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BBC America Brings Harmony To Homes This Summer With PLANET EARTH: A CELEBRATION BBC America Brings Harmony To Homes This Summer With PLANET EARTH: A CELEBRATION
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020

This August, BBC AMERICA brings audiences the ultimate musical and wildlife thrill in Planet Earth: A Celebration, a four-network television event premiering on Monday, August 31 at 8:00pm ET/7c across BBC AMERICA, AMC, SundanceTV and IFC.  The special will premiere on the same day in the U.S., UK and China.
VIDEO: Shereen Pimentel Walks Through a Day in Her Life Pre-Pandemic and During VIDEO: Shereen Pimentel Walks Through a Day in Her Life Pre-Pandemic and During
by Stage Tube on August 02, 2020

Broadway performer and full-time student Shereen Pimentel recently did a video for Allure, in which she breaks down her entire daily routine.
Moving Bench Theatre Announces Cast For Upcoming Virtual Production CONNECTION ERROR Moving Bench Theatre Announces Cast For Upcoming Virtual Production CONNECTION ERROR
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020

Moving Bench Theatre has announced the cast for their upcoming virtual production of CONNECTION ERROR by Jenilee Houghton.
Moonbox Productions Extends Deadline for Submissions for New Works Initiative Moonbox Productions Extends Deadline for Submissions for New Works Initiative
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020

 Moonbox Productions has extended the deadline for submissions for its New Works Initiative until August 31st.  
The Arts Council Of Princeton Presents In Conversation With Textile Artist and Activist Diana Weymar The Arts Council Of Princeton Presents In Conversation With Textile Artist and Activist Diana Weymar
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020

The Arts Council of Princeton (ACP) presents In Conversation with textile artist and activist Diana Weymar and Timothy M. Andrews, art collector and major supporter of the ACP's Artist-in-Residence program, on Tuesday, August 11 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.    
Houston Theater Actress Creates 'Radical Awakenings: Recognizing Racism And White Privilege' Houston Theater Actress Creates 'Radical Awakenings: Recognizing Racism And White Privilege'
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020

Radical Awakenings: Recognizing Racism and White Privilege is a new experimental theater workshop by local actor Candice D'Meza designed as a brave space to practice anti-racism.
Family of a Young Aspiring Actor Diagnosed With Cancer Hopes For Messages From Musical Theatre Performers Family of a Young Aspiring Actor Diagnosed With Cancer Hopes For Messages From Musical Theatre Performers
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020

A young aspiring actor who was recently diagnosed with a Metastatic Rhaboid tumor, is looking for a little bit of light.
Andrew Lloyd Webber Talks the Uncertainty Surrounding the Future of CINDERELLA and the Industry As a Whole Andrew Lloyd Webber Talks the Uncertainty Surrounding the Future of CINDERELLA and the Industry As a Whole
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020

Andrew Lloyd Webber recently chatted with The Sunday Times about what affect the health crisis has had on his work, updates on his upcoming production of Cinderella, and the future of the industry.
Lee Rogers Launches THE BLANK CANVAS Podcast Lee Rogers Launches THE BLANK CANVAS Podcast
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020

The Blank Canvas is a new podcast from prolific director & producer Lee Rogers - chatting with the trail blazers, artists, thought leaders, athletes, entrepreneurs and creators - stellar individuals who inspire us to live large.
Khalia Davis Joins BACT As Artistic Director Khalia Davis Joins BACT As Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020

Bay Area Children's Theatre (BACT) has appointed director, performer, educator, and longtime collaborator Khalia Davis to the new role of Artistic Director.
HERE WE GO: A Site-Specific Production Company, LLC Is Seeking Play Submissions For Summer 2021 Festival HERE WE GO: A Site-Specific Production Company, LLC Is Seeking Play Submissions For Summer 2021 Festival
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020

HERE WE GO: A Site-Specific Production Company, LLC is seeking submissions for Summer 2021 Site-Specific Bi-Annual festival!
KICK - The INXS Experience Announces Live Stream Concert From Daryl's House Club KICK - The INXS Experience Announces Live Stream Concert From Daryl's House Club
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020

KICK - The INXS Experience, the USA's most authentic tribute to the internationally acclaimed, late 1980s Australian rock group, INXS, will be performing their first ever Live Stream concert on Friday, September 25th from one of the best sounding venues in the world; Daryl's House Club in Pawling, New York.
Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Launches The Bridge: Virtual Dance Classes August 3-7 Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Launches The Bridge: Virtual Dance Classes August 3-7
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company is keeping its dancers in shape by conducting regular Company Classes and rehearsals online from Nai-Ni and Company dancer's living rooms using Zoom while inviting intermediate/advanced level dancers around the world to join the class at no cost.
Shadow Star Will Offer a Masterclass With Broadway's Courtney Reed Shadow Star Will Offer a Masterclass With Broadway's Courtney Reed
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020

