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The Richard Lawson Studios Begins Industry Master Class Series Photo The Richard Lawson Studios Begins Industry Master Class Series
by BWW News Desk - August 01, 2020

The Richard Lawson Studios will be launching a new Master Class series on August 4th, 2020 to take place every Tuesday evening at 6pm PST....
Crazy Coqs Announced August and September Programme of Live and Live-Streamed Shows Photo Crazy Coqs Announced August and September Programme of Live and Live-Streamed Shows
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2020

Crazy Coqs, Sohoa??s unique live entertainment venue within the Brasserie Zédel complex, announces a new limited August programme and a full September programme, offering both live shows and live-streamed shows....
American Conservatory Theater Announces Season Lineup Including the World Premiere of Photo American Conservatory Theater Announces Season Lineup Including the World Premiere of SOUL TRAIN and More
by BWW News Desk - July 29, 2020

Today, American Conservatory Theater unveiled the diverse lineup that will make up San Francisco's premier nonprofit theater organization's new season. ...
Dramatists Guild Foundation Honors Bess Wohl With First-Ever Georgia Engel Comedy Pla Photo Dramatists Guild Foundation Honors Bess Wohl With First-Ever Georgia Engel Comedy Playwriting Prize
by BWW News Desk - July 29, 2020

Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) honors the life and legacy of Emmy-nominated, Obie-Award-winning actress and comedian Georgia Engel with a new namesake Award for a playwright in comedy. The inaugural recipient is Bess Wohl (a?oeGrand Horizons,a?? a?oeSmall Mouth Sounds,a?? Make Believea??). ...
Rhiannon Giddens Named Artistic Director of Silkroad Photo Rhiannon Giddens Named Artistic Director of Silkroad
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2020

Golnar Khosrowshahi, Chair of the Silkroad Board of Directors, announced today that celebrated singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Rhiannon Giddens has been appointed the next Artistic Director of Silkroad. Her first official appearance will be on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 8 p.m. EDT in Ta...
Ailey All Access Presents Broadcast Of Alvin Ailey's Classic Blues Suite From 1985 Photo Ailey All Access Presents Broadcast Of Alvin Ailey's Classic Blues Suite From 1985
by BWW News Desk - July 23, 2020

The Ailey organization continues to uplift spirits of 24 million people and counting globally with Ailey All Access. The online initiative offers free performance broadcasts from the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater repertory, Ailey Extension dance and fitness class, original short films, conversa...
Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, July 23- with Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana, and More Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, July 23- with Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana, and More!
by BWW News Desk - July 23, 2020

Today (July 23) in live streaming: a Cinderella Reunion, the Fame gang is back together, and so much more!...
The New Jersey Performing Arts Center Extends Campus Closure Through January 1, 2021 Photo The New Jersey Performing Arts Center Extends Campus Closure Through January 1, 2021
by BWW News Desk - July 23, 2020

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) announced today that it will extend the suspension of its traditional presenting activities through January 1, 2021....
Celebrity Series Of Boston Announces Fall 2020 Digital Programming Photo Celebrity Series Of Boston Announces Fall 2020 Digital Programming
by BWW News Desk - July 23, 2020

Celebrity Series of Boston announces the continuation of a?oeCelebrity Series at Homea?? with a series of 18 paid and free digital concerts and events in the fall of 2020....
Bruce Hornsby Debuts 'Bright Star Cast' Featuring Jamila Woods and Vernon Reid Photo Bruce Hornsby Debuts 'Bright Star Cast' Featuring Jamila Woods and Vernon Reid
by TV News Desk - July 22, 2020

Finding inspiration from The New York Times Magazine's “1619 Project,” James Weldon Johnson's “Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing” as well as the work of historian Taylor Branch, Grammy-award winning pianist, singer and songwriter Bruce Hornsby debuts “Bright Star Cast.”...
Second Stage Will Bring Lynn Nottage Play to Broadway in 2021, Plus Rajiv Joseph's LE Photo Second Stage Will Bring Lynn Nottage Play to Broadway in 2021, Plus Rajiv Joseph's LETTERS OF SURESH Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - July 21, 2020

Second Stage Theater has confirmed two plays for its Broadway home, The Hayes Theater, as well as one play for its off-Broadway home, The Tony Kiser Theater, for its upcoming 42nd Season in 2021. An additional off-Broadway production will be announced in the coming months....
The State Theatre Center for the Arts Announces 2021 Shows and More Photo The State Theatre Center for the Arts Announces 2021 Shows and More
by BWW News Desk - July 21, 2020

The State Theatre Center for the Arts, Easton, PA, has announced part of the 94th Season with new shows running January - June, 2021. Tickets for the new season will go on sale to State Theatre Members on Tuesday August 4, to the public on Wednesday, August 12th....
Broadway From Home: Documentaries for Every Theater Lover! Photo Broadway From Home: Documentaries for Every Theater Lover!
by Kaitlin Milligan - July 18, 2020

