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BWW Review: WOMEN BEHIND THE CURTAIN by Asian American Theatre Artists Of Boston BWW Review: WOMEN BEHIND THE CURTAIN by Asian American Theatre Artists Of Boston
by Andrew Child - July 01, 2020

In Women Behind the Curtain, Michael Lin weaves a narrative about a French spy, Renee, on a mission in Cold War Moscow. When a suspiciously-invested secretary, Aleksandra, joins her in her covert travels, the two are set on an action-packed journey through mistrusted informants, double agents, and s...
The Old Globe Presents First CoLAB PRIDE Celebration, with Diversionary Theatre and San Diego Pride The Old Globe Presents First CoLAB PRIDE Celebration, with Diversionary Theatre and San Diego Pride
by BWW News Desk - July 01, 2020

The Old Globe's first coLAB PRIDE Celebration, in collaboration with Diversionary Theatre and San Diego Pride, will feature live-streamed performances of short plays by LGBTQ+ playwrights Shairi Engle, Jaime Estepa, Katherine Harroff, and Miki Vale, with additional material created by Teen-Versionar...
Russo Bros Discuss NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN On Friday's Episode Of 'Pizza Film School' Russo Bros Discuss NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN On Friday's Episode Of 'Pizza Film School'
by BWW News Desk - July 01, 2020

RUSSO BROS. PIZZA FILM SCHOOL will air this Friday, July 3, at 12PM PT / 3PM ET on IGTV.  The weekly show on Instagram TV and YouTube created and hosted by Joe and Anthony Russo (The Russo Brothers) aims to educate and spread some love to favorite classic films, as well as local pizzerias while movi...
BWW Blog: Typecasting for a Better Story, Not a Worse Reality BWW Blog: Typecasting for a Better Story, Not a Worse Reality
by Student Blogger: Troy Freeman - July 01, 2020

Actors strive to diminish the distance between themselves and their character. By digging deeper, they can procure their character's truth and stumble into beats with more honesty than they could ever hope to craft alone....
July Registration Now Open For Jacksonville's Creative Connectivity For Kids Virtual Summer Camp July Registration Now Open For Jacksonville's Creative Connectivity For Kids Virtual Summer Camp
by BWW News Desk - July 01, 2020

Rave reviews have been coming in from children attending the June virtual sessions of Theatre Jacksonville's Creative Connectivity for Kids summer theater arts camp....
FRANK SERPICO Director, HOME BEFORE DARK Composer, and PEACE OFFICER Filmmakers Up Next On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM FRANK SERPICO Director, HOME BEFORE DARK Composer, and PEACE OFFICER Filmmakers Up Next On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM
by BWW News Desk - July 01, 2020

Nathan Lanier, the composer for HOME BEFORE DARK, Antonino D'Ambrosio, the director of FRANK SERPICO, and the PEACE OFFICER filmmakers are Tom Needham's guests this Thursday on WUSB's SOUNDS OF FILM....
Playhouse On Park Brings A New Play Reading To 'From The Porch - A Summer Series' Playhouse On Park Brings A New Play Reading To 'From The Porch - A Summer Series'
by BWW News Desk - July 01, 2020

The Hill-Stead Museum's 152-acre campus, located in Farmington, CT,  will host a completely outdoor summer series. Playhouse on Park will join with a reading of Todd Olson's new play ALTHEA & ANGELA on Sunday, July 12th (Rain Date: Monday, July 13) at 6:30pm (Gates Open at 6pm). This reading of ALTH...
New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of July 1 - ROYALTIES Soundtrack, WEST SIDE STORY Book, and More! New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of July 1 - ROYALTIES Soundtrack, WEST SIDE STORY Book, and More!
by Stephi Wild - July 01, 2020

Need something new to listen to, read, or watch? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases, including the soundtrack to Royalties, a book about the making of West Side Story, and more!...
Mikron Theatre Company Start Fundraising Appeal For 50th Anniversary Year Mikron Theatre Company Start Fundraising Appeal For 50th Anniversary Year
by BWW News Desk - July 01, 2020

The unique canal-based Yorkshire theatre company, Mikron Theatre, are launching a new fundraising appeal that aims to help them reach their incredible 50th year of touring....
Wake Up With BWW 7/1: New HAMILTON Documentary Announced, and More! Wake Up With BWW 7/1: New HAMILTON Documentary Announced, and More!
by Stephi Wild - July 01, 2020

Today's top stories: Read the reviews for Hamilton on Disney+, a new Hamilton documentary featuring the original cast will premiere on July 3, and more!...
Women's Theatre Festival To Feature Stories From Jewish Women's Theatre for The First Time Women's Theatre Festival To Feature Stories From Jewish Women's Theatre for The First Time
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2020

The popular and prestigious Women's Theatre Festival (WTF), based in North Carolina but streaming the world over, will include live performances of eight stories from Inside Our Time: Stories from the Sheltering, Jewish Women's Theatre's (JWT) thoughtful and touching look at what COVID-19 is doing t...
Cortland Rep Presents STORIES IN THE PARK Cortland Rep Presents STORIES IN THE PARK
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2020

With the unavoidable cancellation of Cortland Repertory Theatre's 2020 Summer Season due to COVID-19, the CRT Artistic Administration and Board of Directors are creating new and exciting ways to provide entertainment and escape for their CNY audience. ...
Belmont Theater District Announces Members' July And August Virtual Offerings Belmont Theater District Announces Members' July And August Virtual Offerings
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2020

The Belmont Theater District (BTD), Chicago's largest theater district located in the Lakeview West and Lakeview East neighborhoods, is offering a wide variety of entertainment options all ONLINE this summer. Belmont Theater District is funded and maintained by the Lakeview Chamber of Commerce and t...
BWW Review: BIRDSONG, Original Theatre Online BWW Review: BIRDSONG, Original Theatre Online
by Louise Penn - June 30, 2020

The Original Theatre Company commemorate the 104th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme by bringing their adaptation of Sebastian Faulks's Birdsong to the screen. Building on the techniques used to stream during the early stages of lockdown, Birdsong loses none of its power, relevance, or sense of...
The Belmont Theater District Continues Virtual Entertainment in July and August The Belmont Theater District Continues Virtual Entertainment in July and August
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2020

The Belmont Theater District, Chicago's largest theater district located in the Lakeview West and Lakeview East neighborhoods, is offering a wide variety of entertainment options all ONLINE this summer....
Gate Theatre Announces PRAYER by Rosie Elnile, an Online Interactive Sharing Gate Theatre Announces PRAYER by Rosie Elnile, an Online Interactive Sharing
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2020

Award-winning designer and Gate Associate Artist Rosie Elnile brings us Prayer, an online interactive sharing, as part of the venue's 40th Anniversary Season....
Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, June 30- Tiler Peck, Shakespeares's Sonnets, and More Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, June 30- Tiler Peck, Shakespeares's Sonnets, and More
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2020

Today (June 30) in live streaming: Learn about an old musical with It's the Day of the Show Y'all, Tuesday, Thursday, April, August chats about hardest female roles, and so much more!...
BWW Review: Des Moines' MANON Is a Welcome Journey Taken From Your Own Couch BWW Review: Des Moines' MANON Is a Welcome Journey Taken From Your Own Couch
by DC Felton - June 30, 2020

Opera companies worldwide have found themselves canceling their seasons, including Des Moines Metro Opera (DMMO).  The difference with DMMO is that they have had an Emmy winning partnership with Iowa Public Television, now called Iowa Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), coming together to give you th...
2020 Jessie Award Winners Announced Virtually 2020 Jessie Award Winners Announced Virtually
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2020

Pivoting to the current new normal, the 38th annual Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards were celebrated virtually this year, acknowledging the excellence in professional theatre and saluting the talent who contribute to Vancouver's dynamic theatre landscape....
Surflight Theatre to Present Outdoor Shows in 'Big Top' This Summer Surflight Theatre to Present Outdoor Shows in 'Big Top' This Summer
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2020

NJArts.net has reported that Beach Haven's Surflight Theatre will be presenting live shows this summer in an open-air tent the theater is calling the a?oeBig Top'. They will be presenting Cabaret July 10-Aug. 2, followed by Mamma Mia! Aug. 4-30....
National Sawdust's Digital Discovery Festival Presents Meredith Monk, Robert Wilson, Tyondai Braxton and More 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....
Behind the Rainbow Flag: Caitlin Kinnunen Shares Her Coming Out Story and Gives Advice to LGBTQ+ People Struggling to Come Out Behind the Rainbow Flag: Caitlin Kinnunen Shares Her Coming Out Story and Gives Advice to LGBTQ+ People Struggling to Come Out
by Stephi Wild - June 30, 2020

In an exclusive video, Caitlin Kinnunen shared her story of coming out, and provided advice to other LGBTQ+ people who are struggling to come out....
Behind-The-Scenes HAMILTON Documentary Will Premiere Alongside the Filmed Production Behind-The-Scenes HAMILTON Documentary Will Premiere Alongside the Filmed Production
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2020

A special documentary featuring the original cast of Hamilton will premiere on July 3 alongside the filmed version of the production....
Black Swan Launches Black Swan Home Theatre With UNSUNG HEROES: A DIGITAL FESTIVAL OF WA STORIES Black Swan Launches Black Swan Home Theatre With UNSUNG HEROES: A DIGITAL FESTIVAL OF WA STORIES
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2020

Black Swan State Theatre Company is launching its new digital platform a?oeBlack Swan Home Theatrea??, a company first initiative that will allow us to connect with our audience in new and exciting ways....
The Legend Of The Christmas Pickle Comes To Life In A New Classic The Legend Of The Christmas Pickle Comes To Life In A New Classic
by BWW News Desk - June 29, 2020

Follow Pennie Pickle on her journey to become the beloved Christmas Pickle.  Pennie, the Christmas Pickle is a hardback, 32-page beautifully illustrated children's book that takes Pennie Pickle from her infant cucumber stage all the way to becoming the magical Christmas Pickle, a tradition created i...