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Actors' Equity Releases Statement on Study Showing That Over 5 Million Americans Have Photo Actors' Equity Releases Statement on Study Showing That Over 5 Million Americans Have Lost Health Care During Pandemic
by BWW News Desk - July 14, 2020

Actors' Equity Association released a statement regarding a new study showing that more than 5 million Americans have already lost their employer-sponsored health care during the pandemic....
Composer Christopher Cerrone and Flutist Tim Munro Release New EP And Film LIMINAL HI Photo Composer Christopher Cerrone and Flutist Tim Munro Release New EP And Film LIMINAL HIGHWAY
by BWW News Desk - July 14, 2020

On Friday, August 21, 2020, GRAMMY-nominated composer and Pulitzer Prize finalist Christopher Cerrone and GRAMMY Award-winning flutist Tim Munro release a new EP, Liminal Highway, on New Focus Recordings....
Actors' Equity Association Releases New Virus Safety Resources for Producers Photo Actors' Equity Association Releases New Virus Safety Resources for Producers
by BWW News Desk - July 09, 2020

Actors' Equity Association has released a public list of resources geared towards producers looking to resume live theatre. ...
Northern Sky Theater Announces Cancellation of 2020 Fall Season Photo Northern Sky Theater Announces Cancellation of 2020 Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - July 09, 2020

Northern Sky Theater, in Door County, Wisconsin, has announced that it will cancel its 2020 fall indoor season in the new Gould Theater. The company hoped to present Naked Radio in September and October, as well as And If Elected in October....
Beanie Feldstein, the Cast of POSE, & More to Appear During Virtual GLAAD Media Award Photo Beanie Feldstein, the Cast of POSE, & More to Appear During Virtual GLAAD Media Awards
by TV News Desk - July 09, 2020

GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, today announced that it will host a virtual ceremony for the 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards on Thursday, July 30 in place of the original ceremonies planned for earlier this year....
The Human Race Theatre Company Announces Changes to 34th Season Schedule Photo The Human Race Theatre Company Announces Changes to 34th Season Schedule
by BWW News Desk - July 07, 2020

'The Human Race Theatre Company would like to thank our artists, audiences and community for their support and commitment to our work during this troublesome time. We could not continue to do what we do without that support. ...
Peninsula Players Theatre Announces Cancellation of Autumn Show Photo Peninsula Players Theatre Announces Cancellation of Autumn Show
by BWW News Desk - July 07, 2020

Peninsula Players Theatre has made the difficult decision to cancel its autumn performance of Richard Dresser's a?oeRounding Third.a??  ...
Live Nation and House Of Blues Music Forward Foundation Announce Recipients Of 2020 S Photo Live Nation and House Of Blues Music Forward Foundation Announce Recipients Of 2020 Scholarship Programs
by TV News Desk - July 07, 2020

Live Nation, the world's leading live entertainment company, in partnership with the nonprofit House of Blues Music Forward Foundation, today announced the recipients of its 2020 scholarship programs. Five outstanding college students pursuing music industry careers will be awarded a total of $45,00...
Commonwealth Artists Student Theatre Will Present a Drive-In Production of NEWSIES Photo Commonwealth Artists Student Theatre Will Present a Drive-In Production of NEWSIES
by BWW News Desk - July 07, 2020

Commonwealth Artists Student Theatre will present a drive-in production of Newsies July 17-26....
BWW Review: SQUEAKY: OLD FLAMES CAN REALLY BURN Offers Five Actors Portraying Differe Photo BWW Review: SQUEAKY: OLD FLAMES CAN REALLY BURN Offers Five Actors Portraying Different Dimensions of the Troubled Charles Manson Follower
by Shari Barrett - July 06, 2020

One thing for sure a?" after watching the play and listening to Squeaky during various time periods of her life, I feel even more sorry for the troubled young woman who allowed herself to be so misguided by a man who knew exactly how to manipulate her need to belong somewhere to his own advantage. S...
Roundup: UK Artists and Institutions Respond to the Government's £1.57 Billion Rescue Photo Roundup: UK Artists and Institutions Respond to the Government's £1.57 Billion Rescue Package For The Arts
by BWW News Desk - July 05, 2020

The UK Government has announced a £1.57 billion rescue package to help the nation's cultural, arts and heritage institutions weather the impact of the health crisis.  Arts institutions are responding to this announcement, including the National Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company, and more!...
UK Culture Secretary Responds to Criticism: 'I Understand the Seriousness of the Situ Photo UK Culture Secretary Responds to Criticism: 'I Understand the Seriousness of the Situation'
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2020

Today, BBC Front Row host John Wilson tweeted excerpts from his interview with famed conductor, Sir Simon Rattle, which assert that Dowden made 'very clear' on a recent Zoom call that the UK arts sector is 'better and stronger' without government support....
The 3rd Annual Five Senses Festival Announces Schedule And Ticket Sales Photo The 3rd Annual Five Senses Festival Announces Schedule And Ticket Sales
by BWW News Desk - June 29, 2020

