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by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2020
Earlier this week, Michael R. Jackson's A Strange Loop made history as one of only ten musicals to earn the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in the 104 year history of the prizes.
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2020
Ruthie Ann Miles has announced the birth of her baby daughter, Hope Elizabeth!
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2020
Infinity Theatre Company has cancelled its upcoming 2020 summer season.
by Stephi Wild - May 7, 2020
Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! On May 6, he chatted with all things Sondheim with Melissa Errico and Michael Cerveris.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2020
On May 9 (7:30pm) PBS Poetry in America will air 'Finishing The Hat' - Stephen Sondheim. Sondheim is widely hailed as the greatest modern American musical theater composer.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - May 6, 2020
Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Tune in right here today, May 6 (12pm), as he chats with all things Sondheim with Melissa Errico and Michael Cerveris.
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2020
Need something new to listen to, read, or watch? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases, including a Jagged Little Pill book, Rags and Cambodian Rock Band cast recordings, Sea Wall/A Life audiobook, and more!
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2020
Porchlight Music Theatre's 25th Anniversary season continues with its new free virtual series 'Sondheim @ 90 Roundtable' with host Michael Weber, on Porchlight's Facebook page, www.facebook.com/PorchlightMusicTheatre.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2020
The highly anticipated West End season of Sunday in the Park with George, starring Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal and Tony Award winner Annaleigh Ashford has postponed its season in the West End until further notice, following the temporary closure of theatreland this spring.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2020
On May 9 (7:30pm) PBS Poetry in America will air 'Finishing The Hat' - Stephen Sondheim. Sondheim is widely hailed as the greatest modern American musical theater composer. Series creator Elisa New speaks with Broadway stage actors including Melissa Errico, writer Adam Gopnik, and others to explore Sondheim's singular ability to blend lyrics and music-using as their case study this song from his Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Sunday in the Park with George.
by West of Broadway - May 5, 2020
Will & Wendy get a chance to talk to the captivating and brilliant Adam Epstein about his upcoming 11-week online course presented by the Pasadena Playhouse.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020
The Pulitzer Prize Board today will present the 2020 award winners' (originally scheduled for Monday, April 20) for Prizes in Journalism, Books, Drama and Music. Who will win this year? Tune in right here at 3pm to watch the announcement live!
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020
It was just announced by Pulitzer Prize Administrator Dana Canedy that Michael R. Jackson's A Strange Loop has officially won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. This year's finalists included: Will Arbery's Heroes of the Fourth Turning and David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori's Soft Power.
by Shari Barrett - May 3, 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 Robert Yacko, one of the busiest triple-threat performers in Los Angeles!
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2020
Forty of the nation's top high school vocalists have been selected to participate in the 2020 Songbook Academy® summer intensive, a week of personal instruction and mentoring from arts and entertainment professionals presented each year by the Great American Songbook Foundation.
by Stage Tube - May 22, 2020
Quentin Garzón has released the first video in his Virtual Performance series, featuring himself and Lindsay Pearce singing 'Move On' from Sunday in the Park with George!
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2020
On this day in 1984, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's art-world masterpiece, Sunday in the Park with George, opened on Broadway starring Mandy Patinkin and Bernadette Peters.
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2020
The Theatre Podcast with Alan Seales presents Vidya Makan. Vidya Makan is a composer, singer, actor, and musician based in Melbourne, Australia, and most recently starred as Dot/Marie in Sunday in the Park with George. Vidya's other credits include: Lady Capulet in Romeo And Juliet, Green Day's American Idiot, Merrily We Roll Along and more.
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2020
Due to the Coronavirus crisis, plans for the annual Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year (#SSSSPOTY) were sadly cancelled. The week that lockdown was announced, 70 students from colleges nationwide had been due to travel to London, in order to select 12 finalists to compete for Student Performer of the Year 2020 in June.
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2020
Looking for something new to read while stuck inside, but still need your Broadway fix? We've rounded up 10 of our favorite theatre-themed history books to fill the void!
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2020
The Stephen Sondheim Society has joined forces with Jordan Li-Smith to raise much needed funds for Acting for Others.
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2020
For the 106th Kritzerland show, Kritzerland is once again doing the show on Facebook and YouTube Live. For the June show, there's a great cast, it's more ambitious than the May show, and once again any donations would go to the Group Rep Theater in North Hollywood, non-profit 501 (c) (3).
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2020
The Board of Directors of The Shubert Organization announced the appointment of Richard J. Poccia as a new member of the board, effective immediately. Mr. Poccia will also serve on the board of The Shubert Foundation.
