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by DC Felton - Jun 30, 2020
Opera companies worldwide have found themselves canceling their seasons, including Des Moines Metro Opera (DMMO).  The difference with DMMO is that they have had an Emmy winning partnership with Iowa Public Television, now called Iowa Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), coming together to give you the best seats in the house with a virtual season, starting June 28 with their Emmy-winning MANON by Massenet.  
by Richard Ridge - Jun 30, 2020
Today's guest played the eldest Schuyler sister, Angelica- Tony winner Renée Elise Goldsberry! Richard Ridge chats with her about how she expects the story will continue to change lives and how it changed hers.
by Louise Penn - Jun 30, 2020
The Original Theatre Company commemorate the 104th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme by bringing their adaptation of Sebastian Faulks's Birdsong to the screen. Building on the techniques used to stream during the early stages of lockdown, Birdsong loses none of its power, relevance, or sense of storytelling.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2020
A special documentary featuring the original cast of Hamilton will premiere on July 3 alongside the filmed version of the production.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2020
Check out entries from our last theme-- Broadway Pride! Don't forget to tag us in your entries for this week's theme, All Things Hamilton!
by TV News Desk - Jun 30, 2020
Today, Zach Heckendorf released his new single “Take To The Floor” along with a stunning live video for the song. Released via Organically Elevated/Missing Piece Records, Parade described “Take To The Floor” as “a sweet acoustic number that reflects on the journey through love.”
by TV News Desk - Jun 30, 2020
Today, The Beautiful Fear (aka Matthew Bannister) has released “The Arndale Whale”, the first video and track off of his upcoming double album The Waltz of the Moonshine Blind, due August 28.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2020
Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that Charles Busch will reprise his iconic performance as Angela Arden in a reading of his classic comedy 'Die, Mommie, Die!' on Wednesday, July 1st at 2 PM ET as part of 'Stars In The House's' 'Plays In The House' series.
by TV News Desk - Jun 30, 2020
Thousands tuned in June 25-29, 2020 for the 7th annual The Americas Film Festival New York (www.TAFFNY.com), as it took the stories of Americas online in its first ever virtual festival.
by Student Blogger: Bella Bosco - Jun 30, 2020
I'm so excited about today's post, featuring a conversation with the one and only, Tim Howard, Coordinator of the B.F.A. Musical Theatre program at Western Connecticut State University! 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2020
Mint Theater Company Producing Artistic Director Jonathan Bank today announced the Summer Stock Streaming Festival, featuring archival recordings of three past productions.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2020
Asolo Rep continues its Ground Floor: Making Musicals series, on Thursday, July 9 at 6pm with a preview of MĀYĀ , a new musical set in 1930 during the Gandhi Salt March, with book and music by Cheeyang Ng, book and lyrics by Eric Sorrels:
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2020
The Belmont Theater District, Chicago's largest theater district located in the Lakeview West and Lakeview East neighborhoods, is offering a wide variety of entertainment options all ONLINE this summer.
by Rialto Chatter - Jun 30, 2020
BroadwayWorld has learned that online rumors about a Broadway revival of Our Town are true. Producer Scott Rudin has plans to bring Thornton Wilder's play back to Broadway for the first time since 2002. Rudin has tapped Tony winner Bartlett Sher (To Kill a Mockingbird) to direct the play, which will be led by Dustin Hoffman, who last appeared on Broadway in 1990. A timeline for the production remains unknown.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2020
Five Indigenous filmmakers have been chosen to participate in the 2020 Sundance Institute Native Filmmakers Lab, reimagined and expressed digitally this year on Sundance Co//ab. The Lab is at the core of the Institute's commitment to supporting Indigenous storytellers since its founding.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2020
Comedy Dynamics releases '1/2 New Year' Comedy/Drama on Tubi TV just in time to celebrate 1/2 New Year 2020!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2020
The Belmont Theater District (BTD), Chicago's largest theater district located in the Lakeview West and Lakeview East neighborhoods, is offering a wide variety of entertainment options all ONLINE this summer. Belmont Theater District is funded and maintained by the Lakeview Chamber of Commerce and the Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2020
Live from The Reservoir Room this week, FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE will showcase our two Saturday Night performers Rai Thistlethwayte and Catherine Alcorn (on top of her hosting duties) who will also be joined by special guests Richard Wilkins, his son Christian Wilkins, Matt Lee, Mia Morrissey and Tom Campbell and other surprise guests to be confirmed.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2020
The White Theatre at The Jewish Community Center (The J) will present the Kansas City Jewish Film Festival virtually for the first time ever. That means you can enjoy this entertaining three-week festival (Aug. 2-19) right from your own home! See 12-award-winning films and enjoy the flexibility of watching the films at any time within each film's 48-hour window.  These unique stories come from all over the world and feature Jewish filmmakers, directors, actors and stories.
