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Kravis Classroom Connection Hosts FIVE DAYS WITH STEP AFRIKA Presentation Photo Kravis Classroom Connection Hosts FIVE DAYS WITH STEP AFRIKA Presentation
by BWW News Desk on November 25, 2020 in Palm Beach

Recently, The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts hosted the Five Days with Step Afrika! virtual presentation as part of the Kravis Classroom Connection. The five online performances highlight the history of stepping, two acts of the full performance, a stepping tutorial and a chance to learn more about the cast members of Step Afrika!
TIME FOR TEA Returns To Manchester Fringe Photo TIME FOR TEA Returns To Manchester Fringe
by BWW News Desk on November 25, 2020 in UK Regional

Returning to Manchester Fringe this week is an Award-Winning short drama inspired by Edinburgh's devastating Cowgate Fire. Abbi Douetil (Lord of the Flies, Greenwich Playhouse) returns as Mila, a vulnerable young girl caught in the chaos of the destruction, alongside Merriel Plummer (Linda, Royal Court) and Daniel Grice.
HAMILTON Dance Captain And Original Cast Member Morgan Marcell Offers Live Maste Photo HAMILTON Dance Captain And Original Cast Member Morgan Marcell Offers Live Masterclass
by BWW News Desk on November 25, 2020 in Long Island

On December 5, 2020 The SYJCC brings Hamilton Dance Captain and original cast member Morgan Marcell to their youth theater company TACSY for an exclusive live and in person Masterclass. In this 2 hour Hamilton masterclass, learn how to combine lyrics and original choreography, audition smarter and more.
The Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs Presents PRESENTS ALL THE KING'S WOMEN Photo The Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs Presents PRESENTS ALL THE KING'S WOMEN
by BWW News Desk on November 25, 2020 in Ft. Myers/Naples

The Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs is offering a bit of Elvis this holiday season with the heart-warming comedy, All the King's Women by playwright Luigi Jannuzzi, on December 3-6, 2020 at the Center for Performing Arts in the Moe Auditorium and Film Center.
Theater 29 Presents LOOK, A Collection Of Video Plays Designed For Uncertain Tim Photo Theater 29 Presents LOOK, A Collection Of Video Plays Designed For Uncertain Times
by BWW News Desk on November 25, 2020 in Denver

LOOK, a collection of video plays by a group of 8 Colorado playwrights and theatre artists will debut January 15, 2021 at 7 PM. LOOK is written and produced by Iliana Lucero Barron, James Brunt, Tami Canaday, Collin Hood, Amber Irish, Melissa Lucero McCarl, Pamela Nocerino, and Matthew Schultz. 
Listen to Leslie Odom, Jr.'s New Holiday Album- 'The Christmas Album' Photo Listen to Leslie Odom, Jr.'s New Holiday Album- 'The Christmas Album'
by BWW News Desk on November 25, 2020 in Broadway

xGrammy and Tony Award-winning vocalist, songwriter, author and actor Leslie Odom, Jr. has just released his brand-new holiday album, The Christmas Album, via S-Curve Records/BMG. 
Banjo Master Tony Trischka Celebrates 25th Anniversary of GLORY SHONE AROUND wit Photo Banjo Master Tony Trischka Celebrates 25th Anniversary of GLORY SHONE AROUND with Live Stream from Club Passim
by BWW News Desk on November 25, 2020 in Boston

Banjo master Tony Trischka is celebrating the 25th anniversary of his album “Glory Shone Around” with a special live stream for Club Passim. The special holiday stream will take place Sunday, December 13 at 4:00 PM. The show can be viewed on Passim.org as well as Passim’s Facebook and YouTube pages.
Oregon Symphony Nominated for a 2021 Grammy Award Photo Oregon Symphony Nominated for a 2021 Grammy Award
by BWW News Desk on November 25, 2020 in Portland

Oregon Symphony has announced its recording of Aspects of America: Pulitzer Edition, conducted by Music Director Carlos Kalmar, has been nominated for a 2021 Grammy Award in the Best Orchestral Performance category. This is Oregon Symphony’s third Grammy nomination in the category under Kalmar.
Amy Adams Talks DEAR EVAN HANSEN Film Adaptation on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN Photo Amy Adams Talks EVAN HANSEN Film on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN
by BWW News Desk on November 25, 2020 in Broadway

Amy Adams joined Live With Kelly and Ryan, and spoke about being in the upcoming 'Dear Evan Hansen' film adaptation! The film will star Ben Platt, Julianne Moore, Amandla Stenberg, Kaitlyn Dever, Danny Pino, Isaac Powell and more. 
Jon Carr Hired as New Executive Producer for The Second City
by BWW News Desk on November 25, 2020 in Atlanta

Dad's Garage has released a statement announcing Jon Carr's departure from the company to take on the new position of Executive Producer for The Second City. ​​​​​​​
VIDEO: Watch FROZEN, THE LION KING & ALADDIN Casts Reunite Onstage for the Disne Photo VIDEO: Watch FROZEN, THE LION KING & ALADDIN Casts Reunite Onstage for the Disney Holiday Singalong!
by BWW News Desk on November 25, 2020 in Broadway

For the first time since Broadway’s shutdown, Disney Theatrical Production’s Broadway casts of “The Lion King” and “Aladdin,” and North American Touring companies of “Frozen” return to The New Amsterdam Theatre to sing a special performance of “Let It Go.”
BWW Blog: Theatre People Literally Suck Photo BWW Blog: Theatre People Literally Suck
by Student Blogger: Chloe Hechter on November 25, 2020 in Blogs

