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Six million years ago our ancestors began to walk upright then left the trees and ventured out into the wild African savanna. For millions of years we would adapt, strengthen, and spread across the planet's harshest terrains. We withstood droughts and ice ages to not only survive, but to become the dominant species on Earth. Could we do it again

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Sony Pictures Television and Get Lifted Film Co. to Develop PAPER GODS for ABC Photo Sony Pictures Television and Get Lifted Film Co. to Develop PAPER GODS for ABC
by TV News Desk - August 10, 2020

Sony Pictures Television and Get Lifted Film Co. will develop PAPER GODS for ABC, written and executive produced by Tash Gray (P. Valley, Snowfall, Raising Kanan) and based off Goldie Taylor's novel of the same name. ...
Broadway Books: 10 Books on Set Design to Read While Staying Inside! Photo Broadway Books: 10 Books on Set Design to Read While Staying Inside!
by Stephi Wild - August 09, 2020

These books, many of which were written by current or former set designers, take a deep dive into what the art is all about, how to get started, what research goes into the craft, and even how to design on a budget!...
Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, August 7- with Tonya Pinkins, Jessica Vosk, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, August 7- with Tonya Pinkins, Jessica Vosk, and More!
by BWW News Desk - August 07, 2020

Today (August 7) in live streaming: Tonya Pinkins visits Backstage Live, Brenda Braxton celebrates her birthday on Stars in the House, and so much more!...
Okieriete Onaodowan, Daveed Diggs, Anthony Ramos and More to Take Part in Second HAM4 Photo Okieriete Onaodowan, Daveed Diggs, Anthony Ramos and More to Take Part in Second HAM4CHANGE Virtual Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - August 05, 2020

Looped, a virtual venue that connects fans to those who inspire them, will host the second #HAM4CHANGE fundraisers conceived and organized by members of the original cast of Hamilton to benefit organizations that are working to end systemic racism on Sunday, August 9 1:00 PM EST. ...
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company Announces Its 2020-2021 Season plus Introducing Woolly Photo Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company Announces Its 2020-2021 Season plus Introducing Woolly on Demand and The Golden Ticket
by BWW News Desk - July 29, 2020

With transparency and cautious optimism as guiding pillars, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company is pleased to announce its 2020-2021 season. Season 41 features the return of a postponed production, new partnerships, a digital season, and an exciting evolution of Woollya??s subscription plan. Anticipated ...
Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, July 29- with Thomas Kail, Shoshana Bean and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, July 29- with Thomas Kail, Shoshana Bean and More!
by BWW News Desk - July 29, 2020

Today (July 29) in live streaming: Shoshana Bean visits Backstage Live, The Chaos Twins are back with Tommy Kail, and so much more!...
TANGLEWOOD 2020 ONLINE FESTIVAL Week 5 Features Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax and More Photo TANGLEWOOD 2020 ONLINE FESTIVAL Week 5 Features Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax and More
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2020

The Boston Symphony Orchestra's first-ever Tanglewood digital festival-designed to capture the beauty and spirit of the Tanglewood grounds-will feature artists and programs of the originally announced 2020 Tanglewood season, among other content. ...
BWW Interview: DIAVOLO's Jacques Heim Safely Creating THIS IS ME With Vets Photo BWW Interview: DIAVOLO's Jacques Heim Safely Creating THIS IS ME With Vets
by Gil Kaan - July 24, 2020

DIAVOLO/Architecture in Motion's The Veteran Project will premiere its THIS IS ME: LETTERS FROM THE FRONT LINES on The Soraya Facebook page Friday July 31 at 4p PST. Returning to The Soraya for their fourth engagement, DIAVOLO's latest movement piece deals with our current pandemic isolation from th...
BWW Interview: James Monroe Iglehart Opens Up About What He Hopes Audiences Will Take Photo BWW Interview: James Monroe Iglehart Opens Up About What He Hopes Audiences Will Take From WE ARE FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME
by Kaitlin Milligan - July 17, 2020

On Friday July 17, Hulu debuted the documentary We Are Freestyle Love Supreme....
Join The Conversation With EQUITABLE DINNERS: LIFT EVERY VOICE Photo Join The Conversation With EQUITABLE DINNERS: LIFT EVERY VOICE
by BWW News Desk - July 16, 2020

Equitable Dinners: Lift Every Voice is a series of online conversations, featuring guest speakers on a range of topics, and launched by a short play....
BWW Feature: Dayton Theatre this week Photo BWW Feature: Dayton Theatre this week
by Jenni Cypher - July 10, 2020

With the current state of theatre in the world and in Dayton, I have been struggling to come up with ideas for things to write.  Honestly, we all know it has been completely depressing and we all want things to get back to normal - to be able to see a show, to be on stage, to be behind the scenes ag...
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....
BWW Exclusive: Rodney Earl Jackson Jr. - 'Navigating Racism and Creating My Vision of Photo BWW Exclusive: Rodney Earl Jackson Jr. - 'Navigating Racism and Creating My Vision of America in Professional Theatre'
by BWW Features - June 29, 2020

