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by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2020
The roster has expanded for the Virtual International Thespian Festival, which is now set to include Pasek and Paul, Laura Benanti, Jenn Colella, Megan Hilty, and more!
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2020
Through a letter from President & CEO Brett Batterson to ticket holders, the Orpheum Theatre Group announced a revised schedule for the previously announced 20-21 Broadway Season and an update regarding the final show in the 19-20 season Come From Away.
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2020
Award-winning casting director Jen Rudin and author of Confessions of a Casting Director (HarperCollins) continues to offer weekly online support chats for young actors and their parents during the pandemic. The meetings are attended by hundreds of parents and young actors from all over the world and take place via Zoom at 2 pm EST every other Wednesday. 
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2020
In this week's episode of BBC Three's Glow Up the aspiring make-up artists are challenged by THE LION KING's Associate Hair & Make-Up Designer, Ashley Hughes, to recreate four iconic designs from the landmark musical.
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2020
Below, listen as Caitlin Kinnunen sings 'Take a Deep Breath' from Frankie! The Musical.
by Cindy Marcolina - May 27, 2020
Director and producer Mark Dooley has just released Repeat Attenders, a direct look into the lives of musical theatre superfans in the form of a documentary. Interviewing audience members from Broadway to the West End and from Germany to his native Australia, his film opens the doors to what the most extremes fans in theatre are willing to do to pursue their passion. We had a chat to discuss celebrity culture, toxic fandoms, obsession, and the inherent beauty and wholesomeness of the theatrical experience.
by Stage Tube - May 27, 2020
The Barn held its next virtual concert, The Barn Presents: The Music of Finn Anderson, on May 23. West End meets the West Country as another all-star West End and Broadway line-up celebrate the music and work of Scottish musical theatre composer and singer-songwriter Finn Anderson.
by TV News Desk - May 27, 2020
NBC (8.254 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.3, #1) cruised to victory on Tuesday with the return of 'America's Got Talent' (9.808 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.4, #1) and 'World of Dance' (5.146 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #2).
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2020
This week's show will feature Hamilton stars, Ari Afsar and Deejay Young. In addition to their roles in Hamilton, Afsar is a composer of the new musical Jeanette, and Deejay Young toured with Jordan Fisher as a featured backup vocalist. 
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2020
In today's Quarantine Qs, we check in with Rosie Lani Fiedelman, who stars in The Lion King.
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2020
Films from throughout cinematic history have been brought to the Broadway stage for years. Which shows do you pick in each decade?
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 24, 2020
In today's very special episode (filmed in early March), Spencer is joined by Bradley Gibson to give us a history lesson on one of his favorite under-rated musicals- The Secret Garden. Watch below as he tells us all about the show and performs 'Lily's Eyes' with Spencer. This episode features videography by Dan Tracy, with arrangements by Blake Allen, Michael Liepper on piano and Jessica Wang on cello.
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2020
Disneyland Paris has released a video of its The Lion King: Rhythms of the Pride Lands stage show!
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020
Feinstein's/54 Below continues their #54BelowAtHome series tonight with I Wish: The Roles That Could Have Been - Home Edition!
by TV News Desk - May 21, 2020
Rising country trio TEMECULA ROAD has signed a co-publishing deal with JRM Publishing and Disney Music Publishing. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2020
Sky News has reported that Providence Equity Partners will inject  £50m in new equity into Ambassador Theatre Group in order to help it survive the shutdown of its venues due to the health crisis. AGT venues include London's Lyceum Theatre, Savoy Theatre and more. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2020
Due to the gravity of the events occurring across the country and around the world, the Hollywood Pantages has decided to postpone its 90th Birthday Celebration (originally scheduled for today, June 4.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2020
Music Theatre of Connecticut has announced PRIDE IN THE THEATRE: The Theatrical Impact on the LGBTQ+ Movement, an online event premiering Saturday, June 20th, 2020 at 8:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2020
Two alumnae of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA), violinist Jessica McJunkins, BM Music '09, and Olivia Mead, HS Dance '00, are the recipients of the third annual Alumni Artpreneur of the Year Awards.
by Student Blogger: Molly Tucker - Jun 4, 2020
My life changed for the better on my eighth birthday. My loving parents gifted me with tickets to the touring production of The Lion King because it was coming to Atlanta around my big day.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2020
Ben Cameron's Broadway Sessions will present a digital Black Lives Matter fundraising concert on June 4th.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2020
Education at Serenbe Playhouse has made changes to its summer camp schedule, programming, and policies.  If you had previously booked for a summer camp between June 1st and June 19th, or for the Alice in Wonderland Performance Camp, please contact Serenbe at for exchange options.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2020
In a first for the pioneering Australian performing arts company, Circa Contemporary Circus is launching a podcast. In Producing Heroes Circa Artistic Director Yaron Lifschitz sits down with some of the producing heroes of the creative world, to capture their extraordinary tales of producing the shows and events that have shaped the 21st Century.
by Stage Tube - Jun 24, 2020
Nathan Lane recently sat down with Collider to discuss his new series Penny Dreadful: City of Angels.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2020
Shereen Pimentel steps into the Batter's Box for Episode 39 of Break a Bat! with host Al Malafronte
by TV News Desk - Jun 23, 2020
ASCAP raises the curtain on its second virtual celebration of annual award winners today through June 25, recognizing its top film, television and video game composers as recipients of 2020 ASCAP Screen Music Awards.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2020
Today is all about dads, and we're celebrating Father's Day 2020 in a very Broadway way. Below, check out some of the greatest paternal showtunes of all time, including happy songs to fathers, sad songs from fathers, and even some fatherly advice.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 20, 2020
Today, our Behind the Curtain interview is with Darcy Kane, a dresser on Moulin Rouge!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2020
This year's virtual West End Live is underway! The first highlights programme features performances from Six, Wicked, Heathers, The Lion King, Bat Out of Hell, Les Miserables, Come From Away, Jersey Boys, Memphis, and &Juliet.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2020
The Lexington Theatre Company debuts another element of the #CreativeAtHome initiative with its new podcast, a?oeCreative Conversations.a??
by BroadwayWorld UK TV - Jun 2, 2020
In today's Living Room Concert, Jonathan Antoine gives us a beautiful rendition of 'Empty Chairs at Empty Tables' from Les Misérables - a sneak peek from his new album Going The Distance. Watch the video below!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2020
Deadline reports that Frozen 2 is coming to Disney+ in the UK and Ireland two weeks early! The film will premiere on the streaming service on Friday, July 3.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2020
Founder/Executive Director of Broadway for Racial Justice (BFRJ), Brandon Michael Nase, checked in with BroadwayWorld ahead of its full launch today, June 19.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2020
Broadway actor/writer Eric Ulloa, Dirty Laundry Theatre, Music-Talks and Sis the actress, activist and sister to the people, announced their collaboration in creating a unique virtual pride festival- Refractions of Pride.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2020
The Early Night Show with Joshua Turchin- Virtual Edition (Corona Cabaret) released a new episode today. Season three, episode ten features special guests: Alexa Swinton (Emergence, Billions), Tyrah Skye Odoms (Annie on Broadway, The Lion King) and Talia Baird.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2020
Gulfshore Playhouse will proceed with its STAR Academy production of 'The Addams Family' written by Marshall Brickman and Rick Ellice with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa. Performed by students ages 13 to 18, 'The Addams Family' will run from July 31 to Aug. 8, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2020
Huntington Theatre Company celebrated its first ever virtual gala fundraiser, Spotlight on Trailblazers, on Monday, June 15, 2020, streaming on the Huntington's Facebook and YouTube channels. The event will be reprised in a highlights version broadcast on Boston's WCVB-TV Channel 5 on Saturday, June 20 at 7:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2020
The York Theatre Company will reunite the cast and creative team of the 2016 Musicals in Mufti production of the 1971 hit Broad-way revue Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope, a musical entertainment by Micki Grant, conceived by Vinnette Carroll, for a Virtual Company Reunion as part of the live weekly streaming panel series 'Show! (and Tell)'.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2020
Ben Cameron's Broadway Sessions will continue to  present a digital Black Lives Matter fundraising concert on June 11th.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2020
Tony nominated Hadestown star Patrick Page will star opposite Hannah Yelland (Brief Encounter, Nicholas Nickleby) in a special livestream of MACBETH this Saturday, June 13th beginning 2pm EDT presented by PLAYS IN THE HOUSE.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2020
Ben Cameron's Broadway Sessions continues to present a digital Black Lives Matter fundraising concert tonight.
by Enya Savage - Jun 1, 2020
Jonathan Antoine rose to fame after making it to the final of Britain's Got Talent as part of the duo 'Jonathan and Charlotte'. Since then, he's embarked on a solo career, and he's now releasing his third solo album Going The Distance. BroadwayWorld caught up with Jonathan to talk all about his new album, his musical inspirations, and his growth as a singer.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2020
In today's Quarantine Qs, we check in with Stephen Carlile, who plays Scar in The Lion King on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2020
Theatre Support Fund+ has raised £125,000 for charities and counting.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2020
COVID-19 continues to have a significant impact on Broadway and the Touring Broadway industry. As a result, Performing Arts Fort Worth announced today a myriad of programming changes to the remainder of its 2019-2020 and upcoming 2020-2021 Broadway at the Bass seasons at Bass Performance Hall.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2020
While the stages remain dark during the COVID-19 global pandemic, Milwaukee Rep is rallying its creative resources to bring the world-class theater audiences have come to know and love directly into homes. Over the next few weeks, Milwaukee Rep will bring theater from Our Home to Your Home in several unique ways.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2020
The Roger Rees Awards is dedicated to honoring every voice, especially those who feel voiceless, allowing students to express themselves and celebrating that expression. We stand with the Black community. We stand with our Black students past, present, and future. We stand with our Black educators. We stand with their families. Black Lives Matter.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2020
The Broadway Education Alliance  presented the 10th annual Roger Rees Awards for Excellence in Student Performance, a celebration of high school musical programs, in a special livestream event tonight.