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MET STARS LIVE IN CONCERT Continues With Roberto Alagna and Aleksandra Kurzak MET STARS LIVE IN CONCERT Continues With Roberto Alagna and Aleksandra Kurzak
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2020

The Met's new pay-per-view recital series, Met Stars Live in Concert, continues with tenor Roberto Alagna and soprano Aleksandra Kurzak performing live outdoors from the Ch√Ęteau de la Ch√®vre d'Or, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, in √ąze, France.
Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Presents HVSF2 NEW PLAY READING SERIES Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Presents HVSF2 NEW PLAY READING SERIES
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2020

The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival will present the plays for their annual HVSF2 Reading Series: Seize the King, Paradise Lost, and Untitled Agatha Project, an HVSF-commissioned adaptation.
RATINGS: AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Special Tops Charts for NBC on Tuesday RATINGS: AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Special Tops Charts for NBC on Tuesday
by TV News Desk on August 05, 2020

NBC (5.355 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #1) was once again the network to beat on Tuesday thanks to the 'America's Got Talent: 15th Anniversary Special' (6.083 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.8, #1) and a new 'World of Dance' (3.900 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.7, #2).
Food Network To Premiere Special At-Home Episodes Of Rachael Ray's 30 MINUTE MEALS Food Network To Premiere Special At-Home Episodes Of Rachael Ray's 30 MINUTE MEALS
by TV News Desk on August 05, 2020

Production has just completed on special at-home episodes of Rachael Ray's 30 Minute Meals, it was announced today by Courtney White, President, Food Network.
Winners Announced for the AAFCA TV Honors Presented by the African American Film Critics Association Winners Announced for the AAFCA TV Honors Presented by the African American Film Critics Association
by TV News Desk on August 05, 2020

The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) today announced the virtual edition of its 2nd Annual AAFCA TV Honors. Launched last year with tremendous success, AAFCA was at the forefront of honoring Ava DuVernay‚Äôs ‚ÄúWhen They See Us,‚ÄĚ including recognizing breakout star Jharrel Jerome‚Äôs performance.
Details Announced For First Digital 2020 GSA BAFTA Student Film Awards Details Announced For First Digital 2020 GSA BAFTA Student Film Awards
by TV News Desk on August 05, 2020

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) will host a digital ceremony to unveil the winners of the 2020 GSA BAFTA Student Film Awards.
Steel Panther Announce 2 Drive-In Shows Steel Panther Announce 2 Drive-In Shows
by TV News Desk on August 05, 2020

Move over NASCAR! The band that burns more rubbers than Bubba Wallace, Steel Panther is bringing their debaucherously fun concert experience to Pennsylvania this September.
41st Sports Emmys Announce Hosts & Presenters 41st Sports Emmys Announce Hosts & Presenters
by TV News Desk on August 05, 2020

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) today announced that Lindsay Czarniak (Host, FOX Sports) and Craig Melvin (News Anchor: NBC News, MSNBC Live) will host the 41st Sports Emmy¬ģ Awards on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 8 p.m. EDT.
Oakland Theater Project Will Stage Equity-Approved, Drive-In Production of THE WASTE LAND Oakland Theater Project Will Stage Equity-Approved, Drive-In Production of THE WASTE LAND
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2020

The first live, in-person public professional theater production on the West Coast since Covid struck earlier this year will take place September 11-October 4, 2020 when actress and playwright Lisa Ramirez performs a world-premiere adaptation of T.S. Eliot’s THE WASTE LAND at Oakland Theater Project.
TLC Debuts New Seasons of DR. PIMPLE POPPER: BEFORE THE POP & MY FEET ARE KILLING ME: FIRST STEPS TLC Debuts New Seasons of DR. PIMPLE POPPER: BEFORE THE POP & MY FEET ARE KILLING ME: FIRST STEPS
by TV News Desk on August 05, 2020

TLC medical series fans will be delighted to hear the following four words: the doctors are in!
ArtsBridge Foundation Announces Updates for 2020-2021 Shuler Awards ArtsBridge Foundation Announces Updates for 2020-2021 Shuler Awards
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2020

ArtsBridge Foundation has made an announcement regarding the 2020-2021 Shuler Awards.
Netflix Announces The Simultaneous Debut Of Felipe Esparza's First Netflix Original Comedy Specials Netflix Announces The Simultaneous Debut Of Felipe Esparza's First Netflix Original Comedy Specials
by TV News Desk on August 05, 2020

