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VIDEOS: Get Ready For Laura & Linda Benanti on THE SETH CONCERT SERIES Sunday Photo VIDEOS: Get Ready For Laura & Linda Benanti on THE SETH CONCERT SERIES Sunday
by Team BWW on May 13, 2021 in Ottawa

Laura Benanti and Linda Benanti are stopping by the Seth Rudetsky Concert Series this weekend! We're looking back at past performances and interviews before their show on Sunday!
Shop Fan-Designed Pride Month Shirts Benefitting The Trevor Project and The Tran Photo Shop Fan-Designed Pride Month Shirts Benefitting The Trevor Project and The Trans Lifeline!
by Team BWW on May 11, 2021 in Ottawa

Throughout the month of April, we held a contest to design a shirt that we'd sell in the Theatre Shop with proceeds benefiting The Trevor Project! Today we are excited to announce the three winners and debut their shirts - now on sale!
BroadwayWorld Seeks College Student Bloggers for Summer 2021 Photo BroadwayWorld Seeks College Student Bloggers for Summer 2021
by Team BWW on May 10, 2021 in Ottawa

Calling all theatre-loving college kids! We're looking for Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors to share their knowledge, recommendations, and school tips in blogs for BroadwayWorld. Find out more about how you can blog for us!
Laura Benanti, Jenn Colella & More Streaming This Week on BroadwayWorld Events - Photo Benanti, Colella & More Streaming This Week on BroadwayWorld Events
by Team BWW on May 10, 2021 in Ottawa

BroadwayWorld Events is bringing you incredible talent right into your home! This week includes a masterclass with Jenn Colella, and Laura and Linda Benanti on The Seth Concert Series!
Shop the Adrienne Walker Collection on BroadwayWorld's Theatre Shop! Photo Shop the Adrienne Walker Collection on BroadwayWorld's Theatre Shop!
by Team BWW on May 07, 2021 in Ottawa

Are you a fan of Adrienne Walker and her show 32 Bar Cut? Well we've got the merch for you! Shop this cute new crop top and the rest of Adrienne's collection exclusively on BroadwayWorld's Theatre Shop!
THE LOST DIRECTION By Timothy S. Boucher to Be Sold Using Cryptocurrency Photo THE LOST DIRECTION By Timothy S. Boucher to Be Sold Using Cryptocurrency
by BWW News Desk on May 03, 2021 in Ottawa

Speculative fiction novel, The Lost Direction by Timothy S. Boucher, is being sold as a non-fungible token. The hot-topic term, most often tied to digital art, is now spreading into publishing.
Ottawa Arts Council Announces 2021 Arts Awards Recipients Photo Ottawa Arts Council Announces 2021 Arts Awards Recipients
by BWW News Desk on April 22, 2021 in Ottawa

 The Ottawa Arts Council announced the final recipients of the annual Arts Awards today in a streaming video presentation celebrating the exceptional artists in the community. This year’s laureates included music industry executive Colin Mills, multidisciplinary artist Claudia Salguero, and folk musician Amanda Lowe Warnakulasuriya.
Get the Most Out of Your Theater Content with BroadwayWorld+ and BroadwayWorld+ Photo Get the Most Out of Your Theater Content with BroadwayWorld+ and BroadwayWorld+ Pro!
by BWW News Desk on April 22, 2021 in Ottawa

There are now more ways than ever to enjoy the Broadway content you love, the way you want it! BroadwayWorld has not one, but two new ways to stay up to date on all things theatre- BroadwayWorld+ and BroadwayWorld+ Pro.
Segal Centre Welcomes Back Audiences With EVERY BRILLIANT THING Photo Segal Centre Welcomes Back Audiences With EVERY BRILLIANT THING
by BWW News Desk on April 17, 2021 in Ottawa

The Segal Centre for Performing Arts will welcome back audiences to the theatre with Every Brilliant Thing by Duncan Macmillan with Johnny Donahoe.
GCTC Artistic Director Eric Coates Steps Aside Photo GCTC Artistic Director Eric Coates Steps Aside
by BWW News Desk on April 14, 2021 in Ottawa

Sharon Peake, Chair of the GCTC Board of Directors, announced today that artistic director, Eric Coates, is stepping aside after nine seasons with the company. He will leave the position at the end of May, 2021. 
La Chapelle Launches SKIN'S WEBCASTS with ASL Interpretation and French Subtitle Photo La Chapelle Launches SKIN'S WEBCASTS with ASL Interpretation and French Subtitles
by BWW News Desk on April 07, 2021 in Ottawa

La Chapelle scènes contemporaines is eager to be launching two Skin's webcasts, one with ASL (American Sign Language) interpretation and the other with French subtitles.
VIDEO: BEETLEJUICE's Dana Steingold Invites You to Join Her Masterclass! Photo VIDEO: BEETLEJUICE's Dana Steingold Invites You to Join Her Masterclass!
by BWW News Desk on March 30, 2021 in Ottawa

Everyone's favorite girl scout, Dana Steingold, is teaching a masterclass on April 18 at 12pm ET! Watch below as she shares what to expect in the class and teases all the fun topics you can discuss during the Q&A!
GCTC Unveils Spring 2021 Programming Photo GCTC Unveils Spring 2021 Programming
by BWW News Desk on March 26, 2021 in Ottawa

