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Pittsburgh Opera Announces 2020-21 Resident Artists Photo Pittsburgh Opera Announces 2020-21 Resident Artists
by BWW News Desk on August 09, 2020 in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Opera has announced its 2020-21 Resident Artists. This season, given the companya??s COVID-related programming changes, the Resident Artist singers will be the primary cast for all four of Pittsburgh Operaa??s productions.
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust President and CEO Discusses the Effects of the Health Photo Pittsburgh Cultural Trust President and CEO Discusses the Effects of the Health Crisis on the Industry
by BWW News Desk on August 07, 2020 in Pittsburgh

Kevin McMahon, President and CEO of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, recently chatted with Pittsburgh Business Times about the effects of the pandemic on the industry in their city.
9 Liz Callaway Videos We Can't Get Enough Of! Photo 9 Liz Callaway Videos We Can't Get Enough Of!
by BWW News Desk on August 06, 2020 in Pittsburgh

We're looking back at these past performances by Liz Callaway before her Seth Concert this weekend!
Over 3,000 Events Cancelled in Pittsburgh, Causing Financial Hit For the City's Photo Over 3,000 Events Cancelled in Pittsburgh, Causing Financial Hit For the City's Cultural Trust
by BWW News Desk on August 06, 2020 in Pittsburgh

The city of Pittsburgh's Cultural Trust is taking a financial hit with events still being cancelled due to the health crisis.
Pittsburgh Symphony And Arts Partners Collaborate On #MaskUp Video Photo Pittsburgh Symphony And Arts Partners Collaborate On #MaskUp Video
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2020 in Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra has joined with 13 other leading arts and culture organizations in Pittsburgh to release a new video that encourages the public to #MaskUp, as a response to government and public health recommendations to wear masks in order to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Follow Our Student Blog Instagram Account! Photo Follow Our Student Blog Instagram Account!
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2020 in Pittsburgh

We're highlighting our student bloggers on Instagram!
Birdland Jazz Club Brings Concert Series To BroadwayWorld Events: Max Von Essen, Photo Birdland Brings Concert Series To BWW; Von Essen, Vosk, Rockwell, Leung, Szot & More
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2020 in Pittsburgh

Each concert will kick off with a live premiere event, featuring a special chat (which will include the performer) and will then be on-demand for 30 days on BroadwayWorld Events.
Pittsburgh Opera Reschedules and Revises 82nd Season, Announces 83rd Photo Pittsburgh Opera Reschedules and Revises 82nd Season, Announces 83rd
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2020 in Pittsburgh

In response to on-going COVID-19 uncertainty and concerns, Pittsburgh Opera is modifying its 2020-21 season, the companya??s 82nd. Rather than perform six operas at a total of four different venues, the season will consist of four operas all at the same location.
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Company Reunites For County Parks Summer Series Photo Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Company Reunites For County Parks Summer Series
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre (PBT) company dancers reunited at Hartwood Acres after months of working remotely to film a performance for the Allegheny County Parks Summer Concert Series sponsored by BNY Mellon. The episode, featuring a new adaptation of a?oeA Midsummer Night's Dream,a?? will air on Pittsburgh's CW network and on social media on Aug. 16, 2020.
BWW Blog: Virtual Lighting Design Photo BWW Blog: Virtual Lighting Design
by Student Blogger: Aeris Day on August 03, 2020 in Pittsburgh

As disappointed as I am knowing there likely wona??t be a play and my capstone in the Fall semester wona??t be in person, I would say my greatest disappointment was envisioning my lighting design class virtually.
5 Lena Hall OBSESSED Performances We're Obsessed With! Photo 5 Lena Hall OBSESSED Performances We're Obsessed With!
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2020 in Pittsburgh

Lena Hall's popular series Obsessed is returning next weekend with the music of Alanis Morissette! We're looking back at some of our favorite past performances-- which one is your favorite?
BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams Continues with Bette Photo Ben Rimalower's Broken Records with Bette Midler's DIVA LAS VEGAS
by Ben Rimalower on August 03, 2020 in Pittsburgh

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk about Bette Midler's 1997 HBO special 'Diva Las Vegas,' filmed at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. They also discuss Barbra Streisand, Patti LuPone, Liza Minnelli, Elaine Paige, Tyne Daly, Angela Lansbury, and 'Gypsy.'
Love & Theft's Eric Gunderson Produces Gary Burk III's New Single 'Two Lane Airp Photo Love & Theft's Eric Gunderson Produces Gary Burk III's New Single 'Two Lane Airplane' Out Friday
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2020 in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh-based country singer Gary Burk III will release the single on MTS Records, on Friday, July 31st, 2020. An alternate version featuring Love & Theft will be released on the band's label in the coming weeks.
BWW Blog: A Love Letter Photo BWW Blog: A Love Letter
by Student Blogger: Sydney Emerson on July 30, 2020 in Pittsburgh

