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Actors' Equity-Approved Theaters & Productions - December 2020 Photo Actors' Equity-Approved Theaters & Productions - December 2020
by Stephi Wild - December 05, 2020

Check out the current list of Equity-approved theatres, sorted by state, as well as any upcoming events they may have planned....
VIDEO: John Lloyd Young Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! Photo VIDEO: John Lloyd Young Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - December 05, 2020

Richard recently caught up with with Tony winner John Lloyd Young, who headlines a holiday concert at The Space tonight, December 4 (9pm ET). '[The Space] acts like a soundstage and these livestreams are as exciting as you can get, because it feels like you're doing a TV shoot in a live theatre spac...
BWW Feature: ONLINE VIRTUAL OPERA TOUR at Home Computer Screens Photo BWW Feature: ONLINE VIRTUAL OPERA TOUR at Home Computer Screens
by Maria Nockin - December 04, 2020

Los Angeles Opera has a number of excellent recitals on its website including one by baritone Craig Colclough in which he sings the Shakespeare monologues from Otello and Macbeth that Verdi set to music. Together with pianist Jeremy Frank, Colclough presents a program that also includes works by Bee...
Seattle Center Virtual Experience Fill Dark December Days With Spirited Performances, Photo Seattle Center Virtual Experience Fill Dark December Days With Spirited Performances, Workshops, Movies And More
by BWW News Desk - December 04, 2020

While Washington State COVID-19 measures continue to restrict events on the grounds, the spirit of the season remains alive in the virtual experiences offered by organizations across the grounds. ...
Dance Visions NY Presents EVENING A Multi-Disciplinary Art Film Based On An Original Photo Dance Visions NY Presents EVENING A Multi-Disciplinary Art Film Based On An Original Poem
by BWW News Desk - December 04, 2020

During the spring, summer and fall of 2020, during the Covid 19 pandemic, Dance Visions NY has been fully immersed in creating a new work. The company has succeeded in navigating a new artform- the result is a film mosaic of poetry, dance, theater, art and nature.   ...
Lee 'Scratch' Perry Remixes Leon III's 'This Whisper Is Ours' Photo Lee 'Scratch' Perry Remixes Leon III's 'This Whisper Is Ours'
by BWW News Desk - December 04, 2020

Today, Leon III shares the exciting collaboration and remix of the recently released single “This Whisper Is Ours.” For this release, Leon III teamed up with the legendary producer Lee “Scratch” Perry for a delightful remix rendition of “This Whisper is Ours.” ...
OKLAHOMA! Takes the Stage at State Theatre Centre of WA Photo OKLAHOMA! Takes the Stage at State Theatre Centre of WA
by BWW News Desk - December 04, 2020

Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! is running now through 20 December at State Theatre Centre of WA, Heath Ledger Theatre stage....
VIDEO: Cas Haley Reveals New Music Video for 'Blue Jeans' Photo VIDEO: Cas Haley Reveals New Music Video for 'Blue Jeans'
by BWW News Desk - December 04, 2020

Roots are everywhere on Cas's new album, All the Right People, set for an early-2021 release on Jimmy Buffet’s Mailboat Records label. The video for the infectious title track features Cas and his family, bandmates, and friends all singing together and celebrating the power of music and love....
Salt Lake Acting Company Unveils New Streaming Platform in Collaboration With Salt La Photo Salt Lake Acting Company Unveils New Streaming Platform in Collaboration With Salt Lake Film Society
by BWW News Desk - December 04, 2020

Salt Lake Acting Company, Utah's leading destination for brave, contemporary theatre, announces the launch of SLAC DIGITAL, an all-new way for audiences to stream Salt Lake Acting Company programming in their own homes. This is made possible through a partnership with the Salt Lake Film Society....
Kravis Center Board Of Directors Taps New CEO Photo Kravis Center Board Of Directors Taps New CEO
by BWW News Desk - December 04, 2020

After an extensive national search, the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts Board of Directors announced Terrence W. Dwyer will take the helm of Palm Beach County's cultural crown jewel, starting on January 11 as CEO. When the Kravis Center's first and only CEO, Judith Mitchell, announc...
'Old School Country Legends Tribute' Comes to The Drama Factory Photo 'Old School Country Legends Tribute' Comes to The Drama Factory
by BWW News Desk - December 04, 2020

Old School Country Legends Tribute comes to The Drama Factory!...
Battersea Arts Centre Awarded For Community Focused Architectural Design Photo Battersea Arts Centre Awarded For Community Focused Architectural Design
by BWW News Desk - December 04, 2020

Battersea Arts Centre has received the 2020 Overall Winner Award and the Community and Experiencing Culture prizes from New London Architecture (NLA), whose annual awards celebrate the very best in architecture, planning and development in the capital....
The Episcopal Actors' Guild and the House of the Redeemer Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL Photo The Episcopal Actors' Guild and the House of the Redeemer Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - December 04, 2020

The Episcopal Actors' Guild (EAG) and the House of the Redeemer are proud to present a joint holiday party with music and a reading of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol, followed by the singing of carols and a virtual reception....
Indie Collaborative Artists To Perform On Indie Star Events Online Holiday Series Of Photo Indie Collaborative Artists To Perform On Indie Star Events Online Holiday Series Of Shows
by BWW News Desk - December 03, 2020

