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by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2020
On November 26 at 8pm, a third virtual fundraising event took place to benefit Joe Allen's in the UK! The event featured Ian McKellen and Jennifer Saunders in conversation with Harriet Thorpe, alongside the likes of Christopher Biggins, Lesley Joseph, Amanda Barrie, Maureen Lipman and Gyles Brandreth.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2020
The Des Moines Playhouse in collaboration with Clive Davis Arts Productions brings a special holiday concert from Liz Callaway. Home for the Holidays will stream live at 6:00 PM, Friday, Dec. 11, 2020. Tickets purchased through The Playhouse website are $20 per device (not per person) and reflect a discount over public prices. In addition, a portion of the ticket price is donated to The Playhouse.  
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2020
The Des Moines Playhouse is seeking actors for Onyx Readings. Needs are for actors of color over age 18, any gender, with a majority of roles for Black actors.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2020
The Des Moines Playhouse is seeking Black actors and artists for an upcoming filmed theatre project. Nature of the Dream is a devised, ensemble-based piece developed through film, art, and music. Through the use of multimedia, this project will affirm that Black Iowan stories matter. Black actors and artists, over age 18, in all mediums, of any gender are invited to share stories.  
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2020
Jonathan Freeman and Mary Testa have found a way to celebrate theatre through their legendary portrayals of Bert Barry and Maggie Jones in 2001's Tony-winning revival of 42nd Street. They will also share stories and laughs from their varied careers while taking questions live from fans.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2020
On November 26 at 8pm, a third virtual fundraising event to benefit Joe Allen's in the UK will be taking place! The event will feature Ian McKellen and Jennifer Saunders in conversation with Harriet Thorpe, alongside the likes of Christopher Biggins, Lesley Joseph, Amanda Barrie, Maureen Lipman and Gyles Brandreth.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 21, 2020
BroadwayWorld put together a list of all the live action musicals you can stream on Netflix, Hulu, HBO Max, BroadwayHD, and Disney Plus. Are you looking for something to get your mind off… all of this? So are we. Because everyone needs some escape,
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2020
'Playhouse Live!,' the 30-minute, free Virtual Variety show produced by Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, PA, streams again this Sunday night, November 22 at 7 p.m. with an all-new program and added musical performances.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2020
BroadwayHD was named winner in the Outstanding Innovation category and the winner of the Outstanding Product/Service category at the 2020 Global Business Excellence Awards.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2020
Signature Theatre has announced today that their 2021-22 Season will feature five works by five Resident Playwrights, including a production by Signature's Residency 1 playwright Anna Deavere Smith, world premiere plays from Residency 5 playwrights Annie Baker, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Samuel D. Hunter & a New York premiere by Dominique Morisseau.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2020
The Des Moines Playhouse follows its successful fall season with a family holiday show, Playhouse on the Air Presents: Miracle on 34th Street, Dec. 4-20, 2020. For those not ready to return inside the theatre building, The Playhouse is offering a livestream of opening night, Dec. 4, and on-demand viewing through Dec. 27.
by Cristina Martinez - Nov 16, 2020
Las películas musicales son una gran opción mientras los teatros van abriendo sus puertas, ya que acercan al salón de casa toda la magia, espectáculo y emoción que tanto echamos de menos. No te pierdas el índice de los musicales disponibles en las distintas plataformas.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2020
Following the success of the streamed online concert Spotlight on the Future LIVE!, Louis Rayneau and The Drive In London today announces the return of Spotlight on the Future LIVE! at The Drive In.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2020
 The Des Moines Community Playhouse held the 2020 Dionysos Awards, virtually, on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020. The theatre honored eight backstage, guest services, and education volunteers, and announced eight acting awards. The evening began with a number from the theatre's Celebration of the Century, held on Nov. 2, 2019, and concluded with a song from 2018 Dionysos Award double-recipient, Blake Clyde.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2020
Shorter days, and cooler nights means it’s time to cozy up with some hot performances on BroadwayHD, the premier streaming service for theater fans!  Today, the streaming platform announced their robust November lineup filled with rockin’ musical numbers, thrilling operas, and even a little holiday cheer. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2020
The Des Moines Playhouse initiates its new program, Onyx Script Reading Series, at 6:30 PM, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020. The series' first script is Widows by Gillian Flyn and Steve McQueen. The evening is free and open to everyone. The reading will be presented on Zoom. A link to join the reading will be posted on The Playhouse's website, dmplayhouse.com, and Facebook page.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2020
Now in its 102nd year of bringing excellence in entertainment and education to Central Iowa, The Des Moines Playhouse announces the addition of Ryan Crane as director of philanthropy.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2020
The Playhouse will help ring in the new year with Party in a Box. The Playhouse Party in a Box has all the elements for fun: beverages, snacks, and noisemakers with options for families and for grown-ups. Party in a Box also includes entertainment with an on-demand concert available for viewing whenever your celebration takes place.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2020