Between now and the end of April, GCTC takes to the digital world with a flurry of online activity including concerts, plays, and hybrid mash-ups of both.
2021 Barbara Spohr Award Recipients Announced Photo 2021 Barbara Spohr Award Recipients Announced
by BWW News Desk on March 17, 2021 in Ottawa

Walter Phillips Gallery at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity is pleased to announce Anna Binta Diallo and Logan MacDonald as the recipients of the 2020/21 Barbara Spohr Memorial Award.
Dan Kanter, Fefe Dobson, Madeline Merlo and More Join THE LOST TAPES LIVE Photo Dan Kanter, Fefe Dobson, Madeline Merlo and More Join THE LOST TAPES LIVE
by BWW News Desk on March 16, 2021 in Ottawa

Notable artists and mental health advocates will band together in a free virtual broadcast on Thursday, March 25 at 8 p.m. ET to shine a light on the music industry's mental health crisis. The 'Lost Tapes Live' broadcast was produced by Lemmon Entertainment and recorded at Toronto-based studio The HUB.
Haviah Mighty Live Stream Kicks Off Origin Arts + GCTC Partnership On Origin Kit Photo Haviah Mighty Live Stream Kicks Off Origin Arts + GCTC Partnership On Origin Kitchen Concerts
by BWW News Desk on March 10, 2021 in Ottawa

The Origin Arts and Community Centre and the Great Canadian Theatre Company are announcing their partnership on Origin Kitchen Concerts.
YPT Announces New Artistic Director, Herbie Barnes Photo YPT Announces New Artistic Director, Herbie Barnes
by BWW News Desk on March 02, 2021 in Ottawa

Jenine Krause and David Scandiffio, Co-Chairs of the Young People’s Theatre (YPT) Board of Directors, today announced the appointment of Herbie Barnes as the next Artistic Director of YPT.
VIDEO: Great Canadian Theatre Company Hosts Interview With the Leaders of The Or Photo VIDEO: Great Canadian Theatre Company Hosts Interview With the Leaders of The Origin Arts & Community Centre
by BWW News Desk on February 21, 2021 in Ottawa

On February 19, the Great Canadian Theatre Company hosted a livestreamed interview with the team behind  The Origin Arts & Community Centre, one of Ottawa's most exciting cultural centres.
New Brunswick Theatres Hope to Return to Live Performances Before the End of 202 Photo New Brunswick Theatres Hope to Return to Live Performances Before the End of 2021
by BWW News Desk on February 14, 2021 in Ottawa

Theatres in New Brunswick are working to return to live performances, hopefully before the end of 2021.
Federal Government Invests $485,000 in Annapolis Royal's King's Theatre Photo Federal Government Invests $485,000 in Annapolis Royal's King's Theatre
by BWW News Desk on February 11, 2021 in Ottawa

The federal government is investing $485,000 in Annapolis Royal's historic King's Theatre.
BWW Exclusive: What Is the Best Broadway Love Song Ever? 1200+ Stars Decide! Photo Exclusive: What Is the Best Broadway Love Song Ever? 1200+ Stars Decide!
by BWW Special on February 14, 2021 in Ottawa

Valentine's Day is here and love is in the air! On this most romantic day of the year, we can't help but wonder... what is the greatest love song the Broadway stage has ever seen? Which Broadway composer wrote the most swoon-worthy melody? Which Broadway lyricist wrote rhymes that make our hearts melt? BroadwayWorld continues our great tradition of answering these questions- and this year we have more answers than ever!
Introducing BroadwayWorld+ and BroadwayWorld+ Pro! Photo Introducing BroadwayWorld+ and BroadwayWorld+ Pro!
by BWW News Desk on February 20, 2021 in Ottawa

There are now more ways than ever to enjoy the Broadway content you love, the way you want it! BroadwayWorld is excited to announce the launch of not one, but two new ways to stay up to date on all things theatre- BroadwayWorld+ and BroadwayWorld+ Pro.
Neptune Theatre Stays Afloat Thanks to Government Grant For Arts and Culture Org Photo Neptune Theatre Stays Afloat Thanks to Government Grant For Arts and Culture Organizations
by BWW News Desk on January 31, 2021 in Ottawa

Neptune Theatre in Nova Scotia has been able to stay afloat thanks to funding for arts and culture organizations.
Reimagined Emerging Artist Award To Recognize Ottawa IBPoC Artists Photo Reimagined Emerging Artist Award To Recognize Ottawa IBPoC Artists
by BWW News Desk on January 21, 2021 in Ottawa

For the fourteenth edition of the Emerging Artist Award, the Ottawa Arts Council is launching a reimagined award focused on recognizing emerging artists from Ottawa’s IBPoC (Indigenous, Black, and Persons of Colour) communities. 
Winners Announced For The 2020 BroadwayWorld Ottawa Awards! Orpheus Musical Thea Photo Winners Announced For The 2020 BroadwayWorld Ottawa Awards! Orpheus Musical Theatre & More Take Home Prizes!
by BWW Staff on January 13, 2021 in Ottawa

Winners have been announced for the 2020 BroadwayWorld Ottawa Awards - which were back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade!