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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 Raleigh

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 Raleigh

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.'
RLT's Online DIVAS! Cabaret Fundraiser Celebrates Glitz, Glam, and Giving Photo RLT's Online DIVAS! Cabaret Fundraiser Celebrates Glitz, Glam, and Giving
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2020 in Raleigh

With over half a million dollars raised to date, Raleigh Little Theatre's a?oeDivas!a?? fundraiser returns, presented for the first time ever in a virtual format. a?oeDivas! 2020a?? will broadcast live on August 6 on Facebook and YouTube and is directed by Alison Lawrence. The cabaret fundraiser consists of both live and pre-recorded footage of eight competing a?oeDivasa?? and one mysterious a?oeMasked Diva,a?? all performing for the chance to win the coveted a?oeDivasa?? crown! 
American Dance Festival Presents Sara Juli's BURN-OUT WIFE Photo American Dance Festival Presents Sara Juli's BURN-OUT WIFE
by BWW News Desk on July 30, 2020 in Raleigh

The four co-commissioners of Sara Juli's Burnt-Out Wife, the American Dance Festival (ADF), Dixon Place, Portland Ovations, and SPACE, will virtually present Ms. Juli's latest work on Tuesday, August 11, at 7:00pm ET.
Watch Cheyenne Jackson & Seth Rudetsky In Concert LIVE Tonight Photo Watch Cheyenne Jackson & Seth Rudetsky In Concert LIVE Tonight
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2020 in Raleigh

Cheyenne Jackson is stopping by The Seth Concert Series this weekend and we wanted to look back at some of our favorite past performances of his!
PlayMakers Repertory Company and Theatre Raleigh Present HIGHER GROUND CONVERSAT Photo PlayMakers Repertory Company and Theatre Raleigh Present HIGHER GROUND CONVERSATIONS
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2020 in Raleigh

PlayMakers Repertory Company and Theatre Raleigh are co-sponsoring Higher Ground Conversations, a series of conversations with experts on topics of racial justice, hosted by North Carolina theatre artist and activist, Mike Wiley.
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 Raleigh

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 Raleigh

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 Raleigh

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.
Burning Coal Announces Free Theatre Workshops Online Photo Burning Coal Announces Free Theatre Workshops Online
by BWW News Desk on July 24, 2020 in Raleigh

Burning Coal Theatre Company has announced that it will host a free series of workshops for young and emerging theatre professionals.
BWW Interview: Elizabeth Doran & Eric Woodall of North Carolina Theatre Photo BWW Interview: Elizabeth Doran & Eric Woodall of North Carolina Theatre
by Jeffrey Kare on July 27, 2020 in Raleigh

On June 8th, North Carolina Theatre announced that based on recommendations from the City of Raleigh and given the circumstances surrounding the current health pandemic, they ended up canceling the remainder of their 2019-20 Season, which includes productions of Memphis, The Sound of Music, and Edges.
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 Raleigh

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 Raleigh

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!
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 Raleigh

From the best opening numbers to that dazzling 11 o'clock number... create a Broadway playlist for an Off-Broadway album recommendation!
Rialto Theatre Launches GoFundMe Campaign; Over $21,000 Raised So Far Photo Rialto Theatre Launches GoFundMe Campaign; Over $21,000 Raised So Far
by BWW News Desk on July 21, 2020 in Raleigh

The Rialto Theatre has launched a GoFundMe campaign to help offset the financial burden they have suffered as a result of the health crisis.
Theatre Raleigh to be Spotlighted on STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo Theatre Raleigh to be Spotlighted on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk on July 20, 2020 in Raleigh

Theatre Raleigh will be spotlighted on the acclaimed series Stars in the House with Seth Rudetsky & James Wesley. The 'take over' will be hosted by Producing Artistic Director Lauren Kennedy Brady.
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 Raleigh

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 Raleigh

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 Raleigh

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!
Raleigh Little Theatre's Teens on Stage and Teens Backstage Present SHE KILLS MO Photo Raleigh Little Theatre's Teens on Stage and Teens Backstage Present SHE KILLS MONSTERS: VIRTUAL REALMS
by BWW News Desk on July 15, 2020 in Raleigh

Raleigh Little Theatre's Teens on Stage and Teens Backstage program presents a?oeShe Kills Monsters: Virtual Realms,a?? written by Qui Nguyen. The production is RLT's first ever virtual show and will be presented online select dates from July 24 - August 1.
Theater and Opera Companies in North Carolina Collaborate to Present THE 19TH AM Photo Theater and Opera Companies in North Carolina Collaborate to Present THE 19TH AMENDMENT PROJECT
by BWW News Desk on July 14, 2020 in Raleigh

Burning Coal Theatre Company in partnership with The League of Women Voters of Wake County and thirteen other theatre and/or opera companies from across central North Carolina has announced that it will present The 19th Amendment Project.
QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Your Broadway Fonts? Photo QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Your Broadway Fonts?
by BWW News Desk on July 13, 2020 in Raleigh

How well do you know your Broadway fonts? Take our quiz to find out if you can figure out the show from the font!
BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams- JACKIE'S BACK with Photo Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams- JACKIE'S BACK with Jenifer Lewis!
by Ben Rimalower on July 13, 2020 in Raleigh

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk about the 1999 Lifetime TV movie 'Jackie's Back,' starring legendary actress Jenifer Lewis. They also discuss Whoopi Goldberg, Rosie O'Donnell, Tim Curry, Liza Minnelli, Bette Midler, Penny Marshall, Joan Rivers, Kathy Najimy, Marc Shaiman, Julie Hagerty, 'Sunset Boulevard,' 'Hello Dolly' David Hyde Pearce, Loretta Divine, and Kathy Griffin.
NC Opera Awarded NEA Grant To Produce Staged Version Of Paul Moravec and Mark Ca Photo NC Opera Awarded NEA Grant To Produce Staged Version Of Paul Moravec and Mark Campbell's Oratorio SANCTUARY ROAD
by BWW News Desk on July 13, 2020 in Raleigh

North Carolina Opera has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to produce a staged version of Paul Moravec and Mark Campbell's acclaimed oratorio Sanctuary Road.
VIDEO: Raleigh Road Outdoor Theatre Welcomes New Patrons to 71-Year-Old Establis Photo VIDEO: Raleigh Road Outdoor Theatre Welcomes New Patrons to 71-Year-Old Establishment Due to the Health Crisis
by BWW News Desk on July 11, 2020 in Raleigh

ABC7 recently did a feature, as part of its Local-Ish series, on the Raleigh Road Outdoor Theatre in Henderson.