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Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, October 30- with Christina Bianco, Next On Stage, and  Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, October 30- with Christina Bianco, Next On Stage, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020

Today (October 30) in live streaming: Find out who made the Top 5 on Next On Stage, Christina Bianco sings at Birdland, and so much more!

 Lisa Bielawa Presents BRICKYARD BROADCAST Photo Lisa Bielawa Presents BRICKYARD BROADCAST
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020

Acclaimed composer Lisa Bielawa has created Brickyard Broadcast, a spatialized work for hundreds of musicians that will have its world premiere in a Virtual Reality (VR) environment designed by the digital media teams at the NC State University Libraries.

Rome School Presents THE WAR OF THE WORLDS Photo Rome School Presents THE WAR OF THE WORLDS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2020

As those lines were read by the “stranger” during the first Zoom rehearsal for The War of the Worlds, director Matt Ripa, M.F.A. 2008, looked into his computer screen at his student actors. “You could see the hint of familiarity come across their faces,” he recalls. “It hit home.”

THE WAR OF THE WORLDS Announced at The Metropolitan Virtual Playhouse Photo THE WAR OF THE WORLDS Announced at The Metropolitan Virtual Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2020

A series of explosions on Mars is followed by an unidentifiable object falling to Earth in Grover's Mill, NJ. An invasion has begun, and is recounted through terrified first person radio broadcasts right up to its impossible conclusion.

Dallas Theater Center Announces 2020-2021 Season Photo Dallas Theater Center Announces 2020-2021 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2020

Dallas Theater Center has announced its 2020-2021 season comprised of six unique theatrical productions and films. The theater returns to producing with a blended season that includes virtual productions, and two live immersive theater experiences and a return to the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre with three theater productions for live audiences.

Complete Cast Announced for Keen Company's Benefit Broadcast of WAR OF THE WORLDS Photo Complete Cast Announced for Keen Company's Benefit Broadcast of WAR OF THE WORLDS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2020

Keen Company's 2020-'21 Season will feature a series of all-star benefit broadcasts, beginning with Howard Koch's legendary adaptation of War of the Worlds made popular by Orson Welles followed by Sorry, Wrong Number by Lucille Fletcher, which was once called 'the greatest single radio script ever written.'

Joplin Little Theatre Presents THE WAR OF THE WORLDS Photo Joplin Little Theatre Presents THE WAR OF THE WORLDS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2020

Joplin Little Theatre will present The War of the Worlds, a fundraiser for JLT. Performances take place October 30 & 31, 2020.

Angelo Civic Theatre Announces Two Upcoming Radio Shows Photo Angelo Civic Theatre Announces Two Upcoming Radio Shows
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2020

Angelo Civic Theatre has announced its upcoming lineup of live shows, including two radio shows.

ACA 2020 Alumni To Present Spooktacular Radio Dramas Just In Time For Halloween Photo ACA 2020 Alumni To Present Spooktacular Radio Dramas Just In Time For Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2020

Live theatre may not be going on this October, but that isn't going to stop these recently graduated MFA actors!

VOTE THE NEW MOON, By Alfred Kreymburg Indicts The System At Metropolitan Virtual Pla Photo VOTE THE NEW MOON, By Alfred Kreymburg Indicts The System At Metropolitan Virtual Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2020

The groundbreaking reading series continues as Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse presents its next free 'screened' reading: VOTE THE NEW MOON, by Alfred Kreymborg, live-streamed at no charge, with talkback to follow, on October 24th, 2020 at 8 PM, EDT.

'War Of The Worlds' Director To Guest On Radio's ON RADIO'S IT'S SHOWTIME WITH RIKKI  Photo 'War Of The Worlds' Director To Guest On Radio's ON RADIO'S IT'S SHOWTIME WITH RIKKI LEE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2020

On Friday, October 23, 2020, theater director Corey Bradberry will be the guest on radio's It's Showtime with Rikki Lee. Bradberry is the director and co-writer of Theatre in the Dark's original audio play War of the Worlds, being presented live streaming over the Internet through November 21.

Jason Tam, Arnie Burton and More Announced for Keen Company's WAR OF THE WORLDS Benef Photo Jason Tam, Arnie Burton and More Announced for Keen Company's WAR OF THE WORLDS Benefit Broadcast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2020

Keen Company's 2020-'21 Season will feature a series of all-star benefit broadcasts, beginning with Howard Koch's legendary adaptation of War of the Worlds made popular by Orson Welles followed by Sorry, Wrong Number by Lucille Fletcher, which was once called 'the greatest single radio script ever written.'

Local Start-Up Company Debuts New Work For Thanksgiving A FAMILY TREE Photo Local Start-Up Company Debuts New Work For Thanksgiving A FAMILY TREE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2020

The Pressure Players, an ensemble company inspired by new work and new voices, hosted their very first public reading in collaboration with the Tanger Hillel at Brooklyn College, on October 13, 2020.

Devised Comedy Radio Play By NYC Actors Goes Global Photo Devised Comedy Radio Play By NYC Actors Goes Global
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2020

The Pressure Players, an ensemble company founded in COVID-19 by three local actors, has just sold copies on their third continent.

REPRESENTING T.A. BUCK Announced for The Metropolitan Virtual Playhouse Photo REPRESENTING T.A. BUCK Announced for The Metropolitan Virtual Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2020

REPRESENTING T.A. BUCK, by Edna Ferber, read by Michèle LaRue has been announced for the Metropolitan Virtual Playhouse.

Metropolitan Virtual Playhouse Presents XINGU Photo Metropolitan Virtual Playhouse Presents XINGU
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2020

The groundbreaking reading series continues as Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse presents its next free 'screened' reading: XINGU, a one-act play by Kimberly Wadsworth based on a short story by Edith Wharton, live streamed at no charge, with talkback to follow, on October 10th, 2020 at 8 PM, EDT. 

Jaime Augusto Shelley, Poeta De Las Causas Sociales Photo Jaime Augusto Shelley, Poeta De Las Causas Sociales
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2020

Considerado por Octavio Paz “como uno de los poetas más complejos”, el escritor mexicano Jaime Augusto Shelley falleció este día en la Ciudad de México a los 83 años de edad. 

Metropolitan Virtual Playhouse Presents THE CLOD By Lewis Beach Photo Metropolitan Virtual Playhouse Presents THE CLOD By Lewis Beach
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2020

The groundbreaking reading series continues as Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse presents its next free 'screened' reading:  THE CLOD, a one-act play by Lewis Beach, live streamed at no charge, with talkback to follow, on October 3rd, 2020 at 8 PM, EDT.

Chicago Offers Theatre, Cabaret, Concerts & More This Fall! Photo Chicago Offers Theatre, Cabaret, Concerts & More This Fall!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2020

Theatre venues in Chicago and across the world remain closed due to the COVID 19 pandemic while the industry in Chicago has developed creative ways to connect with audiences.

Composer Lisa Bielawa Premieres New Musical Work In Virtual Reality With North Caroli Photo Composer Lisa Bielawa Premieres New Musical Work In Virtual Reality With North Carolina State University
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020

The North Carolina State University Department of Music, with additional support from the Raleigh Civic Symphony Association and the Concert Singers of Cary, has commissioned acclaimed composer Lisa Bielawa to create Brickyard Broadcast, a spatialized work for hundreds of musicians that will have its world premiere in a Virtual Reality (VR) environment designed by the digital media teams at the NC State University Libraries, in two events on November 12, 2020 at 6pm ET and November 13, 2020 at 2pm ET. The Brickyard Broadcast VR environment will remain online, accessible to the public for free. Details about the November premiere events will be announced in early October.

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