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Meet the Stars of Stage Door: Find Out Which One of Jenn Colella's Signature Songs Ma Photo Meet the Stars of Stage Door: Find Out Which One of Jenn Colella's Signature Songs Makes Her Nervous!
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2021

Today, we're getting to know Tony nominee and Broadway favorite Jenn Colella, with whom you can book a shoutout today!

Broadway Performers Sign Letter Endorsing Brad Hoylman for Manhattan Borough Presiden Photo Broadway Performers Sign Letter Endorsing Brad Hoylman for Manhattan Borough President
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2021

NY State Senator Brad Hoylman, who is currently running to be the next Manhattan Borough President, has a long history supporting the performing arts and cultural institutions in New York City. André De Shields, Judy Kuhn, Liz Calloway, Ryann Redmond, Telly Lueng, Seth Rudetsky, and more have come together signing a letter of endorsement.

Derek Klena, Bonnie Milligan, Derrick Baskin and More Join THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL M Photo Derek Klena, Bonnie Milligan, Derrick Baskin and More Join THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2021

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Musicals will premiere tonight. The actors performing the series of Viral Monologues will include: Allison Posner, Andrew Leeds, Anika Larsen, Bonnie Milligan, Chad Burris, Derek Klena, Derrick Baskin, Joél Pérez, Lennon Parham, Maria-Christina Oliveras, Melody A. Betts, and Robbie Fairchild.

Photo Flash: Jeremy Jordan, Andre de Shields and More Join George Street Playhouse Vi Photo Photo Flash: Jeremy Jordan, Andre de Shields and More Join George Street Playhouse Virtual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2021

The fundraiser raised over $452,000 to date --- making this a record breaking event as the highest-grossing gala in the history of George Street Playhouse.  

Jeremy Jordan, David Hyde Pierce, Mary Testa and More to Take Part in George Street P Photo Jeremy Jordan, David Hyde Pierce, Mary Testa and More to Take Part in George Street Playhouse 2021 Virtual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2021

The event will feature performances by an incredible STAR-STUDDED ROSTER of Friends of George Street Playhouse; will allow guests to mingle via webcam and chat; and represents the latest in George Street’s forays into unique digital programming, highlighted by an ongoing streaming season for 2021. 

Bonnie Milligan, Vella Lovell, Genevieve Angelson and More to Take Part in 24 HOUR PL Photo Bonnie Milligan, Vella Lovell, Genevieve Angelson and More to Take Part in 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2021

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues will return tonight with an all new series of unforgettable monologues.  Thirteen actors have been paired with thirteen writers, who have crafted unique pieces especially for their actors. From 6 PM until 10 PM, new monologues will be published every 15 minutes.  

VIDEO: See André De Shields in the Promo for Upcoming NEW AMSTERDAM Episode Photo VIDEO: See André De Shields in the Promo for Upcoming NEW AMSTERDAM Episode
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 13, 2021

Tony winner André De Shields guest stars in the latest New Amsterdam episode, premiering April 13 at 10pm ET on NBC.

Senator Brad Hoylman Declares April 8, 2021 André De Shields Appreciation Day Photo Senator Brad Hoylman Declares April 8, 2021 André De Shields Appreciation Day
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 10, 2021

While filming a virtual benefit for the York Theatre, Andre De Shields was surprised by two producers and a Senator.

André De Shields, Sydney Harcourt, Ryan Haddad, and Douglas Lyons Announced as Guest Photo André De Shields, Sydney Harcourt, Ryan Haddad, and Douglas Lyons Announced as Guests For Live At The Lortel
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2021

The Lucille Lortel Theatre today announces its upcoming guest lineup for its popular ‚ÄúLive at The Lortel‚ÄĚ podcast series. In April, the interview series features actors Ryan Haddad (April 5), Douglas Lyons (April 12), Andr√©¬†De Shields (April 19), and Sydney Harcourt (April 26).

