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Nottingham Playhouse Awarded Survival Grant From Arts Council England Emergency Photo Nottingham Playhouse Awarded Survival Grant From Arts Council England Emergency Response Fund
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2020 in Scotland

Yesterday, Nottingham Playhouse was awarded an Emergency Response grant by Arts Council England to help ensure financial security during its period of closure due to the Covid 19 pandemic.
UK Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden Says Outdoor Theatre May Be Able to Return So Photo Oliver Dowden Says Outdoor Theatre May Be Able to Return Soon
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2020 in Broadway

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden says that outdoor theatre may be able to return soon.
Edinburgh International Culture Summit Will Hold a Special Edition in 2020, The Photo Edinburgh International Culture Summit Will Hold a Special Edition in 2020, The Transformational Power Of Culture
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2020 in Scotland

Ordinarily the Edinburgh International Culture Summit, delivered in partnership by the British Council, Scottish Government, UK Government, the Scottish Parliament and the Edinburgh International Festival, would welcome people from around the world to the Scottish Parliament in August, alongside the backdrop of the Edinburgh Festivals. This year it is not possible to present the Summit in that format.
theSpaceUK Announces Virtual Festival, Online@theSpaceUK Photo theSpaceUK Announces Virtual Festival, Online@theSpaceUK
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2020 in UK Regional

One festival, Three Weeks, Eighty Shows - driven by theSpaceUK's new writing ethos all shows are original work and have been written during lockdown.
VIDEO: The York Theatre Will Stream A TASTE OF YORK Today Photo VIDEO: The York Theatre Will Stream A TASTE OF YORK Today
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2020 in Off-Broadway

The York Theatre will stream A TASTE OF YORK today, July 8, at 4pm EST.
VIDEO: CHECK IN FROM AWAY Goes Backstage and Behind the Scenes in Episode 9 Photo VIDEO: CHECK IN FROM AWAY Goes Backstage and Behind the Scenes in Episode 9
by Stage Tube on July 08, 2020 in Toronto

This week Steffi and Lisa check in with folks that work backstage and behind the scenes. They are joined by casting director Stephanie Gorin, fight director Joe Bostick, producer Sue Frost, and head of wardrobe Jenny Fraser. Lisa also gives the inside scoop on what it's like to be a stage manager.
VIDEO: Hear the First Track From New Musical THE RHYTHMICS, 'Waiting to Begin' Photo VIDEO: Hear the First Track From New Musical THE RHYTHMICS, 'Waiting to Begin'
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2020 in UK / West End

Metta Theatre and Aria Entertainment are joining forces to produce a brand-new life affirming musical THE RHYTHMICS.
Full Cast Announced For The Show Must Go Online's Live Streaming Of THE HISTORY Photo Full Cast Announced For The Show Must Go Online's Live Streaming Of THE HISTORY OF HENRY IV PART II
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2020 in UK / West End

The Show Must Go Online today announce the full cast for their upcoming livestreamed reading of William Shakespeare's The History of Henry IV Part II on 8 July.
New and Upcoming Book, Music, and Film Releases For the Week of July 6 - Books o Photo Book, Music, and Film Releases For the Week of July 6
by Stephi Wild on July 08, 2020 in Broadway

Need something new to read, listen to, or watch? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases!
Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre Slowly Reopens in July Photo Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre Slowly Reopens in July
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2020 in UK Regional

Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre will once again open its doors to the public this summer, with an ongoing programme of events which will include the temporary relocation of one of the town's most popular cafés, Eat Me, from late July, followed by the re-opening of the cinema in mid-August.
Judi Dench, Ray Fearon, Harriet Walter and Patrick Stewart Launch TALKING SHAKES Photo Judi Dench, Ray Fearon, Harriet Walter and Patrick Stewart Launch TALKING SHAKESPEARE At The RSC
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2020 in UK / West End

With the Royal Shakespeare Company's theatres currently closed to the public, RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran has invited Associate and Honorary Associate Artists from throughout the Company's history to join him for an exclusive series of online conversations discussing their experience of performing Shakespeare at the RSC and beyond.
BBC Philharmonic Chief Conductor Omer Meir Wellber Launches New In-Conversation Photo BBC Philharmonic Chief Conductor Omer Meir Wellber Launches New In-Conversation Series
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2020 in UK Regional

The BBC Philharmonic is set to release a?oeThe Music Rooma??, a filmed online in-conversation series hosted by Chief Conductor Omer Meir Wellber that begins by exploring each of Beethoven's nine symphonies.
Miriam Margolyes and Amit Shah Will Star In New Online Short Play WATCHING ROSIE Photo Miriam Margolyes and Amit Shah Will Star In New Online Short Play WATCHING ROSIE
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2020 in UK / West End

Original Theatre Company's recent critically acclaimed, innovative online production of Rachel Wagstaff's adaptation of Sebastian Faulks's best-selling novel Birdsong has spurred the company on to produce another online production while theatres remain closed to live performances.
Ice Factory Festival At New Ohio Theatre Goes Digital Photo Ice Factory Festival At New Ohio Theatre Goes Digital
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2020 in Off-Off-Broadway

