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by Lindsay Kruger - Apr 9, 2020
Keeping SA entertained and keeping herself busy, actress Schelaine Bennett chats to BroadwayWorld South Africa about life under lockdown for herself and in her IGTV series, LOCKDOWN HEIGHTS.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2020
BBC Arts has joined award-winning theatre company Headlong and BAFTA winning Century Films, as broadcast partner for Unprecedented: Real Time Theatre from a State of Isolation, a series of short, digital plays written and performed in isolation, which will be broadcast across the nation during lockdown as part of Culture in Quarantine.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2020
Little Angel Theatre has partnered with theatre director IAN NICHOLSON to stream an adaptation of JON KLASSEN's picture book I Want My Hat Back. The performance will be broadcast on Little Angel Theatre's YouTube channel on Easter Monday, 13 April at 11am BST. Nicholson will be directing and performing the show from home during lockdown, with set designed by Samuel Wilde and music by Jim Whitcher.
by TV News Desk - Apr 9, 2020
Tally Spear has released the lyric video for her brand new single 'Can't Find What I'm Looking For'.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2020
The Mikhailovsky Ballet, one of Russia's top troupes, has found a way to continue bringing the joy of dance to people while safely remaining in their homes.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2020
While venues across the UK have temporarily shut their doors in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Belgrade Theatre is already looking forward to an exciting new season, offering plenty to look forward to once the lockdown is over.
by E.H. Reiter - Apr 9, 2020
MOXIE Theatre has live virtual theatre for you to enjoy with ZOOMFEST
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2020
West Side Story may be temporarily on pause due to the Broadway shut down, but that doesn't mean that the cast isn't staying connected - virtually, of course! 
by Vikki Jane Vile - Apr 8, 2020
The dance studios and weekly classes are all long gone, so what are budding dancers doing to stay in shape now? Luckily, the dance community are a highly disciplined, generous bunch. While we all indulge in some heavy isolation snacking, it's this lot's job to remain fit and healthy. Fortunately for us, they're imparting their knowledge through a selection of live streams, so we can stay home and stay rond de jambe ready.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2020
The Mercury Theatre Colchester are thrilled to announce that they will be streaming their most recent Mercury Pantomime, Cinderella, to the public via YouTube Premiere this Easter weekend.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2020
This Easter, despite the lock-down, Regal Entertainments Ltd have created a free online Pantomime for all the family to enjoy, and what better fairy-tale to be presented during a lock-down than that of a young girl locked up in a tower?
by TV News Desk - Apr 8, 2020
Last week, Pandora launched Listen In, a new series of exclusive playlists that connect artists with listeners through music. Each artist-curated playlist features songs that are soundtracking their lives during this unusual time, with commentary about their connection to the music, what's inspiring them, keeping them busy, or helping them stay focused on the positive. 
by TV Scoop - Apr 8, 2020
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of NEW AMSTERDAM, airing on NBC on Tuesday, April 21, 2020!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2020
In these sad times, The Coronet Theatre, as all other theatres, has been forced to put its usual artistic output on hold. But the passion shared by all artists, whether large or smaller scale, to make and share their work, is as strong as ever.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2020
Martyn Ellis & Adam Price have produced a video of West End stars singing Always Look on the Bright Side of Life to raise money for Acting For Others!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2020
An experimental virtual take on making theatre or virtual storytelling in a mentored and collaborative platform, in the comfort of their own homes during the 21Day National Lockdown.
by Constance Drugeot - Apr 7, 2020
While theWest End has been greatly affected by this strange situation, performers and teachers haven't stop from being creative and sharing their arts! Many of them are now giving free live workshops and classes through their socials to keep people moving and inspired!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2020
The Marsh family is back with another Les Miserables cover!
by Faeron Wheeler - Apr 6, 2020
Looking for a theatre fix during South Africa's lockdown? Sophie Joans has created a wonderful Instagram platform called SCENES ON SCREENS.
by Lindsay Kruger - Apr 6, 2020
One month into her role as General Manager and Producer of The Fugard Theatre, Lamees Albertus has had to navigate her way around running a theatre under lockdown. Albertus does a quick Q&A with BroadwayWorld South Africa about lockdown and the arts, and where you can get your Fugard fix.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2020
National Theatre Wales launched a new digital programme today, developed to create opportunities for theatre makers while venues remain closed as a result of Coronavirus. Network is a new online initiative aimed at connecting communities, sharing moments, reimagining live theatre while enabling and nurturing the performing arts sector in Wales.
by TV News Desk - Apr 6, 2020
Today NYC's Public Practice announce that the physical release of their debut album Gentle Grip on Wharf Cat will move to June 26. The digital release will remain on May 15, the original date.
by TV News Desk - Apr 6, 2020
J.K. Rowling shared on Twitter that she has 'fully recovered' from coronavirus. Rowling shared that she wasn't formally tested, but she had experienced all of the symptoms of coronavirus over the last two weeks.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2020
Before lockdown, Hoopla were running improv classes and shows at multiple venues across London to over 1,000 people each season. Since lockdown, we've started running classes online over Zoom to help people stay sociable during isolation, to take a break from things and have fun.
