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Limón Dance Company Celebrates Its 75th Anniversary During The Fifth Week Of Festiva Photo Limón Dance Company Celebrates Its 75th Anniversary During The Fifth Week Of Festival 2022
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 22, 2022

Limón Dance Company will celebrate part of its 75th anniversary season at the Pillow in the fifth week of Festival 2022 from July 20-24. The program will feature works by Limón, Doris Humphrey, and Olivier Taparga. In addition, Music From The Sole will perform tap's afro-diasporic roots on the Henry J. Leir stage from Wednesday through Sunday.

Pride Live Announces Groundbreaking of the Stonewall National Monument Visitor Center Photo Pride Live Announces Groundbreaking of the Stonewall National Monument Visitor Center
by Stephi Wild - Jun 21, 2022

 Pride Live, a social advocacy and community engagement organization for the LGBTQ+ community, today announced plans to open the Stonewall National Monument Visitor Center (SNMVC). 

MJ, PARADISE SQUARE, TICK, TICK...BOOM! and More Win 2022 Chita Rivera Awards Photo MJ, PARADISE SQUARE, TICK, TICK...BOOM! and More Win 2022 Chita Rivera Awards
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 20, 2022

Winners for the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards were announced this evening. In keeping with the mission of the Chita Rivera Awards, nominators considered outstanding choreography, featured dancers, and ensemble in shows on Broadway and Off Broadway, as well as outstanding choreography in film that opened pre-Covid as well as in the 2021-2022 season.

Charlotte d'Amboise and Bianca Marroquín to Host the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards Photo Charlotte d'Amboise and Bianca Marroquín to Host the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2022

Charlotte d’Amboise (Chicago; A Chorus Line) and Bianca Marroquín (Chicago; Fosse/Verdon) will host the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards, it was announced today.

VIDEO: President Obama Meets with Dreamers On the Stage of ¬°AMERICANO! to Reflect on Photo VIDEO: President Obama Meets with Dreamers On the Stage of ¬°AMERICANO! to Reflect on 10th Anniversary of DACA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2022

President Barack Obama recently held a roundtable discussion hosted by the Obama Foundation with five recipients of DACA to mark the program’s 10th anniversary, highlight its participants' contributions over the last decade, and discuss the work that remains to offer Dreamers a permanent solution to their status. Watch here!

BWW Exclusive: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Adrienne Warren & More Talk Broadway Shutdown in B Photo BWW Exclusive: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Adrienne Warren & More Talk Broadway Shutdown in BROADWAY RISING Clip
by Michael Major - Jun 10, 2022

The new documentary Broadway Rising documents the Broadway community's journey through the pandemic: from the almost overnight shut down, to the paths essential theater workers took on their road back to the stage. Watch an exclusive clip featuring Adrienne Warren, Jewelle Blackman, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and T. Oliver Reid. 

White House Photographer Pete Souza Brings TWO PRESIDENTS, ONE PHOTOGRAPHER To The Pa Photo White House Photographer Pete Souza Brings TWO PRESIDENTS, ONE PHOTOGRAPHER To The Pantages, July 20
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 8, 2022

Hennepin Theatre Trust announced that White House photographer, best-selling author and speaker Pete Souza brings Two Presidents, One Photographer to Minneapolis for one night only on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. at the historic Pantages Theatre (710 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) followed by a Q&A with the audience.

SW!NG OUT to be Presented in Week 3 of Jacob's Pillow's Festival 2022 Photo SW!NG OUT to be Presented in Week 3 of Jacob's Pillow's Festival 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2022

In the third week of Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival 2022, audiences in the Ted Shawn Theatre will be treated to live music and the best of the swing dance world in SW!NG OUT. Also in Week 3, JazzAntiqua Dance & Music Ensemble, Prakriti Dance, Bill Shannon, and The New York Korean Performing Arts Center will take to the outdoor Henry J. Leir Stage.

VIDEO: How FUNNY GIRL's Jared Grimes Tapped His Way to a Tony Nomination Photo VIDEO: How FUNNY GIRL's Jared Grimes Tapped His Way to a Tony Nomination
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 8, 2022

Nick Arnstein might get all of Fanny's love, but this Broadway season, the Tony Awards are all about Eddie Ryan. Jared Grimes makes his Broadway musical debut in the hit revival of Funny Girl- a performance for which he was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical.

Geffen Playhouse Announces $25MM Endowment Campaign and Raises $1MM at Annual Fundrai Photo Geffen Playhouse Announces $25MM Endowment Campaign and Raises $1MM at Annual Fundraiser
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2022

Geffen Playhouse celebrated its 25th Anniversary and raised $1 million for the theater’s education, community engagement and artistic initiatives at its signature Backstage at the Geffen annual fundraiser held June 4, it was announced today. 