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 12, 2020
The stars of Piaf - which should have been performed at Nottingham Playhouse and Leeds Playhouse this spring - have come together for an exclusive performance of Hymne a L'Amour. The piece, initiated by Director Adam Penford and Musical Director Alex Parker, gives audiences an exclusive taste of what to expect from the postponed production.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2020
On this day in 2003, the curtain went up on the legendary Bernadette Peters as Mama Rose in Gypsy on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2020
At an online media announcement - pre-taped in front of Meridian Hall with physically distanced protocols in place - streamed June 8 on the Dora Awards YouTube channel, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) announced 243 nominations for the 41st annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2020
Krizterland's a?oeJune is Bustin' In All Overa??, free concert of an eclectic mix of songs that are romantic, funny and touching, produced and hosted by Bruce Kimmel, musical direction by Richard Allen with technical expertise by Hartley Powers.   Via Live Stream on Sunday, June 7th at 5:00 PM (PST), 8:00 PM (EST)
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2020
On Friday, June 12 at 3:00 p.m., The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture will present Poetry In America - Live featuring 'Finishing The Hat' by Stephen Sondheim.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2020
As a result of their annual event the Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year (SSSSPOTY) being cancelled, due to Covid-19, the SSS will be launching its first online Sondheim Sessions this Sunday.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2020
The annual Dora Awards celebrate excellence in professional theatre, dance and opera in a ceremony that includes 46 Dora Awards, the Silver Ticket Award, and the Jon Kaplan Audience Choice Award.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 25, 2020
Today's top stories: get a first look at 'Alexander Hamilton' from the filmed version of Hamilton, coming to Disney+!
by Jim Munson - Jun 25, 2020
It is time for Robert Kelley to take a richly-deserved curtain call. June 30th will be his last day as Artistic Director of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley after a mind-blowing 50 years in that role. It is not hyperbole to state there isn't another individual who has had a more profound influence on the Bay Area theatre landscape. Kelley founded TheatreWorks as a scrappy, community theater company in April, 1970 and guided its transformation over the years into a Tony-winning powerhouse and nationally-recognized incubator of new works. BroadwayWorld had the pleasure of speaking with Kelley earlier this spring to discuss his half-century history with TheatreWorks.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2020
BroadwayHD has announced its July lineup including the acclaimed hit Sunday in the Park with George, starring Tony Award winners Bernadette Peters and Mandy Patinkin.
by BWW Prompts - Jun 24, 2020
We want to hear from you! Submit your response to our daily #bwwprompts, where each day we'll be asking our readers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram questions to spark some theater conversation.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2020
Lincoln Center is currently streaming its 2014 production of Act One, as part of #LincolnCenterAtHome.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2020
For the 107th Kritzerland show, Kritzerland stays home once again with another talent-packed song-filled show. Kritzerland Influencers is the show title and to say more than that would spoil the fun. But as with all Kritzerland shows, there'll be classic theater and film songs, some rarities, and a fews songs that might be completely unfamiliar.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2020
Los Altos Stage Company's 2019-2020 season opened with a bang in September 2019, with the critically-acclaimed West Coast Premiere of Admissions (the highest attended straight play in the 25-year history of the Company!), followed by the holiday classic Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Musical Radio Play and the again-critically-acclaimed South Bay Premiere of OSLO, the third highest attended straight play in the history of the Company. Quite the start to our 25th Anniversary season. Until the totally unforeseen impact of COVID-19. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2020
For a special live YouTube premiere on June 20 at 6PM, Tony Award-nominee Melissa Errico will join the award-winning show Living the Classical Life as the first distinguished non-classical guest in the series.
by Stage Tube - Jun 16, 2020
Hayley Podschun welcomes Tony Nominee and Broadway Star Lilli Cooper to the Season 2 Premiere of THE BROADWAY BACHELORETTE! The episode is now available on Hayley's YouTube channel, and you can watch it below! Tune in to see what your favorite Broadway stars think of the 'most dramatic show ever.'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2020
Piano man Michael McAssey hosts Piano Bar Live! Tuesday, June 16th at 7:15 pm ET, following New York City's 7 O'Clock Cheer. This week's guests will be Sal Viviano, Liz Larsen, Phyllis Pastore, Mark Hartman, Beckie Menzie, Yvette Monique Clark and our weekly mystery guest!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2020
Today (June 12) in live streaming: The Wiz Live is back, the newest Broadway's Next on Stage and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2020
Producer Mark Cortale announced today that award-winning theatre superstars Audra McDonald, Lea Salonga, and Melissa Errico will join the line-up of talent slated to participate in The Seth Concert Series, the weekly virtual series based on Seth Rudetsky's international Broadway series that began at The Art House in Provincetown.
by Student Blogger: Maeve Reilly - Jun 10, 2020
'Share the Spotlight' will feature current University of Colorado Boulder theatre students and recent grads - first up is Brendan Lynch!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2020
The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center announced today the 2020 summer season which will be held entirely online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2020
Metta Theatre and Aria Entertainment are joining forces to produce a brand-new life affirming musical THE RHYTHMICS.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2020
Seth Rudetsky's internationally acclaimed Broadway concert series that first began in Provincetown at The Art House in 2011 is now a weekly virtual series entitled The Seth Concert Series. Melissa Errico's performance as part of The Seth Concert Series, re-airs today at 3 PM ET.
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 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 BWW Contests - Jul 1, 2020
We're giving two readers a chance to win a ticket to The Seth Rudetsky Concert Series starring Melissa Errico! The winners will receive a ticket to the virtual concert. Enter now!