Shadow Star will now offer online Masterclasses in addition to their one-on-one mentoring sessions in their mobile app! Launching the first intensive will be Broadway's Courtney Reed. The 2-day masterclass will take place virtually on Zoom Saturday August 22nd & Sunday August 23rd, 2020 from 1-3pm EST each day.
Pianist Jorge Federico Osorio Releases New Cedille Records Album Pianist Jorge Federico Osorio Releases New Cedille Records Album
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020

Mexican-born, Chicago-based pianist Jorge Federico Osorio, who trained in Paris with keyboard luminaries Bernard Flavigny and Monique Haas, shares his enduring passion for French repertoire on a new Cedille Records album featuring solo works from the Baroque, Romantic, and early 20th-century periods.
Brandy's Piano Bar Will Host a Support Brandy's Concert Brandy's Piano Bar Will Host a Support Brandy's Concert
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020

As we enter the fifth month of the shutdown of New York City's nightlife, the staff of Brandy's Piano Bar asked how they could help keep the lights on at our beloved establishment. They decided to dedicate the month of August to raising funds to keep the bar alive, which is a valued part of the city's nightlife and a small locally owned gay business that welcomes everyone who crosses our threshold.
BWW Review: Fleming Continues to Surprise in Met Stars Live in Concert at Washington's Dumbarton Oaks, August 1 BWW Review: Fleming Continues to Surprise in Met Stars Live in Concert at Washington's Dumbarton Oaks, August 1
by Richard Sasanow on August 02, 2020

Even though soprano Renee Fleming had a big farewell to her role as the Marschallin in DER ROSENKAVALIER in the Met’s recent production premiere, she seems far from the end of her career, not only continuing to concertize but even in opera. So, it was no surprise that she showed up on the roster of the Met’s pay-for-view concerts series, Met Stars Live in Concert.
BWW Review: SONGS FROM THE SANTA FE OPERA at Home Computer Screens BWW Review: SONGS FROM THE SANTA FE OPERA at Home Computer Screens
by Maria Nockin on August 02, 2020

The story of David Henry Hwanga??s play  M. Butterfly, while entwined with that of Puccinia??s opera Madama Butterfly, is basically about the relationship between French diplomat Bernard Boursicot and Shi Pei Pu, a Peking Opera singer. The singer, thought by all who knew her to be female, was actually male. Premiering on Broadway in 1988, the play won that yeara??s Tony Award for Best Play.
The PSC Theatre Presents SKITS FROM THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW The PSC Theatre Presents SKITS FROM THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020

Like so much else, the PSC Community Theatre has not been able to access rehearsal, or play space, due to the health crisis. However, over many weeks, actors have indeed been rehearsing via Zoom, to bring you a fun on-line production called Skits from the Carol Burnett Show!
Stage and Screen Actor Patti Karr Dies at 88 Stage and Screen Actor Patti Karr Dies at 88
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that stage and screen actor Patti Karr has died at 88.
Stamford's Curtain Call Continues SHAKESPEARE ON THE GREEN Series With New Safety Measures, and Makes Plans For the Future Stamford's Curtain Call Continues SHAKESPEARE ON THE GREEN Series With New Safety Measures, and Makes Plans For the Future
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020

Stamforda??s Curtain Call has been hosting Shakespeare on the Green every summer for the past 17 years on the Sterling Farms Golf Course complex.
Citizens Of Song Presents Online Concert 'Music From London's West End Afar' Citizens Of Song Presents Online Concert 'Music From London's West End Afar'
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020

Citizens of Song -  Music Together From Afar, is a non-profit organisation which seeks to unite the world through song and support artists and the arts at this difficult time. Founder Rebecca Winckworth and her team are presenting the next concert a?oeMusic From London's West End Afara?? on August 9th at 8pm UK time or 3pm EDT.
Actor and Singer Wilford Brimley Dies at Age 85 Actor and Singer Wilford Brimley Dies at Age 85
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that actor Wilford Brimley has died at age 85.
VIDEO: Linda Lavin Chats With CBS SUNDAY MORNING About Advocating For Herself, and Being Busier Than She's Ever Been VIDEO: Linda Lavin Chats With CBS SUNDAY MORNING About Advocating For Herself, and Being Busier Than She's Ever Been
by Stage Tube on August 02, 2020