Netflix has announced the simultaneous debut of Felipe Esparza’s first Netflix Original comedy specials, Bad Decisions and Malas Decisiones.
HBO Announces Upcoming Documentaries For Second Half Of 2020 HBO Announces Upcoming Documentaries For Second Half Of 2020
by TV News Desk on August 05, 2020

HBO has confirmed multiple upcoming documentaries for the second half of 2020.
HBO Announces Premiere Date for COASTAL ELITES, Starring Bette Midler, Kaitlyn Dever, Sarah Paulson and more! HBO Announces Premiere Date for COASTAL ELITES, Starring Bette Midler, Kaitlyn Dever, Sarah Paulson and more!
by TV News Desk on August 05, 2020

From playwright and screenwriter Paul Rudnick and directed by Jay Roach, HBOa??s socially distanced comedy Coastal Elites debuts Saturday, September 12 (8:00-9:30 P.m. ET/PT).
Stephen Hough Performs for TIPPET RISE & FRIENDS AT HOME Stephen Hough Performs for TIPPET RISE & FRIENDS AT HOME
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2020

Tippet Rise Art Center has announced two online initiatives, adding to its websitea??s expansive offerings of films, performances, interviews, podcasts, and photography.
HBO Documentary Films and The Duplass Brothers in Production on THE LADY AND THE DALE HBO Documentary Films and The Duplass Brothers in Production on THE LADY AND THE DALE
by TV News Desk on August 05, 2020

HBO Documentary Films and Emmy-winning producers Mark and Jay Duplass are currently in production on THE LADY AND THE DALE, a documentary series exploring an audacious 1970s auto scam centered around a mysterious entrepreneur. 
Arusha Gallery & Rhiannon Rebecca Salisbury Present 'Ancient Deities' Arusha Gallery & Rhiannon Rebecca Salisbury Present 'Ancient Deities'
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2020

Curators Rhiannon Rebecca Salisbury and Agnieszka Prendota, Creative Director of Arusha Gallery have called upon eighteen selected artists to invoke and create an ancient deity.
Opera Atelier Announces Reimagined 35th Anniversary Season - A SEASON OF VISIONS & DREAMS Opera Atelier Announces Reimagined 35th Anniversary Season - A SEASON OF VISIONS & DREAMS
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2020

Opera Atelier has announced its new, reimagined 35th Anniversary Season with two fully-staged and livestreamed productions at Koerner Hall at the TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning.
The Farm Theater Awards Physical Distance Commission to Amy Gijsbers van Wijk The Farm Theater Awards Physical Distance Commission to Amy Gijsbers van Wijk
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2020

The Farm Theater in collaboration with Hillsborough Community College in Tampa, FL have awarded Playwright Amy Gijsbers van Wijk their Physical Distance Commission.
Top 10 Tunes with David Jeffery Top 10 Tunes with David Jeffery
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2020

David Jeffery's love for angst-ridden pop punk music was reignited when he joined the Broadway cast of Dear Evan Hansen as Connor Murphy.
HBO Documentary Films In Production on a Two-Part Documentary SEEN & HEARD HBO Documentary Films In Production on a Two-Part Documentary SEEN & HEARD
by TV News Desk on August 05, 2020

HBO Documentary Films is currently in production on SEEN & HEARD, a two-part documentary exploring the history of Black television as seen through the eyes of trailblazers who wrote, produced, created and starred in groundbreaking series of the past and present.   
Renaissance Theaterworks Announces Schedule Changes to 2020-2021 Season Renaissance Theaterworks Announces Schedule Changes to 2020-2021 Season
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2020

Due to the complex challenges of COVID-19 and in keeping with recommendations from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and the CDC, Renaissance Theaterworks is making changes to their 2020-2021 season to ensure the safety of patrons, artists, and staff.
BBC World Service's MUSIC LIFE to Feature Hans Zimmer, Hildur Gu√įnad√≥ttir and Ang√©lica Negr√≥n BBC World Service's MUSIC LIFE to Feature Hans Zimmer, Hildur Gu√įnad√≥ttir and Ang√©lica Negr√≥n
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2020

A huge episode of Music Life this week sees one of the most versatile composers working today. Max Richter asks the stars of film, TV, and stage how they got their starts in the music business, their creative processes, how they convey emotion through their work, and how it's actually quite difficult to create something simple.
HBO to Premiere SIEMPRE, LUIS in the Second Half of 2020 HBO to Premiere SIEMPRE, LUIS in the Second Half of 2020
by TV News Desk on August 05, 2020

