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by Stage Tube - May 30, 2020
Today we're celebrating the birthday of the -wickedly talented- Idina Menzel!
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2020
Today HighTide have announced the twelve new writers making up the Playwright Crisis Support Programme, as part of their Lighthouse Programme, to support artists during the pandemic, as well as setting up their new Playwright's Network.
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2020
ExperienceFirst, New York City's leading walking tour and travel experience company, has partnered with two of its former guides - and current industry professionals - to bring theater fans a new live-streamed series entitled 'Visiting Broadway.'
by BWW Prompts - May 29, 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 - 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 Maria Nockin - May 28, 2020
Metropolitan Opera soprano Amanda Woodbury and pianist Aurelia Andrews, both of whom are graduates of the Los Angeles Opera Young Artist Program, will give a Living Room Recital on the LAO website Friday, May 29, at 4:00 PM Pacific Time. It will also be available later for those readers who cannot watch it live.
by Stage Tube - May 27, 2020
DAN DELUCA (Newsies) and BEN COOK (Mean Girls, Newsies) have teamed up for a special musical episode of The Field's new web series, The Invisible Things. What happens when the ghost of a genius drops in on Danny D and his friend, Benson (from the tiny door).
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2020
ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE and The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation  along with the EST/Sloan Project, have announced new EST/Sloan commissions for the 2020-2021 season.
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2020
Theatre Tulsa has redesigned its summer Theatre Tulsa Academy programming to be fully online in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic.
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2020
Penobscot Theatre Company's Dramatic Academy has announced Northern Writes Junior, a playwriting contest for Maine youths ages 4-18. Winning entries will receive full productions via a weekend festival in the Spring as part of the Dramatic Academy 20/21 season. No experience is necessary to submit a play.
by Adrienne Proctor - May 26, 2020
The Artist Spotlight Series featuring univeristy level, recent graduate, and professional artists who are up and coming in the local theatre scene. Easton Edwards graduated from UCO's Musical Theatre Program in May 2020.
by Peter Nason - May 26, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest scenes in cinema from 1901 to 2020. See if your favorite movie moments made the list!
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 26, 2020
Theatre Rhinoceros presents a FREE Facebook Live presentation, KATO/CATO, conceived and performed by John Fisher, on May 28, 2020 at 8pm.
by Stephen Mosher - May 26, 2020
The 'ims are sweethearts to each other and to the cabaret community. During quarantine they have been living a quite and melodious life in their Manhattan apartment. Find out how in this interview with Stephen Mosher.
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2020
In this weekly online series running through July 4, American Ballet Theatre OffStage offers diverse behind-the-scenes experiences of America's National Ballet Company®. The third week of ABT OffStage features conversations, ballet classes and blog posts themed to Kenneth MacMillan's Romeo and Juliet.
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2020
Best of Broadway series at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center announced the shows for the 2020-2021 season today. The season will welcome five shows including: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (January 8-10, 2021); Oklahoma! (January 29-31, 2021); Fiddler on the Roof (March 19-21, 2021); and more!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2020
Zoon has shared their remix of Whoop-Szo's 'Cut Your Hair' off the Warrior Down LP. The song was premiered by Beats Per Minute praising, 'Monkman sought to alter the basic DNA of WHOOP-Szo's “Cut Your Hair” by infusing it with a compelling ambient pulse and pulling apart its roughhewn acoustic framework before casting it out into a gauzy atmosphere of roiling tones and vocal textures. It's a mesmerizing experience as these subsuming sounds gather around and drown out the chaos of the outside world, letting us revel completely in the beautiful noise that we're hearing.
by Gary Naylor - May 25, 2020
BWW will be reviewing the BBC's epic adaptation of Shakespeare's history plays, The Hollow Crown, available for streaming on Britbox (free 30 days trial).
by Juan Carlos Verdu Garcia - May 23, 2020
El próximo miércoles tenemos una cita a las cinco de la tarde, se trata de nuestro habitual ENTRE CAFES
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020
Former standup comedian, Joe Montaperto is promoting his memoir Nobody Gets Out Of Catering Alive...
by BWW Prompts - May 22, 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 TV News Desk - May 21, 2020
Billboard and The Hollywood Reporter today announced their second annual joint Pride Summit to celebrate the influence of the LGBTQ+ community across music, media and entertainment.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020
Mamma Mia! at The Anthem DC will not run June 25 - July 5, 2020 as previously scheduled. Signature Theatre has worked with their sponsors Amazon and Max Productions and their partners at The Anthem and have announced that they have been able to reschedule the performances to next summer, June 24 - July 3, 2021.
by TV News Desk - May 21, 2020
CBS announced today a new one-hour special, HAIRCUT NIGHT IN AMERICA, hosted by married actors Jerry O'Connell and Rebecca Romijn, to be broadcast Friday, May 29 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020
In its first-ever virtual announcement, Starlight revealed the nominations for the 18th annual Blue Star Awards in a live premiere on Facebook Thursday, May 21. Fifty-three of 54 schools were able to stage their 2019-20 Blue Star Awards musicals throughout the past school year, leading to 179 nominations in 23 categories.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020
A diverse cast of Broadway, TV, film, dance, and opera stars unite for an Interactive Virtual Pride Kick-Off Party and concert to raise money for LGBTQ+ homeless youth
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020
In its first-ever virtual announcement, Starlight revealed the nominations for the 18th annual Blue Star Awards in a live premiere on Facebook Thursday, May 21. Fifty-three of 54 schools were able to stage their 2019-20 Blue Star Awards musicals throughout the past school year, leading to 179 nominations in 23 categories. On Thursday, hundreds of Blue Star Awards students celebrated the much-anticipated nominations at a safe social distance.
