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5 More Lena Hall OBSESSED Performances We're Obsessed With! Photo 5 More Lena Hall OBSESSED Performances We're Obsessed With!
by BWW News Desk on August 10, 2020 in Portland

Lena Hall's popular series Obsessed is returning this weekend with the music of Alanis Morissette! We're looking back at some of our favorite past performances-- which one is your favorite?
Exclusive: Watch 'What Could Be Better' From Liz Callaway and Seth Rudetsky LIVE Photo Available Now: Liz Callaway & Seth Rudetsky Duet on 'What Could Be Better'
by BWW News Desk on August 10, 2020 in Portland

Liz Callaway's performance as part of The Seth Concert Series, re-airs today at 3 PM ET and is now available On Demand. Watch Liz and Seth duet on 'What Could Be Better' from Baby in this exclusive clip!
CoHo Productions Presents FROM THESE STREETS I RISE By Mikki Jordan Photo CoHo Productions Presents FROM THESE STREETS I RISE By Mikki Jordan
by BWW News Desk on August 07, 2020 in Portland

CoHo Productions with Mikki Jordan and Chris Harder present, FROM THESE STREETS I RISE created by Mikki Jordan. Live-streaming the weekend of September 11, 2020.
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 Portland

We're looking back at these past performances by Liz Callaway before her Seth Concert this weekend!
Follow Our Student Blog Instagram Account! Photo Follow Our Student Blog Instagram Account!
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2020 in Portland

We're highlighting our student bloggers on Instagram!
Karen Slack and Damien Geter Join Portland Opera as Artistic Advisors Photo Karen Slack and Damien Geter Join Portland Opera as Artistic Advisors
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2020 in Portland

Portland Opera has announced that renowned artists Karen Slack and Damien Geter have joined the company as Artistic Advisors. Slack and Geter will work with General Director Sue Dixon, and interim Artistic Director Daniel Biaggi, on expanded repertoire, casting, public programming, and community engagement.
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 Portland

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.
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 Portland

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 Portland

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.'
Fertile Ground Announces 2021 Virtual Festival Plans Photo Fertile Ground Announces 2021 Virtual Festival Plans
by BWW News Desk on August 01, 2020 in Portland

The 2021 Fertile Ground Festival, a program of the Portland Area Theatre Alliance (PATA), will become a free, virtual festival running Thursday, January 28 through Sunday, February 7, 2021.
Oregon Children's Theatre Joins Collaboration for A KIDS PLAY ABOUT RACISM Photo Oregon Children's Theatre Joins Collaboration for A KIDS PLAY ABOUT RACISM
by BWW News Desk on July 30, 2020 in Portland

Oregon Children's Theatre has joined a groundbreaking collaboration among 41 Theatres for Young Audiences across the United States, led by the lead producing team of Bay Area Children's Theatre, Seattle Children's Theatre, and Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, will present the virtual premiere of A Kids Play About Racism.
Community Voices Project Launches With Work From 12 Black PDX-Based Artists Photo Community Voices Project Launches With Work From 12 Black PDX-Based Artists
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2020 in Portland

Portland Center Stage announces the new series Community Voices Project and launches it with the release of 12 works from celebrated Black artists based in Portland: Cycerli Ash, Ayanna Berkshire, Bobby Bermea, Delphon 'DJ' Curtis Jr., Phil Johnson, Treasure Lunan, Tamera Lyn, Lauren Modica, Vin Shambry, Ithica Tell, Wanda Walden, and Damaris Webb.
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Actor Sues Jackson County and Deputies for Using Exc Photo Oregon Shakespeare Festival Actor Sues Jackson County and Deputies for Using Excessive Force Against Him
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2020 in Portland

The Oregonian has reported that Juan A. Sancho, an actor who performed in the 2019 Oregon Shakespeare Festival, has sued Jackson County and three Sheriff's Office deputies - Brady Bjorkland, David Dalton, and Michael Hammond - for using excessive force against him during his detention in April of 2019.
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 Portland

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 Portland

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 Portland

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.
Brian Ganz Plays Chopin At Free Virtual Oregon Bach Festival This Week Photo Brian Ganz Plays Chopin At Free Virtual Oregon Bach Festival This Week
by BWW News Desk on July 27, 2020 in Portland

Pianist Brian Ganz will perform a selection of Chopin favorites during the special virtual 49th Abbey Bach Festival on Thursday, July 30, at 7 p.m. PDT (10pm EDT).
VIDEO: Oregon Ballet Theatre Creates New Digital Work INTERVAL Photo VIDEO: Oregon Ballet Theatre Creates New Digital Work INTERVAL
by Stage Tube on July 25, 2020 in Portland

Oregon Ballet Theatre has created a new digital work, Interval, along with choreographer Nicolo Fonte.
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 Portland

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 Portland

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!
Portland Center Stage Announces PCS REMIX Photo Portland Center Stage Announces PCS REMIX
by BWW News Desk on July 22, 2020 in Portland

Portland Center Stage has been recalibrating, re-imagining, and rising boldly to present PCS Remix, a groundbreaking initiative that offers artistic brilliance, civic enrichment, and (as soon as it's safe to gather) eight exhilarating, heart-soaring theater productions. 
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 Portland

From the best opening numbers to that dazzling 11 o'clock number... create a Broadway playlist for an Off-Broadway album recommendation!
BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams with Instagrammer @d Photo Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams with Instagrammer @dublin_zoetrope!
by Ben Rimalower on July 20, 2020 in Portland

In this episode, Ben and Daniel are joined by Instagram sensation @dublin_zoetrope to discuss the 2016 HBO documentary 'Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds.' In addition to Carrie and Debbie, they also discuss Glenn Close, Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, 'The Hours,' Barbra Streisand, Patti LuPone, and Shirley MacLaine.
Lena Hall Announces OBSESSED: ALANIS MORISSETTE Live Streaming Concert 8/14 Photo Lena Hall Announces OBSESSED: ALANIS MORISSETTE Live Streaming Concert 8/14
by BWW News Desk on July 20, 2020 in Portland

Lena Hall announced today a new concert, OBSESSED: ALANIS MORISSETTE, coming to BroadwayWorld Events on August 14th at 9PM ET. Audiences will have the option of a VIP concert experience, joining Hall on zoom for the event as well as an additional post show performance/virtual meet & greet.
By Popular Demand: Watch Norm Lewis & Seth Rudetsky Live In Concert On Demand Photo Watch Norm Lewis & Seth Rudetsky Live In Concert On Demand
by BWW News Desk on July 22, 2020 in Portland

Hosted by beloved musical director and Sirius XM Star Seth Rudetsky, Norm Lewis's live concert is now available on demand for a limited time only, through August 5th!