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Tamara Tunie, Blair Brown, Laura San Giacomo, Emily Mann and More Join OVER AND ABOVE Photo Tamara Tunie, Blair Brown, Laura San Giacomo, Emily Mann and More Join OVER AND ABOVE: WOMEN OVER 55 SPEAK
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2020

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment giving women the right to vote, Brooklyn's Brave New World Rep will present Over and Above: Women Over 55 Speak, August 26th, 7pm on Zoom.

TheatreWorks Announces Updated 51st Season, Plus New Hershey Felder Livestream Photo TheatreWorks Announces Updated 51st Season, Plus New Hershey Felder Livestream
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2020

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's Artistic Director Tim Bond and Executive Director Phil Santora announced today that the Tony Award-winning theatre will postpone the opening of its 51st mainstage season to March 2021, with eight plays presented through May 2022.

Broadway Books: 10 Books on Set Design to Read While Staying Inside! Photo Broadway Books: 10 Books on Set Design to Read While Staying Inside!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2020

These books, many of which were written by current or former set designers, take a deep dive into what the art is all about, how to get started, what research goes into the craft, and even how to design on a budget!

43 NJ Independent Entertainment Venues & Promoters Join Together to Support Save Our  Photo 43 NJ Independent Entertainment Venues & Promoters Join Together to Support Save Our Stages Act and RESTART Act
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2020

The 43 independent entertainment venues and promoters from New Jersey, all members of the recently formed National Independent Venue Association (NIVA), have worked together to plan a local day of action for Tuesday, August 4th to seek support for the Save Our Stages Act and RESTART Act.

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Names Seret Scott the 2020 Gordon David Photo Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Names Seret Scott the 2020 Gordon Davidson Award Recipient
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2020

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation has named Seret Scott the 3rd annual Gordon Davidson Award recipient.

Freedome Bradley-Ballentine Appointed Associate Artistic Director of The Old Globe Photo Freedome Bradley-Ballentine Appointed Associate Artistic Director of The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2020

The Old Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein today announced the appointment of Freedome Bradley-Ballentine as Associate Artistic Director. In addition to his expanded role in the Globe's Artistic Department, Bradley-Ballentine will continue overseeing the Globe's nationally recognized arts engagement programs.

VIDEO: Ann Harada, Marc delaCruz, Anthony Lee Medina, and More Perform Monologue From Photo VIDEO: Ann Harada, Marc delaCruz, Anthony Lee Medina, and More Perform Monologue From OUR TOWN
by Stage Tube - Jul 10, 2020

Olivia Oguma has created a new video featuring performers reciting a monologue from Our Town, titled 'their town. OUR town.'

ILLUMINATE is the Recipient of OCU's CAIRS Undergraduate Research Grant Photo ILLUMINATE is the Recipient of OCU's CAIRS Undergraduate Research Grant
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2020

Associate Professor Kate Brennan and undergraduate BFA candidate Avery Bruce have been awarded Oklahoma City University's  2020 CAIRS Undergraduate Research Grant to remotely develop Illuminate, a new type of distance learning musical theatre piece.

Legacy On The Lawn Produces Second Summer Show, SMOKE ON THE MOUNTAIN Photo Legacy On The Lawn Produces Second Summer Show, SMOKE ON THE MOUNTAIN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2020

Bluegrass music and the lovable Sanders family are coming to Legacy's lawn! This feel good musical, Smoke on the Mountain will be performed outside, where audience members can enjoy professional, live entertainment while maintaining a safe distance from others.

MarshStream to Feature Sci-Fi Climate Change Tragicomedy, a Visit With a Health and W Photo MarshStream to Feature Sci-Fi Climate Change Tragicomedy, a Visit With a Health and Wellness Visionary & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020

As the Bay Area's shelter-in-place continues, The Marsh San Francisco continues to offer a variety of programming at 7:30pm nightly on MarshStream, its popular broadcast platform.

