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BWW Interview: Jennifer Diamond of LET ME BE ME at The Green Room 42 on December 10th Photo BWW Interview: Jennifer Diamond of LET ME BE ME at The Green Room 42 on December 10th
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 2, 2021

As the spring of 2020 was preparing for its big debut, so were the Diamond ladies. Jennifer was preparing to premiere her show LET ME BE ME, and Leia Diamond was getting ready to debut... period. The daughter of Jennifer and her husband Rob was in Las Vegas, waiting to be born by way of a surrogate with whom the impending parents had spent months cultivating a relationship, working together to make the miracle of parenting a reality. When the global health crisis hit the shores of these United States, Diamond's show went the same direction of every other live entertainment opportunity - the back burner. Not so for Leia - she was going to have her inaugural bow, no matter what was happening in world affairs; pandemic or no, Baby Girl Diamond was on her way.

Review Roundup: THE VISITOR Opens at The Public Theater- The Critics Weigh In! Photo Review Roundup: THE VISITOR Opens at The Public Theater- The Critics Weigh In!
by Review Roundups - Nov 4, 2021

The world premiere musical THE VISITOR, with music by Pulitzer Prize winner Tom Kitt, lyrics by Pulitzer Prize winner Brian Yorkey and a book by Kwame Kwei-Armah and Brian Yorkey, opened tonight at The Public Theater.

Student Blog: The Power of 'No' Photo Student Blog: The Power of 'No'
by Student Blogger: Leah Packer - Oct 18, 2021

As actors, we grow up programmed to say yes to everything and everyone. We hear that everyone is replaceable, and if you don't try anything and everything- you get fired. I learned to bend over backwards in order to please people and get roles. Jenny helped us rewrite that narrative. She helped me remember that we don't have to say yes to everyone. We are all just people, responsible for taking care of ourselves. We all deserve the autonomy to choose what makes us happy and safe.

Betty Buckley Responds to Report that 'Memory' Was Used to Calm Trump During Emotiona Photo Betty Buckley Responds to Report that 'Memory' Was Used to Calm Trump During Emotional Fits
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 3, 2021

In Stephanie Grisham's new tell-all book about her life in the Trump White House, the former press secretary shares an anecdote that in order to quell his rampant fits of rage, aides would use the iconic song 'Memory' from Cats to soothe the former president. Betty Buckley has now responded to those reports.

BWW Review: WHY DOGS DON'T TALK at First Folio Theatre Photo BWW Review: WHY DOGS DON'T TALK at First Folio Theatre
by Kathleen Anwar - Jul 30, 2021

Why Dogs Don't Talk playfully turns the expression- and assumption- 'Man's Best Friend' on its head.

BWW Review: THE AGITATORS  at Iowa Stage: An Amazing Production That Reminds Us How I Photo BWW Review: THE AGITATORS at Iowa Stage: An Amazing Production That Reminds Us How Important It Is To Keep On Fighting
by DC Felton - May 3, 2021

What is an agitator? The New Oxford American Dictionary describes an agitator as a person who urges others to protest or rebel. In today's heated political climate, we see agitators on both sides of the aisle, some agitating for good and others not. Iowa Stage's production of 'The Agitators' by Mat Smart takes a look at two agitators from our history and the struggles they both ensued. While this production was only available for a limited time, it left its audiences with a powerful and thought-provoking play. It left them thinking not only about the differences of the times these two agitators lived in but the similarities to the world we live in now.

26 Theater Tweets From This Week That Celebrate the Best of Theater Photo 26 Theater Tweets From This Week That Celebrate the Best of Theater
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Mar 12, 2021

We're rounding up 26 tweets from the week of 3/8/2021 to 3/12/2021 from Broadway stars and theater fans!

BWW Blog: Letters from a Nobody in New York Photo BWW Blog: Letters from a Nobody in New York
by Student Blogger: Liam Joshua Munn - Feb 15, 2021

This is a small list of things I wish I was told during my college auditions. Hopefully it helps. 

The Martha's Vineyard Ferries Announce New Album Photo The Martha's Vineyard Ferries Announce New Album
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 8, 2021

The Martha's Vineyard Ferries, featuring Bob Weston (Shellac), Chris Brokaw (Codeine, Come), and Elisha Wiesner (Kahoots), are excited to announce their new album Suns Out Guns Out, due February 26, 2021 via Ernest Jenning Record Co

VIDEO: Leslie Odom Jr. Sings 'Wait For It' in Powerful Election PSA Photo VIDEO: Leslie Odom Jr. Sings 'Wait For It' in Powerful Election PSA
by Stage Tube - Nov 3, 2020

Tony and Grammy award-winner Leslie Odom Jr. - Hamilton’s Aaron Burr - teamed up with RepresentUs.

Ballet Theatre Company Announces THROUGH THE TULLE Exhibit Photo Ballet Theatre Company Announces THROUGH THE TULLE Exhibit
by Stephi Wild - Oct 9, 2020

Ballet Theatre Companya??s 22nd season has been dedicated to its talented a?oetutu makersa?? whose work has gone above and beyond the stitchings of costumes to ensure Greater Hartford the highest quality of professional performances, education, and cultural experiences.

