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Rumer Willis Joins MY DIVORCE PARTY Film Photo Rumer Willis Joins MY DIVORCE PARTY Film
by Michael Major - November 15, 2021

Willis has joined Michelle Meredith and Laith Ashley in the new indie film, which recently wrapped production. The film follows future-divorcee Xan, played by Desiree Staples, as she gathers her closest friends in Joshua Tree to celebrate her upcoming split, only to reveal she intends to burn her di...
Student Blog: Character Archetypes and What They Might Mean for You Photo Student Blog: Character Archetypes and What They Might Mean for You
by Student Blogger: Jana Denning - November 23, 2021

You’re probably auditioning for roles you do want, but you may want them for a reason that isn’t as lighthearted as “it would be fun”, and not getting those roles could be having a negative effect on you that you don’t even notice. Let's explore different character types, why we might want them, and...
Disney Classics Become “Part Of Your World” As The Plano Symphony Orchestra Presents Photo Disney Classics Become “Part Of Your World” As The Plano Symphony Orchestra Presents DISNEY IN CONCERT
by A.A. Cristi - November 12, 2021

The Plano Symphony Orchestra will bring beloved songs from classic Disney films to the Eisemann Center on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 8 p.m with Disney in Concert – Magical Music From the Movies. ...
BWW Feature: The Stars of Feinstein's/54 Below Meet The Press - Special Guest Journal Photo BWW Feature: The Stars of Feinstein's/54 Below Meet The Press - Special Guest Journalist - Michael Kirk Lane
by Stephen Mosher - November 12, 2021

A little chat and a little music is just the thing for a Wednesday morning, as the cabaret journalists of Manhattan meet the stars who will bring their gifts to the 54 Below stage this holiday season....
The New London Barn Playhouse Announces 90th MainStage Summer Season Photo The New London Barn Playhouse Announces 90th MainStage Summer Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - November 22, 2021

The New London Barn Playhouse has announced the season lineup of performances for its 90th summer season beginning in early June 2022! ...
Disney Classics Become “Part Of Your World” As The Plano Symphony Orchestra Presents Photo Disney Classics Become “Part Of Your World” As The Plano Symphony Orchestra Presents DISNEY IN CONCERT
by A.A. Cristi - November 12, 2021

The Plano Symphony Orchestra will bring beloved songs from classic Disney films to the Eisemann Center on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 8 p.m with Disney in Concert – Magical Music From the Movies. ...
Vitello's Sings THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL This Holiday Season Photo Vitello's Sings THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL This Holiday Season
by A.A. Cristi - November 26, 2021

Fenistein's at Vitello's presents the inaugural concert of their new series, Vitello's Sings! Join stars from the stage and screen as they sing songs from one of our most beloved, classic Christmas movies, The Muppet Christmas Carol. ...
LISA HOWARD: THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR Album to be Released Photo LISA HOWARD: THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR Album to be Released
by Chloe Rabinowitz - November 12, 2021

FatLab Music has announced the upcoming release of “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” a very special collection of seasonal favorites – some things old and some things new – by Broadway singing actress Lisa Howard (It Shoulda Been You, Escape to Margaritaville), just in time for the holidays!...
BWW Review: The Roustabouts Theatre Co brings zany laughter with FOR WHOM THE SOUTHE Photo BWW Review: The Roustabouts Theatre Co brings zany laughter with FOR WHOM THE SOUTHERN BELLE TOLLS
by E.H. Reiter - November 20, 2021

If you’re looking for some comedy to cut through the holiday sweetness that takes over this season, then FOR WHOM THE SOUTHERN BELLE TOLLS with its talented cast presenting short comedic playlets are sure to entertain.  FOR WHOM THE SOUTHERN BELLE TOLLS by The Roustabouts Theatre Cois running throug...
Student Blog: tick, tick… BOOM! - A Letter for Artists Photo Student Blog: tick, tick… BOOM! - A Letter for Artists
by Student Blogger: Silvana Flores - November 23, 2021

Since the announcement in 2018, I've been waiting to see the tick, tick... BOOM! movie adaptation, last weekend I finally watched it and let me tell you that I absolutely loved it. Even though I was not sure if this musical was going to be amazing as a movie, I was very excited but actually had no e...
Student Blogs This Week - Jonathan Larson's Impact, Returning to Live Theatre, and M Photo Student Blogs This Week - Jonathan Larson's Impact, Returning to Live Theatre, and More!
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - November 26, 2021

Our student bloggers write about how they're coping with the current global health crisis, give insight on their school's performing arts programs, share their opinions on the latest theater news, and so much more. College admissions tips and tricks, an interview with a Broadway star, all about char...
OWN Announces SONG & STORY: AMAZING GRACE Film Photo OWN Announces SONG & STORY: AMAZING GRACE Film
by Michael Major - November 11, 2021

OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network announces “Song & Story: Amazing Grace,” a new original film starring Bresha Webb (“Run The World”) and Getenesh Berhe (“Cinema Of Sleep”) Grammy Award-winning Gospel singer and actress Karen Clark Sheard. “Song & Story” is a new collection of movies inspired by semina...
Student Blog: Character Archetypes and What They Might Mean for You Photo Student Blog: Character Archetypes and What They Might Mean for You
by Student Blogger: Jana Denning - November 23, 2021

You’re probably auditioning for roles you do want, but you may want them for a reason that isn’t as lighthearted as “it would be fun”, and not getting those roles could be having a negative effect on you that you don’t even notice. Let's explore different character types, why we might want them, and...
BWW Review: Broadway Across America's TOOTSIE THE MUSICAL is On a Roll! Photo BWW Review: Broadway Across America's TOOTSIE THE MUSICAL is On a Roll!
by Brett Cullum - November 17, 2021