​​​​​​​Star Events Online, in partnership with the international music organization, The Indie Collaborative, are bringing artists and musicians from all over the world directly to your screens this Christmas season, starting on December 5th with a spectacular jam-packed schedule. ...
National Sawdust Presents Its FERUS Festival 2021 - Photo National Sawdust Presents Its FERUS Festival 2021 -
by BWW News Desk - December 03, 2020

National Sawdust's FERUS Festival has earned its reputation as a showcase for cutting-edge audio, novel multimedia performances and provocative creative discussion, presenting a roster of events that The New Yorker calls 'a walk on the wild side of contemporary music.' ...
Pianist Daniel Vnukowski Performs 'The Nutcracker Suite' To Support Musicians In Need Photo Pianist Daniel Vnukowski Performs 'The Nutcracker Suite' To Support Musicians In Need
by BWW News Desk - December 03, 2020

Pianist Daniel Vnukowski has reached over half a million viewers with his high-definition, livestreamed performances since the start of the pandemic earlier this year. On Tuesday, December 15th at 7pm PST, he performs a virtual fundraising recital in support of the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund (sweet...
BWW Previews: CREATE A HOLIDAY TRADITION WITH RAISING TWELVE ON A NICKEL AND A PRAYER Photo BWW Previews: CREATE A HOLIDAY TRADITION WITH RAISING TWELVE ON A NICKEL AND A PRAYER STREAMING DEC 18-20 at Powerstories
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - December 03, 2020

Raising Twelve on a Nickel and a Prayer is an original musical spanning three Christmas seasons, beginning in 1950 and closing in 1966. It follows the love story, adventures, and trials and tribulations of Betty, who dreams of having 12 children, and Harold, her husband, a Navy sailor....
PBS KIDS Announces ALMA'S WAY, Animated Series from Fred Rogers Productions Photo PBS KIDS Announces ALMA'S WAY, Animated Series from Fred Rogers Productions
by TV News Desk - December 03, 2020

PBS KIDS today announced ALMA’S WAY, a new animated series from Fred Rogers Productions....
VIDEO: Cast and Creatives of MOULIN ROUGE!, MEAN GIRLS and More Record a Song for Win Photo VIDEO: Cast and Creatives of MOULIN ROUGE!, MEAN GIRLS and More Record a Song for Wine Country Following Wildfires
by BWW News Desk - December 03, 2020

Tony Award-nominated Broadway producer, Jacob Langfelder (Sea Wall/A Life), assembled Broadway creatives to write and record TAKE ME BACK, a song of hope for the Wine Country following the harrowing California wildfires.  The song features Original Broadway Cast and Creative members of Moulin Rouge,...
Smallpools Drop Spacey New Single 'Simulation' Photo Smallpools Drop Spacey New Single 'Simulation'
by TV News Desk - December 03, 2020

Indie-Rockers Smallpools are back with a brand new single “simulation” today. The new track from the band’s upcoming sophomore LP due early 2021, displays a futuristic, groovy beat while questioning if the chaotic reality we live in is truly our own.  ...
Joe's Pub Announces Virtual Winter Programming Featuring Carnatic Classical Music, Ba Photo Joe's Pub Announces Virtual Winter Programming Featuring Carnatic Classical Music, Battle of The Bands Satire and More
by BWW News Desk - December 03, 2020

Joe’s Pub has announced their free digital winter programming from December 8 - January 8, 2021, available on Joe’s Pub YouTube or otherwise noted. The virtual performances include Mai Khoi & Pete Drungles: In The Ruins, Roy Nathanson's 5pm Porch Concert: World on Fire, VICHITRA: In Order to Become,...
The BPM Festival Announces Phase 1 Lineup for Second Annual Costa Rica Edition Photo The BPM Festival Announces Phase 1 Lineup for Second Annual Costa Rica Edition
by TV News Desk - December 03, 2020

The long-awaited lineup for the second edition of The BPM Festival: Costa Rica has been announced, featuring performances from dance music’s finest tastemakers....
Clapham Grand Reopens With Upcoming Month Of Shows In December Photo Clapham Grand Reopens With Upcoming Month Of Shows In December
by BWW News Desk - December 03, 2020

The Clapham Grand has announced its post lockdown, physically distanced Christmas shows including a selection of comedy, drag, live acts, choirs and movie nights...
YouTube Originals Announces Full Lineup and New Mini Documentaries for Part Two of 'B Photo YouTube Originals Announces Full Lineup and New Mini Documentaries for Part Two of 'Bear Witness, Take Action'
by TV News Desk - December 03, 2020

YouTube Originals today announced the lineup of YouTube creators, public figures, activists, and influential voices for 'Bear Witness, Take Action 2', a two-hour global conversation on racial justice hosted by Common and Keke Palmer....
BWW Feature: And The Nominees Are... BEST SHOW Photo BWW Feature: And The Nominees Are... BEST SHOW
by Stephen Mosher - December 03, 2020

When an artist puts together their club act, the first thing they have to do is decide what story they want to tell. The Broadway World Award nominees for BEST SHOW did just that....