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by Gary Naylor - May 29, 2020
BWW is reviewing the BBC's epic adaptation of Shakespeare's history plays, The Hollow Crown, available for streaming on Britbox (free 30 days trial).
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2020
We want to connect with writers nationally and hear what home means to them at this time. Rather than just hear them, we agree we still want to see them, and so Come To Where I'm From is born - 31 new short mini-plays with seven national partners about home released as videos weekly on YouTube.
by Stephen Mosher - May 29, 2020
Two of the music industry's most popular and prolific musicians found themselves with ten weeks on their hands and nothing to do... but write and film music videos! Stephen Mosher chats with the team that is Spencer Day and Effie Passero.
by Rosanne DellAversano - May 29, 2020
Theaters devise a new script for operating.
by Laura Fuller - May 28, 2020
The Coronavirus outbreak has, of course, had a major impact on drama schools. In-person teaching is impossible during the shutdown, and students who were preparing for productions or showcases - many of these a vital launchpad into the industry - have seen their live performances cancelled. So, how have drama schools pivoted during the crisis?
by Lindsay Kruger - May 28, 2020
Fiona: Tennessee Williams wrote some of the greatest roles for women and most were based on people he had met and known during his life. I had the great fortune of playing the Princess in SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH the year before with the same company; in fact, we toured to the US with it and it was an exhilarating and memorable experience. It is always a joy to work a second time with like-minded actors and creative team, so it was great to work with Fred Abrahamse and Marcel Meyer again! Amanda is said to be based on Williams' mother and so I read biographies and accounts of his life to filter into the characterization. All characters in his work are facetted and Amanda is deeply complex and full of contradictions - a delusional, flighty, down to earth, disillusioned person who above all is a devoted and doting mother. There are many more Williams' women I would like to play!
by Vicki Trask - May 28, 2020
Alberta Theatre Projects is thrilled to announce Playwrights Projects 2020, two weeks of concurrent digital workshops of three new Canadian plays, from June 8 to June 20, 2020. The initiative features Undressed by Louise Casemore, Boom Baby by Natalie Meisner, and a new adaptation of J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan by Andrew Scanlon.
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2020
The authors and professors Scott Newstok, James Shapiro, Larry Miller and Emma Smith, Professor all have unique perspectives about Shakespeare for our world. They will come together for a free 45-minute, live-streamed conversation moderated by TFANA Founding Artistic Director Jeffrey Horowitz, followed by a 30-minute public Q&A.
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2020
Virtual ShakesBeer: Hamlet Edition is a free Facebook Live event produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF and written and directed by Mark Routhier. During the comedic, abbreviated Shakespeare performance, the narrator and a?oedrinking guidea?? will guide viewers-and the performers-through a fun and silly drinking game. 
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 Student Blogger: Emma Rose Dorsch - May 26, 2020
Oh my goodness, my first post! I'm so excited to share my thoughts and ideas with all of you. First off, I would like to look back on the past semester.
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 25, 2020
Memorial Day is known as the official start to summer, and although this year summer may look a little bit different, we wanted to share the best musicals to watch if you want escape from your living room and be transported to all the warm and sunny places you may not be able to get to for a little while!
by Herbert Paine - May 25, 2020
Southwest Shakespeare Company has launched the Virtual Classics Live Series, the latest edition of which featured THE MERCHANT OF VENICE. (Showcased for live streaming on May 23rd, the program is available on the Company's Facebook page.) Featuring actors from across the country, including the celebrated Patrick Page, the reading, directed by Irwin Appel, is inspired, informative, and, as usual, provocative ~ a worthwhile opportunity to delve into one of Shakespeare's most controversial plays.
by Shari Barrett - May 22, 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 Kristy Edmunds, Executive and Artistic Director of UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020
Tacoma Little Theatre has announced its selection of Summer Camp classes now available for enrollment.  To make sure that students and staff are safe, and have an opportunity to experience the Performing Arts, TLT has moved to a Virtual Camp model. 
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020
It's not quite a radio play a?' not quite a film - but I think we've created something in The Understudy that will engage our audience as much as we can from the safety of our own homes.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020
The Stratford Festival appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance today to present its case for recovery funding as a result of the cancellation of its 2020 season.
by Gil Kaan - May 20, 2020
As part of the official kick-off to West Hollywood's 'One City One Pride,' West Hollywood's Art Division (in collaboration with the Celebration Theatre) presents a free live-stream reading of Patricia Loughrey's DEAR HARVEY on Harvey Milk Day, May 22, 2020. Produced and directed by Celebration Theatre's artistic director Michael A. Shepperd, DEAR HARVEY recalls the too-short political career and the lasting impacting of the first openly gay elected politician, as told through the eyes of those who had the privilege of knowing him.
by Student Blogger: Bri Fallahee - May 20, 2020
a?oeHow to Get to Hadestown:... Ain't no compass, brother- ain't no map. Just a telephone wire and a railroad track. Keep on walking and don't look back 'til you get to the bottomland.a?? Huh. This sounds a lot like the treacherous journey that is the college application process! 
by Stage Tube - May 19, 2020
EPIC Players Inclusion Company has released their fourth virtual performance, Ring of Keys from the Broadway production of Fun Home. The video features a duet between Tony Nominated Sydney Lucas and EPIC company member Nicole D'Angelo.
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2020
John Minnock's third release as a leader, and debut recording for the GRAMMY nominated Dot Time Records, is Herring Cove. Due to be released on June 5th, Herring Cove pairs Minnock's signature tell-it-like-it is wit with introspective lyrics to paint a dynamic and compelling portrait of contemporary gay life.