by Cindy Marcolina - Jul 2, 2020
Rapper, beatboxer, theatre maker, and BAC Beatboxing Academy's artistic director Conrad Murray has released No Milk For The Foxes on YouTube, his 2015 co-production with Camden People's Theatre starring himself and Paul Cree. We caught up with him to hear everything about the perception of working class entertainment in mainstream media, where the gatekeepers are failing, and why the themes of No Milk For The Foxes are still a hot topic.
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jul 2, 2020
A cautionary tale of what goes around, comes around, The Hand of God continues the series of Alan Bennett's wonderful Talking Heads with a story of comeuppance, karma and justice.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Talawa Theatre Company are creating an online experience featuring six brand new short pieces using verbatim interviews from Black key and frontline workers which explore the historic moment of the Covid-19 crisis and its impact on them.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Philadelphia Theatre Company has hired New York director Jeffrey Page as a resident artist, to deepen the diversity of the theatre's future.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Francois Klark is a South African born, Canadian singer-songwriter and producer. This Toronto based artist has caught the attention of music lovers, industry professionals and labels worldwide with his incredible songwriting and powerful vocal performances.
by TV News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga is the laugh-out-loud new film released on Netflix, starring Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams, who play Icelandic singers Lars Erickssong and Sigrit Ericksdottir, AKA Fire Saga, who after a wild twist of fate are chosen to represent their country at Eurovision 2020.
by Stage Tube - Jul 2, 2020
Mandy Patinkin recently joined Alex Ganza and Claire Danes to take part a Zoom conversation hosted by 92Y, discussing Homeland and so much more! 
by TV News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Netflix has released the trailer for original documentary FATHER SOLDIER SON.
by TV News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
MA Jolie Fleur (“My pretty flower” in French) is Los Angeles based, New Orleans born/raised visual artist, music video director and music-maker Myke Adams.  Today, he released the track, “Good Life,” the first single from the upcoming debut album “Love Is Fire” from MJF.
by TV News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest are throwing a wedding on “Live with Kelly and Ryan”! Bridge and tunnel officers RASHEDA PATTON and ANTHONY PRESLEY from Brooklyn, New York, had to cancel their June plans due to COVID-19, so “Live” is stepping in to throw them a wedding they'll never forget.
by Richard Ridge - Jul 1, 2020
Today's guest will leave you feeling helplessly obsessed with Eliza Hamiton all over again. Richard Ridge chats with Phillipa Soo about what she hopes young audiences will take from the experience and how she hopes it inspires viewers to take political action!
by Jonathan Marshall - Jul 1, 2020
Charlie hates his job and loathes his life even more. Suicide is never far from his thoughts. His car, like his life, is idling outside the Hollywood home of Kathi Kannon, star of stage and screen and People magazine's worst dressed list. The award winning actress, known for her role as Priestess Talara in an iconic blockbuster sci-fi film, has battled both mental health and drug abuse and is in search of an assistant who might encourage her to focus on her writing. So begins a working relationship quite unlike any other, which gradually blossoms into a deep, candid and heart-warming friendship. Kathi may be centre stage but Charlie learns it's about time he put his own life and his future under the spotlight.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
The unique canal-based Yorkshire theatre company, Mikron Theatre, are launching a new fundraising appeal that aims to help them reach their incredible 50th year of touring.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 1, 2020
Need something new to listen to, read, or watch? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases, including the soundtrack to Royalties, a book about the making of West Side Story, and more!