Feel like you've started to run out of things to watch? We here at BroadwayWorld have you covered! We all have our favorite musicals and plays, but what about the stories behind those shows? Luckily, over the years, many documentaries have been made about some of your favorite shows!...
The Cleveland Orchestra Launches 2nd Set of TCO Classics Concerts Photo The Cleveland Orchestra Launches 2nd Set of TCO Classics Concerts
by BWW News Desk - July 16, 2020

Today, The Cleveland Orchestra launches its second collection of concert audio recordings on TCO Classics, featuring performances recorded live at Severance Hall during the Orchestra's celebrated Prometheus Project - a festival dedicated to the exploration of Ludwig van Beethoven's music that closed...
Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, July 15- with Chris Jackson, Freestyle Love Suprem Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, July 15- with Chris Jackson, Freestyle Love Supreme, & More!
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2020

Today (July 15) in live streaming: Freestyle Love Supreme visits Backstage Live, Chris Jackson chats with The Chaos Twins, and so much more!...
AILEY ALL ACCESS to Feature Camille A. Brown's CITY OF RAIN and More Photo AILEY ALL ACCESS to Feature Camille A. Brown's CITY OF RAIN and More
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2020

Founder Alvin Ailey's ground-breaking legacy drives the Ailey organization to share the Ailey spirit despite unprecedented times through Ailey All Access....
Rumer Debuts Deep Summer In The Deep South Video and Announces Final IG Track Photo Rumer Debuts Deep Summer In The Deep South Video and Announces Final IG Track
by BWW News Desk - July 14, 2020

Award-winning British vocalist, RUMER has debuted the video for 'Deep Summer In The Deep South' from Nashville Tears, her upcoming fifth album which has already earned rave reviews ahead of its August 14 release on Cooking Vinyl....
Fire Island Dance Festival Presents First Virtual Event Ever This Friday Photo Fire Island Dance Festival Presents First Virtual Event Ever This Friday
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2020

The Virtual Fire Island Dance Festival, this year's streamed edition of the beloved annual world-class dance event, is set to feature three world premiere pieces and three festival favorites. The festival streams at 7 pm Eastern on Friday, July 17, 2020, and is produced by and benefits Dancers Respo...
Alarm Will Sound Launches 'Video Chat Variations,' A New Virtual Performance Series Photo Alarm Will Sound Launches 'Video Chat Variations,' A New Virtual Performance Series
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2020

Alarm Will Sounda?"'one of the most vital and original ensembles on the American music scene' (The New York Times)a?"continues to revitalize music-making during the COVID-19 pandemic with VIDEO CHAT VARIATIONS, a new series of remote performances that respond to the quirks of video chat platforms....
Breakout Artist Curt Chambers Gives Us A Real 'Good Thing' Photo Breakout Artist Curt Chambers Gives Us A Real 'Good Thing'
by BWW News Desk - July 10, 2020

 Curt Chambers takes us into summer with one of the most anticipated country songs “Good Thing'. The single released today on all digital and streaming sites Click Here.   'A soaring arena anthem with a seductive bass beat and infectious chorus,' explains Sounds Like Nashville in an exclusive premie...
92Y's Summer Talks to Feature Sara Bareilles, Judy Gold, Rosie O'Donnell & More Photo 92Y's Summer Talks to Feature Sara Bareilles, Judy Gold, Rosie O'Donnell & More
by BWW News Desk - July 07, 2020

92Y has announced their upcoming schedule featuring Sara Bareilles, Judy Gold, Rosie O'Donnell and more....
Review Roundup: Find Out What Critics Thought of HAMILTON on Disney+ - Updating Live! Photo Review Roundup: Find Out What Critics Thought of HAMILTON on Disney+ - Updating Live!
by TV News Desk - July 04, 2020

In just days, the world will get to tune in for the phenomenon that is Hamilton, when it arrives on Disney+. The critics however, have already gotten their shot at the new film....
New Concerts Announced From National Sawdust's DIGITAL DISCOVERY FESTIVAL Photo New Concerts Announced From National Sawdust's DIGITAL DISCOVERY FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - July 02, 2020

National Sawdust's physical doors are still closed but, thanks to a generous grant from the Alphadyne Foundation, the mission of providing artists the resources and support they need to create and present new work continues with the Digital Discovery Festival, featuring over 100 artists from May thr...
BWW Feature: Isolation Creations From Seth Sikes, Regina Zona, Mauricio Martinez And Photo BWW Feature: Isolation Creations From Seth Sikes, Regina Zona, Mauricio Martinez And More Continue To Flood The Internet
by Stephen Mosher - June 30, 2020

As the threat of COVID-19 stays prevalent, musical artists like Katie Dunn McGrath, Constantine Maroulis, Florencia Cuenca, Lina Koutrakos, and Fleur Seule keep creating and inspiring....
National Sawdust's Digital Discovery Festival Presents Meredith Monk, Robert Wilson, Photo National Sawdust's Digital Discovery Festival Presents Meredith Monk, Robert Wilson, Tyondai Braxton and More
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2020

With over sixty total events featuring more than 100 artists over a four month span, National Sawdust's ongoing Digital Discovery Festival is the rarest sort of story in NYC's post-COVID live music world: an unalloyed success....