Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

THE MISTRESS


(Silver Spring, Md.)

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, October 28- with Rafeal Casal, Adrienne Warren, and Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, October 28- with Rafeal Casal, Adrienne Warren, and More!
by BWW News Desk - October 28, 2020

Today (October 28) in live streaming: Rafeal Casal and Adrienne Warren visit Backstage Live, A Very Brady Musical, and so much more!...
A Day In The Life: Backstage With Make-up Artist and Wig Mistress Liv Burton Photo A Day In The Life: Backstage With Make-up Artist and Wig Mistress Liv Burton
by Aliya Al-Hassan - October 28, 2020

These days, it's more important than ever to recognise the talents of those who work tirelessly behind the scenes to bring shows to life. So, we're highlighting some incredible creatives in our new series!...
Austin Jewish Film Festival Celebrates 18th Anniversary Next Month Photo Austin Jewish Film Festival Celebrates 18th Anniversary Next Month
by BWW News Desk - October 27, 2020

The Austin Jewish Film Festival will celebrate its 18th year, a year of significance. ...
How To Throw A Bone-Chilling Broadway Halloween Party! Photo How To Throw A Bone-Chilling Broadway Halloween Party!
by Alexa Criscitiello - October 27, 2020

Check out our tips for a bone-chilling Broadway Halloween party. ...
Alex Brightman, Meryl Streep & More Join Bette Midler's HULAWEEN Photo Alex Brightman, Meryl Streep & More Join Bette Midler's HULAWEEN
by BWW News Desk - October 27, 2020

Bette Midler has conjured an all-star cast that’s sure to get into mischief as they raise funds for New York Restoration Project (NYRP) at her virtual “Hulaween” benefit: In Search of The Sanderson Sisters, A Hocus Pocus Hulaween Takeover....
BWW Interview: Brett Loudermilk's Swallowing For Halloween Photo BWW Interview: Brett Loudermilk's Swallowing For Halloween
by Gil Kaan - October 23, 2020

This year's semi-finalist on America's Got Talent, sword-swallower extraordinaire Brett Loudermilk will be presenting THE BRETT LOUDERMILK HALLOWEEN SPECIAL Zoomed live online October 29 & 30, 2020. Special guests for this self-described 'CIRQUE DU SOLEIL meets PEE-WEE'S PLAYHOUSE' include Gilbert G...
Elvira & Puddles Pity Party Join Brett Loudermilk Halloween Special Photo Elvira & Puddles Pity Party Join Brett Loudermilk Halloween Special
by BWW News Desk - October 22, 2020

Elvira, Mistress of the Dark and Puddles Pity Party – one of the most popular contestants ever on America's Got Talent have just been announced as the latest special guests to join the world's most famous sword-swallower Brett Loudermilk – the AGT semifinalist in The Brett Loudermilk Halloween Speci...
Boston's Theatre Artists Talk About Their Realities of Sex Work: A Tool for Empowerme Photo Boston's Theatre Artists Talk About Their Realities of Sex Work: A Tool for Empowerment, a Subversion of Power, and a Means for Survival
by Andrew Child - October 22, 2020

In a 2002 public report on the spread of HIV through commercial sex, the World Health Organization defined sex workers as “(sic) people who receive money or goods in exchange for sexual services, and who consciously define those activities as income generating even if they do not consider sex work a...
The Sanderson Sisters Reunite for an Instagram HOCUS POCUS Reunion Photo The Sanderson Sisters Reunite for an Instagram HOCUS POCUS Reunion
by TV News Desk - October 19, 2020

The cast of Hocus Pocus will reunite for Bette Midler's annual Hulaween celebration, held virtually this year....
ARROW To Play THE EL DUCE TAPES in November Photo ARROW To Play THE EL DUCE TAPES in November
by TV News Desk - October 19, 2020

The El Duce Tapes is an outrageous expose of a rocker described on national television as a 'disgusting pervert', a hugely divisive, troubled figure who was a skilled musician and relentless provocateur....
Watch Eddy Lee Ryder's New Video For 'Vultures' Photo Watch Eddy Lee Ryder's New Video For 'Vultures'
by TV News Desk - October 14, 2020

With a style reminiscent of classic 60s-70s icons, pop-rock artist Eddy Lee Ryder has unveiled the video, “Vultures,” the latest from her debut EP, Expected to Fly....
Ace Young, Diana DeGarmo and More Announced for HALLOWEEN IS NOT CANCELLED Hosted by Photo Ace Young, Diana DeGarmo and More Announced for HALLOWEEN IS NOT CANCELLED Hosted by Anthony Veneziale
by BWW News Desk - October 14, 2020

The Actors Fund has announced Halloween is NOT Cancelled, a one-night-only online Halloween benefit. Hosted by Freestyle Love Supreme conceiver and co-creator Anthony Veneziale, with a special appearance by Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, this stream will celebrate all the things you love about Hallow...
Theatre Now to Present SOUND BITES Streaming Live Photo Theatre Now to Present SOUND BITES Streaming Live
by BWW News Desk - October 07, 2020

Theatre Now New York will present SOUND BITES Streaming Live, an event showcasing six new 10-minute musicals, on November 13th and 20th at 8pm. Each evening will feature three new musicals and interviews with their creators. The presentations are free to attend....
BWW Blog: Plays/Musicals I Would Love to See Come to Life Photo BWW Blog: Plays/Musicals I Would Love to See Come to Life
by Student Blogger: Brigid Pfeifer - October 06, 2020

Right now, we live in a world where the future of theater seems a bit uncertain. Nevertheless, so many people are coming up with different theater initiatives as well as plays that are possible to be produced during the pandemic....
Dutch National Opera and Ballet Announces New Online Season Photo Dutch National Opera and Ballet Announces New Online Season
by BWW News Desk - October 02, 2020

In the new theatre season Dutch National Opera & Ballet will continue presenting full registrations of performances on the online platform. ...
EMILIE'S Opera Shoots For The Stars Photo EMILIE'S Opera Shoots For The Stars
by BWW News Desk - September 29, 2020

Opera. It's widely regarded as an elitist artform, and not without good reason; tickets are sold at astronomical prices, with audiences tending to consist of the same higher-income bracket earners. This is something 29 year old composer Nicholas Gentile wants to change. A talented musician and singe...
VIDEO: Watch Rachel Potter Sing 'Like' From the New Musical CHAINING ZERO Photo VIDEO: Watch Rachel Potter Sing 'Like' From the New Musical CHAINING ZERO
by BWW News Desk - September 25, 2020

Chaining Zero's popular 'Chaining Zero Sessions' continues this week with another release from the new musical performed by top Broadway, West End and Nashville talent. This week the team has re-released 'Like' a fun, upbeat pop song that follows a top social media influencer's constant battle for m...
The Academy Of American Poets Announces The Recipients Of The 2020 American Poets Pri Photo The Academy Of American Poets Announces The Recipients Of The 2020 American Poets Prizes
by BWW News Desk - September 23, 2020

The Academy of American Poets is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 American Poets Prizes, which are among the most valuable and venerable poetry prizes in the United States....
Jasmine Cephas-Jones Wins Creative Arts Emmy for #FREERAYSHAWN on Quibi Photo Jasmine Cephas-Jones Wins Creative Arts Emmy for #FREERAYSHAWN on Quibi
by Stage Tube - September 17, 2020

This evening, Hamilton-alum Jasmine Cephas-Jones took home her first Emmy for Outstanding Actress In A Short Form Comedy Or Drama Series for her role on the Quibi series, #FreeRayshawn. ...
Jasmine Cephas Jones Will Lead BLINDSPOTTING Series on Starz Photo Jasmine Cephas Jones Will Lead BLINDSPOTTING Series on Starz
by TV News Desk - September 10, 2020

Variety reports that Starz has officially ordered 'Blindspotting,' a new series starring Jasmine Cephas Jones. The show is based on the film from Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal. ...
American Ballet Theatre Announces 2020 Promotions Photo American Ballet Theatre Announces 2020 Promotions
by BWW News Desk - September 10, 2020

Joo Won Ahn, Aran Bell, Skylar Brandt, Thomas Forster, Calvin Royal III and Cassandra Trenary have been appointed to the rank of Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre. Gabe Stone Shayer has been promoted to the rank of Soloist. The promotions, announced today by ABT Artistic Director Kevin M...
BWW Review: GASLIGHT at Her Majesty's Theatre Photo BWW Review: GASLIGHT at Her Majesty's Theatre
by Barry Lenny - September 09, 2020

An entertaining and thoroughly enjoyable evening....
The National Ballet Of Canada Mourns Joanne Nisbet Photo The National Ballet Of Canada Mourns Joanne Nisbet
by BWW News Desk - September 08, 2020

The National Ballet of Canada mourns the passing of former dancer and Senior Ballet Mistress Joanne Nisbet. In her over 40-year career, Ms. Nisbet was instrumental to the success of the National Ballet and will be deeply missed by many. ...
THE OUTPOST Season Two Arrives on DVD Sept. 15 Photo THE OUTPOST Season Two Arrives on DVD Sept. 15
by TV News Desk - September 02, 2020

Fans can return to the lawless fortress on the edge of the civilized world when Distribution Solutions releases the complete second season of THE OUTPOST on DVD September 15, 2020....
RED SHOES AND THE SEVEN DWARFS Coming to Digital Sept. 18 Photo RED SHOES AND THE SEVEN DWARFS Coming to Digital Sept. 18
by TV News Desk - September 02, 2020

A classic fairy tale gets a modern twist in the action-packed animated adventure Red Shoes and the Seven Dwarfs, premiering on Digital and On Demand September 18 and available to own on Blu-ray™ and DVD September 22 from Lionsgate....