by Stage Tube - Jul 1, 2020
A new video has been released of Telly Leung performing 'Wrestling' from But I'm A Cheerleader - The Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
BAYARD: A New Musical will be presented as part of a four night festival featuring original musicals by Richard Allen and Taran Gray. The virtual festival raises money for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA) and Broadway for Racial Justice (BFRJ). 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
The Hill-Stead Museum's 152-acre campus, located in Farmington, CT,  will host a completely outdoor summer series. Playhouse on Park will join with a reading of Todd Olson's new play ALTHEA & ANGELA on Sunday, July 12th (Rain Date: Monday, July 13) at 6:30pm (Gates Open at 6pm). This reading of ALTHEA & ANGELA is directed by Sean Harris. Includes a post-show talk back with the cast and director.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
Nathan Lanier, the composer for HOME BEFORE DARK, Antonino D'Ambrosio, the director of FRANK SERPICO, and the PEACE OFFICER filmmakers are Tom Needham's guests this Thursday on WUSB's SOUNDS OF FILM.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
Joe's Pub, a program of The Public Theater, continues JOE'S PUB LIVE!, its free series of live-streamed and archived performances from their iconic stage in New York City. Designed to facilitate social connection during this time of physical distancing, Joe's Pub will share multiple events with audiences worldwide each week.
by David Clarke - Jul 1, 2020
On July 3, 2020, Disney+ will start streaming the smash hit HAMILTON, filmed on Broadway, and it is truly a gift to the world. It's truly too good to miss, so don't throw away your shot.
by Student Blogger: Troy Freeman - Jul 1, 2020
Actors strive to diminish the distance between themselves and their character. By digging deeper, they can procure their character's truth and stumble into beats with more honesty than they could ever hope to craft alone.
by TV News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
Freestyle Digital Media, the digital film distribution division of Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios, has acquired U.S. rights to the farcical comedy, DIVOS!.
by TV News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
Hollywood Records/Republic Records recording artist Sofia Carson and R3HAB premiered their new video for “Miss U More Than U Know” today. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
Award winning musical theater writers Richard Allen and Taran Gray have announced they will be premiering four of their new original musicals virtually to raise money for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA) and Broadway for Racial Justice (BFRJ).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
Refracted Theatre Company is inviting you to an audio-immersive theatrical experience for one. The Swell, an audio-immersive play experience, premieres on multiple platforms launches July 23, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
Mad Cow Theatre has announced their virtual play reading series! This summer, they will be producing two full-length readings and corresponding Drama Club events via a virtual livestream. Both readings are free to the public with a $5 suggested donation, but patrons will need to reserve a spot to receive an access link.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
As the Bay Area's shelter-in-place continues, The Marsh San Francisco continues to offer a variety of programming at 7:30pm nightly on MarshStream, its popular broadcast platform.
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 1, 2020
Multi-talented Sam Harris celebrates the release of his new novel THE SUBSTANCE OF ALL THINGS with an in-depth chat with Stephen Mosher
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
The Black Theatre Network has announced Black Theatre Week: A Virtual Event.
by Andrew Child - Jul 1, 2020
In Women Behind the Curtain, Michael Lin weaves a narrative about a French spy, Renee, on a mission in Cold War Moscow. When a suspiciously-invested secretary, Aleksandra, joins her in her covert travels, the two are set on an action-packed journey through mistrusted informants, double agents, and scenarios that raise questions
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
As Americans prepare to celebrate the nation's birth this Independence Day in the midst of historic uproar about racial disparities and injustices, WORLD Channel — the public media channel that helps us understand conflicts, movements and cultures that may be distinct from our own — presents a new animated musical series, The History of White People in America.