Teddy Geiger Unveils New Single 'Sharkbait' Photo Teddy Geiger Unveils New Single 'Sharkbait'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 16, 2020

Grammy nominated songwriter¬†Teddy¬†Geiger‚Äôs¬†new single ‚ÄúSharkbait‚ÄĚ is out now through¬†AWAL Records.

VIDEO: Linda Lavin Chats With CBS SUNDAY MORNING About Advocating For Herself, and Be Photo VIDEO: Linda Lavin Chats With CBS SUNDAY MORNING About Advocating For Herself, and Being Busier Than She's Ever Been
by Stage Tube - Aug 2, 2020

CBS Sunday Morning aired a feature on Linda Lavin this morning, where she talked about how she has been busier than ever since the pandemic began.

BWW Prompts: Use A HAMILTON Lyric to Describe Your Current Mood Photo BWW Prompts: Use A HAMILTON Lyric to Describe Your Current Mood
by BWW Prompts - Jul 1, 2020

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.

Tituss Burgess, Cynthia Nixon, Elton John, Evan Rachel Wood and More Take Part in OUT Photo Tituss Burgess, Cynthia Nixon, Elton John, Evan Rachel Wood and More Take Part in OUT NOW LIVE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 26, 2020

Earlier this week, Condé Nast's LGBTQ+ brand Them hosted Out Now Live, a celebration honoring the spirit and history of Pride. Premiering on Youtube Live, and presented by Polo Ralph Lauren, the virtual event included uplifting speeches, storytelling, messages and performances from prominent members of the LGBTQ+ community and notable allies.

BWW Review: MISS SAIGON at Broadway In Louisville Photo BWW Review: MISS SAIGON at Broadway In Louisville
by Keith Waits - Feb 17, 2020

Hot off the success of Les Misérables, the creative team of Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil created another war musical: Miss Saigon. Loosely based on the opera Madame Butterfly, Miss Saigon is an epic romance set right before the end of and three years after the Vietnam War. While the musical ultimately lost the 'Best New Musical' Tony to 'The Will Rogers Follies' in 1991, when done properly, it remains one of Broadway's greatest spectacles, something that this production has absolutely taken to heart.

Meghan Gunther to Present LOVE IS LOVE IS LOVE Cabaret at Feinstein's/54 Below Photo Meghan Gunther to Present LOVE IS LOVE IS LOVE Cabaret at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 7, 2020

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will present The 'Love is Love is Love' Cabaret on Wednesday, February 12th at 9:30pm. Join us in a celebration of pride and acceptance this Valentine's month at the 'Love is Love is Love' Cabaret. This evening will feature gender-bent musical theatre classics, and repertoire from queer theatre of the past century. This salute to the LGBTQ+ community will include a cast of queer Broadway favorites. Come bang your own drum, deal your own deck, loud and proud, at the 'Love is Love is Love' Cabaret at Feinstein's/54 Below! Produced by Meghan Gunther.

BWW Interview: Indigenous Playwright Larissa FastHorse Setting The Table With Truths  Photo BWW Interview: Indigenous Playwright Larissa FastHorse Setting The Table With Truths In THE THANKSGIVING PLAY
by Gil Kaan - Oct 30, 2019

Playwright Larissa FastHorse is having one hell of a year. Her THE THANKSGIVING PLAY has already been produced in various cities across the United States this year, with her next production already in previews at the Geffen Playhouse, and opening November 5, 2019. Michael John Garcés directs Larissa's humorous and woke take on Thanksgiving traditions featuring Noah Bean, Alexandra Henrikson, Jeff Marlow and Samantha Sloyan. After a full day of PLAY's rehearsals, I had the opportunity to chat with Larissa on her South Dakota, Sicangu-Lakota heritage.

Casting Announced For THE SEANCE MACHINE at The Tank Photo Casting Announced For THE SEANCE MACHINE at The Tank
by Julie Musbach - Sep 25, 2019

The Tank will present the World Premiere of The Séance Machine, written by EllaRose Chary and Brandon James Gwinn (Cotton Candy and Cocaine with Theater C; TL;DR: Thelma Louise; Dyke Remix at Rhinebeck Writers Retreat/The Tank), co-produced by Kimberly Hyacinthe and directed by Julia Sears (Bullet Catchers with Women in Combat Theatre Project; Wives Tale with Exquisite Corpse Company), at The Tank (312 West 36th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), October 10-31.

BWW Review: MEG FLATHER SONGS A CABARET SISTERHOOD Brings Powerful Women to Don't Tel Photo BWW Review: MEG FLATHER SONGS A CABARET SISTERHOOD Brings Powerful Women to Don't Tell Mama
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 17, 2019

Venerated songwriter and singer Meg Flather brings immaculate marriages of her music and her singing sisters of cabaret to Don't Tell Mama in this show celebrating her work, her friends and sisterhood.

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