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by Courtney Savoia - Sep 9, 2020
Tony Award nominee, Sarah Stiles (Tootsie, Hand to God) recently released her debut EP, You Can Ukulele With Me, via Broadway Records. This recoding is in collaboration with songwriter, Holly Gewandter, and has become a bright spot in these uncertain times. Coincidentally recorded ahead of the COVID-19 pandemic, this EP resonates now more than ever, as we are searching for an escape from the stress and worry and this recording, produced and arranged by Scott Wasserman, is a cheery and humorous antidote.
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 9, 2020
VIRTUAL HALSON always promises the greatest in entertainment and the September 11th episode will be extra special when Julie welcomes her bestie, Jim.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2020
When superstars support music education, they do it in a big way. On Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 7pm, the Music Conservatory of Westchester will present its 19th Annual Gala virtually, and it will be nothing short of spectacular.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2020
Today's guests are Debbie Gravitte and Alex Getlin!
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 3, 2020
Julie Halston's hit online chat show continues a weekly tradition of groovy guests.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2020
Today's special guests are Jessica Keenan Wynn and Erich Bergen.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2020
Today (September 17) in live streaming: Judy Kuhn visits Backstage Live, Next on Stage: Dance Edition continues, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2020
There's no doubt Julie Halston can put on an excellent performance! Check out some of her past gigs before this week's Birdland concert!
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 16, 2020
And the hits just keep on coming for Virtual Halston
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2020
A slate of celebrated Broadway stars will be offering exclusive one-on-one video chats during the virtual version of the Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction this Sunday, September 20, 2020.
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2020
Singer/Songwriter Jared Ashley is set to captivate listeners with the release of his latest single “Stained”.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2020
BroadwayWorld Events is bringing you incredible talent right into your home!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2020
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents its annual free Meet and Greet Introductory gathering, this year revamped for social distancing via Zoom and addressing the adjustments the organization has made during the current pandemic. You are invited to join us for Staying TRU in Tough Times, and What Our Community Can Offer You on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 via Zoom.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2020
VIRTUAL HALSTON - Julie Halston's weekly YouTube talk show, continues today. Produced by Julie Halston and Jim Caruso, VIRTUAL HALSTON was created to provide much-needed laughter in a dark, uncertain time, has indeed, provided respite to thousands of viewers each week. Ms. Halston states, 'I really wanted to find a way to help people laugh again during this terrible time. And our show helps keep the light on for performers and fans until theater finds its way back.'
by Gil Kaan - Sep 11, 2020
Kritzerland will celebrate their ten years of producing monthly cabarets with their 109th show THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY SHOW, livestreaming this Sunday September 13, 2020. I jumped at the chance to pose a few queries to Beth Malone, Tony nominated for her lead role as author Alison Bechdel in FUN HOME, and, as Angel, seen flying over Prior Walter in ANGELS IN AMERICA.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 29, 2020
This week's list features the upcoming release of the recording of Nick Cordero's concert at Feinstein's/54 Below in 2019, as well as the book of A Strange Loop, and more.
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2020
Country music icon, Terri Clark, has announced she will be releasing her new album titled, It’s Christmas… Cheers! on September 25, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2020
VIRTUAL HALSTON - Julie Halston's weekly YouTube talk show - has announced its list of guest stars as the livestream webcast enters its fourth month in August.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2020
New York Youth Symphony has announced the third season of its Musical Theater Songwriting Program. Led by director Anna K. Jacobs, and in partnership with the Harlem School of the Arts, New York Film Academy, New York Songspace, and Maestra, the program is specially designed to lead students through a range of musical theater songwriting processes.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2020
Broadway Records announced today the release of You Can Ukulele With Me, the debut EP from Tony Award-nominee Sarah Stiles.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2020
As the Des Moines Performing Arts Center continues to keep its doors shut during the current global health crisis, they have made the decision to reschedule their upcoming Willis Broadway series, according to the Des Moines Register.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2020
Voting continues for the 2020 BWW Albums/CDs Awards, recognizing the best releases from 2019 & 2020 - and we've got the first round of standings! Check out who's leading each category!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2020
Tony-winners Ann Reinking and Santino Fontana (Tootsie), George Wendt (Cheers), Cedric Yarbrough (Reno 911), Rachel Dratch (SNL), Beverly D'Angelo (National Lampoon's Vacation films), Maulik Pancholy (30 Rock), Renee Taylor (The Nanny), Lynne Stewart (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia), Anika Larsen (Beautiful) and Drew Droege (Bright Colors and Bold Patterns) have joined The Pack Podcast.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2020
Theater Resources Unlimited will present the July Panel Adapt and Survive: How the Arts Are Outwitting COVID on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 via Zoom. Networking begins at 7pm and the panel starts at 7:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020
The South Florida Sun Sentinel has reported that south Florida theaters are hoping that Broadway productions will return to the Florida stages in December 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020