New Ohio Theatre has announced that the 27th annual Obie Award-winning Ice Factory Festival will be live-streamed online for the first time, and will feature four new works over four weeks, July 24 - August 15, 2020.
Photo Flash: Inside the Obi Ndefo Virtual Cabaret Benefit Photo Photo Flash: Inside the Obi Ndefo Virtual Cabaret Benefit
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2020 in Cabaret

The Obi Ndefo Virtual Cabaret Benefit, organized by teen actor Jamie Mann (Netflix's 'Country Comfort') brought together voices from Broadway to L.A. on June 30 to raise funds for prosthetic legs for Ndefo.
PERMISSION TO SHINE Round Two Opens For Pop, Soul, and Folk Singers! Photo PERMISSION TO SHINE Round Two Opens For Pop, Soul, and Folk Singers!
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2020 in Australia - Melbourne

Play It Forward has announced that round two of Permission To Shine online singing competition opens today! The three sections in round two are Pop, Soul and Folk. Entries will close on Wednesday 5 August at 11.59pm!
Just Announced: An Evening With Todd McKenney From Riverside Theatres Digital, 2 Photo Just Announced: An Evening With Todd McKenney From Riverside Theatres Digital, 26 July
by BWW News Desk on July 07, 2020 in Australia - Adelaide

Riverside Digital's first show of their second season is a special one-show only concert starring the award-winning Todd McKenney, performing live from Sydney to audiences across Australia in their own homes.
The Human Race Theatre Company Announces Changes to 34th Season Schedule Photo The Human Race Theatre Company Announces Changes to 34th Season Schedule
by BWW News Desk on July 07, 2020 in Dayton

'The Human Race Theatre Company would like to thank our artists, audiences and community for their support and commitment to our work during this troublesome time. We could not continue to do what we do without that support. 
SUNDAYS WITH THE SYMPHONY Continues July 19 Photo SUNDAYS WITH THE SYMPHONY Continues July 19
by BWW News Desk on July 07, 2020 in Santa Barbara

The Santa Barbara Symphony has announced another episode of its wildly popular live broadcast series, a?oeSundays with the Symphonya?? on July 19, 2020, at 3:30 pm (PDT), with additional watch-parties scheduled for 7:00 pm.
Award-Winning FERTILE. LIVE For Streamfest Photo Award-Winning FERTILE. LIVE For Streamfest
by BWW News Desk on July 07, 2020 in Los Angeles

Since she debuted her show Fertile last summer, Heather Dowling has earned several awards, played to sold-out houses and won rave reviews. Now, she will bring Fertile. to a virtual audience via Streamfest at Whitefire Theatre. The venue awarded Dowling a?oeBest of Festa?? for her performance at SoloFest in January, the largest solo theatre festival on the West coast. Viewers can tune in Thursday, July 30th and enjoy a three-camera live feed of the show that is nearly as good as being there.
Playwrights Foundation Announces Online Festival THE 2020 BAY AREA PLAYWRIGHTS F Photo Playwrights Foundation Announces Online Festival THE 2020 BAY AREA PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk on July 07, 2020 in San Francisco

The West Coast's premiere launchpad for exceptional plays and playwrights, Playwrights Foundation announces the artistic teams for the 2020 Bay Area Playwrights Festival (BAPF), featuring playwrights Tyler English-Beckwith, Stefani Kuo (e??a??ae??), Jordan Ramirez Puckett, Deneen Reynolds-Knott, and Noelle Viñas. The 2020 Bay Area Playwrights Festival runs July 17-26, 2020 in an online format available worldwide . 
Pioneer Theatre Company World Premiere Makes Kilroys List 2020 Photo Pioneer Theatre Company World Premiere Makes Kilroys List 2020
by BWW News Desk on July 07, 2020 in Salt Lake City

Originally scheduled for its world premiere at Pioneer Theatre Company in March 2020, the ELLEN SIMON play ASS was named this week to the noted KILROY LIST 2020. The production was postponed due to the Covid crisis, and was rescheduled to March 2021. This is playwright Simon's first time gracing the industry-rattling list.
Rare Kaurna Shield Added To AGSA's Collection Photo Rare Kaurna Shield Added To AGSA's Collection
by BWW News Desk on July 07, 2020 in Australia - Adelaide

The Morrison Government has announced $100,000 to support the acquisition of a rare 19th century Murlapaka (also spelt Mulubakka) shield, attributed to the Kaurna people from the Adelaide Plains, by the Art Gallery of South Australia (AGSA).
U Streat Presents Two Great Comedy Shows This Week Photo U Streat Presents Two Great Comedy Shows This Week
by BWW News Desk on July 07, 2020 in New York City

U Streat has two great shows happening this week, Live From the Living Room and a special program, The Zoom Zoom Comedy Show, which will function to raise money for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.