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by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2020
The Oregon Shakespeare Festival announced today the cancellation of its Fall 2020 season, previously scheduled to begin September 8, due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2020
VAR began as a solo project of Júlíus Óttar (vocals, guitar, piano) in 2013, but soon after, he realized that his vision for VAR could not be fully realized without additional collaborators — so he called upon those who were close.
by TV News Desk - May 6, 2020
Songwriter, singer, and multi-disciplinary artist Jehnny Beth has released a new single -- titled “Heroine” and produced by acclaimed producer Flood – from her forthcoming album, To Love Is To Live, which has a new release date of June 12.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2020
Broadway producer Hal Luftig (KINKY BOOTS, LEGALLY BLONDE) joins the fourth season of the Why I'll Never Make It podcast to discuss all things Broadway, including the latest developments on PLAZA SUITE, starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2020
Read an important message from the Black Box Theatre regarding the remainder of its season and plans for the future.
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2020
On what would have been opening week for the production of Jersey Boys at the Blaisdell Center in Honolulu, Broadway in Hawaii wants to thank Hawaii audiences for their patience while waiting for new dates for the performances.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2020
Every child deserves unconditional love. That love is a feeling of safety and security, the knowledge that they will be cared for and cherished by those around them, no matter who they are. This is what Fox-tot! is about. It's a bold moral for a children's show - not that the toddlers are supposed to pick up on it, of course.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2020
The Society of London Theatre (SOLT) has released an updated statement on the status of London's West End theatres. SOLT has been cancelling performances across the West End on a rolling basis, in line with the latest advice from the Government. Those cancellations have now been extended until Sunday 28 June.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2020
Lock-In is an independent comedy-drama film shot at a social distance that hopes to explore some of the social strains experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020
We've been compiling showcase videos from college seniors all around the country. Although their performances were cancelled, the show must go on-- virtually!
by TV News Desk - May 4, 2020
Author Stephenie Meyer has announced a new book in the Twilight saga, 'Midnight Sun,' which retells the iconic love story between Edward Cullen and Bella Swan from Edward's point-of-view.
by Marina Kennedy - May 28, 2020
Broadwayworld New Jersey continues our interview series with theatre professionals to learn about their future plans during temporary closures. Frank Licato, the Artistic Director of Hudson Theatre Works shared with us some interesting insights.
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2020
Chanticleers Theatre announced today that the remaining shows of the 2020 Season will be rescheduled to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
by TV News Desk - May 27, 2020
R&B superstar Robin Thicke debuts his latest single 'Forever Mine,' a soulful ballad that exudes love and affection. Thicke reminds the world that it's important to take a moment and appreciate their loved ones. 'Right now people are more stressed than ever,' Thicke says. 'We need patience, we need hope and we need love.'
by Josh Stent - May 23, 2020
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020
The Winter Park Playhouse announced adjustments to their programming schedule in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Putting safety first and foremost, The Playhouse has decided to push back the start date of their new 2020-2021 Mainstage Series to October 1, 2020 and rearrange additional programming.
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2020
On 05/06/07 June. The Las Vegas Edition of the BigCityBeats WORLD CLUB DOME was set to take place in the Commerzbank-Arena Frankfurt. However the event was cancelled for reasons known around the world.
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020
The Abbey Theatre today announced additional programming changes, including further postponements and show cancellations, as a result of the ongoing impact of its closure during the COVID-19 pandemic. 
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2020
The Jupiter String Quartet announces the June 12, 2020 release of Metamorphosis on Marquis Classics. This album features Beethoven's Quartet Op. 131 and Ligeti's Quartet No. 1 “Métamorphoses nocturnes.” The album was produced by Grammy Award winner Judith Sherman; engineered by Frank Horger and Graham Duncan with assistance from Jeanne Velonis; and recorded March 15-17, 2019, in Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL.
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2020
This week, Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presented the premieres of re-NEW, created and performed by LaTasha Barnes, and a collaboration by Evita Arce and Michael Jagger. 
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2020
Remy Bumppo Theatre Company announces the cancellation of the last show of their 2019/2020 season, THE AGITATORS by Mat Smart, which had originally been scheduled to begin performances on April 30, 2020.
by Shari Barrett - May 18, 2020
With the current theatre world on hiatus, I have created a Spotlight Series on Broadway World which features interviews with some of the many talented artists who make our Los Angeles theatre community so exciting and vibrant thanks to their ongoing contribution to keeping the Arts alive in the City of the Angels. And just like all of us, I wondered how they are dealing with the abrupt end of productions in which they were involved. This Spotlight focuses on Monica Ricketts who discovered the magic of performing onstage as a child and never looked back or wanted to do anything else.
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2020
Montréal quintet THE DEARS, led by husband & wife duo Murray Lightburn and Natalia Yanchak, released their latest grand opus Lovers Rock via Dangerbird Records. In addition to the album, they shared the video for their track “Instant Nightmare!”
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2020
For forty-seven years, Westside Ballet of Santa Monica's Biannual Spring Performances and Nutcracker Seasons have delighted Los Angeles audiences and served as a premier pre-professional performance outlet for young ballerinas.
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2020
San Francisco Playhouse has announced the cancellation of the remainder of its 2019-2020 season. 
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2020
With regard to the remainder of Stage West Theatre's current 41st season, the company has chosen to make many schedule and programming changes due to the health crisis.