In celebration of the last 25 years as a leader in performing arts access for New York City children, friends of the New Victory, including Renée Elise Goldsberry, John Lithgow and Sarah Jessica Parker, among others, wish the theater a Happy 25th Birthday.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2020
5-STAR-THEATRICALS will present its first free virtual concert on December 12, 2020 at 7:00pm titled 'Thankful' which will stream on their website. This special event brings together a cabaret of spectacular talents and will also feature cameos from past performers, like Katharine McPhee, Adam Pascal, Julia Lester, Veronica Dunne and more.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2020
5-Star Theatricals presents its first free virtual concert on December 12, 2020 at 7:00pm titled 'Thankful' which will stream on their website @ www.5startheatricals.com, and on Facebook and YouTube.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2020
Tony Nominees Rory O'Malley and Mary Testa are the latest Broadway actors interviewed by The Audition Helper Podcast. Rory O'Malley was nominated for his performance as Elder McKinley in the original cast of The Book of Mormon. Mary Testa received her third Tony nomination for her performance as Aunt Eller in the Daniel Fish revival of Oklahoma.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2020
Like a ride on a sleigh through a twinkling town dressed in white, a new album from velvet-voiced Wesley Alfvin makes its way to the fore. Offering listeners a romp through a sentimental wonderland of all things festive, 'The Magic of Christmas Eve' is what one could call a well-won respite wrapped in holiday cheer.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2020
Gulfshore Playhouse has announced 'Higher,' its first show of the 2020-21 season, will go global. This new one-man show created right here in Naples will stream everywhere, allowing audiences all over the world to enjoy the world premiere production.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2020
Gulfshore Playhouse, Naples' premier professional theater, is excited to announce “Higher,” its first show of the 2020-21 season, will go global. This new one-man show created right here in Naples will stream everywhere, allowing audiences all over the world to enjoy the world premiere production. The filmed production will be available for viewing Dec. 15, 2020 to Jan. 15, 2021. Pre-sale tickets are $50 and can be purchased today.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2020
State Theatre New Jersey announces A Broadway Conversation and Q&A Moderated by Tony Award-winning Producer Ken Davenport: Featuring 8 Broadway Actors and a Director on Wednesday, January 27 at 7pm.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2020
National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that collaborate in innovative ways to develop, produce, and extend the life of new plays, has announced the recipient of this year's Annual Commission: Nambi E. Kelley, in partnership with San Diego Repertory Theatre, will develop her new play, Project American X.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 20, 2020
This week's Theater Stories features the American Airlines Theatre! Learn about the Tony-winning plays to grace the stage, including 12 Angry Men, The Constant Wife and more; the theatre's upcoming shows 1776 and Birthday Candles, and much more!
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 20, 2020
On Christmas Day 2020 a huge gathering of star-studded talent joins together in a virtual telethon to save a beloved show-business institution greatly in need of help.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2020
Join The Shows Must Go On from this Friday 4th December for the multi-award winning production of 42nd Street starring stage legend Bonnie Langford! The show will be available to view for 48 hours. 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2020
The Des Moines Playhouse is continuing to offer children’s classes in-person this winter while also offering other classes exclusively online. The theatre has classes for students in preschool through adults, beginning Jan. 9, 2021.
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 19, 2020
Ten years of SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED came to an abrupt halt in March. Now Phil Geoffrey Bond prepares for the first-ever film version of his creation to debut on December 26th, care of 54 Below.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2020
New Federal Theatre will hold a 50th Anniversary Gala Celebration as a virtual event January 17, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM. The Gala will be accessible from the theater's website, and will honor Cliff Frazier, Ron Himes, S. Epatha Merkerson, Ed Pitt, Phylicia Rashad, Oz Scott, Beth Turner, Glynn Turman and Douglas Turner Ward.  
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2020
Auditions for Leaving Iowa will be held virtually with an audition video submission deadline of 6:00 PM, Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. All auditions are open to the public; no one is pre-cast. Details about the video auditions are online at dmplayhouse.com/volunteer/audition.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2020
BroadwayHD is gifting viewers an extra helping of new holiday-themed titles leading into the Yuletide season.  Fans of the “Goes Wrong Show” British comedy series developed by Mischief Theatre will be excited to see A Christmas Carol Goes Wrong arrive on the service today, December 14th.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2020
“Playhouse Live!,” the 30-minute, free Virtual Variety show produced by Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, PA, streams again next Sunday night, December 20 at 7 p.m. with an all-new program and added musical performances.
by TV News Desk - Dec 1, 2020
The feel good Broadway musical, adapted for the screen, will arrive on December 11th. Find out what the critics had to say about the Ryan Murphy-helmed film, starring Meryl Streep, James Corden, Nicole Kidman, Keegan-Michael Key, Kerry Washington, Ariana DeBose, Andrew Rannells, and Jo Ellen Pellman, below!