CBS Sunday Morning aired a feature on Linda Lavin this morning, where she talked about how she has been busier than ever since the pandemic began.
VIDEO: Renee Fleming Performs 'O mio babbino caro' From GIANNI SCHICCHI VIDEO: Renee Fleming Performs 'O mio babbino caro' From GIANNI SCHICCHI
by Stage Tube on August 02, 2020

The Metropolitan Opera has released a new clip of Renee Fleming from her recent performance in the Met Stars Live in Concert series. Fleming sings Laurettaa??s aria from Puccinia??s a?oeGianni Schicchia?? at the historic Dumbarton Oaks estate in Washington, D.C.
BACK TO THE FUTURE Screenwriter Responds to AVENGERS: ENDGAME's Dig at the Film BACK TO THE FUTURE Screenwriter Responds to AVENGERS: ENDGAME's Dig at the Film
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020

Screenwriter Bob Gale has responded to Avengers: Endgame's dig at Back to the Future. Gale has commented that the Marvel Cinematic Universe copies the time travel rules established in his 1985 film.
VIDEO: Vanessa Redgrave Speaks Out at Protest Against Job Cuts at the Southbank Centre VIDEO: Vanessa Redgrave Speaks Out at Protest Against Job Cuts at the Southbank Centre
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020

Actress Vanessa Redgrave joined in a protest against job cuts at the Southbank Centre.
Harrisburg Improv Theatre Unveils Black Lives Matter Mural Harrisburg Improv Theatre Unveils Black Lives Matter Mural
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020

Harrisburg Improv Theatre recently unveiled a Black Lives Matter mural on Saturday morning, CBS 21 News reports. Activists came to see the unveiling, and wrote positive affirmations on the mural.
Inland Northwest Opera General Director Fights to Keep the Opera Gram Alive Inland Northwest Opera General Director Fights to Keep the Opera Gram Alive
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020

Inland Northwest Opera general director Dawn Wolski has prioritized keeping Opera Gram alive amidst the health crisis.
VIDEO: Regional Theatre Spotlight Shines on Theatre Raleigh on STARS IN THE HOUSE VIDEO: Regional Theatre Spotlight Shines on Theatre Raleigh on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020

Stars in the House continues today (2pm) with a Regional Theatre Spotlight On: Theatre Raleigh.  Hosted by Lauren Kennedy Brady with guests Kate McMillan, Yolanda Rabun and Gerard Williams.
UK Prime Minister Delays Cinema Reopenings to Mid-August UK Prime Minister Delays Cinema Reopenings to Mid-August
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020

Boris Johnson, Prime Minister of the UK, gave a COVID-19 press conference on 31 July, where he revealed that the reopening date for cinemas has been pushed back to August 15.
Endless Mountain Music Festival Presents Virtual Performances Endless Mountain Music Festival Presents Virtual Performances
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020

Endless Mountain Music Festival is presenting an online programme this year in lieu of its usual in-person concert season, due to the health crisis.
Dallas Symphony Orchestra Announces Next Stage Concert Programs For Fall 2020 Dallas Symphony Orchestra Announces Next Stage Concert Programs For Fall 2020
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO) and Music Director Fabio Luisi (Louise W. & Edmund J. Kahn Music Directorship) today announce NEXT STAGE, revised programming for Fall 2020 Texas Instruments Classical Series, Pops Series and Dallas Symphony Presents concerts.
Broadway in Detroit Announces 2021 Season - HAMILTON, MEAN GIRLS, AIN'T TOO PROUD, and More! Broadway in Detroit Announces 2021 Season - HAMILTON, MEAN GIRLS, AIN'T TOO PROUD, and More!
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020

Broadway in Detroit has announced its tentative plans for an upcoming 2021 season. The season will include Mean Girls, Hairspray, Ain't Too Proud, and more! In addition, subscribers have the option to see Hamilton as an add-on.
VIDEO: Tokyo's Kabuki-Za Theatre Reopens With Safety Measures in Place VIDEO: Tokyo's Kabuki-Za Theatre Reopens With Safety Measures in Place
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020

The BBC recently did a feature on Tokyo's famous Kabuki-Za Theatre, which has officially reopened.
Wayne Theatre Explores Options For Keeping Theatre Alive During the Health Crisis Wayne Theatre Explores Options For Keeping Theatre Alive During the Health Crisis
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020

The Wayne Theatre, like many other arts organizations, has been suffering financially since closing its doors on March 12 due to the health crisis. At this time, the theatre is offering other forms of entertainment virtually, from plays to movie nights and more.
David Byrne Launches New Monthly Radio Show HERE COMES EVERYBODY David Byrne Launches New Monthly Radio Show HERE COMES EVERYBODY
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020

David Byrne launches his new monthly radio show, a??Here Comes Everybody,' today, August 1.