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Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, November 16- with Lillias White, Alice Ripley, and Mor Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, November 16- with Lillias White, Alice Ripley, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2020

Today (November 16) in live streaming: Lillias White sings with Seth Rudetsky, Alice Ripley in concert, and so much more!

Theatre Royal Haymarket to Host First Post-Lockdown New Production of a Play, LOVE LE Photo Theatre Royal Haymarket to Host First Post-Lockdown New Production of a Play, LOVE LETTERS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2020

Just eighteen hours after the end of the UK’s current lockdown, Bill Kenwright presents MARTIN SHAW and JENNY SEAGROVE in A.R. GURNEY’s Love Letters, directed by ROY MARSDEN, at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.

BWW Review: DEAR MAPEL at Mosaic Theater Company Photo BWW Review: DEAR MAPEL at Mosaic Theater Company
by Barbara Trainin Blank - Oct 27, 2020

Is it possible to change a relationship retrospectively, especially one that has been intermittent all along and ended with the death of the other person? That is the question posed by Psalmayene 24, who didn't see his father until he was 12 and even then was introduced by the older man as someone else's son. Meetings between the two were scarce and sporadic after that, and, in fact, Psalmayene 24 found out about his father's death on three years after it happened.

BWW Blog: Being Present Photo BWW Blog: Being Present
by Student Blogger: Noah Skurtu - Oct 8, 2020

The past four years that I have spent at the University of Miami have been wonderful and terrifying and everything in between.  

Breaking: Patti LuPone, Morgan Freeman, Laurie Metcalf, Laura Linney & More Will Lead Photo Breaking: Patti LuPone, Morgan Freeman, Laurie Metcalf, Laura Linney & More Will Lead Spotlight On Plays
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2020

Broadway's Best Show will be a new home for entertaining, engaging content, long form features and exclusive access to Broadway's Best, will continue its weekly 'Spotlight On Plays' series on Thursday October 14, 2020 to benefit The Actors Fund.

BETTE DAVIS AIN'T FOR SISSIES, MADE FOR EACH OTHER & More Present Live Pop-up Outdoor Photo BETTE DAVIS AIN'T FOR SISSIES, MADE FOR EACH OTHER & More Present Live Pop-up Outdoor Performances in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2020

A handful of intrepid solo performers are presenting live, outdoor pop up performances of their acclaimed solo shows this Fall. These intimate storytelling events are presented using the LiveTours app and performed for an audience of 14 or less.

The Center for Visual and Performing Arts Presents Performance Of LOVE LETTERS Benefi Photo The Center for Visual and Performing Arts Presents Performance Of LOVE LETTERS Benefiting The Caring Place Of NWI
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2020

The Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road in Munster, will showcase one exclusive performance of the Pulitzer Prize nominated play by A.R. Gurney 'Love Letters' at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2.

LOVE LETTERS Announced at Rivertown Theaters Photo LOVE LETTERS Announced at Rivertown Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2020

Love Letters is a wry and poignant tale told through a half-century of letters. Playwright A. R. Gurney has created a?oean exquisite jewel of a play, a?oeone of the four or five best American plays of the decade,a?? said Time magazine. 

Shoals Community Theatre Will Reopen With LOVE LETTERS Photo Shoals Community Theatre Will Reopen With LOVE LETTERS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2020

Shoals Community Theatre will reopen with Love Letters, taking place on October 1.

Actor Tom Lacy Dies at 87 Photo Actor Tom Lacy Dies at 87
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2020

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report the passing of actor Tom Lacy. The news was confirmed by The Old Globe on Twitter.

Theatre Rhinoceros Presents Free Staged Reading of OTHER LETTERS, Created by Bryan Re Photo Theatre Rhinoceros Presents Free Staged Reading of OTHER LETTERS, Created by Bryan Renaud and Carin Silkaitis
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2020

Theatre Rhinoceros presents a FREE Zoom/Facebook Live presentation of OTHER LETTERS, created by Bryan Renaud and Carin Silkaitis on September 8, 2020 at 7pm for free. 

Hatbox Theatre Presents A. R. Gurney's LOVE LETTERS Photo Hatbox Theatre Presents A. R. Gurney's LOVE LETTERS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2020

Performances run Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm, Sundays at 2:00pm. Tickets are $22 for adults, $19 for members, seniors, and students and $12 for senior members. Tickets may be reserved by calling 603-715-2315 or purchased online.

Institute for American Musical Theatre Names Colin Hanlon New Head of Film and TV in  Photo Institute for American Musical Theatre Names Colin Hanlon New Head of Film and TV in Fall 2020
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2020

New York Citya??s Institute for American Musical Theatre has announced Colin Hanlon as the new head of IAMTa??s Film & TV classes for its two-year training program.

FOOD FOR THOUGHT Presents Second Production of Monthly Series Photo FOOD FOR THOUGHT Presents Second Production of Monthly Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2020

On August 17th at 2:00pm the award-winning theatre company will present Delphi Harrington (Noel Coward's a?oeHands Across the Seaa??) and Nathan Darrow (a?oeHouse of Cardsa??) in a?oeMrs. Sorkena?? by Christopher Durang and a?oeI Can't Imagine Tomorrowa?? by Tennessee Williams, directed by Antony Marsellis.

Little Theatre of Alexandria Will Present Fall Season of Smaller Productions Photo Little Theatre of Alexandria Will Present Fall Season of Smaller Productions
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2020

Little Theatre of Alexandria will present a free fall season of four one-act and two-act shows, each with just 45 audience members.

Fargo Actors Team Up for Reading of LOVE LETTERS Photo Fargo Actors Team Up for Reading of LOVE LETTERS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2020

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.

Food For Thought Productions Brings Live Theater Back to NYC Photo Food For Thought Productions Brings Live Theater Back to NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2020

Food For Thought Productions, the award-winning theatre company, which began life in September 2000, may be the answer to the questiona?"How do you provide live theatre during a time when we are told to isolate and keep a distance?

The Flea Announces Production Pause to 'Reflect on Misalignment of Values' Photo The Flea Announces Production Pause to 'Reflect on Misalignment of Values'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2020

Off Broadway theatre company The Flea has just announced that it will pause production activity to 'to transform [their] institutional culture and producing model.'

BWW Interview: Rebecca Luker on Life Since Her ALS Diagnosis and How She's Lending He Photo BWW Interview: Rebecca Luker on Life Since Her ALS Diagnosis and How She's Lending Her Voice for a Cure
by Stephi Wild - Jun 16, 2020

Last year, Rebecca Luker was diagnosed out of nowhere with ALS, a fatal neurodegenerative disease closely related to Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. Now she chats with BroadwayWorld about life since her diagnosis and how you can help.

BWW Review: LOVE LETTERS at Des Moines Playhouse: A Welcome Journey Photo BWW Review: LOVE LETTERS at Des Moines Playhouse: A Welcome Journey
by DC Felton - Jun 12, 2020

Recently, the term intermission has taken on a new meaning in the theatre community.  While we usually use it as a term to signify a break in a show, we have recently modified it to a break in theatre productions due to COVID19. While we may not be able to gather as a theatre community to sit in a theatre for a show, some theatres are getting creative in how they present shows this summer.  One of them is Des Moines Playhouse.  I attended a dress rehearsal of their socially distanced production of 'Love Letters,' which opens on June 12.

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