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by Stephen Mosher - Sep 30, 2020
She meant a lot to many. Here's one man's story.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 28, 2020
Darren Day joins the West End Musical Drive in Godspell cast and brings a heavenly offer with him; with 'Drive Out To Help Out' cars are now being sold on a special buy one get one free basis (for this event only) to help raise money for selected charities.
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Sep 28, 2020
Today's episode features Broadway veteran Stephen Bogardus, who chats about how he's coping with life in the pandemic, how theatre has changed since March, and how he expects changes to continue in the future.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2020
Prepare ye the way of Godspell in concert at the West End Musical Drive In! Following the success of the recent 50th anniversary online production, some of the West End's biggest stars will reunite to continue the celebration in an exciting one-off screening with performances from the cast.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 15, 2020
The City of West Hollywood and Classical Theatre Lab present two live costumed readings of a?oeThe Draga?? by Mae West.  The performances will be live streamed, Sat. Sept. 26 at 6 p.m. and Sun. Sept. 27 at 2 p.m..
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 14, 2020
This might just be the year to buy lots of extra candy and settle in for 'Ghostober,' Travel Channel's third annual paranormal programming event.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 6, 2020
The groundbreaking reading series continues as Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse presents its next free 'screened' reading: XINGU, a one-act play by Kimberly Wadsworth based on a short story by Edith Wharton, live streamed at no charge, with talkback to follow, on October 10th, 2020 at 8 PM, EDT. 
by Shari Barrett - Oct 1, 2020
Westa??s play, in which she turned her anger at injustice into witty repartee, tells of a married but closeted high society man who throws a wild drag ball that proves to be a fateful event in more ways than one, given the various degrees of scandal going on around so many of the characters. Written under a pseudonym before she became a blockbuster Hollywood star, THE DRAG scandalized New York audiences in 1927 with its portrayal of homosexuality, transgender characters, and drag queens. The premiere production closed out of town by the authorities after two weeks of sold-out performances to appreciative audiences.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 1, 2020
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the premiere of Awake at Night, a virtual reading of modern takes on stories by Edgar Allan Poe, adapted by Will Pomerantz, on Wednesday, October 21, at 8 p.m. at
by Student Blogger: Maya Mehrara - Nov 9, 2020
These days, I miss theater more than ever. Without being able to see shows or perform in them due to the global pandemic, my life is a tad grey.
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Nov 25, 2020
For a limited time, fans will be able to purchase fifteen of The Seth Concert Series performances featuring Broadway's biggest stars!
by Stage Tube - Nov 2, 2020
Today Netflix debuted the teaser and key art for Bridgerton, the first series from Shondaland at Netflix, created by Chris Van Dusen (Scandal, Grey's Anatomy).
by Stephi Wild - Nov 13, 2020
Following the announcement that Peter James' latest Roy Grace novel Find Them Dead has reached No.1 in the book charts - his 17th No.1 in the UK, Peter James and producer Joshua Andrews are delighted to announce that award winning EastEnders star Adam Woodyatt will play the leading role of Tom Bryce in the World Premiere stage production of the Peter James best selling novel “LOOKING GOOD DEAD” opening at the Churchill Theatre, Bromley on 1 April 2021 ahead of a major UK tour.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 12, 2020
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the virtual holiday concert, Season For Joy, starring Tony Award-Nominee Melissa Errico, premiering online Thursday, December 10, at 8 p.m.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 21, 2020
Olivier Award winner Jamie Parker has reunited with pianist and entertainer Joe Stilgoe, his co-star in Maria Friedman's 2015 Old Vic production of Cole Porter's High Society. Both got together in lockdown for Well Did You Evah?, the number they performed together in the show, Jamie as Mike Connor and Joe as pianist Joey Powell.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2020
Provincetown's Art House theater has announced its upcoming music and comedy lineup. Returning center stage is the Broadway @ series first launched in 2011 by Producing Artistic Director Mark Cortale and Sirius XM radio star Seth Rudetsky, and now in more than a dozen major venues worldwide.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 8, 2020
Many of Broadway's top stars are set to take the stage as part of Provincetown Art House's summer 2020 lineup. The lineup will include Kelli O'Hara, Kristin Chenoweth, Stephanie J. Block, Beth Leavel, Liz Callaway, Jenn Colella, Beth Malone, and many more!
by Amy Zipperer - Mar 8, 2020
On Friday evening, City Springs Theatre opened a dazzling, well-sung production of the 2012 Tony Award-winning stage farce A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, placing the theatre squarely among the best professional theatres in Atlanta.  The production, a pure technical delight, showcases gorgeous scenic design by Alexander Dodge and spot-on costuming by Linda Cho.  The most delightful thing, though, is the fantastic turn by Atlanta favorite Googie Uterhardt as a?? well a?? the whole D'Ysquith family.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 5, 2020
Before The Horse Entertainment has announced their debut live stage production of SHAW SHOW to be presented March 12-15, 2020 at Goff Auditorium, 974 Newport Ave, Pawtucket.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 4, 2020
The Walnut Street Theatre continues its 2019-20 Independence Studio on 3 season with the Philadelphia premiere of the quirky comedy, POPCORN FALLS. Written by James Hindman, directed by Ellie Mooney, and starring Luke Bradt and Dan Olmstead, the production begins previews on February 25, opens March 5, and continues through March 29.
