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by Richard Ridge - Jul 2, 2020
You were willing to wait for it, and now you get him! Today, Richard Ridge chats with Aaron Burr (sir)- Tony winner Leslie Odom, Jr. He discusses how the musical changed in life in huge ways and how he hopes it will have an equally big impact on others.
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 BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Theatre Rhinoceros Presents a Free Zoom/Facebook Live Presentation, JOHNSON, conceived and performed by John Fisher, on July 2, 2020 at 8pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
The Reykjavik Fringe Festival (RVK Fringe) presents the internationally acclaimed, comedic solo show The Pink Hulk: One Woman's Journey to Find the Superhero Within.
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 2, 2020
Stars of Cabaret in Words and Song is a 90-minute online special presented by NATS last week, and on Friday it receives an encore presentation on the Youtube channel Richard Skipper Celebrates, for the release of the book SO YOU WANT TO SING CABARET.
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
The Wyoming Movie Theatre attempted to reopen on Friday, June 26, showing the films The Avengers and Zootopia.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Live opera is beginning to emerge again in Italy, with many companies planning shows for this summer.
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 2, 2020
The world-traveling entertainer known as Big Red has found a way to share her exploits around the world with audiences far and wide, and she's calling it ADVENTURES FROM A BROAD
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 BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Author Kim Borg has announced the release of her new science fiction novel, Edge of Extinction. Readers are raving about this new action-adventure meets science-fiction story that is being described as a fast paced and thought-provoking movie-in-a-book.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
West Windsor Arts Council has named Jyotika Bahree as President of its Board of Trustees. She brings an impressive background in marketing and financial management as well as years of dedicated community service to the arts center.
by TV News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Broadway actor Nick Cordero is still fighting for his life after being diagnosed with COVID-19. Cordero has spent three months in the hospital, and his wife, Amanda Kloots, says he's still critically ill, even though he is now COVID-negative and no longer in a coma.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Several Creative Artists Agency locations will remain closed through the end of the year.
by TV News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Calling all horror writers! The second annual Killer Shorts Horror Short Screenplay Competition is accepting entries from July 1st, 2020. 
by TV News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Acclaimed musician Nathaniel Rateliff debuts the video for his track “Time Stands” today. Directed by Rett Rogers, the video features original scenic footage from various continents filmed during quarantine. The track appears on Rateliff's latest solo album, And It's Still Alright, which was released earlier this year on Stax Records.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
A Pride month edition of Quarantunes, a series of invite-only online concerts hosted by WME Partner Richard Weitz and his daughter Demi Weitz, raised $867,767 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS on Saturday, June 27, 2020. This is the highest single fundraising total ever raised by a Quarantunes Zoom stream.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Media and entertainment groups, including the Screen Actors Guild, Motion Picture Association, International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, NASCAR, the NFL and more, have penned a letter to congressional leadership, asking Congress to provide pandemic risk insurance.
by TV News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Beginning on July 6, CONAN will start broadcasting from the historic Largo at the Coronet in West Hollywood.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
WhatsOnStage has reported that Nuffield Southampton Theatres Will Close Permanently.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Red Bull Theater today announced the selections for their tenth annual festival of 10-minute plays of heightened language and classic themes, featuring two brand new commissions from Jeremy O. Harris and Theresa Rebeck, alongside six brand new plays that have been selected from hundreds of open submissions from playwrights across the country.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
BroadwayWorld is saddened to have learned that writer Christina Tippit Brown has passed away at age 94. 
by Cindy Marcolina - Jul 2, 2020
Next up in the National Theatre at Home series of broadcasts we find a gem of a play coming straight from their archives, Lorraine Hansberry's staggeringly topical Les Blancs. Originally staged in 2016 by director Yaël Farber, it was posthumously completed by Hansberry's former husband Robert Nemiroff for a Broadway run, and then reworked by dramaturge Drew Lichtenberg, Joi Gresham (director of the Lorraine Hansberry Literary Trust), and Farber herself for the production at the National after consulting Hansberry's journals and notes.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Stars in the House continued Wednesday night (8pm) with Joe Benincasa, President & CEO of The Actors Fund, Tom Viola, Executive Director of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Christopher Gattelli and Vasthy Mompoint. This episode was in support of The Actor's Fund.
by TV News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Three powerful cultural voices - author Roxane Gay (Ayiti, Not that Bad, The Best American Short Stories), singer/songwriter, Toshi Reagon, and singer/songwriter, Celisse Henderson - come together for a special evening dedicated to the exploration of inspiration, presented by SongWriter and Harlem School of the Arts, live on Zoom, Saturday, July 11 at 8:00 pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
United States Artists has awarded Linda Goode Bryant with the 2020 Berresford Prize, an annual award that honors cultural practitioners who have contributed significantly to the advancement, wellbeing, and care of artists in society.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Official Pride marches may have been canceled this year due to COVID, but that didn't stop entertainment podcast Add This To Your List from celebrating. Episode 97 of the show welcomes drag queens, activists and real-life friends Alexis Michelle and Dusty Ray Bottoms to talk about Pride 2020, RuPaul's Drag Race, Dragnificent and more.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Stars in the House continues today (8pm) with Rebecca Drysdale, Colette Hawley and Wendy Liebman.