My advice for TOOTSIE THE MUSICAL is to distance yourself from the original film, and accept they are taking a dated concept and transposing it awkwardly onto today.  You are going for the exquisite comedy performances that surpass the fact that TOOTSIE has not very much to say about gender that see...
New Episode of DORIS DEAR'S GURL TALK Released Photo New Episode of DORIS DEAR'S GURL TALK Released
by Chloe Rabinowitz - November 26, 2021

Doris Dear, America’s Perfect Housewife, is back with a brand new episode featuring that “Broadway Super Lawyer” Jason Baruch! Season 3 of the Telly Award winning series can be seen on the streaming service BroadwayonDemand with a star studded round of guests in the Rumpus room! ...
UBCP/ACTRA Announces Candus Churchill Recipient Of The 2021 Lorena Gale Woman Of Dist Photo UBCP/ACTRA Announces Candus Churchill Recipient Of The 2021 Lorena Gale Woman Of Distinction Award
by A.A. Cristi - November 17, 2021

UBCP/ACTRA, the autonomous branch of ACTRA in British Columbia, is pleased to announce that Candus Churchill is to receive the Lorena Gale Woman of Distinction Award during the 10th annual UBCP/ACTRA Awards ceremony streaming live on Saturday, November 20. ...
LISTEN: Lin-Manuel Miranda's ENCANTO Soundtrack Out Now Photo LISTEN: Lin-Manuel Miranda's ENCANTO Soundtrack Out Now
by Michael Major - November 19, 2021

The Encanto Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, featuring eight original songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda and a score by Germaine Franco, has been released. The soundtrack features performances from Stephanie Beatriz, John Leguizamo, Carlos Vives, Sebastián Yatra, and more. Plus, watch a new featurette f...
BWW Interview: TICK, TICK... BOOM! Executive Music Producer Bill Sherman Photo BWW Interview: TICK, TICK... BOOM! Executive Music Producer Bill Sherman
by Chloe Rabinowitz - November 12, 2021

Bill Sherman is a powerhouse composer, producer, arranger, and orchestrator, known for his work on stage, on television, and in film. BroadwayWorld spoke with Sherman about his work as the Executive Music Producer of the upcoming film adaptation of tick, tick... BOOM!....
GLEN BALLARD Discusses THE ROSE Musical and PINOCCHIO Live-Action Remake on the Eleve Photo GLEN BALLARD Discusses THE ROSE Musical and PINOCCHIO Live-Action Remake on the Eleven Podcast
by Fiona Scott - November 26, 2021

Glen Ballard, co-writer and producer of Jagged Little Pill, has a couple of exciting projects up his sleeve at the moment! In the first episode of the new season of the Eleven podcast hosted by William Connolly, he shares adapting The Rose for the stage and he also discusses the live-action remake o...
John Williams Conducts The Berliner Philharmoniker For The First Time On New DG Album Photo John Williams Conducts The Berliner Philharmoniker For The First Time On New DG Album, The Berlin Concert
by A.A. Cristi - November 19, 2021

Two legends shared the stage this autumn – in a glorious debut, John Williams conducted the Berliner Philharmoniker for the very first time. John Williams – The Berlin Concert, captured live by Deutsche Grammophon during a series of sold-out concerts, presents some of the world's best-known film mus...
AFRIKAMERA is at Humboldt Forum This Month Photo AFRIKAMERA is at Humboldt Forum This Month
by Stephi Wild - November 16, 2021

Since 2007, AFRIKAMERA has been enriching Berlin’s Festival landscape with a wide variety of films from Africa’s current cinema scene. Now, for the first time, the team will be presenting a programme of events at the Humboldt Forum: entitled ‘Urban Africa, Urban Movies’, it will include screenings, ...
Photos: Lauren Marcus and More Star In New SONGS FROM YOUR FAVORITE MOVIES At Feinste Photo Photos: Lauren Marcus and More Star In New SONGS FROM YOUR FAVORITE MOVIES At Feinstein's/54 Below
by A.A. Cristi - November 24, 2021

Last week on Tuesday, November 16th, Feinstein's/54 Below celebrated the world of film with the exciting new concert series New Songs From Your Favorite Movies!...
Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman Pen Song for ROGERS: THE MUSICAL on HAWKEYE Photo Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman Pen Song for ROGERS: THE MUSICAL on HAWKEYE
by A.A. Cristi - November 10, 2021

Tony Award-winning 'Hairspray' composing team, Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, are behind the new song for Rogers: The Musical in the Disney+ Marvel series,  Hawkeye....
BWW Interview: Kevin Curtis Says IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY at Avon Pla Photo BWW Interview: Kevin Curtis Says IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY at Avon Players is a Warm Story for the Holiday Season
by Stefani Chudnow - November 23, 2021

It's a Wonderful Life is not only one of the most well-known Christmas movies of all time, but it's also one of the most well-known and highly regarded movies of all time, period. Running November 26th - December 11th at Avon Players is It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, which is a unique tak...
Saweetie's 'Get It Girl' Featured in INSECURE Soundtrack Photo Saweetie's 'Get It Girl' Featured in INSECURE Soundtrack
by Michael Major - November 12, 2021

Saweetie lends a teaser of what's forthcoming with the release of 'Get It Girl.' It’s the debut single featured on Raedio, Atlantic Records and HBO forthcoming INSECURE: Music From the HBO Original Series, Season 5. ​Listen to the new single now!...