THE UNDERSTUDY by Ellen Tovatt Leary Released Today Photo THE UNDERSTUDY by Ellen Tovatt Leary Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020

The Understudy by Ellen Tovatt Leary is marking its release today. The charming, evocative, and authentic novel portrays the life of a Broadway actress in the 1970s, evoking the familiar rooms, smells, situations and romance of the industry in a way that only a true veteran of the Great White Way can do.

Cate Blanchett Jokes That 'Human Condoms' Could Be Used as a Safety Measure in Theatr Photo Cate Blanchett Jokes That 'Human Condoms' Could Be Used as a Safety Measure in Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020

Cate Blanchett has jokingly suggested some interesting methods of safety to move forward with theatrical productions amidst the health crisis.

Hangar Theatre Company Presents Virtual Production of QUEENS GIRL IN THE WORLD Photo Hangar Theatre Company Presents Virtual Production of QUEENS GIRL IN THE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020

At 7:30 pm. EDT on Saturday, July 11, the Hangar Theatre Company will perform a virtual production of Queens Girl in the World, directed by Godfrey L. Simmons, Jr.

National Players Awarded Grant by Arts Midwest and NEA Photo National Players Awarded Grant by Arts Midwest and NEA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2020

In an announcement released today, National Players, the educational touring troupe at Olney Theatre Center, has been awarded a 2020-21 Shakespeare in American Communities grant, a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest, worth $25,000.

Paige Hernandez Announced as New Associate Artistic Director at Everyman Theatre Photo Paige Hernandez Announced as New Associate Artistic Director at Everyman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2020

Everyman Theatre's Board of Directors and its Founding Artistic Director Vincent M. Lancisi have announced that Paige Hernandez will join the organization as its new Associate Artistic Director in July.

Behind the Rainbow Flag: Jenn Colella Shares the Story of Her First Pride Event in 19 Photo Behind the Rainbow Flag: Jenn Colella Shares the Story of Her First Pride Event in 1995
by Stephi Wild - Jun 25, 2020

In an exclusive video, Jenn Colella shared the story of her very first Pride event, in 1995.

Arena Stage Announces Virtual Audition Intensive Photo Arena Stage Announces Virtual Audition Intensive
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced its newly created virtual audition intensive. Developed and led by Arena Stage's Community Engagement department, the online intensive prepares students and artists ages 16-22 for careers in theater with group and private coaching sessions in audition techniques.

20th Annual Summer Repertory Season Moves From The Stage To The Radio Waves Photo 20th Annual Summer Repertory Season Moves From The Stage To The Radio Waves
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2020

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??Embracing the ubiquity of contemporary podcasts while harkening to the earlier radio dramas devised by the great actor and director Orson Welles, Shakespeare Theatre Company's Academy for Classical Acting presents its summer repertory season of three radio plays: Hamlet by William Shakespeare, Man and Superman by George Bernard Shaw, and Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare.

BWW Feature: At Home With Sam Harris Photo BWW Feature: At Home With Sam Harris
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 19, 2020

Tony nominee and best selling concert artist Sam Harris is about to have another child but his son, Cooper, is not getting a sibling. The literary world is getting a new novel. Harris talks with Stephen Mosher about the three musketeers that is his family, raising a 12-year-old in quarantine and the novel THE SUBSTANCE OF ALL THINGS

Arena Stage's LOOKING FORWARD Season Continues With Second World Premiere Film Photo Arena Stage's LOOKING FORWARD Season Continues With Second World Premiere Film
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater's second world premiere film of the spring/summer season, Inside Voices: A film by Arena Stage's Voices of Now Ensembles, will be available online on Saturday, June 20.

Behind the Curtain: Interview With Warren Cherry Jr. - Head Electrician of the Gerald Photo Behind the Curtain: Interview With Warren Cherry Jr. - Head Electrician of the Gerald W. Lynch Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2020

Today, our Behind the Curtain interview is with Warren Cherry Jr., Head Electrician of the Gerald W. Lynch Theater.