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020
Rachel Potter (Evita, The Addams Family), and Marty Thomas (Wicked, Xanadu, The Secret Garden) have teamed up to present a weekly virtual cabaret series called Quarantine Cabaret. The two best friends have joined forces to appear in concert online, and each weekly show features a new lineup of guests.
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020
 Joe's Pub, a program of The Public Theater, continues JOE'S PUB LIVE!, its series of live-streamed and archived performances from their stage in New York City. Designed to facilitate social connection during this time of physical distancing, Joe's Pub will share events with audiences worldwide each Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8PM Eastern.
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2020
Broadway performers Mykal Kilgore and Hannah Elless join host Patrick Oliver Jones for a bit of a reunion to reminisce on THE STAR CHILD, their first musical reading together as well as the star-filled creative journeys they've had since then, from BRIGHT STAR to JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR.
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2020
The Old Globe today announced that it is moving the productions in its 2020 Summer Season to the summer of 2021, although exact dates have not been settled upon. The season's titles include a classic American musical, a new adaptation of a 20th century thriller, and two of Shakespeare's masterworks on the Globe's outdoor stage.
by Stephen Mosher - May 19, 2020
The Maestro has gone to the internet to do his entertaining... and he hits it out of the park.
by Student Blogger: Maggie Cummins - May 19, 2020
This is weird. With the recent announcement that the Great White Way will stay closed through September 6th, I'm preparing myself for the first summer in what feels like ever without Broadway.
by Student Blogger: Lauren Knight - May 19, 2020
Dear incoming freshman, Congratulations on committing to your college! I'm sorry that this isn't the way you expected to start your college career. I'm happy for you, regardless. 
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2020
Alex Newell, Diana DeGarmo, and more will appear in Mélange, a decadent soapy new drama premiering on all LOGO TV digital portal tomorrow.  
by TV News Desk - Jun 9, 2020
Craft Recordings announces two vinyl reissues to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Charles M. Schulz's beloved PEANUTS comic strip, which debuted in seven newspapers across the country on October 2, 1950.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2020
Quarantine Cabaret and Cocktails, produced and hosted by entertainer and LML Music founder, Lee Lessack, and actor and frequent SNL regular, Robert Bannon, made its debut nine weeks ago on Facebook Live.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2020
Broadway Black, the multimedia organization highlighting the achievements of Black theatre artists, has announced the inaugural Antonyo Awards, a celebration of the Black Broadway and Off-Broadway community.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2020
Nominees have been announced for the 13th Annual Portland Area Musical Theatre Awards. The ceremony will take place on Youtube, June 14 at 7pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2020
NYC-based African American actress Darlene Hope recently chatted with her friend Tara Quellhorst, a Caucasian actress from Florida, about the issues of race in America.
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 6, 2020
One of the joys of attending shows at Feinstein's/54 Below is getting to know the staff, many of whom are artisans in the field of show business. Cassi Mikat is one of the bright lights of a night in the Midtown Manhattan clubs, and an artist of note with her eye, firmly, on the prize.
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 5, 2020
The Invigorated Ingenue brought Joan Darragh back to the cabaret stage and community, where she belongs. Isolation has brought her talents as motivator and baker to the social media. Here, the Ingenue talks with Stephen Mosher about life before and after her return to the stage.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2020
Playhouse on the Square, in partnership with super sponsor Dr. Thomas Ratliff, and with a generous grant from the Jeniam Foundation, inject a healthy dose of theatre content back into the Mid South.
by TV News Desk - Jun 4, 2020
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has today announced the nominations for the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards and British Academy Television Craft Awards.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2020
Skylight Music Theatre announced the launch of free online musical theatre classes for high school students, college students, and professionals.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2020
Progress is being made in the world of musical theatre today, as OnStage Blog's Chris Peterson reports that Hairspray creator Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman have announced a change that will affect the way the show is performed in the future. The change in question has to do with a casting loophole that allows theatres around the world to produce the musical with non-black actors playing black characters... until today.
by Ruth Deller - Jun 2, 2020
The BBC's series of short new plays specially created during lockdown continues with three very different pieces.
by TV News Desk - Jun 1, 2020
Local Emmy Award Winning Production Company, Concierge Content led by Executive Producer Dave Marken aims to move ahead with a full fledged production in NYC starting late July, with Pre Production to begin later this month.