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The latest news on live + streaming theatre in Broadway.


The New Media Film Festival to Add NFT to Programming Lineup Photo The New Media Film Festival to Add NFT to Programming Lineup
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2021 in Los Angeles

The New Media Film Festival is the first event of its kind in the world to accept non-fungible tokens in competition. During its 12th annual event on June 2-3, 2021, the winner will be announced and then purchased live during the awards ceremony.
MET Orchestra Musicians and Frederica von Stade Honor Fallen Colleagues With SON Photo MET Orchestra Musicians and Frederica von Stade Honor Fallen Colleagues With SONGS WITHOUT WORDS Concert
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2021 in New York City

Frederica 'Flicka' von Stade will join MET Orchestra musicians in a streaming program of chamber music. This performance will remember five orchestra colleagues who have passed away since the pandemic began. Flicka will sing Poulenc's 'Les anges musiciens,' ('Angel Musicians') from La courte paille as a tribute to their memories.
BWW Review: THE GIRL SITTING HERE Photo BWW Review: THE GIRL SITTING HERE
by Herbert Paine on April 19, 2021 in Phoenix

In THE GIRL SITTING HERE, writer and director Azadeh Nikzadeh gives a human face to the adverse consequences of a practice that has become a legal loophole for prostitution and sexual exploitation.
See Canta Libre Chamber Ensemble In Virtual Concert in May, Presented By Great N Photo See Canta Libre Chamber Ensemble In Virtual Concert in May, Presented By Great Neck Library
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2021 in Long Island

The Canta Libre Chamber Ensemble will present a virtual concert, performing music for flute, strings and harp, online on Zoom on Thursday, May 6 at 7:00 PM, sponsored by Great Neck Library, 159 Bayview Ave. in Great Neck, NY.
Ann Hampton Callaway to Perform The Judy Garland Songbook Photo Ann Hampton Callaway to Perform The Judy Garland Songbook
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2021 in Cabaret

Be there next Sunday, April 25th at 7PM ET/4PM PT when Ann Hampton Callaway performs her live Callaway Hideaway tribute to one of the most extraordinary talents the world has known- Judy Garland!
Get $10 tix to A Letter To Harvey Milk Photo Get $10 tix to A Letter To Harvey Milk
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2021 in Discount

A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK ran Off-Broadway for 6 months in 2018. Members of the original cast have reunited for an online presentation of the hit musical which streams from April 22 through 25, 2021. Money raised will benefit The Actors Fund and HIAS.
Dance/NYC Holds First All Digital Symposium Featuring Dr. Aimee Meredith Cox, Gr Photo Dance/NYC Holds First All Digital Symposium Featuring Dr. Aimee Meredith Cox, Gregory King, Ni'Ja Whitson and More
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2021 in New York City

The service organization Dance/NYC has announced that the fully digital 2021 Symposium successfully occurred on Wednesday, March 17 - Saturday, March, 20, 2021. As the only gathering of its kind for the dance community in the metropolitan New York City area, this year marked Dance/NYC's first four-day, all-digital Symposium.
ArtsBridge Foundation Announces Nominees For 2021 Shuler Awards Photo ArtsBridge Foundation Announces Nominees For 2021 Shuler Awards
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2021 in Atlanta

In a special online presentation, ArtsBridge Foundation today announced the nominees for the 13th Annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards, with winners to be unveiled in a virtual awards event on May 20.
Multi-Platform Digital Production Of ROMEO & JULIET to be Staged by Creation The Photo Multi-Platform Digital Production Of ROMEO & JULIET to be Staged by Creation Theatre
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2021 in UK Regional

Are you a Montague or a Capulet? It's time to choose sides. Next month, Creation Theatre in partnership with Watford Palace Theatre will present the world's most famous star-crossed lovers, fated to bring about their own tragic downfall, in an expansive multi-platform digital production of William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet.
VIDEO: Watch Lesli Margherita, Brad Oscar, Patti LuPone & More in THE MUSICAL OF Photo VIDEO: Watch Margherita, Oscar & More in THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS (THE MUSICAL)
by Stage Tube on April 19, 2021 in Broadway

Just last night, The York Theatre Company presented an All-Singing, All-Talking, All-Virtual special benefit presentation of the Off-Broadway hit THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS (THE MUSICAL!)...and More!, available to view on demand through April 21, 2021.
Photo Flash: First Look At THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Presented by Castle C Photo Photo Flash: First Look At THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Presented by Castle Craig Players
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2021 in Connecticut

Meriden's Castle Craig Players have produced a 'Wilde-ly' innovative digital production of 'The Importance of Being Earnest”, which will stream FREE to your home on Friday, April 23 at 8pm! Oscar Wilde’s wildly entertaining comedy sparkles with dazzling wordplay and hilariously unlikely situations.
Student Blog: Do You Feel Guilty When You Rest? Photo Student Blog: Do You Feel Guilty When You Rest?
by Student Blogger: Claudia Quintero on April 19, 2021 in Blogs

