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by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced Master Class with Ben Vereen, a one-day online acting class led by Tony Award-winner Ben Vereen, on Monday, November 16, from 7 to 9 p.m. via Zoom. This is an exclusive opportunity to work with a Tony Award-winning master, and is available to just 12 students.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020
Covid's impact on live theatre and performing arts has been brutal this year. In an effort to celebrate the history and raise funds to support the future of the Barn Theatre, they will induct their 2020 Class of Wall of Fame members during their Gala Events this weekend.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2020
Ars Nova has announced the November lineup for Ars Nova Supra. This new streaming platform showcases some of New York City's most promising emerging artists and currently serves as the online home for the majority of Ars Nova presentations.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2020
Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer is best known to Broadway fans as one of the Fates in the Tony-winning musical Hadestown!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 23, 2020
Today's top stories: watch the official teaser for The Prom film, featuring Meryl Streep, Andrew Rannells, Nicole Kidman, Ariana DeBose, James Corden, Kerry Washington, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2020
Becca Perron, a 2022 graduate of Encore Performers, has been crowned the high school winner of our first-ever dancing competition, Next on Stage: Dance Edition!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2020
Macy McKown, a 2022 graduate of the University of Michigan, has been crowned the college winner of our first-ever dancing competition, Next on Stage: Dance Edition!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2020
Janie Dee has had to withdraw from the production of The Haunting of Alice Bowles for personal reasons, but the producers, Original Theatre Company, have announced that Tamzin Outhwaite will now be playing the titular character in this new supernatural thriller by Philip Franks, adapted for the first time from the M.R. James chilling short ghost story, The Experiment.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2020
Tickets for each of the online events are available at PorchlightMusicTheatre.org. Links are available for viewing 72 hours after purchase.  Porchlight also announces the return of the popular series celebrating the 90th birthday of Stephen Sondheim, Sondheim@90 Roundtable with Michael Weber. The series returns Saturday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. CST with a discussion on Road Show with guests Deanna Dunagan, Chris Jones and Michael Mahler.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2020
The Early Night Show with Joshua Turchin- Virtual Edition Podcast season five, episode twelve stars J. Elaine Marcos (Broadway: Annie, Gettin' the Band Back Together, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, A Chorus Line, The Wedding Singer, Sweet Charity, Wonderful Town, Flower Drum Song, Miss Saigon), and Rachel Buksbazen.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2020
Tickets are on sale now for Monday Night at the Apollo - a brand-new concert series taking place in front of a socially distanced audience at the Apollo Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2020
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced an eight-part online Master Class in acting led by Tony Award-winner Ben Vereen starting Monday, January 25, via Zoom. This is an exclusive opportunity to work with a Tony Award-winning master who will guide participants through monologue and song preparation.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2020
Cinnabar Young Repertory Theater Presents SPECTACULAR Musical Revue and Some Acting Too, a Virtual Live Stream Production Opening Friday, December 4 at 7:30pm
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2020
Magic, pirates, fairies and other fantastical creatures come together in Limelight Theatre’s production of Peter Pan. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2021
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s new virtual series “The Actor’s Craft” offers a glimpse into the process actors use to bring Shakespeare’s characters to life on stage. Each session features a renowned actor talking about the character with CSC Artistic Director Steven Maler and then performing selected scenes and soliloquies. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2021
It's the Day of the Show Y'All host Spencer Glass is taking over our Instagram Live with his new show, Ten Minute Tidbits!
by BWW Staff - Jan 5, 2021
Winners have been announced for the 2020 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards - which were back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2021
On this day in 1966, Sweet Charity opened on Broadway starring the great Gwen Verdon!
by Student Blogger: Joey Tabasco - Jan 26, 2021
Broadway legend Chita Rivera celebrated her 88th birthday on January 23rd. With a stage career spanning over half a century, this triple threat deserves to have her name shouted from every theatre geek’s rooftop. 