Barack Obama Videos

VIDEO: President Obama Meets with Dreamers On the Stage of ¬°AMERICANO! to Reflect on VideoVIDEO: President Obama Meets with Dreamers On the Stage of ¬°AMERICANO! to Reflect on 10th Anniversary of DACA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2022

President Barack Obama recently held a roundtable discussion hosted by the Obama Foundation with five recipients of DACA to mark the program’s 10th anniversary, highlight its participants' contributions over the last decade, and discuss the work that remains to offer Dreamers a permanent solution to their status. Watch here!

BWW Exclusive: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Adrienne Warren & More Talk Broadway Shutdown in B VideoBWW Exclusive: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Adrienne Warren & More Talk Broadway Shutdown in BROADWAY RISING Clip
by Michael Major - Jun 10, 2022

The new documentary Broadway Rising documents the Broadway community's journey through the pandemic: from the almost overnight shut down, to the paths essential theater workers took on their road back to the stage. Watch an exclusive clip featuring Adrienne Warren, Jewelle Blackman, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and T. Oliver Reid. 

VIDEO: How FUNNY GIRL's Jared Grimes Tapped His Way to a Tony Nomination VideoVIDEO: How FUNNY GIRL's Jared Grimes Tapped His Way to a Tony Nomination
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 8, 2022

Nick Arnstein might get all of Fanny's love, but this Broadway season, the Tony Awards are all about Eddie Ryan. Jared Grimes makes his Broadway musical debut in the hit revival of Funny Girl- a performance for which he was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical.

Meet the 2022 Tony Nominees: FUNNY GIRL's Jared Grimes VideoMeet the 2022 Tony Nominees: FUNNY GIRL's Jared Grimes
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 23, 2022

Today we're studying up on Jared Grimes, nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for FUNNY GIRL.

VIDEO: Joaquina Kalukango Discusses Being Grateful to Be Back on Stage in PARADISE SQ VideoVIDEO: Joaquina Kalukango Discusses Being Grateful to Be Back on Stage in PARADISE SQUARE Post-Show Speech
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 20, 2022

Paradise Square officially resumed performances last night, April 19, after briefly going dark due to COVID cases within the cast. Joaquina Kalukango gave a speech after last night's performance, where she talked about being grateful to be back on stage.

VIDEO: JEOPARDY Features 'Remembering Stephen Sondheim' Category VideoVIDEO: JEOPARDY Features 'Remembering Stephen Sondheim' Category
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2022

Last night's episode of Jeopardy featured a category called 'Remembering Stephen Sondheim', featuring clues about some of the legendary composer's most notable work.

VIDEO: Broadway Sings in Times Square to Honor Stephen Sondheim VideoVIDEO: Broadway Sings in Times Square to Honor Stephen Sondheim
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 5, 2021

As BroadwayWorld sadly previously reported, Broadway lost its greatest icon in Stephen Sondheim, who passed away at the age of 91. The legendary composer is widely acknowledged as the most innovative, most influential, and most important composer and lyricist in modern Broadway history.

VIDEO: Leslie Odom Jr., Kingsley Ben-Adir & Eli Goree Talk ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI on THE  VideoVIDEO: Leslie Odom Jr., Kingsley Ben-Adir & Eli Goree Talk ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI on THE KAREN HUNTER SHOW
by Stage Tube - Jan 13, 2021

Actors¬†Leslie Odom Jr., Kingsley Ben-Adir and Eli Goree¬†joined SiriusXM Urban View‚Äôs ‚ÄúThe Karen Hunter Show‚ÄĚ and spoke with host Karen Hunter¬†about co-starring in 'One Night in Miami,' a fictional account of a night between Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, and Jim Brown. The cast also talks about the state of America with Karen.

VIDEO: Watch Trevor Noah's Full Interview With President Obama VideoVIDEO: Watch Trevor Noah's Full Interview With President Obama
by Stage Tube - Dec 16, 2020

President Barack Obama unpacks his hopes for inspiring a new generation of change-makers through his book ‚ÄúA Promised Land‚ÄĚ and the Obama Foundation, the ways America‚Äôs position on the world stage has evolved, and why the fight for justice calls for a variety of voices.

VIDEO: Barack Obama Discusses His New Book, Memories With Biden, and More on THE TONI VideoVIDEO: Barack Obama Discusses His New Book, Memories With Biden, and More on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2020

Last night tonight Barack Obama returned to THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON to chat with Fallon about his new book, A Promised Land.