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VIDEO: On This Day, April 27- Larry Kramer's THE NORMAL HEART Opens on Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, April 27- Larry Kramer's THE NORMAL HEART Opens on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2021

On this day in 2011, the star-studded Broadway premiere of Larry Kramer's landmark play The Normal Heart opened on Broadway at the Golden Theater....
Student Blog: My Top Ten Favorite Musical Theatre Finales Photo Student Blog: My Top Ten Favorite Musical Theatre Finales
by Student Blogger: Jaclyn Hansen - April 23, 2021

Whether it be a large dance number, a touching duet, or a beautiful ensemble number— the finale has the ability to set the tone of the show. I remember when I was growing up and doing Musical Theatre as a kid, I always loved the final number of a show. I loved performing in them, watching them, and ...
Student Blog: My Top Ten Favorite Musical Theatre Finales Photo Student Blog: My Top Ten Favorite Musical Theatre Finales
by Student Blogger: Jaclyn Hansen - April 23, 2021

Whether it be a large dance number, a touching duet, or a beautiful ensemble number— the finale has the ability to set the tone of the show. I remember when I was growing up and doing Musical Theatre as a kid, I always loved the final number of a show. I loved performing in them, watching them, and ...
Bob Gale, Alan Silverstri, Olly Dobson and More From BACK TO THE FUTURE THE MUSICAL t Photo Bob Gale, Alan Silverstri, Olly Dobson and More From BACK TO THE FUTURE THE MUSICAL to Join Online Discussion
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2021

Ahead of BACK TO THE FUTURE The Musical opening in the Adelphi Theatre from 20 August, the BFI present an online discussion with members of the cast and crew, broadcasting globally, for free, on BFI YouTube at 19:00 on Thursday 29 April. ...
HBO Max Orders Docuseries TAKE OUT Photo HBO Max Orders Docuseries TAKE OUT
by TV News Desk - April 22, 2021

Lisa explores the storied and complicated journey of the Asian community, past and present, at a critical time, while zig-zagging the country celebrating the joy that the little white take-out box can bring. ...
ODD MAN OUT At-Home Immersive Theatrical Sensory Box Experience to be Presented by PI Photo ODD MAN OUT At-Home Immersive Theatrical Sensory Box Experience to be Presented by PITCHBLACK Experiences
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2021

PITCHBLACK Immersive Experiences will present ODD MAN OUT, a new at-home immersive theatrical sensory box experience. Written by Martín Bondone and directed by Bondone, Carlos Armesto, and Facundo Bogarín, ODD MAN OUT begins with a travel box sent to your home that will allow 'passengers' to be a pa...
Redhouse Arts Center Announces 2021-2022 Theatre Season Photo Redhouse Arts Center Announces 2021-2022 Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2021

Redhouse Arts Center’s 2021-22 Main Stage Season has been announced, featuring the remounting of a previously cancelled show. With every production this season, Redhouse will utilize its versatile theatre space not only treat audiences to a thrilling theatre experience but allow for social distancin...
VIDEO: Ali Stroker Talks Mission To Authenticate Disability Representation on TAMRON Photo VIDEO: Ali Stroker Talks Mission To Authenticate Disability Representation on TAMRON HALL
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2021

Tony Award-winning actress Ali Stroker discussed her new book, The Chance To Fly. During the conversation, Stroker shed light on the difficulty of growing up without accurate or authentic representation of disabilities on-screen and on-stage, and why she’s working so hard to change that....
VIDEO: Ali Stroker Talks Mission To Authenticate Disability Representation on TAMRON Photo VIDEO: Ali Stroker Talks Mission To Authenticate Disability Representation on TAMRON HALL
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2021

Tony Award-winning actress Ali Stroker discussed her new book, The Chance To Fly. During the conversation, Stroker shed light on the difficulty of growing up without accurate or authentic representation of disabilities on-screen and on-stage, and why she’s working so hard to change that....
BWW Interview: Giovanna Sardelli of NEW WORKS FESTIVAL ONLINE at TheatreWorks Silicon Photo BWW Interview: Giovanna Sardelli of NEW WORKS FESTIVAL ONLINE at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Champions Boundary-Breaking Theatre
by Jim Munson - April 22, 2021

While the theatre world continues to engage in much-needed conversations about how to make our art form more inclusive and equitable, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley is offering a tangible example of what that can look like. Its New Works Festival Online will stream an advance look at tomorrow's boundar...
Works & Process at the Guggenheim Live Performances Will Now Take Place at 6pm and 8p Photo Works & Process at the Guggenheim Live Performances Will Now Take Place at 6pm and 8pm
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2021

The performing arts series Works & Process has announced the addition of 6pm performances at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum as a part of New York state’s “Safely Bringing Back the Arts” pilot program....
BWW Interview: Queer Activist/Playwright Michael Kearns Ever Fighting The Fight - On Photo BWW Interview: Queer Activist/Playwright Michael Kearns Ever Fighting The Fight - On His Own Terms
by Gil Kaan - April 23, 2021

Leading up to the May 1st launch of his latest book (his seventh) Who’s Afraid of Michael Kearns?; multi-hyphenate Michael Kearns shares some behind-the-scenes of what revs up Michael Kearns. His Q&A, presented by Skylight Books, will be live Zoomed, along with a scene from BLOODBOUND performed by M...
BWW Interview: Queer Activist/Playwright Michael Kearns Ever Fighting The Fight - On Photo BWW Interview: Queer Activist/Playwright Michael Kearns Ever Fighting The Fight - On His Own Terms
by Gil Kaan - April 23, 2021