by Jenny Ell - Apr 15, 2020
Perhaps one of Kander & Ebb's lesser-known works, musical comedy Curtains opened to mixed reviews on Broadway back in 2007, where it starred David Hyde Pierce as Lieutenant Cioffi. The first UK tour has been touring the country since last year before running in the West End and we have been lucky enough to have this stage version streamed for our viewing pleasure during 'lockdown'.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2020
With audiences and artists in lockdown and shows cancelled everywhere, SOLE SESSIONS aims to ease the feeling of isolation by bringing Australian live entertainment into homes across the country and around the world.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2020
Belgian-born Sander Blommaert is a former dancer with The Royal Ballet and a qualified, award-winning ballet teacher who splits a busy career between teaching at Elmhurst Ballet School, Birmingham with his own summer school, workshops and private coaching in and out of the Midlands.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2020
The Playground Theatre Café Covid-19 Food Relief Campaign is making free meals for elderly and vulnerable local people.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2020
The Traverse Theatre will offer its loyal audiences, and those further afield, an opportunity for entertainment and a brief distraction from ongoing events with the presentation of five new short works created and performed by the Donny's Brain creative team and cast.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020
The Fly Honey's extend the Hive through various online streaming events and classes that are sure to lift spirits during the COVID-19 lockdown.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020
World leaders in devising and collaborative theatre, Frantic Assembly has launched a new virtual resource, Frantic Digital, which will give audiences exclusive insight into the creation of some of the company's most iconic productions, including Beautiful Burnout, Lovesong, Othello and Things I Know to be True.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020
Director Jimmy Walters (The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus, Finborough Theatre; Mrs Orwell, Southwark Playhouse) and actress Alexandra Evans (Silent Witness, BBC; Crown for Christmas, Hallmark) invite you to their virtual book club, Shakespeare in Quarantine, a new weekly podcast exploring the extensive back catalogue of the infamous William Shakespeare.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020
Today the first episode of The Lockdown Plays, Cordelia Lynn Fragments, is released on podcast provider platform Acast.
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 14, 2020
MAC Award winner Ricky Ritzel isn't just sitting around at home - he's taking this time to learn, to create... and to binge-watch British detective shows.
by Vikki Jane Vile - Apr 14, 2020
Since taking the lead as Birmingham Royal Ballet's Director just three months ago, Carlos Acosta certainly hasn't had the easiest time of it. His ambitious first season of programming - featuring Don Quixote, Romeo and Juliet, their popular Nutcracker and a exciting Curated by Carlos bill featuring Alessandra Ferri - is on hold for now thanks to Coronavirus, but Acosta has not shied away from trying something new. Quickly shifting into Home From Home mode, Acosta and co. have experimented with performance and social distancing to create a specially adapted version of The Dying Swan, or as it is known here as simply The Swan.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020
Juggling parenthood and a freelance arts career (I'm a playwright and director) was never easy to begin with, but with the country in lockdown, things just got a hell of a lot harder.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020
According to the Jakarta Post, the Avignon Theatre Festival has been cancelled because of the coronavirus outbreak, organizers said Monday.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020
According to The Brisbane Times, The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra will stand down its musicians without pay next week. The orchestra fears it may not survive the coronavirus lockdown.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020
The Barn Theatre in Cirencester have announced a new Shakespeare series which sees the Bard's beloved monologues reimagined to fit into modern day lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic. The series will release a new monologue every weekday to the Barn Theatre's Facebook, YouTube and Twitter accounts, beginning 20th April 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2020
Pens and paper at the ready! On Sunday 19th April at 5:45pm, Jordan Li-Smith (Musical Director and Composer) will be hosting the 2nd #LockdownMTQuizNight, a live-stream musical theatre quiz night via Facebook Live, to raise money for NHS Charities Together.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2020
The Independent has reported that playwright James Graham said that the theatre industry will not survive the coronavirus crisis without an a?oeaggressive government bailouta??.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2020
12 Chinese musical actors covered 'Alexander Hamilton' with COVID-19 Quarantine lyrics to express frustration and determination in the fight against Covid-19.
by TV News Desk - Apr 13, 2020
English folk artist Luke De-Sciscio has announced that he will release his next album, Eucharist, the second in a planned trilogy of records, next Friday, April 24. Today, he shared the album's first single, “Jamie Song'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2020
Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF's building may be closed but that hasn't stopped its creative reinvention of how the show must go on. Each week, actors from past productions are featured in 'throwback' videos on the company's Facebook page. Actors are submitting their own fresh takes of their previous performances from living rooms and backyards following stay-at-home orders during the COVID-19 pandemic. The series of videos are a peek into the life of an actor while the country is on lockdown and a celebration of the undaunted spirit of the artist.
by Faeron Wheeler - Apr 12, 2020
It's an uncertain time for those working in the entertainment industry. We chatted to South African actress Natasha van der Merwe about life for a performer during the lockdown.
by Stage Tube - Apr 12, 2020
Tim Minchin has released a music video for his song HouseFyre (Lockdown Video).
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 11, 2020
Avery Sommers is still going strong, without any plans to retire, and audiences are thrilled. The Broadway alum talks with Stephen Mosher from her home in Florida.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2020
As an antidote to the lockdown, Circle in the Sand and the International Actors Ensemble, in association with the Alex Theatre (Melbourne), present staged online performances of the eight plays of Shakespeare's major history cycle.
by TV Scoop - Apr 10, 2020
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of ALL RISE, airing on CBS on Monday, April 27, 2020!