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Find Out Who Won at the 2021 Emmy Awards - All the Winners! Photo Find Out Who Won at the 2021 Emmy Awards - All the Winners!
by Team BWW - Sep 19, 2021

CBS and the Television Academy presented the 73rd EMMY¬ģ AWARDS, hosted by Cedric the Entertainer, September¬†19 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/5:00-8:00 PM, live PT) on the CBS Television Network, and it is now available to stream on demand on Paramount+. Find out all of the winners!

POSE and More Take Home GALECA's Dorian Awards Photo POSE and More Take Home GALECA's Dorian Awards
by Stephi Wild - Aug 30, 2021

GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics handed out its annual Dorian Awards last night, recognizing the best in film, television, and performance.

The Royal Theatrical Support Trust and ETT Invite Entries For The RTST Sir Peter Hall Photo The Royal Theatrical Support Trust and ETT Invite Entries For The RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award 2021
by Stephi Wild - Aug 25, 2021

Now in its fifth year, the award ‚Äď which honours the memory of RTST co-founder, Sir Peter Hall ‚Äď offers the winner their first-time opportunity to direct a full-scale, fully funded, mid-scale regional touring production of a classic or modern play, which may be an existing play or a new adaptation of a novel or film.

David Walliams, Joanna Lumley and More Join Polka Theatre's Write Here, Write Now Photo David Walliams, Joanna Lumley and More Join Polka Theatre's Write Here, Write Now
by Stephi Wild - Jul 16, 2021

This inspiring project seeks to support local schools in improving literacy, language and communication skills in young children who have been identified as having low confidence and self-esteem. The readings will be available to stream live and on-demand at Polka Theatre's website and social media platforms from Monday 19th July. 

HAMILTON, Cynthia Erivo, Bernadette Peters & More Earn 2021 Emmy Nominations - See th Photo HAMILTON, Cynthia Erivo, Bernadette Peters & More Earn 2021 Emmy Nominations - See the Full List!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jul 13, 2021

This morning, Hamilton star Jasmine Cephas Jones and Ron Cephas Jones announced the 2021 Primetime Emmy Nominations, which included 12 nominations for the Disney Plus recording of Hamilton in addition to nomination for Broadway veterans like Billy Porter, Cynthia Erivo, Julie Andrews, the Lopezes and so many more.

BAFTA Breakthrough 2021 Applications Now Open Photo BAFTA Breakthrough 2021 Applications Now Open
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jun 10, 2021

BAFTA Breakthrough selects and identifies new talent through a cross-industry jury of leading professionals and BAFTA works closely alongside local cultural bodies in each region to ensure they offer expertise and deliver the necessary support.

The Old Vic Announces Its 'Back Together' Season Photo The Old Vic Announces Its 'Back Together' Season
by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2021

Today, on The Old Vic's 203rd birthday, THE OLD VIC: BACK TOGETHER Season. This Season has been announced. The seventh from Artistic Director Matthew Warchus will run from July 2021 to July 2022, and will be an uplifting and thought-provoking combination of both streamed and live shows.

Listen: Paapa Essiedu and More Join Latest Episodes of THAT PODCAST Photo Listen: Paapa Essiedu and More Join Latest Episodes of THAT PODCAST
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2021

The series features more than 100 artists, commentators and thought leaders, with 23 commissions, performances from some of the UK’s most exciting names in contemporary arts and entertainment, and testimonies from the public.

Guest Blog: Ken Rea On THE OUTSTANDING ACTOR Photo Guest Blog: Ken Rea On THE OUTSTANDING ACTOR
by Matt Wolf - May 6, 2021

I first wrote The Outstanding Actor: Seven Keys to Success in order to explain what top actors were doing that made them so successful. And I wanted to give a framework that any actor could follow in order to make a difference. The book is based on my 40 years of training actors.

Erika Dickerson-Despenza Awarded 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize for CULLUD WATTAH Photo Erika Dickerson-Despenza Awarded 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize for CULLUD WATTAH
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2021

The 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has been awarded to U.S. playwright Erika Dickerson-Despenza for her play about the Flint, Michigan water crisis, cullud wattah. Awarded annually since 1977, The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize is the largest and oldest international prize honoring Women+ playwrights.

