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Wonderspaces Reopens At Fashion District With New Exhibits To Celebrate One Year Photo Wonderspaces Reopens At Fashion District With New Exhibits To Celebrate One Year Anniversary
by BWW News Desk on January 26, 2021 in Philadelphia

Philadelphia's largest new cultural attraction is back! Wonderspaces Philadelphia is celebrating its reopening and one year anniversary with the debut of new installations that include Akousmaflore by Scenocosme, Thank You Bags by Reed van Brunschot, and a new VR film: Notes on Blindness: Into Darkness by Peter Middleton, James Spinney, Arnaud Colinart, and Amaury La Burthe.
BWW Blog: Activities That Fuel My Inner Artist Photo BWW Blog: Activities That Fuel My Inner Artist
by Student Blogger: Mary Felix on January 26, 2021 in Philadelphia

While these tasks do not directly relate to theater, they still keep my creative juices flowing.
BWW Blog: Reviving the Retelling of a Tale Photo BWW Blog: Reviving the Retelling of a Tale
by Student Blogger: Blake Velick on January 26, 2021 in Philadelphia

The 2020 West Side Story just adds another artform to the Shakespearean tragedy.
BroadwayWorld and Broadway Licensing Team Up for New Digital Marketing Program f Photo BroadwayWorld and Broadway Licensing Team Up for New Digital Marketing Program for Licensees
by BWW News Desk on January 26, 2021 in Philadelphia

BroadwayWorld and the Broadway Licensing family of brands (Broadway Licensing, Broadway on Demand, and Playscripts) are excited to announce the formation of a new partnership to provide powerful, turnkey marketing solutions, as well as access to BroadwayWorld’s Stage Mag to licensees of Broadway Licensing and Playscripts titles and local streaming partners of Broadway on Demand.
8 Shows Streaming on BroadwayWorld Events This Week! Photo 8 Shows Streaming on BroadwayWorld Events This Week!
by Team BWW on January 25, 2021 in Philadelphia

BroadwayWorld Events is bringing you incredible talent right into your home!
Villanova Theatre Presents Their First Filmed Musical, SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD Photo Villanova Theatre Presents Their First Filmed Musical, SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD
by BWW News Desk on January 21, 2021 in Philadelphia

Villanova Theatre will present Songs for a New World with music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown, directed by alumna Kara Scaramazza (‘18), and streaming on demand January 28 - February 7 on Music Theatre International’s groundbreaking new platform, ShowTix4U. Rentals are available for 48 hours for $10.
VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of Bristol Riverside Theatre's SINGLES AND AGRICULTU Photo VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of Bristol Riverside Theatre's SINGLES AND AGRICULTURE
by BWW News Desk on January 21, 2021 in Philadelphia

Get a behind-the-scenes look at Singles and Agriculture by Abby Rosebrock! This dark and romantic comedy runs Jan 26-30 via live stream. 
East Passyunk Opera Company Teams Up With Pistola's Restaurants For Valentine's Photo East Passyunk Opera Company Teams Up With Pistola's Restaurants For Valentine's Weekend Dinner And Show
by BWW News Desk on January 19, 2021 in Philadelphia

East Passyunk Opera Project (ePOP) teams up with Pistola's del Sur, Sancho Pistola's and Jose Pistola's for Love Notes, a special three course dinner and virtual concert taking place over Valentine's Day Weekend.
Da Vinci Art Alliance Presents SANCTUARY: An Exploration Of Queer Safe Havens Photo Da Vinci Art Alliance Presents SANCTUARY: An Exploration Of Queer Safe Havens
by BWW News Desk on January 19, 2021 in Philadelphia

Da Vinci Art Alliance presents an exhibition of photographs, paintings, and installation works curated by the 2020 Da Vinci Fellow, Chelsey Luster. Sanctuary: An Exploration of Queer Safe Havens explores safe spaces and personal sanctuaries through Queer POC artworks.
BalletX Premieres Three Short Films Tomorrow Photo BalletX Premieres Three Short Films Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk on January 19, 2021 in Philadelphia

BalletX dives deeper into its 15th Anniversary Season celebration with the world premiere of three short films by choreographers Francesca Harper, Tsai Hsi Hung, and Manuel Vignoulle. BalletX will screen the short films for the first time in a Virtual Premiere event on January 20, 2021 at 7:00pm EST.
Temple Theaters Digital Season Presents THE WOLVES Photo Temple Theaters Digital Season Presents THE WOLVES
by BWW News Desk on January 19, 2021 in Philadelphia

It's not if you win or lose. AND It's not how you play the game.... It's something else. Sarah DeLappe's stunning regional hit brings audiences into the complex lives of the nine members of a high school girls soccer team.
The Wilma Theater Presents Four Original Hothouse Shorts This February Photo The Wilma Theater Presents Four Original Hothouse Shorts This February
by BWW News Desk on January 19, 2021 in Philadelphia

The Wilma Theater has announce that its acclaimed acting company will be releasing four HotHouse Shorts during the month of February.
Laura Bell Bundy to Teach 'Acting Through Song' Masterclass on BroadwayWorld's S Photo Laura Bell Bundy to Teach 'Acting Through Song' Masterclass on BroadwayWorld's Stage Door
by Team BWW on January 19, 2021 in Philadelphia