I hate theatre people. Okay, that was harsh. I don’t hate ALL theatre people.
New London Barn Playhouse Announces Two Holiday Offerings Photo New London Barn Playhouse Announces Two Holiday Offerings
by BWW News Desk on November 25, 2020 in New Hampshire

The New London Barn Playhouse has announced two holiday performances to be held virtually in December. First, on Saturday, December 5, 2020 the New London Barn Playhouse will present a live radio production of Miracle on 34th Street.
VIDEO: Broadway Producer Ken Davenport Wants to Produce the RATATOUILLE Musical Photo VIDEO: Broadway Producer Ken Davenport Wants to Produce the RATATOUILLE Musical in Latest TikTok
by BWW News Desk on November 25, 2020 in Broadway

The Ratatouille the Musical trend came from one creator's account and has sparked thousands of concept songs, along with stage designs and program artwork.
Whoopi Goldberg, Josh Groban, John Legend, Jenna Dewan and More Join Radio City Photo Whoopi Goldberg, Josh Groban & More Join Rockettes Holiday Special
by BWW News Desk on November 25, 2020 in Broadway

NBC and the Radio City Rockettes are bringing the holiday cheer with the “Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes – At Home Holiday Special” airing Wednesday, Dec. 2 (10-11 p.m. ET/PT) following the telecast of NBC’s “Christmas in Rockefeller Center.”
South Street Seaport Museum Announces Holiday-Themed Edition of Virtual Sea Chat Photo South Street Seaport Museum Announces Holiday-Themed Edition of Virtual Sea Chatneys
by BWW News Desk on November 25, 2020 in New York City

South Street Seaport Museum has announced a Holiday Virtual Sea Chanteys and Maritime Music Broadcast form the deck of 1885 tall ship Wavertree on Sunday, December 6 from 2pm-4pm ET.
Vanessa Williams, Phylicia Rashad, Sterling K. Brown and More to Appear at Alvin Photo Vanessa Williams, Phylicia Rashad & More Join Ailey Virtual Benefit
by BWW News Desk on November 25, 2020 in Broadway

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s holiday virtual season Ailey Forward celebrating six decades of Revelations will launch on Wednesday, December 2 at 7:30pm ET with a “Revelations Reimagined”  Opening Night Virtual Benefit.
State Theatre New Jersey Announces Memorabilia & Holiday Shop Photo State Theatre New Jersey Announces Memorabilia & Holiday Shop
by BWW News Desk on November 25, 2020 in New Jersey

State Theatre New Jersey has announced an online Memorabilia & Holiday Shop featuring one-of-a-kind gifts are now available on the State Theatre’s website. Proceeds for all purchases go towards supporting the non-profit State Theatre.  
Museum Of Jewish Heritage Presents WHEN THE WORLD WAS CLOSED: SHANGHAI AND THE J Photo Museum Of Jewish Heritage Presents WHEN THE WORLD WAS CLOSED: SHANGHAI AND THE JEWISH REFUGEES OF WWII
by BWW News Desk on November 25, 2020 in New York City

The Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust will present When The World Was Closed: Shanghai And The Jewish Refugees Of WWII on Tuesday, December 1 at 2 p.m. as part of the Museum's ongoing programming that allows audiences to connect with the Museum from home.
VIDEO: Joshua and Amanda Dela Cruz Record Cover of 'Come Up For Air' From the Ne Photo VIDEO: Joshua and Amanda Dela Cruz Record Cover of 'Come Up For Air' From the New Musical RANKED
by BWW News Desk on November 25, 2020 in Off-Broadway

Joshua Dela Cruz (Aladdin and host of 'Nickelodeon's Blue's Clues') and Amanda Dela Cruz ('The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel') have recorded a cover of the song 'Come Up for Air' (along with a video) from the new musical Ranked with book by Kyle Holmes and music and lyrics by David Taylor Gomes. 
Lighthouse ArtSpace Chicago to Open with the Premiere of IMMERSIVE VAN GOGH Photo Lighthouse ArtSpace Chicago to Open with the Premiere of IMMERSIVE VAN GOGH
by BWW News Desk on November 25, 2020 in Chicago

Lighthouse ArtSpace Chicago, a new venue within Chicago’s recently renovated landmark Germania Club Building, will open Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021 with the U.S. premiere of the blockbuster art experience Immersive Van Gogh.
Center For Contemporary Opera's Performance Of Joel Feigin's OUTCAST AT THE GATE Photo Center For Contemporary Opera's Performance Of Joel Feigin's OUTCAST AT THE GATE Available Online in December
by BWW News Desk on November 25, 2020 in New York City

The Premiere of the video of composer Joel Feigin's opera Outcast at the Gate will take place on Tuesday, December 1 @ 7:45 PM. Outcast at the Gate, an opera in development, was presented by Center for Contemporary Opera on June 14, 2019 at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre in New York, NY
Laura Benanti and Austin Scott to Take Part in The Center For Fiction's Annual A Photo Laura Benanti & Austin Scott Join The Center For Fiction Virtual Events
by BWW News Desk on November 25, 2020 in Broadway

On December 3rd, The Center For Fiction’s Annual Awards Benefit is honoring individuals who have made outstanding contributions to fiction this year. This year’s benefit will be free for anyone who wishes to attend. This year’s benefit be hosted by actress, comedian and author Yvonne Orji, and will feature a performance by Laura Benanti.