opportunity to participate in its Youth Theatre Virtual Workshops Tuesday through Friday, February 16-19, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
New BSO NOW Stream Launches Today With Works by Kareem Roustom, Piazzolla, and H Photo New BSO NOW Stream Launches Today With Works by Kareem Roustom, Piazzolla, and Hindemith
by BWW News Desk on January 21, 2021 in Boston

BSO NOW offerings include three Boston Symphony Orchestra performance streams with the theme 'New Beginnings', available on January 14, 21 and 28
Renee Fleming, Heather Headley, Cheyenne Jackson, Adam Pascal and More to Take P Photo Fleming, Headley, Jackson & More Join BROADWAY SMASHES COVID
by BWW News Desk on January 21, 2021 in Boston

Broadway Smashes COVID is going to be a star-studded evening of music and laughter with performances by Tony and Grammy Award winners, operatic icons, televisions celebrities and YouTube sensations to benefit Health Care Without Walls, a nonprofit that provides free medical care to a growing number of homeless women and children in Greater Boston.
SPITTIN TRUTH TO POWER, JAMES BALDWIN PROJECT, and More to Stream in Honor of Ma Photo SPITTIN TRUTH TO POWER, JAMES BALDWIN PROJECT, and More to Stream in Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
by BWW News Desk on January 19, 2021 in Boston

Broadway On Demand will present several special showings, including La Jolla Playhouse’s Spittin Truth to Power (January 19), The Hub Theatre Group’s James Baldwin Project (January 18), The Conviction of Lady Lorraine written and performed by Dwandra Nickole Lampkin (January 15 – January 24), and more.
Laura Bell Bundy to Teach 'Acting Through Song' Masterclass on BroadwayWorld's S Photo Laura Bell Bundy to Teach 'Acting Through Song' Masterclass on BroadwayWorld's Stage Door
by Team BWW on January 19, 2021 in Boston

Laura Bell Bundy is the first Broadway star to take her teaching talents to our Stage Door site with her 6-week intensive!
9 Jessica Vosk Videos We Can't Get Enough Of! Photo 9 Jessica Vosk Videos We Can't Get Enough Of!
by Team BWW on January 21, 2021 in Boston

Jessica Vosk is stopping by the Seth Rudetsky Concert Series this weekend! We're looking back at past performances before her show on Sunday!
Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from CABARET in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETRO Photo Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from CABARET in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETROSPECTIVE
by Team BWW on January 22, 2021 in Boston

Adam Pascal stopped by The Space for his virtual concert So Far: An Acoustic Retrospective. Check out this clip from his performance as he sings 'Maybe This Time' from Cabaret and buy the concert On Demand here!
Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from CHESS in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETROSP Photo Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from CHESS in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETROSPECTIVE
by Team BWW on January 20, 2021 in Boston

Adam Pascal stopped by The Space for his virtual concert So Far: An Acoustic Retrospective. Check out this clip from his performance as he sings 'Pity the Child' from Chess and buy the concert On Demand here!
Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from RENT in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETROSPE Photo Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from RENT in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETROSPECTIVE
by Team BWW on January 18, 2021 in Boston

Adam Pascal stopped by The Space for his virtual concert So Far: An Acoustic Retrospective. Check out this clip from his performance as he sings 'No Day But Today' from Rent and buy the concert On Demand here!
Jeremy Jordan, Ashley Spencer, Santino Fontana, Christy Altomare, and More Join Photo Jordan, Spencer, Fontana, Altomare, and More Join The Seth Concert Series Lineup
by Team BWW on January 19, 2021 in Boston

Jeremy Jordan, Ashley Spencer, Santino Fontana, and Christy Altomare are the latest Broadway stars to join Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus, and Jessica Vosk on The Seth Rudetsky Concert Series!
9 Shows Streaming on BroadwayWorld Events This Week! Photo 9 Shows Streaming on BroadwayWorld Events This Week!
by Team BWW on January 18, 2021 in Boston

BroadwayWorld Events is bringing you incredible talent right into your home!
Exclusive: Kelli O'Hara Sings from THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY as Part of the Photo Exclusive: Kelli O'Hara Sings from THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY as Part of the Seth Concert Series; Re-Airs Today at 3PM!
by Team BWW on January 18, 2021 in Boston

Kelli O'Hara's performance as part of The Seth Concert Series, re-airs today at 3 PM ET. Check out an exclusive clip from the concert, which premiered last night, featuring Kelli singing Always Better from The Bridges of Madison County.
History At Play, LLC Presents Livestream Event, CATO & DOLLY Photo History At Play, LLC Presents Livestream Event, CATO & DOLLY
by BWW News Desk on January 18, 2021 in Boston

