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Cynthia Erivo, Nicolette Robinson & More Will Lend Voices to WITNESS UGANDA Cast Reco Photo Cynthia Erivo, Nicolette Robinson & More Will Lend Voices to WITNESS UGANDA Cast Recording
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 12, 2021

Sony Masterworks Broadway today announced the release of the Studio Cast Recording of WITNESS UGANDA (AN AMERICAN MUSICAL), an album of music from the powerful musical envisioned by creative duo Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews. Available February 11, 2022, the album features 24 songs from the show, as performed by Matthews and a star-studded cast including multihyphenate superstar Cynthia Erivo, GRAMMY-winning recording artist Ledisi, and stage-and-screen stars Nicolette Robinson, Emma Hunton and Kristolyn Lloyd, among others.

New Groundbreaking Free-for-User, Arts & Entertainment Streaming Platform Broadstrea Photo New Groundbreaking Free-for-User, Arts & Entertainment Streaming Platform Broadstream Launches
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 3, 2021

Today Broadstream, a new free-for-the-user, arts and arts adjacent streaming platform featuring professional content created by and starring diverse voices, including those who identify as BIPOC and LGBTQIA+, has officially launched. The platform's content focuses on millennial and Gen-Z'ers.

New Arts & Entertainment Streaming Platform Broadstream Launches With 90 Original Con Photo New Arts & Entertainment Streaming Platform Broadstream Launches With 90 Original Content Pieces
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 3, 2021

Today Broadstream, a new free-for-the-user, arts and arts adjacent streaming platform featuring professional content created by and starring diverse voices, including those who identify as BIPOC and LGBTQIA+, has officially launched. The platform’s content focuses on millennial and Gen-Z'ers.

New Streaming Platform Broadstream to Highlight Work by Theater Artists, Musicians &  Photo New Streaming Platform Broadstream to Highlight Work by Theater Artists, Musicians & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 2, 2021

A new streaming platform will be welcomed into the world of virtual performance when Broadstream launches in mid-September, 2021.

VIDEO: SLAVE PLAY Script Revisited in Jeremy O. Harris' 'Notes on Style' Photo VIDEO: SLAVE PLAY Script Revisited in Jeremy O. Harris' 'Notes on Style'
by Stage Tube - Mar 1, 2021

A new video has been released from Slave Play, and its playwright, Jeremy O. Harris, called 'Notes on Style.'

SLAVE PLAY and Jeremy O. Harris Launch The Golden Collection, Comprised of 15 Plays B Photo SLAVE PLAY and Jeremy O. Harris Launch The Golden Collection, Comprised of 15 Plays By Black Playwrights
by Stephi Wild - Dec 8, 2020

Playwright Jeremy O. Harris has announced the launch of The Golden Collection, composed of 15 plays by prominent Black playwrights including Slave Play, which has received a historic 12 Tony Award nominations more than any other play in Broadway history.

Sony Music Masterworks Announces Strategic Investment in Production Company Seaview Photo Sony Music Masterworks Announces Strategic Investment in Production Company Seaview
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 19, 2020

Sony Music Masterworks, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, today announced it has made a strategic investment in Seaview, a leading theater production company headed by Tony Award-winning producer and entrepreneur Greg Nobile.

VIDEO: The Broadway Sinfonietta Launches Today With Virtual Performance Featuring Sol Photo VIDEO: The Broadway Sinfonietta Launches Today With Virtual Performance Featuring Solea Pfeiffer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 23, 2020

The Broadway Sinfonietta, a trailblazing new all-female orchestra founded by Egyptian-American Orchestrator and Music Director Macy Schmidt, launches today with an orchestral performance of ‚ÄúYou‚Äôre Gonna Hear From Me,‚ÄĚ featuring 18 musicians (the majority of whom are women of color), with vocals from Broadway star Solea Pfeiffer.¬†

BC/EFA's Emergency Assistance Fund Sends $5 Million to The Actors Fund Photo BC/EFA's Emergency Assistance Fund Sends $5 Million to The Actors Fund
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2020

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS announced today that it has sent $5 million from its COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund to The Actors Fund, ensuring thousands who work in theater and the performing arts receive vital, lifesaving support during and after this devastating pandemic.

Broadway Producers Come Together For Another $1 Million Challenge For BC/EFA's Emerge Photo Broadway Producers Come Together For Another $1 Million Challenge For BC/EFA's Emergency Assistance Fund
by Stephi Wild - Apr 14, 2020

A second group of Broadway producers have stepped up to match all new donations up to $1 million

Drew Gasparini Releases New Album 'We Aren't Kids Anymore' Photo Drew Gasparini Releases New Album 'We Aren't Kids Anymore'
by Stephi Wild - Apr 10, 2020

Today Craft Recordings/Concord Theatricals released award-winning composer Drew Gasparini's new album, We Aren't Kids Anymore (Original Studio Cast), a new theatrical song cycle that will be licensed worldwide for live performances by professional and amateur theatres through Concord Theatricals.