by TV Scoop - Mar 24, 2020
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of MOTHERLAND: FORT SALEM, airing on FREEFORM on Wednesday, April 15, 2020!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2020
Readers fell in love along with young American student Scott Stoddard and high-society older woman Countess de Rovere in glamorous, '60s-era Europe in An Improbable Pairing. Now, Stoddard and the Countess are honeymooning in the South of France when their idyll is interrupted by war in A Spy With Scruples by Gary Dickson [March 3, 2020].
by Stephi Wild - Mar 12, 2020
Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces its 46th season, opening with The Lifespan of a Fact by Jeremy Kareken & David Murrell and Gordon Farrell, directed by Halena Kays.
by Annette Stolt - Jun 4, 2020
The members of The High Society; Karl Dyall, Rennie Mirro and Joachim Bergström, together with Janne Radensjö Orchestra, is inviting you to enjoy an hour of music you would like to dance to. On their repertoire you will find a lot of classic songs sung by Sammy Davis, Frank Sintra and others. So please join them online on Swedens National Day!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 29, 2020
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce that Richard Kind will host this year's 29th Annual Summer Gala, A Starry Night, which will be streamed online on and other live stream platforms on Wednesday, July 22, at 8 p.m., with a red carpet preshow beginning at 7:30 p.m.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - 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 Alan Henry - 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 Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2020
West End stars will come together to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Godspell in an exciting online concert experience.
by Stephi Wild - 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 TV Scoop - Jul 20, 2020
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of PRODIGAL SON, airing on FOX on Tuesday, July 28, 2020!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 16, 2020
Following the news this week that his latest Roy Grace novel, FIND THEM DEAD, has gone straight to No.1 in the UK Book charts, Peter James and producer Joshua Andrews have announced the World Premiere stage production of the Peter James novel LOOKING GOOD DEAD.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 16, 2020
HB Studio will host a virtual masterclass for experienced performers, with Tony Award-nominated actress Melissa Errico, held over Zoom on Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT, Aug. 6-20, 2020. The class is made possible with support from the Frederick Loewe Foundation.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2020
It's been 20 years of local Six Pack theatre and audiences continue to love the choice of a variety of plays for an amazingly low price. This season sees the re-teaming of Northern Light Theatre, Shadow Theatre, Teatro La Quindicina, Walterdale Theatre, Workshop West Playwright's Theatre and a soon-to-be-confirmed sixth company.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2020
Author Camilla Chance has announced the promotion of her YA paranormal fantasy, Melissa & Kasho. Set in 1958- 59 Florence Italy, a shy girl Melissa learns confidence and self-respect from her soulmate, Kasho, an Indigenous male spirit from lightyears away.
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!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 28, 2020
Hangmen is officially in previews on Broadway! Martin McDonagh's Hangmen marks McDonagh's seventh play to be produced on Broadway and his return to the stage following his BAFTA and Golden Globe Award-winning and Oscar-nominated film Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri. Hangmen will officially open on Thursday, March 19, 2020, at Broadway's Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street).
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2020
Maria Friedman, winner of three Olivier Awards, will lead the cast in a major new revival of Noël Coward's Hay Fever at Salisbury Playhouse, directed by Gareth Machin (22 April a?' 16 May; Press Night Friday 24 April).
by Richard Allen - Feb 28, 2020
a?oeGood times and bum times, I've seen them all and, my dear, I'm still here,a?? sings Carlotta in a pivotal moment in Follies. Like Carlotta, Follies has proven to be a fighter, surviving the yearly onslaught of new musicals while retaining the show's natural, understated charm. With a set consisting of not much more than a few tables and chairs, Follies spins a story about four aging performers confronting the (literal) ghosts of their past.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 23, 2020
Spread the word, Upper Eastsiders -- all six seasons of “Gossip Girl” are coming to HBO Max on January 1st.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 22, 2020
Today's top stories: the Palace Theatre will be raised in mid-2021, BroadwayHD will stream the Godspell 50th anniversary concert, watch Adam Pascal sing a Les Miserables medley, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 21, 2020
BroadwayHD will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Godspell with a stream of the award-winning digital concert that premiered online this summer.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 16, 2020
As we inch towards 2021 and say good riddance to 2020, Lifetime gives viewers something to talk about with all-new episodes of the hit show Marrying Millions.
by Stage Tube - Dec 14, 2020
Today, Netflix debuted the official trailer for Bridgerton, the first series from Shonda Rhimes' Shondaland at Netflix. The series is created by Chris Van Dusen (Scandal, Grey's Anatomy).
by Student Blogger: Emily Naud - Aug 28, 2020
Here are 10 of my favorite theatre-related videos, podcasts, and articles!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 28, 2020
Due to an overwhelmingly positive response, the Godspell 50th Anniversary online concert will be extending its viewing period for the Bank Holiday weekend.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 14, 2020
Tony Award-winning lighting designer, Howell Binkley, has passed away after a battle with lung cancer. Binkley is currently represented on Broadway by his work on Hamilton, Ain't Too Proud, and Come From Away.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 8, 2020
Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse will present a 'screened' reading of Alice Gerstenberg's 1917 one-act, HEARTS, via live stream video on Saturday, April 11, 2020 at 8 PM, EST. Available by Zoom and YouTube:
by Alan Henry - Apr 15, 2020
We asked our staff and critics around the country what their favorite films are - if you're in need of something to watch, check out some of their suggestions below!
by BroadwayWorld UK TV - Apr 13, 2020
Next up in our Living Room Concerts series is the brilliant Stefanie Caccamo - an Australian musical theatre actress now based in London. She brings us a performance from the 1919 Broadway musical Irene - check out the video below!