Ia??ve found myself looking back and reminiscing on productions past. 
Pittsburgh CLO Announces all In-Person Performances are Postponed Until 2021 Photo Pittsburgh CLO Announces all In-Person Performances are Postponed Until 2021
by BWW News Desk on July 30, 2020 in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh CLO announced that due to the uncertainties and risks related to the ongoing health crisis, all scheduled in-person performances are postponed until 2021. This includes the CLO Kara Cabaret productions DIXIE'S TUPPERWARE PARTY and UNTITLED as well as Pittsburgh CLO's annual production of A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Byham Theater.
August Wilson African American Cultural Center Appoints Gina Range as VP of Inst Photo August Wilson African American Cultural Center Appoints Gina Range as VP of Institutional Advancement
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2020 in Pittsburgh

The August Wilson African American Cultural Center (AWAACC) today announced the appointment of Gina Range as the Center's Vice President of Institutional Advancement.
Pittsburgh Playhouse and City Theatre Company Launch HOMEGROWN STORIES Photo Pittsburgh Playhouse and City Theatre Company Launch HOMEGROWN STORIES
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2020 in Pittsburgh

Point Park University's Pittsburgh Playhouse and City Theatre Company have launched a new initiative titled Homegrown Stories designed to support artists and alumni.
Stephanie J. Block, Rachel Bay Jones, & Liz Callaway Will Join Seth Rudetsky For Photo Stephanie J. Block, Rachel Bay Jones, & Liz Callaway Will Join Seth Rudetsky For LIVE Concerts
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2020 in Pittsburgh

Producer Mark Cortale announced today that award-winning stars of the stage and screen Liz Callaway, Stephanie J. Block, and Rachel Bay Jones will join the line-up of talent slated to participate in The Seth Concert Series, the weekly virtual series based on Seth Rudetsky's international Broadway series that began at The Art House in Provincetown.
BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams Continues with THE F Photo Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams Continues with THE FIRST WIVES CLUB!
by Ben Rimalower on July 27, 2020 in Pittsburgh

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk about the 1996 hit movie 'The First Wives Club.' In addition to their in-depth analysis of the comedic talents of Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn, and Diane Keaton, they also discuss Eileen Heckart, Sarah Jessica Parker, Stockard Channing, Elizabeth Berkley, Timothy Olyphant, Victor Garber, Bronson Pinchot, Dan Hedaya, Lea Delaria, Debra Monk, J.K. Simmons, Kate Burton, Marc Shaiman, and Maggie Smith. Ben and Daniel also share personal stories of when they discovered the film and how it's stayed with them since.
Exclusive: Megan Hilty Sings 'Moving The Line' as Part of The Seth Concert Serie Photo Exclusive: Megan Hilty Sings from Smash; Concert Re-Airs Today!
by BWW News Desk on July 27, 2020 in Pittsburgh

Seth Rudetsky's internationally acclaimed Broadway concert series that first began in Provincetown at The Art House in 2011 is now a weekly virtual series entitled The Seth Concert Series. Megan Hilty's performance as part of The Seth Concert Series, re-airs today at 3 PM ET.
Riverfront Theater Company Presents Virtual Production, BACK TO THE 80s Photo Riverfront Theater Company Presents Virtual Production, BACK TO THE 80s
by BWW News Desk on July 25, 2020 in Pittsburgh

Riverfront Theater Company will present a virtual concert production of BACK TO THE 80s, August 5-8, 2020.
Save 10% On Online Acting, Singing, And Dancing Classes With Our Summer Sale! Photo Save 10% On Online Acting, Singing, And Dancing Classes
by BWW Staff on July 23, 2020 in Pittsburgh

BroadwayWorld and The Institute for American Musical Theatre have joined forces to bring online triple threat classes to students around the world. Now, for a limited time only, you can save 10% with our summer sale! Freshening up those triple threat skills is a great way to get ready to go back to school or get a leg up in the audition room.
9 Megan Hilty Videos We Can't Get Enough Of! Photo 9 Megan Hilty Videos We Can't Get Enough Of!
by BWW News Desk on July 23, 2020 in Pittsburgh

Megan Hilty is stopping by The Seth Concert Series this weekend and we wanted to look back at some of our favorite past performances of hers!
Pittsburgh Opera Presents New Weekly Web Series PULL BACK THE CURTAIN Photo Pittsburgh Opera Presents New Weekly Web Series PULL BACK THE CURTAIN
by BWW News Desk on July 22, 2020 in Pittsburgh

Beginning Thursday, July 23rd at 4:00PM Eastern time, Pittsburgh Opera will begin Livestreaming a free weekly web series called 'Pull Back the Curtain.'
QUIZ: Create a Broadway Playlist and We'll Determine Which New Off-Broadway Show Photo QUIZ: Create a Broadway Playlist for an Album Recommendation!
by BWW News Desk on July 21, 2020 in Pittsburgh

From the best opening numbers to that dazzling 11 o'clock number... create a Broadway playlist for an Off-Broadway album recommendation!