VIDEO: Watch the 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Ceremony Photo VIDEO: Watch the 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Ceremony
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 7, 2021

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize will present a virtual presentation to announce the 2021 winner of one of the most prestigious playwriting awards, and the oldest and largest prize awarded to women+ playwrights, today, April 7, 2021 at 3pm EST/ 8pm BST. Tune in right here at BroadwayWorld to watch the presentation, hosted by Pulitzer Prize-winning Playwright and Susan Smith Blackburn Prize winner (1983) Marsha Norman.

Irish Rep Announces Window Film Installation POETIC REFLECTIONS From the Adrian Brink Photo Irish Rep Announces Window Film Installation POETIC REFLECTIONS From the Adrian Brinkerhoff Poetry Foundation
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 12, 2021

Irish Repertory Theatre will present Poetic Reflections: Words Upon the Window Pane, a series of films from the Adrian Brinkerhoff Poetry Foundation (Amy Holmes, Executive Director), featuring poets and actors reading poems from Ireland, the United States and England. 

THE ACTORS CENTRE MEETS Presents Denise Gough Photo THE ACTORS CENTRE MEETS Presents Denise Gough
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 26, 2021

The Actors Centre's 'in conversation with' series, The Actors Centre Meets, kicks off its second series with an interview with two-time Olivier Award-winning actress Denise Gough. Denise will join the West End-based venue for a virtual interview on 9 March.

New Edition of Ken Rea's THE OUTSTANDING ACTOR: SEVEN KEYS TO SUCCESS Published - Wit Photo New Edition of Ken Rea's THE OUTSTANDING ACTOR: SEVEN KEYS TO SUCCESS Published - With Foreword by Lily James
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 9, 2021

Ken Rea’s bestselling book The Outstanding Actor: Seven Keys to Success is published in a new edition by Methuen Drama. This second edition incorporates up to date interviews with actors and creatives, a foreword by former student Lily James, and for the first time, Rea shares some of his key techniques with HD video recordings.

Finalists Announced For The 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Photo Finalists Announced For The 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize
by Stephi Wild - Feb 1, 2021

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for 2021 for its prestigious playwriting award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women+ playwrights.

Paapa Essiedu Announced As Frantic Assembly's Ignition Ambassador Photo Paapa Essiedu Announced As Frantic Assembly's Ignition Ambassador
by Stephi Wild - Feb 1, 2021

An urgent fundraising campaign was launched at the end of 2020 to save Frantic Assembly's Ignition programme. New data released today highlights the significance of this ground-breaking free, nationwide talent development programme for young people aged 16-24.

RSC Offers Resources to Pupils Learning at Home and Teachers Delivering Lessons Onlin Photo RSC Offers Resources to Pupils Learning at Home and Teachers Delivering Lessons Online
by Stephi Wild - Jan 26, 2021

The Royal Shakespeare Company is offering a large number of free Shakespeare-related resources to students currently learning at home, and to teachers looking to create lesson plans to deliver online.

Royal Shakespeare Company Lineup Added to BroadwayHD Photo Royal Shakespeare Company Lineup Added to BroadwayHD
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 25, 2021

Nine titles from Stratford-upon-Avon's famed Royal Shakespeare Company will arrive on BroadwayHD this month, with 20 more set to appear over the next two months. 

Olivia Colman, Paapa Essiedu, And Sir Lenny Henry Announced As Guests For Mountview L Photo Olivia Colman, Paapa Essiedu, And Sir Lenny Henry Announced As Guests For Mountview Live Season 4
by Stephi Wild - Nov 30, 2020

Mountview LIVE, the series of online conversations with leading industry professionals, has announced the line-up for their fourth season. The latest season begins this evening with Lenny Henry, followed by rising star Paapa Essiedu and Academy Award-winning actress Olivia Colman.

Frantic Assembly Launches IGNITION Fundraising Campaign Photo Frantic Assembly Launches IGNITION Fundraising Campaign
by Stephi Wild - Nov 19, 2020

Frantic Assembly has launched a new and urgent fundraising campaign today. Ignition, the ground-breaking theatre company's nationwide free talent development programme for young people aged 16-24, is now at risk.

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