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Announces a Special Developing Artists Edition Photo THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Announces a Special Developing Artists Edition
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2021

The 24 Hour Plays has announced a special edition round of The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues, featuring brand-new monologues written, rehearsed and recorded in 24 hours by Developing Artist teens and stars of stage and screen.   Beginning at 6:00 PM on Sunday, March 28th, one monologue will be released every 15 minutes on Instagram, Facebook and Youtube.

Hugh Dancy, Steve Guttenberg, Keala Settle and More Star in The 24 Hour Plays: Viral  Photo Hugh Dancy, Steve Guttenberg, Keala Settle and More Star in The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues One-Year Anniversary Event
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2021

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues will mark their one-year anniversary with a series of unforgettable monologues. Twenty-four actors have been paired with twenty-four writers, who have crafted unique pieces especially for their actors. From 6 PM until 10 PM, new monologues will be published every 15 minutes.  

Photo Coverage: Go Inside 'We Will Be Back'- A Broadway Celebration in Times Square! Photo Photo Coverage: Go Inside 'We Will Be Back'- A Broadway Celebration in Times Square!
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 12, 2021

The theater community just reunited in Times Square exactly one year to the day since Broadway shut-down for 'We Will Be Back,' a special live pop-up experience and commemoration of Broadway's 'lost year.'

Wake Up With BWW 3/1: Brian Stokes Mitchell in Concert With Seth Rudetsky, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 3/1: Brian Stokes Mitchell in Concert With Seth Rudetsky, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 1, 2021

Today's top stories: Nick Jonas sings 'Drink With Me' from Les Miserables on Saturday Night Live, Brian Stokes Mitchell sings 'Stars' in concert with Seth Rudetsky, Andre De Shields performs as Frederick Douglass, and more!

Theater Stories: WICKED, STARLIGHT EXPRESS, SWEENEY TODD, The Theater Hall of Fame &  Photo Theater Stories: WICKED, STARLIGHT EXPRESS, SWEENEY TODD, The Theater Hall of Fame & More About The Gershwin Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 28, 2021

Today's Theater Stories features the Gershwin Theatre! Learn about the theatre's longest running show, Wicked; the extravagant production of Starlight Express; the Theater Hall of fame featuring theater's biggest names, and more!

Photos/Video: Andre De Shields in FREDERICK DOUGLASS: MINE EYES HAVE SEEN THE GLORY a Photo Photos/Video: Andre De Shields in FREDERICK DOUGLASS: MINE EYES HAVE SEEN THE GLORY at Flushing Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2021

Last night, Andre De Shields performed excerpts from his solo show, “André De Shields is Frederick Douglass: Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory' at Flushing Town Hall.

BWW Feature: Black History In The Making Photo BWW Feature: Black History In The Making
by Stephen Mosher - Feb 25, 2021

If you love looking back at Ella, Lady Day, Sassy and The Queen then consider how much you will love looking forward with Norm, Natalie, Latrice and La Tanya. This time history pays it forward.

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Returns With Ana VillafaŇąe, Ato Blankson-Wood, a Photo THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Returns With Ana VillafaŇąe, Ato Blankson-Wood, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2021

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues returns in 2021 for another weekly series on IGTV.

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, February 1- with André De Shields, Susan Egan and Mor Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, February 1- with André De Shields, Susan Egan and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2021

Today (February 1) in live streaming: Jeremy Jordan and Ashley Spencer sing with Seth Rudetsky, Krysta Rodriguez on Live at the Lortel, and more!

How You Can Help Historic New York Theatre Venues Stay Afloat Photo How You Can Help Historic New York Theatre Venues Stay Afloat
by Stephi Wild - Jan 23, 2021

The entertainment industry has been hit hard by the health crisis, and many venues and arts organizations are in danger of closing.

VIDEO: On This Day, January 5 - THE WIZ Opens On Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, January 5 - THE WIZ Opens On Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2021

On this day in 1975, the musical smash The Wiz opened on Broadway!

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