The third annual Five Senses Festival, returning to Litchfield County, Connecticut July 30 - August 2, 2020, today announced the schedule and ticket sales for this beloved community event, presented in a safe, socially-distanced environment that creatively incorporates wellness guidelines into the o...
Theater for the New City Preps 2020 Street Theater Tour to be Outdoors or Virtual Photo Theater for the New City Preps 2020 Street Theater Tour to be Outdoors or Virtual
by BWW News Desk - June 29, 2020

Summer Street Theater is one of the delights of the season and has been central to Theater for the New City's mission since the organization's first such production in 1976....
BWW Blog: Parade and the Relevancy of Today Photo BWW Blog: Parade and the Relevancy of Today
by Student Blogger: Annie Coulson - June 29, 2020

When the time came to pick which musical I was to write about for my NYU outsider class, I combined my two classes and loves and landed on one of my favorite musicals, Parade....
The Actors Fund Launches Every Artist Insured Campaign, Enhancing Health Insurance Co Photo The Actors Fund Launches Every Artist Insured Campaign, Enhancing Health Insurance Counseling & Enrollment Support
by BWW News Desk - June 29, 2020

The Actors Fund announced the Every Artist Insured campaign today to enhance their free and confidential health insurance counseling and enrollment support services....
Cloud 21 And Kultura PR Break New 'Virtual' Ground With The Third Annual GLOBAL ENTER Photo Cloud 21 And Kultura PR Break New 'Virtual' Ground With The Third Annual GLOBAL ENTERTAINMENT SHOWCASE
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2020

Cloud21 International and Kultura PR International co-presented the third annual 'Global Entertainment Showcase: Cannes 2020' on June 24, 2020, virtually, during this year's Online Marché du Film. The ZOOM event featured panelists Threshold Entertainment Group CEO Larry Kasanoff (producer Mortal Kom...
BWW Album Review: OUR TABLE Will Make You Want to Pull Up a Chair Photo BWW Album Review: OUR TABLE Will Make You Want to Pull Up a Chair
by Courtney Savoia - June 26, 2020

Broadway Records has celebrated the recent release of a live concert recording of Our Table, composed by David Shire, with book and lyrics by Adam Gopnik and recorded at Feinstein's/54 Below in Winter 2019. The cast includes some of Broadway's finest: Melissa Errico, Constantine Maroulis, Andy Taylo...
Actors' Equity Asks Walt Disney World to Delay Reopening; a Surge of 5,000 New Virus Photo Actors' Equity Asks Walt Disney World to Delay Reopening; a Surge of 5,000 New Virus Cases in Florida
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2020

Yesterday, Actors' Equity Association, the labor union representing actors and stage managers in live theatre, publicly asked that Disney delay the opening of Walt Disney World, and commit to regularly testing its returning workers for COVID-19....
Equity and Theatres Trust Respond To UK Culture Secretary's 'Roadmap' For Reopening Photo Equity and Theatres Trust Respond To UK Culture Secretary's 'Roadmap' For Reopening
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2020

As BroadwayWorld has previously reported, Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden last night laid out the Government's 'five stage roadmap' for theatres reopening. However, the roadmap did not include any concrete dates - or, crucially, much-needed funding to support theatres and arts workers in this critic...
MPAC and Dodge Poetry Program Present Free Virtual Poetry & Protest Reading Photo MPAC and Dodge Poetry Program Present Free Virtual Poetry & Protest Reading
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2020

Mayo Performing Arts Center in collaboration with the Dodge Poetry Program presents a free virtual Arts in the Community event, a?oeI am deliberate and afraid/ of nothing: Poetry & Protest,a?? featuring Pulitzer Prize winning writer Tyehimba Jess, Tuesday, June 30 at 8 pm....
AL FRESCO Dining is Happening in NY and NJ-Get out and Enjoy! Photo AL FRESCO Dining is Happening in NY and NJ-Get out and Enjoy!
by Marina Kennedy - June 25, 2020

For those of us who have longed to have a meal out, there's good news in New York and New Jersey. Al fresco dining, with social distancing and safety measures in place, is now happening. We have a list of some of the spots where you can indulge your appetite for delicious fare....
BWW Feature: Attend the THIRD ANNUAL GLOBAL ENTERTAINMENT SHOWCASE CANNES 2020 Photo BWW Feature: Attend the THIRD ANNUAL GLOBAL ENTERTAINMENT SHOWCASE CANNES 2020
by Debbie Hall - June 23, 2020

Cloud21 International and Kultura PR International will co-present the third annual 'Global Entertainment Showcasea?? as part of FilmCapital.io's Cannes 2020 Zoom Conference that will be held through June 24 during this year's Online Marché du Film....
Matchbox Twenty Announces Rescheduled Tour Dates Photo Matchbox Twenty Announces Rescheduled Tour Dates
by TV News Desk - June 23, 2020

Multi-platinum, hit-making pop-rockers Matchbox Twenty announced today the rescheduled dates for the band's summer tour....
Northern Sky Theater Announces Virtual Season While Adjusting The Recent Schedule Photo Northern Sky Theater Announces Virtual Season While Adjusting The Recent Schedule
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2020

While they await definitive plans for their potential fall season, Northern Sky Theater in Door County, Wisconsin announces a three-pronged virtual season to continue its mission of developing original work, employing its artists, and reaching out to its audience....