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Audra McDonald to Moderate Black Theatre United's ACTIVATING BLACK ARTISTS AND A Photo Audra McDonald to Moderate Black Theatre United Town Hall
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2020 in Broadway

Tomorrow, Thursday, July 9th at 6:30PM EST, join Black Theatre United (BTU) founding member and moderator Audra McDonald and Sherrilyn Ifill, President of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, in conversation for BTU's inaugural event a?oeActivating Black Artists and Allies for Racial Justice.a?? 
Jason Alexander, Kelli O'Hara, Victor Garber and More to Appear on STUDIO TENN T Photo Jason Alexander, Kelli O’Hara & More to Join STUDIO TENN TALKS
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2020 in Broadway

Studio Tenn's weekly talk show, 'Studio Tenn Talks: Theater Conversations with Patrick Cassidy' has released its July - August lineup, featuring nationally acclaimed performing artists. Jason Alexander, the Tony and Grammy Award winner and Emmy nominee best known for playing George Costanza in 'Seinfeld,' will be one of the featured guests.
Blythe Danner, Joy Behar, Catherine Curtin and More Join ANDROMEDA'S SISTERS AR Photo Blythe Danner, Joy Behar & More Join Arts and Advocacy Event
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2020 in Broadway

Andromeda's Sisters: An Arts and Advocacy Forum in Two Parts, takes place remotely via Zoom on Friday, August 14 and Thursday, September 3, 2020.
BDT Stage Announces New Concert Series Photo BDT Stage Announces New Concert Series
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2020 in Denver

Dinner and a show are back at BDT Stage! Come socially distance with BDT , live and in person, as we present an exciting new Concert Series. Limited to 50 patrons, the first two concerts in the series have been announced!
OperaDelaware Brings Drive-Through-Arias to Community Photo OperaDelaware Brings Drive-Through-Arias to Community
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2020 in Delaware

OperaDelaware is making the most out of their closure, according to Delaware Business Now. They're bringing their performers to the public through drive-throughs and a mobile opera cart.
Jeremy Seghers Presents THE BACCHAE by Euripides Photo Jeremy Seghers Presents THE BACCHAE by Euripides
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2020 in Orlando

Like the notorious god of wine, debauchery, and theatre, The Bacchae is a story of duality, sensuality, and the intoxicating effects of power. In this site-specific, outdoor staging, guests are asked to stay in their cars once they have parked, roll the windows down, and enjoy the one-act play from a safe distance.
Weston Playhouse Theatre Company Awarded Grant From the National Endowment for t Photo Weston Playhouse Theatre Company Awarded Grant From the National Endowment for the Arts
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2020 in West Virginia

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company has been approved for a $50,000 award from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
Fargo Actors Team Up for Reading of LOVE LETTERS Photo Fargo Actors Team Up for Reading of LOVE LETTERS
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2020 in Fargo

Lee Klocke and Kellie Pifer, two actors from the Fargo area, are bringing live theater back with A.R. Gurney's Love Letters, according to Inforum.
Showtime Is Developing Series Based on the Life of Lena Horne Photo Showtime Is Developing Series Based on the Life of Lena Horne
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2020 in Broadway

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Showtime is currently developing limited series based on the life of stage and screen star Lena Horne. Horne's granddaughter, Jenny Lumet, is set to write and executive produce the project, titled Blackbird: Lena Horne and America.
Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music Presents Virtual, Reimagined Season Photo Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music Presents Virtual, Reimagined Season
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2020 in San Francisco

The Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary is pleased to announce a reimagined, virtual 58th season, July 25 - August 9, 2020.
The American Theatre Critics Association Names Finalists for 2020 Francesca Prim Photo ATCA Names Finalists for 2020 Francesca Primus Prize
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2020 in Broadway

The American Theatre Critics Association has selected three finalists for the 2019 Francesca Primus Prize, which recognizes an emerging woman playwright. The prize, administered through ATCA, is named in honor of Francesca Primus, a playwright, dramaturg, theater critic, and ATCA member who died of cancer in 1992.
Road Theatre Company Announces Live Streamed SUMMER PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL Photo Road Theatre Company Announces Live Streamed SUMMER PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2020 in Los Angeles

ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, remain committed to their meaningful mission to produce and develop New Work for the Stage. They have announced in this, their upcoming 29th season, the eleventh annuala??   SUMMER PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL.
BWW Prompts: What Is Your Favorite Audition Song and Why? Photo BWW Prompts: What Is Your Favorite Audition Song and Why?
by BWW Prompts on July 08, 2020 in Broadway

We want to hear from you! Submit your response to our daily #bwwprompts, where each day we'll be asking our readers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram questions to spark some theater conversation.
THE BROAD STAGE AT HOME Presents Red Hen Press Poetry Hour Photo THE BROAD STAGE AT HOME Presents Red Hen Press Poetry Hour
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2020 in Los Angeles

The Broad Stage and esteemed LA-based publisher Red Hen Press return with season two of the Red Hen Press Poetry Hour, moderated by award-winning actor/writer Sandra Tsing Loh.
BWW Blog: Who Has the Time? Photo BWW Blog: Who Has the Time?
by Student Blogger: Molly Tucker on July 08, 2020 in Blogs

Anyone involved in an artistic lifestyle can all agree on one thing...there are not enough hours in the day to do everything we feel we need too.
Orlando Shakes and UCF Present VIRTUAL SHAKESBEER: MACBETH EDITION Photo Orlando Shakes and UCF Present VIRTUAL SHAKESBEER: MACBETH EDITION
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2020 in Orlando

Virtual ShakesBeer: Macbeth Edition is a free Facebook Live event produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF, directed by Mark Routhier, and adapted by the cast.
Liberate Artists Inc Announces Free Inclusive Digital Dance Program FORWARD MOVE Photo Liberate Artists Inc Announces Free Inclusive Digital Dance Program FORWARD MOVEMENT
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2020 in Los Angeles

Liberate Artists Inc., a benefit corporation, is removing economic barriers and calling for inclusion in the arts through Forward Movement, an interactive digital dance experience, and its' partnership with the 501c3 (pending) Always, Enough Foundation.
BWW Blog: Summer Streaming 101 - Theatre Edition Photo BWW Blog: Summer Streaming 101 - Theatre Edition
by Student Blogger: Blake Velick on July 08, 2020 in Blogs

I have created a top five list of theatre media you may have missed that is available from home. 
Berkshire Theatre Group to Present Kelli O'Hara, James Naughton, Greg Naughton & Photo Berkshire Theatre Group Announces The Naughton Family in Concert
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2020 in Broadway

Berkshire Theatre Group has announced The Naughton Family in Concert under a tent at The Colonial Theatre, featuring: Greg Naughton, Tony Award-Winner James Naughton (Chicago, City of Angels), Keira Naughton and Tony Award-winner Kelli O'Hara (The King and I) on July 24 and July 25 at 8pm.
BWW Review: In a Brazil-Portugal Live, Saulo Vasconcelos and Carolina Puntel Wil Photo BWW Review: In a Brazil-Portugal Live, Saulo Vasconcelos and Carolina Puntel Will Take You To THE BEST OF BROADWAY IN 60 MINUTES
by Claudio Erlichman on July 08, 2020 in Brazil

Saulo Vasconcelos and Carolina Puntel will take you to the Broadway universe in The Best of Broadway in 60 Minutes, via Volto platform (www.volto.live) The live will be done July 9 at 6 pm in Brazil and at 10 pm in Portugal. It will be a journey through the universe of Broadway, with music as the main protagonist through unforgettable classics, such as 'The Phantom of the Opera', 'Memory', 'Hair' and 'Mamma Mia!', among many others!
3rd Act Theatre Company to Present DRUNK CLASSICS: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DRUNK Fun Photo 3rd Act Theatre Company to Present DRUNK CLASSICS: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DRUNK Fundraising Tour
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2020 in Oklahoma

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DRINK based off of William Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM is adapted by Dakota Lee Bryant and directed by Nicholas Toscani.
The Strategy Organization and ATM Hospitality Form Partnership to Serve Hospital Photo The Strategy Organization and ATM Hospitality Form Partnership to Serve Hospitality and Gaming Industries
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2020 in Las Vegas

The Strategy Organization (TSO) has announced a strategic partnership with ATM Hospitality amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The two Vegas-born, powerhouses are combining their expertise in marketing and operations to developing cutting-edge strategies for hospitality and gaming industries, nationwide.
Live Theatre League of Tarrant County Establishes Relief Fund for Theatre Artist Photo Live Theatre League of Tarrant County Establishes Relief Fund for Theatre Artists and Personnel
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2020 in Dallas

A relief fund has been established for area theatre artists and personnel who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. All who are associated with the theatre arts including, but not limited to, directors, technicians, designers, choreographers, musicians, actors and support staff are encouraged to apply.