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2020
As shelter-in-place due to COVID-19 continues in Illinois, Goodman Theatre has announced its intention to postpone the four remaining 2019/2020 Season productions to the upcoming 2020/2021 Season.
by TV News Desk - May 13, 2020
HBO Max has revealed the second slate of premium Max Originals available to viewers after the streamer's May 27th launch.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2020
Due to the ongoing effects of COVID-19, Segerstrom Center for the Arts has announced changes to both the current and forthcoming 2020 - 2021 Broadway and Curtain Call schedules.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2020
With plays by writers who identify as women still struggling to breakout on the larger stages, writers Tori Allen-Martin and Sarah Henley have come together to launch Burn Bright, a new not-for-profit organisation driving positive change for the next generation of women in the creative industry.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2020
THE CHER SHOW, originally scheduled for July 27-August 1, 2021, will not come to Bass Performance Hall as part of the 2020-2021 Broadway at the Bass season, Performing Arts Fort Worth announced today.
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2020
Below Deck Mediterranean' season 5 premieres Monday, June 1 at 9PM ET/PT on Bravo.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2020
Based on health concerns of all involved during this ongoing pandemic and mandated restrictions for public gatherings, the Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts is postponing/rescheduling the entire Summer 2020 season.  
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2020
Salt Lake County Arts & Culture has extended its venue closures through June 30, 2020. The extended closure date affects all events at Abravanel Hall, Capitol Theatre, Eccles Theater, and the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, according to a statement.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2020
Segerstrom Center for the Arts has announced the postponement of upcoming Broadway Series performances of Mean Girls, originally scheduled for June 16 - 28, 2020. The Center continues to work diligently to reschedule national tour engagements where possible and hopes to reschedule Mean Girls into a future season.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2020
The Washington Ballet has released the following statement regarding changes to its upcoming schedule:
by TV News Desk - Apr 29, 2020
Cold Mountain Music Festival has has been rescheduled for August 14-15.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2020
The producers for the national tour of An American in Paris that was slated for an engagement at Waterbury's Palace Theater in April, have announced they are now canceling and not rescheduling, those tour dates left unfulfilled in the 19-20 theatre season, due to the Corona virus Pandemic.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2020
To protect the health and safety of our staff and the community, The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is closed starting Wednesday, March 25, until we can evaluate a safe time to re-open given the ever-changing situation. Limited staff will be working remotely with full access to the information and technology necessary to keep you informed of any show or event changes.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2020
The Phoenix Theatre Company further postpones it's 100th season of shows to help arrest the spread of COVID-19. In March, The Phoenix Theatre Company made plans to reopen May 13 after the CDC set nationwide social distancing guidelines and Arizona Governor Doug Ducey issued a statewide 'stay at home' order through April 30.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2020
The Phoenix Theatre Company further postpones it's 100th season of shows to help arrest the spread of COVID-19. In March, The Phoenix Theatre Company made plans to reopen May 13 after the CDC set nationwide social distancing guidelines and Arizona Governor Doug Ducey issued a statewide 'stay at home' order through April 30.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2020
Toronto won't likely see any shows at a Mirvish theatre until 2021 - with the new subscription season set to begin in January.
by Adrienne Proctor - Apr 25, 2020
GOING DARK Part 18 features Oklahoma City University Senior Melissa Campbell. In her own words, she describes the impact of COVID-19 on her life, career, and her senior year and upcoming graduation. These are the real, human stories behind a cruel and relentless pandemic. This is GOING DARK.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2020
Read an important message from the team at Peterborough Players regarding the cancellation of its upcoming summer season:
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2020
The Game Audio Network Guild (G.A.N.G.) today announced details for the 18th Annual G.A.N.G. Awards to be held May 6th, 2020 at 5 PM PT Live via Twitch.tv. The all-digital format will include a pre-show hosted by composer and audio director Cody Matthew Johnson of Emperia Sound and Music. Johnson will also serve as the show's Co-Host and Emcee along with composer Wilbert Roget II.
by BWW Prompts - Apr 23, 2020
We want to hear from you! We're starting #BwayWorldPrompts, where each day we'll be asking our readers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram questions to spark some theater conversation.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2020
Hennepin Theatre Trust announced new dates for the critically acclaimed Broadway production of Anastasia have been set for Tuesday, Dec. 1 to Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020 at the historic Orpheum Theatre (910 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) as part of the Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin season. Originally scheduled to play last month, the show was postponed in accordance with the guidelines outlined by Minnesota Governor Tim Walz for the health and safety of the community.
by Shari Barrett - Apr 22, 2020
This Spotlight focuses on Jennifer Chang, a director, actor and educator who helped found Chalk Repertory Theatre, a production company which matches plays to site-specific locations around Los Angeles. I first worked with Jennifer on Chalk Rep's production of Oscar Wilde's Lady Windermere's Fan which featured a multicultural cast, performed outdoors throughout the lawns and courtyards at the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library in the West Adams neighborhood of Los Angeles where the pre-eminent collection of Oscar Wilde materials in the world is housed.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2020
Segerstrom Center for the Arts has announced the engagement of the Broadway musical CHICAGO, originally scheduled for April 14-19, 2020 has been cancelled. Les Misérables, originally scheduled for May 5-17, has been rescheduled for October 6-18, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2020
The Old Globe today announced a tentative schedule for postponed spring productions. Though they don't have exact dates, as of today their plan is to resume performances this fall with the West Coast premiere of Faceless by award-winning playwright Selina Fillinger, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch.