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MUBI Announces November 2020 Film Slate Photo MUBI Announces November 2020 Film Slate
by TV News Desk - Oct 19, 2020

MUBI has revealed its picks for November with a slate packed with recent festival hits and rediscovered classics. 

CPH's Next Installment Of Theatre Thursday EXPLORES VOTING RIGHTS IN AMERICA Photo CPH's Next Installment Of Theatre Thursday EXPLORES VOTING RIGHTS IN AMERICA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2020

Cleveland Play House continues its virtual 105th Season with the second installment of the monthly series, Theatre Thursday: Ohio Votes! on October 15th at 7:00 pm. 

NECESSARY SACRIFICES Extended At North Coast Repertory Theatre Photo NECESSARY SACRIFICES Extended At North Coast Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2020

North Coast Rep's award-winning theatre located in Solana Beach, CA is doing innovative theatre during this time by being the first theatre in the US to film a live stage performance for streaming.

Middlebury College & Town Hall Theater Take Play Reading On The Road Photo Middlebury College & Town Hall Theater Take Play Reading On The Road
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2020

On Saturday, October 17th and Sunday, October 18th, Middlebury College Professors Michole Biancosino and Claudio Medeiros and Town Hall Theater (THT) present a play reading of The Agitators outdoors at Clemmons Family Farm in Charlotte. The play, written by Mat Smart, profiles the 45-year friendship of suffragette Susan B. Anthony and escaped slave turned civil rights leader Frederick Douglass. 

Parson's Nose Theater Expands Podcast Series Photo Parson's Nose Theater Expands Podcast Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2020

Parsona??s Nose Theater (PNT) known for introducing fun, condensed, broad-stroke, professional presentations of classic comedies by Shakespeare, Molière, Goldoni, Shaw, Belasco, Grimm, Hans Andersen, Goldsmith, Perrault, Boucicault and others, has expanded its  Radio Theater of the Air  podcast series.

TELL HIM IT'S JACKIE Comes to Dugan's Backyard Playhouse Photo TELL HIM IT'S JACKIE Comes to Dugan's Backyard Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2020

Theatres will continue to be shuttered for a while, due to the pandemic. So, what's a playwright.to do? Tom Dugan has set up a performance space in his backyard. Social distancing will be observed. The audience will of necessity be strictly limited in size. Hand sanitizers will be readily be available. Outdoor fans will be in use. Audience members will be required to wear masks.

Orlando REP Presents VOTE?, its First Online Streaming Production Photo Orlando REP Presents VOTE?, its First Online Streaming Production
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2020

Orlando Repertory Theatre (Orlando REP) presents their very first production created specifically for online streaming with Eric Coble's play Vote?. 

Roger Guenveur Smith Returns to the Stage Virtually With OTTO FRANK Photo Roger Guenveur Smith Returns to the Stage Virtually With OTTO FRANK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2020

Back by popular demand, Obie award-winning actor and writer Roger Guenveur Smith (Do The Right Thing) returns to the stage-- virtually -- with his new solo performance, OTTO FRANK, a historical account of the father of Anne Frank.

BWW Review: Douglass and Lincoln debate NECESSARY SACRIFICES at North Coast Repertory Photo BWW Review: Douglass and Lincoln debate NECESSARY SACRIFICES at North Coast Repertory Theatre
by E.H. Reiter - Sep 17, 2020

Review of NECESSARY SACRIFICES at North Coast Repertory Theatre where the audience is privy to the (imagined) discussions between Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln on equality, racism, and politics during their historic meetings.

Keybank Rochester Fringe Festival @ Home Announces Day Two Lineup Photo Keybank Rochester Fringe Festival @ Home Announces Day Two Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2020

Of the festival's 170+ virtual productions, more than 70 are free of charge, including a new, Fringe-curated conversation series called FringeTalk.

VIDEO: First Look at AMERICAN PROPHET: FREDERICK DOUGLASS IN HIS OWN WORDS at Arena S Photo VIDEO: First Look at AMERICAN PROPHET: FREDERICK DOUGLASS IN HIS OWN WORDS at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020

Arena Stage is releasing the first look at a new song from next season's upcoming world-premiere musical, American Prophet: Frederick Douglass in His Own Words.

Ford's Theatre Announces Changes to 2020-2021 Theatre Season Photo Ford's Theatre Announces Changes to 2020-2021 Theatre Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020

Forda??s Theatre Director Paul R. Tetreault today announced updates to the Forda??s Theatre 2020-2021 season, following a revaluation amid the national reckoning for racial justice and the impacts of COVID-19 on live performances.

The Abbey Theater of Dublin Announces Live Streamed Production of EMANCIPATION Photo The Abbey Theater of Dublin Announces Live Streamed Production of EMANCIPATION
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020

In celebration of the 158th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln issuing the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation on Sept. 22, 1862, the Abbey Theater of Dublin presents a live streamed performance of 'Emancipation' - an adaptation of the 1876 speech delivered by Frederick Douglass at the unveiling of The Freedmen's Monument at Lincoln Park in Washington, D.C.

KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival Opens Next Week Photo KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival Opens Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2020

The 12-day, ninth annual KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival won't take over downtown this year, but it will engage plenty of arts lovers in their own homes from Tuesday, September 15 through Saturday, September 26.

Irish Repertory Theatre Announces Online 2020 Fall Season Photo Irish Repertory Theatre Announces Online 2020 Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2020

Irish Repertory Theatre has announced its Online 2020 Fall Season. This fall will feature five Performances on Screen.

Tennessee Shakespeare Company Presents 'Creative Extremists: Dr. Martin Luther King,  Photo Tennessee Shakespeare Company Presents 'Creative Extremists: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Frederick Douglass, and Malcolm X'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2020

Tennessee Shakespeare Company continues its 'Essential' 13th performance season Friday, September 11 with the most hopeful and immediate of its Dr. Greta McCormick Coger Literary Salons titled Creative Extremists: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Frederick Douglass, and Malcolm X.

Tennessee Shakespeare Company Opens its 13th Season with CLASSICAL CREATIVITY IN QUAR Photo Tennessee Shakespeare Company Opens its 13th Season with CLASSICAL CREATIVITY IN QUARANTINE Salon
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2020

Tennessee Shakespeare Company is launching its 'Essential' 13th performance season this Sunday, August 30 with the first of nine Coger Literary Salons titled Take Upon's the Mystery of Things: Classical Creativity in Quarantine.

OWN Announces Straight-to-Series Order for DELILAH Photo OWN Announces Straight-to-Series Order for DELILAH
by TV News Desk - Aug 26, 2020

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today a straight-to-series order for the new original drama series “Delilah,” from acclaimed “Greenleaf” creator Craig Wright, who will serve as executive producer along with Charles Randolph-Wright and Oprah Winfrey.

I Have A Right To Vote Launches National Voter Awareness Effort Photo I Have A Right To Vote Launches National Voter Awareness Effort
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020

With 78 days until Election Day, I Have A Right To Vote, a star-studded music video, has been released to raise awareness around voter suppression, encourage voter education and registration, and increase voter motivation leading into the fall elections.

VIDEO: 'I Have A Right To Vote' Features Christopher Jackson, Billy Porter and More Photo VIDEO: 'I Have A Right To Vote' Features Christopher Jackson, Billy Porter and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020

With 78 days until Election Day, I Have A Right To Vote, a star-studded music video, has been released to raise awareness around voter suppression, encourage voter education and registration, and increase voter motivation leading into the fall elections.

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