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Violent juvenile felons are given one last chance at rehabilitation at Youthful Offender System in Colorado before they are sent to adult prisons where they will be targets for sexual abuse and at great risk of suicide.

Poets Team Up With the Stephen Joseph Theatre to Present Three Short Films Showcasing Photo Poets Team Up With the Stephen Joseph Theatre to Present Three Short Films Showcasing Their Work
by BWW News Desk - August 04, 2020

Nine leading UK poets have teamed up with Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre to present three short films showcasing their work....
BWW Interview: ISC's David Melville & Melissa Chalsma On Being Free, Social Awareness Photo BWW Interview: ISC's David Melville & Melissa Chalsma On Being Free, Social Awareness & The Future
by Gil Kaan - August 03, 2020

As live theatre remains in lockdown, Independent Shakespeare Company (ISC) is morphing their Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival into a free, livestreaming program of four FESTIVAL EVENTS on Saturdays in August, and a hybrid stage production of ROMEO & JULIET Labor Day weekend. ISC's co-founders...
Samantha Hannah on HOW TO FIND HAPPINESS IN A YEAR Photo Samantha Hannah on HOW TO FIND HAPPINESS IN A YEAR
by Natalie O'Donoghue - July 30, 2020

BWW catches up with Samantha Hannah to chat about her show How To Find Happiness In A Year which is now streaming on Nextup Comedy....
BWW Review: For Goodness' Sake World Premiere by Jewish Women's Theatre Examines Pers Photo BWW Review: For Goodness' Sake World Premiere by Jewish Women's Theatre Examines Personal Choices and the Morality Behind our Decisions
by Shari Barrett - July 24, 2020

Jewish Womena??s Theatre based at The Braid in Santa Monica has been voted one of the a?oeBest Live Theatres on the Westsidea?? three years in a row by readers of The Argonaut. The group presents American Jewish stories, art, and other programming that highlights Jewish contributions to contemporary...
Guest Blog: Emily Beecher On THE GOOD ENOUGH MUMS CLUB Photo Guest Blog: Emily Beecher On THE GOOD ENOUGH MUMS CLUB
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2020

In each and every one of the little squares on my screen sits a phenomenal woman with their child. Welcome to a rehearsal of The Good Enough Mums Club!...
Summer School Returns to the Belgrade Theatre Photo Summer School Returns to the Belgrade Theatre
by BWW News Desk - July 21, 2020

Kids climbing up the walls after lockdown? As restrictions start to lift, the Belgrade Theatre throwing out a lifeline to tired parents with the return of its annual Summer School for kids aged 8-16. ...
Guest Blog: Caroline Wigmore and Jen Green On Golden Toad Theatre's Creative Activiti Photo Guest Blog: Caroline Wigmore and Jen Green On Golden Toad Theatre's Creative Activities For Children
by BWW News Desk - July 21, 2020

Golden Toad Theatre seeks out the rights to popular children's books to adapt for the stage. Our audiences love engaging with the stories and characters from shows both before and after the actual performance itself, so for each show we create bespoke interactive activities to help them explore key ...
BWW Interview: Jon Robyns and Alice Fearn Talk WEST END MUSICAL DRIVE-IN Photo BWW Interview: Jon Robyns and Alice Fearn Talk WEST END MUSICAL DRIVE-IN
by Kerrie Nicholson - July 20, 2020

West End stars Jon Robyns and Alice Fearn tell us all about West End Drive-In, life in lockdown, and their hopes for the future of the industry...
Digital Jazz Festival Broadcast To The Comfort Of Your Home Next Week Photo Digital Jazz Festival Broadcast To The Comfort Of Your Home Next Week
by BWW News Desk - July 16, 2020

Jazz and contemporary music enthusiasts can enjoy the final installment of These Digital Times a?" an online music festival series featuring local and international artists presented by the Melbourne International Jazz Festival (MIJF)....
BWW Interview: How Erich Bergen & Friends Are Sharing the Magic of Stagedoor Manor wi Photo BWW Interview: How Erich Bergen & Friends Are Sharing the Magic of Stagedoor Manor with PLAYHOUSE
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2020

Looking for a way to hone your craft and connect with Broadway talent? Look no further than Stagedoor Manor's new virtual performing arts education platform, PLAYHOUSE....
BWW Review: Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party Brings The Celebrities And Charm Right Int Photo BWW Review: Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party Brings The Celebrities And Charm Right Into Your Home
by Stephen Mosher - July 12, 2020

After 18 years of doing CAST PARTY on stage, Jim Caruso dealt with the lockdown by bringing it to the internet; and with the help of a stellar producer named Ruby Locknar, they have hit one out of the park...
Experience the World Premiere of SHOWSTOPPER! THE (SOCIALLY DISTANCED) IMPROVISED MUS Photo Experience the World Premiere of SHOWSTOPPER! THE (SOCIALLY DISTANCED) IMPROVISED MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - July 10, 2020

Be among the first to experience a brand new, fully improvised musical live streamed directly to your home from Edinburgh FringeFavourites and Olivier Award Winners, The Showstoppers....
West Midlands' Festivals Bring 2020 Celebrations To Festivalgoers' Homes Photo West Midlands' Festivals Bring 2020 Celebrations To Festivalgoers' Homes
by BWW News Desk - July 09, 2020

Festivals across the West Midlands are currently unable to welcome back visitors with many major cultural events and outdoor festivals such as Birmingham Pride, Download Festival and Birmingham, Solihull and Sandwell Jazz Festival in 2020 either cancelled or postponed, causing an unprecedented impac...
Courtney Stapleton and Joe Griffiths-Brown Help Kids Get Inspired With Golden Toad Th Photo Courtney Stapleton and Joe Griffiths-Brown Help Kids Get Inspired With Golden Toad Theatre
by BWW News Desk - July 09, 2020

Golden Toad Theatre have gone green in collaboration with West End stars, Courtney Stapleton (Six) and Joe Griffiths-Brown (Hamilton), encouraging children to engage in theatre through song, dance, and a little bit of gardening....
BWW Blog: Theatre, A Great Community Photo BWW Blog: Theatre, A Great Community
by Student Blogger: Caiti Ho - July 07, 2020

The Broadway shutdown doesn't really affect me the way it does Broadway-goers, Broadway workers and of course our Broadway stars. Although it doesn't affect me as directly as it does you. I feel the sadness of the shutdown just as much as you do....
BWW Interview: Sander Blommaert On His 100th Instagram Ballet Class Photo BWW Interview: Sander Blommaert On His 100th Instagram Ballet Class
by Vikki Jane Vile - July 07, 2020

Sander Blommaert, a multi-award-winning ballet teacher from Elmhurst Ballet School, and former Royal Ballet First Artist, has completed a run of 100 free online ballet classes throughout lockdown....
How Are Summer Theatre Camps Around the Country Making the Move to Online? Photo How Are Summer Theatre Camps Around the Country Making the Move to Online?
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2020

With social distancing still in place and the safety of campers as their main concerns, what are the country's summer theatre camps doing this summer?...
Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, June 26- Lea Salonga, Sara Bareilles and More Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, June 26- Lea Salonga, Sara Bareilles and More
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2020

Today (June 26) in live streaming: A new Next on Stage, Lea Salonga visits Backstage Live! and so much more!...
Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, June 25- FALSETTOS, Billy Porter and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, June 25- FALSETTOS, Billy Porter and More!
by BWW News Desk - June 25, 2020

Today (June 25) in live streaming: Can't Cancel Pride, Falsettos, and so much more!...
Demi Lovato Returns To YouTube For New Docuseries Photo Demi Lovato Returns To YouTube For New Docuseries
by TV News Desk - June 25, 2020

YouTube today announced new and returning projects at the ninth-annual digital newfront and first-ever digital personalized event, Brandcast Delivered.  Among the highlights: a new four-part docuseries following Demi Lovato as she continues her personal and musical journey...
BWW Feature: CABIN FEVER at Lockdown Movies Photo BWW Feature: CABIN FEVER at Lockdown Movies
by Danny Wimpey - June 24, 2020

What may be the first movie created during the lockdown, Cabin Fever, a South African full-length feature, has just finished post-production. Filmed by the cast themselves, using no specialist equipment and no crew, only their phones and laptops, the movie reflects on the strains placed on relations...
Broadway Catch Up: June 22 - Andrew Lloyd Webber, Ariana DeBose, Michael Ball, and Mo Photo Broadway Catch Up: June 22 - Andrew Lloyd Webber, Ariana DeBose, Michael Ball, and More!
by Stephi Wild - June 22, 2020

While Broadway remains shut down, BroadwayWorld is keeping up with your favorite stars and giving you a peek at what they have been up to! Check out this weekend's highlights from some of your favorites, including Andrew Lloyd Webber, Ariana DeBose, Michael Ball, and more!...
The Court Theatre Reopens Its Doors For Winter Warmer Series Photo The Court Theatre Reopens Its Doors For Winter Warmer Series
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2020

The Court Theatre is reopening its doors to the public in July and August with a small series of winter warmer events....
VIDEO: The Showstoppers Present ONLINE STORYTIME, an Interactive Musical for Kids Photo VIDEO: The Showstoppers Present ONLINE STORYTIME, an Interactive Musical for Kids
by BWW News Desk - June 19, 2020

Calling all parents! The Olivier Award-winning Showstoppers have got you covered during lockdown with their interactive musical 'Online Storytime' made especially for kids!...
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and New York Theatre Salon Present GLOBAL FORMS THEAT Photo Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and New York Theatre Salon Present GLOBAL FORMS THEATER FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2020

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater & New York Theatre Salon will present the Global Forms Theater Festival. Running June 22-28, 2020, and showcasing over 30 theater artists from 28 different countries, this week-long theatrical event celebrates and uplifts the work of international and immigrant theate...