Ellen Tovatt Leary to Release New Novel THE UNDERSTUDY Photo Ellen Tovatt Leary to Release New Novel THE UNDERSTUDY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2020

On July 1st, Hansen Publishing Group will release The Understudy by Ellen Tovatt Leary, a charming, evocative, and authentic novel about the life of a Broadway actress in the 1970s, evoking the familiar rooms, smells, situations and romance of the industry in a way that only a true veteran of the Great White Way can do.

BWW News: Round House Theatre Suspends Live Performances for The Remainder of 2020 Photo BWW News: Round House Theatre Suspends Live Performances for The Remainder of 2020
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2020

Round House Theatre announces further changes to the 2020-2021 Season in response to the ongoing pandemic. To ensure the safety and health of artists, audiences, students, and staff, Round House will not produce live performances for the remainder of 2020. Until further notice, Round House facilities, including the Bethesda theatre and the Education Center in Silver Spring, will be closed. As previously announced, all 2020 summer camps will be held virtually. At this time, the theatre hopes to return to live performances in early 2021. Round House will continue to create digital programming throughout the fall and winter. More details will be announced in the coming months.

BWW News: Studio Theatre Launches Virtual PSALM'S SALONS AT STUDIO With DC-Based Dire Photo BWW News: Studio Theatre Launches Virtual PSALM'S SALONS AT STUDIO With DC-Based Director, Theatre-Maker, Artist-in-Residence Psalmayne 24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2020

Studio Theatre, in collaboration with Studio Artist-in-Residence Psalmayene 24, is launching a three-part series of digital dance parties with conversation—Psalm's Salons at Studio—beginning June 25 at 5 p.m. The virtual salons are an online gathering space to highlight the work of Black creatives, signal boost local and Black-owned businesses, kick back to live music, and promote a sense of community. Salons will be hosted by Psalmayene 24 with original music from DJ Nick tha 1da, sampling from the Library of Congress's Citizen DJ tool, and a rotating panel of guests. Events in the series are free to view and will be streamed live on Studio Theatre's Facebook and YouTube pages.

Wake Up With BWW 6/8: New Randy Rainbow Parody,  SUNDAY MORNING Chats With Peters, De Photo Wake Up With BWW 6/8: New Randy Rainbow Parody, SUNDAY MORNING Chats With Peters, De Shields, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2020

Today's top stories: Randy Rainbow has released a hilarious new Trump parody, CBS Sunday Morning chatted with Bernadette Peters, Andre De Shields, and more!

Anthony LeBlanc Announced as Interim Executive Producer for The Second City Photo Anthony LeBlanc Announced as Interim Executive Producer for The Second City
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2020

The Second City announced Saturday that the company's new Interim Executive Producer is Anthony LeBlanc, effective immediately.

Shakespeare Theatre Company Extends Its Popular Series Of Online Classes For Adults Photo Shakespeare Theatre Company Extends Its Popular Series Of Online Classes For Adults
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2020

Shakespeare Theatre Company has extended its series of online classes for adults for two additional six-week sessions, with the first session beginning the week of June 15 and the second on the week of July 6.

Montego Glover Chats Keeping Busy With Voiceover Work, Starring in HAMILTON and LES M Photo Montego Glover Chats Keeping Busy With Voiceover Work, Starring in HAMILTON and LES MIS, and More on Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2020

Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! On May 29, he chatted with Montego Glover!

BWW News: Round House Theatre to Offer Online Summer Camps Photo BWW News: Round House Theatre to Offer Online Summer Camps
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2020

To prioritize the safety and wellbeing of students, artists, and staff, Round House Theatre's beloved summer camps will be held virtually. Round House Camp at Your House offers a full complement of online theatre education opportunities for grades K-3, 4-6, and 6-12. Camps will be conducted virtually in small, interactive classroom groups, and Round House Teaching Artists will lead students through live, daily activities in acting, movement, design, and playmaking. Parents and students can access online classes via password-protected video conferencing, and all necessary art supplies and activity sheets will be shipped directly to participating homes. Sessions run June 16 – August 28. Please see below for program details.

VIDEO: Montego Glover Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge Photo VIDEO: Montego Glover Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - May 29, 2020

Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Tune in right here today, May 29 (12pm), as he chats with Montego Glover!

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