History At PlayTM, LLC (HAP, LLC) has garnered international applause for their Immersive Living History Experiences, chronicling the lives of influential and often forgotten figures.
Provincetown Theater Debuts MUSIC WITHOUT BORDERS Photo Provincetown Theater Debuts MUSIC WITHOUT BORDERS
by BWW News Desk on January 18, 2021 in Boston

The Provincetown Theater will present, fresh from his 2019-2020 Fulbright grant in Bulgaria, the renowned Cape Cod pianist and musical director John Thomas in a new musical meditation series on the theater's website this month entitled Music without Borders.
A.R.T. and C1 To Present Digital Version of HYPE MAN: A BREAK BEAT PLAY Photo A.R.T. and C1 To Present Digital Version of HYPE MAN: A BREAK BEAT PLAY
by BWW News Desk on January 15, 2021 in Boston

American Repertory Theater at Harvard University announces today that it will join Company One Theatre to present a reimagined digital version of C1’s critically acclaimed, Elliot Norton Award-winning production of Hype Man: a break beat play by Idris Goodwin. The story of friendship, hip-hop, and protest will be filmed this winter by The Loop Lab.
Marblehead School Of Ballet Opens 2021 With New Workshops Photo Marblehead School Of Ballet Opens 2021 With New Workshops
by BWW News Desk on January 15, 2021 in Boston

The Marblehead School of Ballet starts the New Year with three new workshop series to beat the winter blues, try new skills, and keep dancing and moving.
Huntington and GBH Announce Audio Play TIGER STYLE Photo Huntington and GBH Announce Audio Play TIGER STYLE
by BWW News Desk on January 15, 2021 in Boston

The Huntington Theatre Company in partnership with GBH presents the audio version of the comedy Tiger Style! by Mike Lew and directed by Tony Award nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel (Hand to God on Broadway).
SpeakEasy Stage Announces Spring 2021 Line-Up Photo SpeakEasy Stage Announces Spring 2021 Line-Up
by BWW News Desk on January 14, 2021 in Boston

SpeakEasy Stage Company's 30th Anniversary Season continues this spring with the New England premieres of three exciting new productions: the genderqueer comedy THE PINK UNICORN; the scorching satire TJ LOVES SALLY 4 EVER; and the inspirational tales of THE BOSTON PROJECT: PROJECT RESILIENCE.
BWW Blog: BRIDGERTON THE MUSICAL is Being Created on TikTok Photo BWW Blog: BRIDGERTON THE MUSICAL is Being Created on TikTok
by Student Blogger: Hope Johnson on January 14, 2021 in Boston

The new Netflix series Bridgerton has taken the world by storm, and the musical theatre TikTok community has taken to the app, creating a musical adaptation of the show.
'Painted Poetry: Alexander Gassel' Opens at Museum of Russian Icons Photo 'Painted Poetry: Alexander Gassel' Opens at Museum of Russian Icons
by BWW News Desk on January 14, 2021 in Boston

The Museum of Russian Icons plans to reopen on February 5, 2021 with Painted Poetry a retrospective exhibition of contemporary works by Russian-born American artist and designer Alexander Gassel. Gassel creates extraordinarily vivid paintings that reflect his cultural heritage alongside his life experience in America.
Jay Psaros, The Restless Age, and Alice Howe Perform On Boch Center's Ghost Ligh Photo Jay Psaros, The Restless Age, and Alice Howe Perform On Boch Center's Ghost Light Series
by BWW News Desk on January 14, 2021 in Boston

Three of New England's top emerging artists will take the stage for a special episode of the Boch Center's music television series The Ghost Light Series. Jay Psaros, The Restless Age, and Alice Howe will all perform Friday, January 22, at 7:30 PM on NECN.
Chester Theatre Company Announces 2021 Season Location Photo Chester Theatre Company Announces 2021 Season Location
by BWW News Desk on January 14, 2021 in Boston

Chester Theatre Company (CTC) will be partnering with Hancock Shaker Village for the 2021 summer season. The three-show season will take place outdoors under a tent on the 750-acre grounds of the living history museum. This is a temporary change in location for the safety of audiences, performers, staff and crew due to restrictions caused by COVID-19.
Handel and Haydn Society Spring Streaming Season Begins with THE MAGIC OF HANDEL Photo Handel and Haydn Society Spring Streaming Season Begins with THE MAGIC OF HANDEL
by BWW News Desk on January 13, 2021 in Boston

The Handel and Haydn Society will celebrate The Magic of Handel with an online concert January 26, 2021. The concert will feature four of H+H’s principal musicians performing works by the great Baroque composer.