The a?oeBleeding Love, Songs from the Podcasta?? album, with music by Arthur Lafrentz Bacon and lyrics by Harris Doran, is being released for FREE download, today on all streaming sites.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020
'Tootsie' Tony- nominee Lilli Cooper joins her brother, Little Shop of Horrors star Eddie Cooper for 'Meat Truck,' a song parody of Tiger King, inspired by Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2020
The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF), the nation's leading pulmonary fibrosis (PF) patient education and advocacy organization, has appointed actress and comedienne, Julie Halston, to its Board of Directors.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2020
Kara Lindsay (Newsies, Wicked), Larry Owens (A Strange Loop), and Jenny DiNoia (Wicked) are the latest stars to chat with Connor & Dylan MacDowell on their podcast DRAMA.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2020
Creating a network for likeminded theatre makers, the Theatre Producer Portal (TPP) is an exciting new online resource to encourage growth within the arts industry and enhance careers. Connecting producers, writers, and investors at all stages of their development, the platform aims to break down industry barriers and establish a space for creativity to manifest.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2020
Every Thursday at 3pm from September 10th - October 31st, Tony award-winning actress Tonya Pinkins and TV & Broadway star Ciara Renée will come together for exclusive, one-on-one conversations with new guest stars each week when Pinkins' puts a horror-fying lens on the upcoming election with her film RED PILL.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2020
Tony Award® winner Alice Ripley (Next to Normal, Side Show), Tony® nominee Sarah Stiles (Newsies, Wicked), and American Theater Hall of Fame honoree Nick Adams (Falsettos, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert), are the latest Broadway favorites to appear with Connor & Dylan MacDowell on their podcast DRAMA.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2020
Tony Winner Chuck Cooper (The Life), who is currently on Sara Bareilles' tv show, Little Voice, joins Tony nominees Lilli Cooper (Tootsie) and Lauren Ambrose (My Fair Lady) as guests on Lance Roberts on Broadway's Calling.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2020
Today's guest is Tony and Golden Globe winner, actress and singer LINDA LAVIN.
by Stephen Mosher - Aug 28, 2020
Birdland's new concert series delivers the goods... and the stars.
by Stephen Mosher - Aug 26, 2020
Julie Halston and Linda Lavin? Yes, please
by Stage Tube - Aug 26, 2020
Today The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization announced the next video in their YouTube series R&H Goes Pop! - At Home. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Harta??s first professional collaboration, upcoming R&H Goes Pop! episodes will feature new performances from across the legendary duoa??s catalog.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2020
Today (August 22-23) in live streaming: Rachel Bay Jones sings with Seth Rudetsky, the Pippin cast reunites on Stars in the House, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2020
Today's guests are award-winning actors Mercedes Ruehl and Michael Urie, who reunite to discuss their unforgettable turns as mother and son in the recent revival of TORCH SONG TRILOGY.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2020
Hosted by Ben Cameron, the NEXT ON STAGE: DANCE EDITION judges panel will include: Phil LaDuca, Asmeret Ghebremichael, Tyler Hanes, Sasha Hutchings, and Megan Sikora- plus more special guests judges to be announced soon!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 19, 2020
Need something new to read or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases! This week's newly-announced releases include the cast recording for A Killer Party, which features Carolee Carmello, Drew Gehling, Laura Osnes, Alex Newell, Jeremy Jordan, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2020
Broadway for Biden is a newly formed, inclusive online community dedicated to bringing together professional theater makers, students, and Broadway fans around the country to raise awareness on key issues in the 2020 presidential election, increase voter turnout, and raise funds to elect Joe Biden and Kamala Harris to the White House this November.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater will present a benefit concert of SOLDIERGIRLS, a new two-person musical with book and lyrics by Em Weinstein and music by Emily Johnson-Erday. SOLDIERGIRLS uses real letters and a collage of found and original text to look at love, liberation, and lesbianism in the Womena??s Army Corps in World War II.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020
BLACK BROADWAY MEN is a new and exciting non-profit organization which utilizes social and educational opportunities to strengthen the bond of healing and unity for ALL Black men in both the Broadway and theatre community.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2020
This week's Weekend Warm-Up will be led by Marie's Crisis pianist Kenney Green and special guests Britney Coleman, Shaleah Adkisson, and Fredi Walker-Browne! Tune in today at 4pm to join the piano party!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2020
Former Broadway producer/publicist, David Rothenberg will be taking his autobiographical play, NAMEDROPPING, to a laptop near you on Wednesday, August 19th at 7:00 pm. 
by Student Blogger: Maeve Reilly - Aug 12, 2020
Over the 2019 winter break, I defied my parents and decided I wanted to go to New York after Christmas.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2020
The people have spoken and the results are in for the 2020 BWW Albums/CDs Awards, recognizing the best releases from 2019 & 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2020
Chickenshed was the first theatre to bring David Walliams The Midnight Gang to the stage back in 2017 - and they will bring it to you again, this time on a screen near you, and in the comfort of your own home!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2020
The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center has announced performances slated for the 2021 Season. Due to the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Center will continue to deliver on its mission virtually through the end of 2020 and is focusing on opening its doors in early 2021 for an exciting lineup of performances.