HBO has confirmed multiple upcoming documentaries for the second half of 2020, including SIEMPRE LUIS, a portrait of Luis A. Miranda Jr. following his mission to bring his son Lin-Manuel Miranda‚Äôs award-winning production of Hamilton to his home island of Puerto Rico.
Tron Theatre Announces Innovative, New Program With Scottish Government Grant Aid Tron Theatre Announces Innovative, New Program With Scottish Government Grant Aid
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2020

The Scottish Government today announced the list of venues receiving support through their Performing Arts Venues Relief Fund and the Tron Theatre is one of the recipients sharing a specifically designated funding pot worth a total of £7.5m created to help stave off the threat of insolvency, bring staff out of furlough and more.
Porchlight Music Theatre Announces PORCHLIGHTPALOOZA, a Three-Day Virtual Festival Featuring Joel Grey and More Porchlight Music Theatre Announces PORCHLIGHTPALOOZA, a Three-Day Virtual Festival Featuring Joel Grey and More
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2020

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced a new three-day celebration and fundraiser in honor of its 25th Anniversary, PorchlightPalooza, Friday, Aug. 21 - Sunday, Aug. 23, which will include performances from Chicago's best talents, an exclusive interview hosted by legendary newsman Bill Kurtis with the 2020 ICON Award recipient Joel Grey and more.
April De Angelis, Juliet Gilkes Romero, Natalie Haynes & More Join Jermyn Street Theatre's 15 HEROINES April De Angelis, Juliet Gilkes Romero, Natalie Haynes & More Join Jermyn Street Theatre's 15 HEROINES
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2020

Jermyn Street Theatre has joined forces with leading internet theatre platform Digital Theatre for a major new online project to be produced this autumn.
VIDEO: Broadway Inspirational Voices Presents Episode 2 of S.I.T.K.O.M. Summer Series VIDEO: Broadway Inspirational Voices Presents Episode 2 of S.I.T.K.O.M. Summer Series
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2020

S.I.T.K.O.M. Summer Series returns with a new song and a front row seat to its premiere release.  Featuring an opening by BIV Alumni, Darius Haas, this video introduces the vocal talents of Covenant House residents/alumni Cadet, Robert, and Darrel. 
VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for PHINEAS AND FERB THE MOVIE: CANDACE AGAINST THE UNIVERSE VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for PHINEAS AND FERB THE MOVIE: CANDACE AGAINST THE UNIVERSE
by TV News Desk on August 05, 2020

Today, Disney+ shared the trailer for its upcoming out-of-this-world original movie ‚ÄúPhineas and Ferb The Movie: Candace Against the Universe‚ÄĚ which premieres on Friday, August 28.
BWW Blog: Tap Into These Top 10 Dance Numbers BWW Blog: Tap Into These Top 10 Dance Numbers
by Student Blogger: Maeve Reilly on August 05, 2020

Here are ten of my favorite dance numbers, and trust me, I know Ia??m missing some. And yes, many of these probably involve some kind of tap dance component. I have no shame.
BWW Blog: Now Is The Time To Get Experimental (With Digital Theatre) BWW Blog: Now Is The Time To Get Experimental (With Digital Theatre)
by Student Blogger: Katelen Hankins on August 05, 2020

My favorite aspect of digital theatre that Ia??ve been seeing is the switch from casual to in-character that most shows are made for you NOT to see.
Lotus Releases New Video For 'Bjorn Gets A Haircut' Lotus Releases New Video For 'Bjorn Gets A Haircut'
by TV News Desk on August 05, 2020

As they prepare for the release of their new studio album Free Swim, out August 21st, long-running instrumental-electronic quintet Lotus has released a second track off the forthcoming collection, 'Bjorn Gets A Haircut.' The cosmic disco tune is available now exclusively on YouTube.
Kendall Street Company Release New Music Video 'Shanti the Dolphin' Kendall Street Company Release New Music Video 'Shanti the Dolphin'
by TV News Desk on August 05, 2020

Virginia’s breakout band Kendall Street Company (KSC) is proud to unveil their brand new animated music video for 'Shanti the Dolphin'. 'Shanti the Dolphin' is the first single from Kendall Street Company’s recently released coastal themed album The Nautical Aquatical (out June 6, 2020).
ACTIVIA Recruits Nina Dobrev and DAYBREAKER for Virtual Dance Party 8/8 AT 11:00 AM and You're Invited ACTIVIA Recruits Nina Dobrev and DAYBREAKER for Virtual Dance Party 8/8 AT 11:00 AM and You're Invited
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2020

Activia, the probiotic pioneer, is continuing on its mission as a modern gut health innovator by bringing to life a new collaboration with DAYBREAKERa?"the global morning dance movement and wellness communitya?"and actor, producer and philanthropist Nina Dobrev.