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jan 23, 2021
Just last month, Broadway lost one of its brightest stars in Ann Reinking, who sadly passed away at the age of 71. Ann, or Annie and she was called by those closest to her, leaves behind a legacy of greatness. 'We've lost a big icon in our craft...' said her friend and colleague Chita Rivera. 'But somewhere there is a light that shines, and that light is Annie. Now she shines within us and we have to keep that alive. We have to talk about her and think about her.'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2021
Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with Chita Rivera's birthday celebration! An accomplished and versatile actress/singer/dancer, Chita Rivera has won two Tony Awards as Best Leading Actress in a Musical and received five additional Tony nominations. Most recently, she appeared on Broadway in Kander & Ebb's musical The Visit (2015). In 2018, she was awarded a special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in Theatre.
by Team BWW - Jan 19, 2021
Laura Bell Bundy is the first Broadway star to take her teaching talents to our Stage Door site with her 6-week intensive!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2021
This week will be historic, to say the least, but for some levity and a break from all the news, look no further. BACKSTAGE BABBLE: TRIVIA NIGHT will be streaming next Saturday, January 23 at 7pm ET. It will consist of five rounds of trivia about Broadway from the Golden Age until Broadway today asked by five very special celebrity presenters! Backstage Babble host Charles Kirsch, of BroadwayWorld's Kid Critics, has gathered a diverse group of experts and stars, including Tony-nominated actors, respected historians, producers, musical directors, and more.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2021
Revised dates have now been confirmed for Monday Night at the Apollo - a brand-new concert series for 2021, to be performed in front of socially distanced audiences at the Apollo Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue, and simultaneously livestreamed to viewers at home via the theatre discovery platform Thespie.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2021
Today we celebrate the birthday of the late, great Broadway icon, Gwen Verdon
by Cristina Martinez - Jan 13, 2021
Un 13 de enero de 1925 en Culver City, California, nacía Gwen Verdon. Hija de un electricista de la MGM y una profesora de baile, Verdon se estrenaba en el mundo del musical a los 11 años con un solo de danza en la película THE KING STEPS OUT dirigida por Josef Von Sternberg.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2021
Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm ET) with an Ann Reinking Celebration with Bebe Neuwirth, Rick Elice, Rob Fisher, Greg Butler, Maria DiDia, Caitlin Carter, Jim Borstleman, William Whitener.
by Team BWW - Feb 4, 2021
It might be a while before you visit your next stage door, but that doesn't mean you can't connect with your favorite Broadway stars in 2021. New to the Stage Door family this week are Michael James Scott, Krista Rodriguez, Nikki Snelson, Courtney Mack, and English Bernhardt!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 3, 2021
Check out this week's list of releases, including Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella cast recording, The Color Purple on vinyl, What the Constitution Means to Me, and more!
by Student Blogger: Drew Eldridge - Feb 3, 2021
I believe it’s original advertisement sums up the history of the musical quite well. “There’s Never Been a Musical Like Her'-- there has never been a musical like Carrie.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2021
Presented as part of the MarshStream Solo Arts Heal series, Stefanie Rummel's one-woman musical show, Chansons, takes audiences on a whirlwind tour of different countries, highlighting the benefits of getting to know other cultures.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2020
Paul Phillips, famed Broadway Actor and Stage Manager has passed away in Naples, Florida of natural causes at the age of 95. Paul Phillips was born on October 1, 1925 in Pleasantville, NY. Paul toured the country and worked summer stock for many years stage-managing such legendary performers as Charlton Heston, Groucho Marx, Ethel Waters, and more.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2020
On this day, we're wishing a very happy birthday to Tony and Emmy-winning actor, Bebe Neuwirth!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 31, 2020
Today's top stories: check out our guide to Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical, Seth Rudetsky chats with Richard Ridge on Backstage Live, read our interview with Brian Stokes Mitchell, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2020
Watch Sutton Foster and Rob Hancock put their spin on 'Holly Jolly Christmas' while baking Christmas cookies to swap!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2020
Women of Tomorrow with Laura Bell Bundy, in association with the Broadway Podcast Network, has announced a special holiday episode.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2020
As BroadwayWorld sadly reported yesterday, Broadway legend Ann Reinking has passed away, via the star's sister-in-law Dahrla Reinking. She was 71 years old.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 15, 2020
Earlier this year, Ann was interviewed by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from her home in Arizona. During the hour of storytelling, she opened up about how she fell in love with dance as a young girl, recounted stories of her career on stage and screen, working with Bob Fosse, teaching young dancers across the country, and so much more.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2020
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Broadway legend Ann Reinking has passed away. She was 71 years old.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2020
Legendary dancer and fellow Fosse aficionado, Chita Rivera, reacted to the news of Ann Reinking's passing.
by Stage Tube - Dec 1, 2020
An all new trailer for Original Theatre Company's The Haunting of Alice Bowles has been released.