Leading up to the May 1st launch of his latest book (his seventh) Who’s Afraid of Michael Kearns?; multi-hyphenate Michael Kearns shares some behind-the-scenes of what revs up Michael Kearns. His Q&A, presented by Skylight Books, will be live Zoomed, along with a scene from BLOODBOUND performed by M...
Scottsdale Center For The Performing Arts Brings Laughs And Theatrical Performances T Photo Scottsdale Center For The Performing Arts Brings Laughs And Theatrical Performances To Scottsdale
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2021

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts brings thought-provoking theatre from around the globe and light-hearted audience favorites that are perfect for group outings. Scottsdale Arts ONE Members can get the best seats before tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, April 23, 2021....
David Jason, Stephanie Cole and Anton Lesser Will Lead Reading of A COLD SUPPER BEHIN Photo David Jason, Stephanie Cole and Anton Lesser Will Lead Reading of A COLD SUPPER BEHIND HARRODS at the Oxford Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2021

Original Theatre Company, in association with Perfectly Normal Productions, will reunite David Jason, Stephanie Cole and Anton Lesser, the original stars of the BBC Radio 4 play, A Cold Supper Behind Harrods, for a one night only, semi-staged, rehearsed reading to be live streamed from the stage of ...
Photo Flash: BIG FISH Opens Tonight at Titusville Playhouse Photo Photo Flash: BIG FISH Opens Tonight at Titusville Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2021

Big Fish is set to begin performances at Titusville Playhouse tonight, April 23 2021 and run through May 15! Based on the acclaimed film directed by Tim Burton, BIG FISH tells the story of Edward Bloom, a traveling salesman who lives life to its fullest…and then some!...
Moon Vs Sun Release New Album & Documentary I'M GOING TO BREAK YOUR HEART Photo Moon Vs Sun Release New Album & Documentary I'M GOING TO BREAK YOUR HEART
by TV News Desk - April 23, 2021

Chantal Kreviazuk and Raine Maida have left an indelible mark on popular culture. Raine founded and fronts platinum-selling alternative rock stalwarts Our Lady Peace and has garnered four Juno Awards....
Moon Vs Sun Release New Album & Documentary I'M GOING TO BREAK YOUR HEART Photo Moon Vs Sun Release New Album & Documentary I'M GOING TO BREAK YOUR HEART
by TV News Desk - April 23, 2021

Chantal Kreviazuk and Raine Maida have left an indelible mark on popular culture. Raine founded and fronts platinum-selling alternative rock stalwarts Our Lady Peace and has garnered four Juno Awards....
THE SOUND OF MUSIC to be Presented by Fairfield Center Stage in June Photo THE SOUND OF MUSIC to be Presented by Fairfield Center Stage in June
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2021

Fairfield Center Stage along with partner Fairfield Museum & History Center will present an outdoor musical production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC in downtown Fairfield this June. The show runs one weekend only: June 24-26, 2021 at Fairfield Museum Commons at 370 Beach Rd behind Old Town Hall....
Theatre Now New York to Stream 8 New 10-Minute Musicals in May Photo Theatre Now New York to Stream 8 New 10-Minute Musicals in May
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2021

Theater Now New York announced today that SOUND BITES, its highly regarded annual festival of 10-minute musicals, will be streamed online for free next month, with the live version returning in May of 2022. ...
ROCK OF AGES CONCERT Now To Feature Pre-Show Hosted By Randi Zuckerberg, Willam and T Photo ROCK OF AGES CONCERT Now To Feature Pre-Show Hosted By Randi Zuckerberg, Willam and Tom Lenk
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2021

Additional details have been announced for the one-night only, bi-coastal livestream jamfest Rock of Ages: All-Star Reunion Concert tomorrow night, Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 8:00PM ET. All ticket purchasers will have the option of watching the concert live and/or on demand for an additional 24 hou...
Theatre Now New York Will Stream Eight New 10-Minute Musicals Next Month Photo Theatre Now New York Will Stream Eight New 10-Minute Musicals Next Month
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2021

Theater Now New York, one of the nation's leading producers of original short form musicals, announced today that SOUND BITES, its highly regarded annual festival of 10-minute musicals, will be streamed online for free next month, with the live version returning in May of 2022. ...
Photo Flash: Porchlight's CALL ME ELIZABETH Premieres Tonight; Extension Announced Th Photo Photo Flash: Porchlight's CALL ME ELIZABETH Premieres Tonight; Extension Announced Through May 9
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2021

Porchlight Music Theatre will announce that the Chicago streaming premiere with KB Productions of Call Me Elizabeth, a one-woman show about the early life of Elizabeth Taylor, written by and starring Kayla Boye and directed by Erin Kraft, has been extended through Sunday, May 9....
BWW Review: San Francisco Opera's Drive-In BARBER OF SEVILLE at The Marin Center In S Photo BWW Review: San Francisco Opera's Drive-In BARBER OF SEVILLE at The Marin Center In San Rafael
by Maria Nockin - April 24, 2021

On April. 23, 2021, San Francisco Opera presented its first drive-in opera, Rossini’s rollicking comedy, The Barber of Seville. As the boisterous Spanish hair stylist, baritone Lucas Meachem opened the show with a vigorous, rousing version of his famous “Largo al Factotum”. California COVID restrict...
BWW Review: AS YOU LIKE IT Beguiles and Delights at The Rogue Theatre Photo BWW Review: AS YOU LIKE IT Beguiles and Delights at The Rogue Theatre
by Robert Encila-Celdran - April 25, 2021

Rogue Theatre's season finale, AS YOU LIKE IT, delivers old-fashioned comedic romp. In Tucson, runs through May 9th....