Laura Bell Bundy is the first Broadway star to take her teaching talents to our Stage Door site with her 6-week intensive!
9 Jessica Vosk Videos We Can't Get Enough Of! Photo 9 Jessica Vosk Videos We Can't Get Enough Of!
by Team BWW on January 21, 2021 in Philadelphia

Jessica Vosk is stopping by the Seth Rudetsky Concert Series this weekend! We're looking back at past performances before her show on Sunday!
The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage to Focus on Recovery Funding for Philadelphia Photo The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage to Focus on Recovery Funding for Philadelphia Arts and History Organizations in 2021
by BWW News Desk on January 19, 2021 in Philadelphia

The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage (the Center) has announced that its 2021 grant making will focus on assisting arts and history organizations in the Philadelphia region to recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, pivoting from its usual project grants for individual public programs and events.
PA Ballet Expands Leadership And Operations Team Photo PA Ballet Expands Leadership And Operations Team
by BWW News Desk on January 19, 2021 in Philadelphia

Pennsylvania Ballet announced today the expansion of its leadership and operations team. David Chambers will succeed interim chief development officer Laura Fredricks, as chief advancement officer and chief campaign officer.
BWW Blog: What is Gen Z's Problem With Matthew Morrison? Photo BWW Blog: What is Gen Z's Problem With Matthew Morrison?
by Student Blogger: Marissa Tomeo on January 18, 2021 in Philadelphia

Most of us know Matthew Morrison from his role as Mr. Will Schuester in the revolutionary television series, Glee. However, he’s also been in numerous Broadway shows, specifically The Light in the Piazza, the 2008 revival of South Pacific, and, most recently, Finding Neverland.
Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from CABARET in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETRO Photo Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from CABARET in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETROSPECTIVE
by Team BWW on January 22, 2021 in Philadelphia

Adam Pascal stopped by The Space for his virtual concert So Far: An Acoustic Retrospective. Check out this clip from his performance as he sings 'Maybe This Time' from Cabaret and buy the concert On Demand here!
Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from CHESS in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETROSP Photo Exclusive: Adam Pascal Sings from CHESS in Clip from SO FAR: AN ACOUSTIC RETROSPECTIVE
by Team BWW on January 20, 2021 in Philadelphia

Adam Pascal stopped by The Space for his virtual concert So Far: An Acoustic Retrospective. Check out this clip from his performance as he sings 'Pity the Child' from Chess and buy the concert On Demand here!
Jeremy Jordan, Ashley Spencer, Santino Fontana, Christy Altomare, and More Join Photo Jordan, Spencer, Fontana, Altomare, and More Join The Seth Concert Series Lineup
by Team BWW on January 19, 2021 in Philadelphia

Jeremy Jordan, Ashley Spencer, Santino Fontana, and Christy Altomare are the latest Broadway stars to join Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus, and Jessica Vosk on The Seth Rudetsky Concert Series!
Rob McClure Headlines The Arden Theatre Company's Virtual College + Career Fair Photo Rob McClure Headlines The Arden Theatre Company's Virtual College + Career Fair
by BWW News Desk on January 18, 2021 in Philadelphia

Rob McClure will join a roster of outstanding industry professionals for the Arden's Teen Arden College + Career Fair. This fully online program, designed to give high schoolers and their parents insight into pursuing a career in theater, will be held via Zoom on Saturday, January 23 from 11:30AM to 4PM.
Paper Doll Ensemble Facebook Page Gets Taken Down Amidst QAnon Sweep Photo Paper Doll Ensemble Facebook Page Gets Taken Down Amidst QAnon Sweep
by BWW News Desk on January 18, 2021 in Philadelphia

A local theatre company in Philadelphia got caught up in a sweep done by Facebook to remove posts about QAnon.
BWW Blog: Coronavirus and Closings Photo BWW Blog: Coronavirus and Closings
by Student Blogger: Blake Velick on January 15, 2021 in Philadelphia

This is why some of your favorite Broadway musicals are closing.
David T. Little's SOLDIER SONGS to Premiere on the Opera Philadelphia Channel Photo David T. Little's SOLDIER SONGS to Premiere on the Opera Philadelphia Channel
by BWW News Desk on January 15, 2021 in Philadelphia

David T. Little’s Soldier Songs has been hailed for its powerful exploration of the perceptions versus the realities of war. Based on interviews with veterans of five wars, the acclaimed opera premieres as a film on Friday, January 22, 2021 on the Opera Philadelphia Channel. 
EgoPo Presents Lawrence Theatre Company's Newest Play THREE OG's In a One-Night Photo EgoPo Presents Lawrence Theatre Company's Newest Play THREE OG's In a One-Night Virtual Reading
by BWW News Desk on January 15, 2021 in Philadelphia

EgoPo’s 2020-21 season continues with a presentation of Lawrence Theatre Company’s newest play, Three OG’s, as a live, virtual reading at 8pm on January 22nd, 2021. Written by Lawrence Theatre Company’s founder, Derrell Lawrence, Three OG’s stars John Canada Terrell, Brian Anthony Wilson and Lawrence’s Artistic Director, Damien J. Wallace.