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: Audrey Myers - May 19, 2020
Most of us were expecting this gift of time to be mere weeks, and now the summer plans we've spent all quarantine dreaming about may not be happening. As summer jobs and artistic work are at best being revised and at worst cancelled, we find ourselves yet again pondering what to do with all this time.
by BWW Prompts - May 19, 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 Stephen Mosher - May 18, 2020
This year's recipient for the MAC Award for Lifetime Achievement knows how to thrive, survive and stay alive in a business that can be unforgiving. Anita Gillette doesn't just take the prize, she takes the cake. Here, she talks with Stephen Mosher about her lifetime of achievements.
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020
Civic Theatre announces its 106th Season, opening October 2, 2020, sponsored by REI Real Estate Services. While there may be changes to the usual experience at Civic Theatre, every precaution will be taken to keep patrons safe, and adhere to the guidelines set forth by the State of Indiana, and the Center for the Performing Arts. 
by Stage Tube - May 16, 2020
Gina Naomi Baez is back with the her 7th quarantine parody and it's absolutely bewitching!
by Peter Danish - May 13, 2020
A BWW EXCLUSIVE: HERSHEY FELDER AS IRVING BERLIN at Florence, Italy
by Mary Anthony - Jun 8, 2020
JASHAN-E-QALAM : CHHUMUI - A TALE BY ISMAT CHUGTAI at Digital - Live Play: Performed By Shashwita Sharma
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 7, 2020
Jazz singer John Minnock brings his very personal experience to his latest CD and hits one out of the park during Gay Pride in New York City.
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
Arden Theatre Company is presenting a Young Professionals Digital Production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM by William Shakespeare. The production is directed by Matt Pfeiffer with original Music and Music Direction by Alex Bechtel.
by Student Blogger: Brittany Davis - Jun 5, 2020
With so much going on in the world, and so many other stories to be told and amplified, my perspective on theatre school feelsa??a little bit small. However, I also know that perhaps this message is one some people may need to hear at this moment, and so I will share.
by TV News Desk - Jun 5, 2020
“I need to see that silver lining in those dark and stormy skies, and pray I catch that feeling that I used to know back when, back when I never knew I'd ever need a second wind,” John Baumann sings on “Second Wind.” The Bluegrass Situation premiered the track earlier this week, an excerpt from his new album, Country Shade, out today.
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 4, 2020
Josephine Sanges released a CD tribute to Ann Hampton Callaway and the results are, indeed, beautiful.
by Richard Jay-Alexander - Jun 26, 2020
Getting on the phone with Albert Poland totally swept me away and into the world we love for a glorious 45 minutes...
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2020
There is big news for Big Cherry! BroadwayWorld has just learned that Steppenwolf's production of The Minutes by Tracy Letts, directed by Anna D. Shapiro, will return to Broadway opening exactly one year after its original opening date of Sunday, March 15, 2020 at the Cort Theatre (138 W 48th Street). The Minutes was a limited engagement and was originally scheduled to close Sunday, July 26.
by Student Blogger: Leah Packer - Jun 23, 2020
Full disclosure, it involves a lot of snacking. Alright, let's get started!
by TV News Desk - Jun 23, 2020
From writer/director Jon Stewart comes Irresistible, the comedy of a Democrat political consultant (Steve Carell) who helps a retired Marine colonel (Chris Cooper) run for mayor in a small Wisconsin town. 
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 BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2020
The Bayerische Staatsoper takes a further step towards opening its doors and, from the first weekend in June, Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 June, invites you to the stage of the Nationaltheater - still with a greatly reduced number of visitors and following the guidelines for museums and church services.
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 18, 2020
The 'Accidental Performer' Robbie Rozelle proves himself wrong with the June 26th release of his CD SONGS FROM INSIDE MY LOCKER
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2020
Cara Cooper and Jessica Rush of the hit podcast 'Mamas Talkin' Loud', in association with the Broadway Podcast Network, announced that Tony Award-winner Daisy Eagan (The Secret Garden), recently joined them as part of their month of PRIDE to talk her motherhood/life journey, from coming out at the age of 12 and more.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2020
WORLD GOES ROUND, a supergroup of four songwriters, singers, and musicians which formed in the late 80s featuring Frank Musker, Elizabeth Lamers, Jeff Hull and Marty Walsh, will be releasing their second never-before-heard track titled 'Round The World' on Viper Records on July 3.
by TV News Desk - Jun 10, 2020
Karen Jonas has announced the release date for her fifth album, The Southwest Sky and Other Dreams - out August 28.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2020
Virtual ShakesBeer: Hamlet Edition is a free Facebook Live event produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF, directed by Mark Routhier, and adapted by the cast.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2020
Country Singer/Songwriter Brenda Cay is released the music video for her newest single, 'Unplug and Recharge' on Tuesday, June 9th. The music video premiered on nashvillemusicguide.com. Brenda also received a spotify licensing deal on the single.
by TV Scoop - Jun 1, 2020
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of DUNCANVILLE, airing on FOX on Sunday, June 7, 2020!
by Student Blogger: Mary Felix - Jun 1, 2020
A Port Authority bus in Pittsburgh fell into a massive sinkhole last year. After only a few months in the city, I quickly added another possible problem onto my concerns list: missing class, making friends, getting stuck in a sinkhole, finding a free washing machine, etc.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2020
Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota has announces its 2020-21 25th Anniversary Season.