Rodney Earl Jackson Jr., Co-Founder and Co-Artistic Director of The San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Company has penned an article exclusively for BroadwayWorld, discussing his personal journey in the world of theater, how The San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Company came to be and more....
Project Angel Food's ALL-STAR TELETHON Exceeds Goal, Raises $700,000 Photo Project Angel Food's ALL-STAR TELETHON Exceeds Goal, Raises $700,000
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2020

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See the Results From the First Ever Day of Giving for Performing Arts in Dayton Photo See the Results From the First Ever Day of Giving for Performing Arts in Dayton
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2020

Area nonprofit performing arts organizations joined forces yesterday, June 25, to raise funds to ensure their future. This unique fundraising event, Day of Giving: Preserving the Heart of Live Performance, was completely digital....
BWW Interview: Robert Kelley Looks Back on His Amazing 50-Year Run at the Helm of The Photo BWW Interview: Robert Kelley Looks Back on His Amazing 50-Year Run at the Helm of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley
by Jim Munson - June 25, 2020

It is time for Robert Kelley to take a richly-deserved curtain call. June 30th will be his last day as Artistic Director of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley after a mind-blowing 50 years in that role. It is not hyperbole to state there isn't another individual who has had a more profound influence on the...
BWW Feature: At Home With Sam Harris Photo BWW Feature: At Home With Sam Harris
by Stephen Mosher - June 19, 2020

Tony nominee and best selling concert artist Sam Harris is about to have another child but his son, Cooper, is not getting a sibling. The literary world is getting a new novel. Harris talks with Stephen Mosher about the three musketeers that is his family, raising a 12-year-old in quarantine and t...
BWW Feature: MAC Award Recipient Patrick DeGennaro Creates Powerful And Profound BACK Photo BWW Feature: MAC Award Recipient Patrick DeGennaro Creates Powerful And Profound BACK ALIVE
by Stephen Mosher - June 18, 2020

One of the most significant quarantine creations to date was released on June tenth to great response. Learn about Patrick DeGennaro's new song and music video BACK ALIVE...
Edinburgh International Film Festival and Curzon Home Cinema Announce EDFILMFEST AT H Photo Edinburgh International Film Festival and Curzon Home Cinema Announce EDFILMFEST AT HOME
by TV News Desk - June 10, 2020

Right now, the Edinburgh International Film Festival should be gearing up to the mid-June opening of its 74th edition. As announced previously, the Festival has had to be postponed in line with the UK Government and Scottish Government's public health advice, but it's bringing you the next best thin...
Nominations for the 2020 Dora Mavor Moore Awards Announced Photo Nominations for the 2020 Dora Mavor Moore Awards Announced
by BWW News Desk - June 08, 2020

At an online media announcement - pre-taped in front of Meridian Hall with physically distanced protocols in place - streamed June 8 on the Dora Awards YouTube channel, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) announced 243 nominations for the 41st annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards....
Maria Schneider DATA LORDS Is Coming July 24, 2020 Photo Maria Schneider DATA LORDS Is Coming July 24, 2020
by BWW News Desk - June 04, 2020

Data Lords is a new double-album by Grammy Award-winning composer and bandleader Maria Schneider.  Inspired by conflicting relationships between the digital and natural worlds, the recording features Schneider's acclaimed orchestra of 18 world-class musicians. ...
Guest Blog: Alex Cubb On New YouTube Series THE BARE & KLARE SHOW Photo Guest Blog: Alex Cubb On New YouTube Series THE BARE & KLARE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2020

At the moment, we're working on a YouTube comedy/art show called The Bare & Klare Show, which is a six-part series hosted by two magical stoner bears, guiding the human race through lockdown....
American Masters Announces Three Documentaries That Celebrate Women Trailblazers Photo American Masters Announces Three Documentaries That Celebrate Women Trailblazers
by TV News Desk - May 27, 2020

American Masters joins PBS' summer-long celebration of female trailblazers in honor of the women's vote centennial with three new documentaries exploring the lives of remarkable changemakers, both past and present....
BWW Exclusive: THE 101 GREATEST MOVIE SCENES of All Time - from CITIZEN KANE to PINK Photo BWW Exclusive: THE 101 GREATEST MOVIE SCENES of All Time - from CITIZEN KANE to PINK FLAMINGOS, from THE SOUND OF MUSIC to PARASITE
by Peter Nason - May 26, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest scenes in cinema from 1901 to 2020. See if your favorite movie moments made the list!...
Long Beach Opera Announces 2021 Season Photo Long Beach Opera Announces 2021 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2020

While acknowledging that the landscape for future performing arts events is currently uncertain, Long Beach Opera is forging ahead with plans for its 2021 a?oeSeason of Solidaritya?? beginning in January. Both LBO and Interim Artistic Advisor Yuval Sharon believe that collaboration and creative thin...