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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
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 BWW Staff - Jan 6, 2021
Winners have been announced for the 2020 BroadwayWorld Central New York Awards - which were back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2021
Jefferson Performing Arts Society is proud to announce its 43rd season lineup, featuring two New Orleans area premieres. The spring season kicks off with a one-man show about the life of the great African-American bass-baritone, scholar, actor, and athlete Paul Robeson, followed by the psychological drama One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2021
Progress is being made on the conversion and expansion of the historic Times Square Theater, located at 215 West 42nd Street.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2021
DeWanda Wise, star of the Netflix series 'She'd Gotta Have It,' and her husband, Alano Miller, best known for the WGN America drama series 'Underground,' will join Ted Lange as co-hosts of New Federal Theatre's '50th Anniversary Virtual Gala' January 17, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM.  
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 31, 2020
A host of Broadway and Disney stars are the latest guests on David Alpert's 'E-Ticket to Broadway' podcast. 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2020
Los Altos Stage Company has announced the second one-actor production in its current 3-Show Virtual Mini Season.
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 TV News Desk - Dec 23, 2020
Spread the word, Upper Eastsiders -- all six seasons of “Gossip Girl” are coming to HBO Max on January 1st.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2020
The Des Moines Community Playhouse has announced that it has received an Iowa Arts & Culture Recovery Program grant from the Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs. Grant funds will support general theatre operations including planned spring shows with streaming components and classes both in-person and online. 
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!