Do you feel guilty when you rest? Rush is the enemy of detail…
Sixth Annual New York Opera Fest Featuring 20+ Companies to be Presented by The Photo Sixth Annual New York Opera Fest Featuring 20+ Companies to be Presented by The New York Opera Alliance
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2021 in New York City

The New York Opera Fest will celebrate its sixth season with both virtual and in-person performances by 20+ local, New York City-based opera companies. Presented by the New York Opera Alliance, with support from OPERA America, this annual festival runs for two months May-June 2021 starting with a special kick-off event April 29th.
National Theatre Network to Launch With Woolly Mammoth Theatre, American Conserv Photo National Theatre Network to Launch With Woolly Mammoth Theatre, American Conservatory Theater and More
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2021 in Off-Broadway

The National Theatre Network is launching. The first of its kind digital platform for major regional theatres, this platform allows audiences to watch, support and connect with iconic and beloved institutions. The National Theatre Network is created by and for regional theatres, in collaboration with Broadway On Demand. 
David Alan Grier Joins Drama Series JOE PICKETT Photo David Alan Grier Joins Drama Series JOE PICKETT
by TV News Desk on April 19, 2021 in Broadway

Additional cast members added today include Sharon Lawrence, Julianna Guill, Mustafa Speaks and Paul Sparks.
NYC Movie Theatre Capacity Will Increase to 33% on April 26 Photo NYC Movie Theatre Capacity Will Increase to 33% on April 26
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2021 in Broadway

New York City is slowly moving towards a more normal state of being. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced today that beginning on April 26, maximum movie theater capacity will increase 33%, and museum and zoo capacity to 50% 'with other safety precautions in place.'
EAST WEST FEST to be Presented by Asian Cultural Council Photo EAST WEST FEST to be Presented by Asian Cultural Council
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2021 in Off-Broadway

The Asian Cultural Council will present East West Fest, a celebration of storytelling—in words, beyond words, and through the senses. Featuring storytellers from across the arts, this festival questions not only how we tell stories, but who tells the story? 
Tune in: Michael Feinstein and Donny Osmond Reflect on Legacy of Andy Williams i Photo Tune in: Michael Feinstein and Donny Osmond Reflect on Legacy of Andy Williams in New Episode of IN THE ARCHIVES
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2021 in Cabaret

In a new episode of In the Archives with Michael Feinstein, the founder of the Great American Songbook Foundation will explore the Songbook Library & Archives’ collection of arrangements and orchestrations written for legendary crooner Andy Williams.
Photo Flash: Davóne Tines, Chris Thile, Carl Hancock Rux, The Lazours and More P Photo Photo Flash: Davóne Tines, Chris Thile & More Perform for NY PopsUP
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2021 in Broadway

NY PopsUp presented an eclectic array of performances this past weekend. Performances included Opera Star Davóne Tines, Grammy Award winner Chris Thile, Members of Lake Street Dive, Louis Cato, Timo Andres, Carl Hancock Rux, Conor Hanick, Adam Tendler, and The Lazours. 
World Premiere of New Documentary TRANSMOGRIFICATION to be Presented by Synetic Photo World Premiere of New Documentary TRANSMOGRIFICATION to be Presented by Synetic Theater
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2021 in Washington, DC

Synetic Theater has announced the World Premiere of a new documentary, Transmogrification by Award-winning DC-based Azerbaijani filmmaker Shamil Najafzada. The film was shot in 2019 and followed the creation of Synetic Theater’s 2019 stage production Richard 3.0
Reservations Now Open for A DOZEN DREAMS Photo Reservations Now Open for A DOZEN DREAMS
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2021 in Off-Broadway

Reservations are now open for A Dozen Dreams, an immersive theatrical installation based on the pandemic-inspired dreams of 12 leading American playwrights. Produced by En Garde Arts and presented by Arts Brookfield, A Dozen Dreams premieres at Brookfield Place on Thursday, May 13 for a limited engagement through Sunday, May 30.
Brian Stokes Mitchell, Charlotte d'Amboise and Bill Irwin Join National Dance In Photo Brian Stokes Mitchell & More Join NDI's 45th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2021 in Broadway

Bill Irwin, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and Charlotte d'Amboise have joined NDI's 45th Anniversary Gala!  National Dance Institute will be hosting its 45th Anniversary Gala in celebration of 45 years of inspiring children through the arts.
La Jolla Playhouse Announces Leadership for New Department of Learning and Engag Photo La Jolla Playhouse Announces Leadership for New Department of Learning and Engagement
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2021 in San Diego

La Jolla Playhouse has announced leadership positions for its revamped Education and Outreach Department. The new Department of Learning and Engagement will be headed up by Bridget Cavaiola as Director of Learning, and Jacole Kitchen as Director of Arts Engagement and In-House Casting.
One Week Left to Submit for Season 3 of Next on Stage - Calling All High School Photo One Week Left to Submit for Season 3 of Next on Stage!
by Team BWW on April 19, 2021 in Broadway

After two successful seasons of our virtual singing competition, we're back again by popular demand with the third season of our online musical theatre singing competition for student performers sponsored by The International College of Musical Theatre.