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 BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Goodman Theatre has announced Stateville Voices, the virtual premiere of three new short plays-Parameters of Closeness by André Patterson; Ain't Nothing Like Quality Time by Taurean Decatur; and Comic Books and Candy by Antonio McDowell-all directed by former Goodman Michael Maggio Fellow Sydney Chatman.
by TV News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
SHOWTIME will release the premiere episode of its new docu-series OUTCRY for free online sampling, on streaming platforms and on demand beginning at midnight on Sunday, July 5.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
The Understudy by Ellen Tovatt Leary is marking its release today. The charming, evocative, and authentic novel portrays the life of a Broadway actress in the 1970s, evoking the familiar rooms, smells, situations and romance of the industry in a way that only a true veteran of the Great White Way can do.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Even in the midst of a global pandemic, an economic collapse and social justice unrest throughout the US and the world - we are all trying to find ways to celebrate and stay positive.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
In observance of the late and legendary Bob Marley's 75th Birthday, and in honor of the July 1 International Reggae Day celebrations, an official music video for Bob Marley's 'No Woman No Cry,' premiered today.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
From July 6-17, more than 200 of the country's most outstanding teen musicians-hailing from 41 states across the USA-come together to form an online virtual musical community, taking part in Carnegie Hall's three acclaimed national youth ensembles-the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA), NYO2, and NYO Jazz.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Keeping in mind the health and safety of their staff, performers, and patrons, 1st Stage has decided to begin its next season in February of 2021. Join 1st Stage in February, April, and May for three fantastic full-length productions, and in July 2021 for the return of the groundbreaking Logan Festival of Solo Performance.
by Student Blogger: Leah Packer - Jul 2, 2020
I will give special focus on dealing with the dreaded rejection, one of the...less fun parts about pursuing a career in theatre. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Fyah Roiall (pronounced 'royal') is one of Jamaica's most exciting rappers at the forefront of the emerging 'grimehall' sound (also sometimes referred to as 'traphall'), a new forward-facing subgenre of Jamaican music that combines American trap, UK grime, and dancehall.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
National Theatre of Scotland HAS revealed the latest Scenes for Survival releases
by Student Blogger: Breanna Ebisch - Jul 2, 2020
Schools of all education levels, local theaters, national tours across the country and even Broadway itself had to make the tough decision about whether performances would continue when COVID-19 began majorly impacting America.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Wood Entertainment has announced the August 18 digital/VOD release of the highly anticipated documentary feature PRETENDING I'M A SUPERMAN - THE TONY HAWK VIDEO GAME STORY with US distributor, Entertainment Squad. Wood Entertainment acquired Worldwide rights to the film in May at the Mammoth Film Festival in a deal negotiated between CEO Tara Wood and Producer Ralph D'Amato ('Tony Hawk Pro Skater' series, 'Gun') on behalf of D'Amato Productions.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Broadway may be closed until 2021 but you can see one of Broadway's most classic and beloved tales, 42nd Street, on the big screen in the largest- ever production of the breathtaking musical at The Ridgefield Playhouse on July 18 at 7:30pm!   
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Susanna Gellert, Executive Artistic Director of Weston Playhouse Theatre Company, announces the debut of Weston Writers, the flagship project of Weston's Reimagined 2020 Season. This new works initiative builds on Weston's long history of supporting playwrights and musical theatre writers through retreats, workshops, the annual Weston-Ghostlight New Musical Award, and world premieres on the Weston stages (PREGNANCY PACT, SAINT-EX, ANALOG & VINYL).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
National Sawdust's physical doors are still closed but, thanks to a generous grant from the Alphadyne Foundation, the mission of providing artists the resources and support they need to create and present new work continues with the Digital Discovery Festival, featuring over 100 artists from May through August. All past and present Digital Discovery Festival events are accessible on the newly-constructed Live@NationalSawdust website, as well as on Facebook Live, entirely free of charge.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
South Street Seaport Museum announces a free virtual program on printing in 19th Century New York, with Bowne & Co. Stationers, on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 12:30pm EDT. Sign up to reserve a spot at https://turnstiletours.com/bowne-co-letterpress-printing-in-19th-century-new-york/. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh (MCP) has been connecting communities to the art of choral music for 112 years, and even a pandemic will not stop the choir from continuing that mission. This summer, MCP has teamed up with the Oratorio Society of Minnesota (OSM) to offer a?oeCandid Conversations,a?? a weekly, online program that will combine professional vocal coaching sessions with lectures on timely topics in choral music. The sessions, which are free and open to all, will be held on Wednesdays, 8-9:30 p.m. EST, July 8 through August 5. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) is pleased to present  PART 2 of Jazz 101 Virtual hosted by renowned musician and educator Bobby Sanabria, on Tuesday, July 7th at 7 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
The Old Globe's first coLAB PRIDE Celebration, in collaboration with Diversionary Theatre and San Diego Pride, will feature live-streamed performances of short plays by LGBTQ+ playwrights Shairi Engle, Jaime Estepa, Katherine Harroff, and Miki Vale, with additional material created by Teen-Versionary and the Stonewall Salona?"two of Diversionary's arts education programs serving teenagers and the older generation, under the direction of Diversionary's Director of Arts Education and Outreach and this event's co-producer, Skyler Sullivan.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
The Court Theatre will reopen its doors and showcasing a special cabaret season with Christchurch's very own Ali Harper (Songs for Nobodies; A Doris Day Special; Legendary Divas) and jazzman Tom Rainey (ONZM).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
To deliver excellent sound and provide fans with an unforgettable experience, Universal Sound Productions equipped the BNS Drive-in Concerts with a world-class HARMAN Professional audio solution that includes an array of JBL Professional VerTec Series loudspeakers.