Rialto Chatter: Will Dustin Hoffman Lead OUR TOWN Revival on Broadway? Photo Rialto Chatter: Will Dustin Hoffman Lead OUR TOWN Revival on Broadway?
by Rialto Chatter - Jun 30, 2020

BroadwayWorld has learned that online rumors about a Broadway revival of Our Town are true. Producer Scott Rudin has plans to bring Thornton Wilder's play back to Broadway for the first time since 2002. Rudin has tapped Tony winner Bartlett Sher (To Kill a Mockingbird) to direct the play, which will be led by Dustin Hoffman, who last appeared on Broadway in 1990. A timeline for the production remains unknown.

McCarter Theatre Offers Creative Theater Online Classes For All Ages Photo McCarter Theatre Offers Creative Theater Online Classes For All Ages
by Contests - Broadway - Jun 29, 2020

Join us for a series of creative and engaging online summer classes for children, teens, and adults!

BWW Interview: Marshall Jones III and STREAM ON PRODUCTIONS Photo BWW Interview: Marshall Jones III and STREAM ON PRODUCTIONS
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 29, 2020

Long-time theater producer/directors Marshall Jones, III and Ricardo Khan combined forces to create a unique theater experience via the internet, Stream ON! Broadwayworld had the opportunity to interview Jones about the production company.

McCarter Theatre Center Managing Director Apologizes For 'Arts and Culture Matter' Em Photo McCarter Theatre Center Managing Director Apologizes For 'Arts and Culture Matter' Email
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2020

Michael S. Rosenberg, Managing Director of McCarter Theatre Center has issued an apology for the subject line on an email that was sent out from the theatre. The subject line said 'Arts and Culture Matter' which some took as the theatre equating arts and culture to the Black Lives Matter movement.

Virtual VARIETY SHOW LAB Announces Inaugural Summer Sessions Photo Virtual VARIETY SHOW LAB Announces Inaugural Summer Sessions
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2020

Memorial Service to be Held for Crossroads Theatre Company Co-Founder Lee Richardson Photo Memorial Service to be Held for Crossroads Theatre Company Co-Founder Lee Richardson
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2020

A live-streamed memorial service for Lee Kenneth Richardson will be held Sunday, June 14 at 4:00 p.m. (EST). Richardson, who passed away May 24 of natural causes, was a man of many artistic and theatrical talents.

Skylight Music Theatre Announces Free Online Musical Theatre Classes Photo Skylight Music Theatre Announces Free Online Musical Theatre Classes
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2020

Skylight Music Theatre announced the launch of free online musical theatre classes for high school students, college students, and professionals.

Nine Writers Set For Echo Theater Company's 2020 Playwright's Lab Photo Nine Writers Set For Echo Theater Company's 2020 Playwright's Lab
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2020

Los Angeles-based Echo Theater Company, dedicated to creating new work for the theater, has announced the nine writers who will participate in the company's 2020 Playwrights Lab.

McCarter Theatre Center to Host Online Conversation With Cynthia Nixon Photo McCarter Theatre Center to Host Online Conversation With Cynthia Nixon
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2020

Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor Cynthia Nixon ('Sex and the City'; The Little Foxes and Rabbit Hole on Broadway, and A Doll's House at McCarter) joins McCarter's Artistic Director and Resident Playwright Emily Mann for a moderated conversation about their careers, theatrical history, and activism.

Santino Fontana, Linda Lavin, Lilli Cooper & More to Appear on VIRTUAL HALSTON Photo Santino Fontana, Linda Lavin, Lilli Cooper & More to Appear on VIRTUAL HALSTON
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2020

VIRTUAL HALSTON, a new early cocktail hour live-stream broadcast starring comic actress Julie Halston on Fridays at 5 p.m., has announced a fresh lineup of guest stars who will join Ms. Halston each week, starting with TOOTSIE Tony nominee Lilli Cooper on Friday, May 29 at 5 p.m. (EDT)

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