Drew Gasparini Releases New Single 'On The Edge' Featuring Bonnie Milligan Photo Drew Gasparini Releases New Single 'On The Edge' Featuring Bonnie Milligan
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 3, 2020

Today it was announced that composer Drew Gasparini released the second single off his upcoming album, We Aren't Kids Anymore (Original Studio Cast). The new song is called a?oeOn The Edgea?? and features lead vocals by Bonnie Milligan (Head Over Heels). The song expresses the cyclical nature of trying to achieve your dreams as an artist a?" how every step of life, or every new piece of art, feels like you are on the edge of breaking out over and over again.

VIDEO: Lilli Cooper, Bonnie Milligan, & More Are Featured in Drew Gasparini 'When I G Photo VIDEO: Lilli Cooper, Bonnie Milligan, & More Are Featured in Drew Gasparini 'When I Go' Music Video
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 27, 2020

Today it was announced that composer Drew Gasparini released the first single off his upcoming album, We Aren't Kids Anymore (Original Studio Cast). The new song is called a?oeWhen I Goa?? and is the finale on the full-length album. The song release is also accompanied by a new music video, and features the full album cast: Nicholas Christopher (Hamilton), Lilli Cooper (Tootsie), Raymond J. Lee (Soft Power), Bonnie Milligan (Head Over Heels) and Colton Ryan (Girl from the North Country).

Dancers Responding to AIDS Launches Relief Campaign to Assist Entertainment Community Photo Dancers Responding to AIDS Launches Relief Campaign to Assist Entertainment Community
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 26, 2020

Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of BC/EFA has launched a special online fundraising campaign to create an emergency assistance fund.

Broadway Producers Offer $1 Million Challenge Match For BC/EFA's COVID-19 Emergency A Photo Broadway Producers Offer $1 Million Challenge Match For BC/EFA's COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2020

More than 20 Broadway producers are offering a $1 million challenge match to double the impact of donations to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS' COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund.

Drew Gasparini to Release New Album WE AREN'T KIDS ANYMORE Featuring Bonnie Milligan, Photo Drew Gasparini to Release New Album WE AREN'T KIDS ANYMORE Featuring Bonnie Milligan, Colton Ryan and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 11, 2020

Today it was announced that Concord Theatricals and Craft Recordings will release award-winning composer Drew Gasparini's album, We Aren't Kids Anymore (Original Studio Cast), a new theatrical song cycle that Concord Theatricals will also license worldwide for live performance by professional and amateur theatres.

SLAVE PLAY Will Be Recorded Tonight By Lincoln Center for the Theatre on Film and Tap Photo SLAVE PLAY Will Be Recorded Tonight By Lincoln Center for the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 15, 2020

Slave Play, written by Jeremy O. Harris and directed by Robert O'Hara, will be recorded tonight for the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive, part of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, at Lincoln Center.

OUR DEAR DEAD DRUG LORD Will Conclude Its Extended Run on Sunday, January 5th Photo OUR DEAR DEAD DRUG LORD Will Conclude Its Extended Run on Sunday, January 5th
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2020

After three extensions, the WP Theater (Lisa McNulty, Producing Artistic Director; Michael Sag, Managing Director) and Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, President & Artistic Director) production of Alexis Scheer's OUR DEAR DEAD DRUG LORD, directed by Whitney White, and produced by Benjamin Simpson, Joseph Longthorne and Jana Shea, will play its final performance on Sunday, January 5.

Photo Flash: Tony Shalhoub, Krysta Rodriguez and More at Big Apple Circus Cabaret Ben Photo Photo Flash: Tony Shalhoub, Krysta Rodriguez and More at Big Apple Circus Cabaret Benefiting Broadway For All
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 10, 2019

Over 200 people braved the rain on Monday night and gathered under the tent at the Big Apple Circus at Lincoln Center where the 2nd Annual Cabaret at the Circus gala was held benefitting 'Broadway For All', the non-profit organization that aims to transform the American stage and screen to reflect the diversity in America.

Broadway For All Holiday Benefit Cabaret At The Circus At Lincoln Center presented by Photo Broadway For All Holiday Benefit Cabaret At The Circus At Lincoln Center presented by Tony Shalhoub
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 2, 2019

Broadway For All, a non-profit organization that aims to transform the American stage and screen to reflect the diversity of America, will host its 2nd annual holiday benefit, Cabaret At The Circus, under the tent at the Big Apple Circus at Lincoln Center, NYC on Monday, December 9.

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