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by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2020
Not even a global pandemic can shut down the power of music. In the face of COVID-19, Seattle Opera and other arts groups are finding creative new ways to perform. This week, Seattle Opera announced its new recital series, Songs of Summer, which will bring beloved singers to a new stagea?"your phone, tablet, or computer screen. Beginning weekly on May 28, recitals will be available to stream on Seattle Opera's website, Facebook, and YouTube.  
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2020
Feinstein's/54 Below has added two original shows to #54BelowatHome, a series of streamed performances to provide theater fans everywhere with artistic content from their favorite artists.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2020
NYC Ballet principal dancer and Broadway performer, Tiler Peck, and fellow dancer Kyle Harris, today released their debut children's book, Katarina Ballerina.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2020
Multi-Hype focuses on blossoming the professional artist as a whole.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2020
Julie Halston is coming to a laptop near you! After ranting and raving on stages and cocktail parties, the comedy queen will launch 'Virtual Halston,' a weekly half-hour gab-fest spotlighting her famous friends.
by Student Blogger: Angela LaRose - May 11, 2020
We love you, Class of 2021! It's your turn to shine!!! a??a??a??a??a??a??a??
by Stephi Wild - May 1, 2020
Today's top stories: Check out the nominees for the 2020 Drama League Awards, and more!
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2020
On this day in 2003, the curtain went up on the legendary Bernadette Peters as Mama Rose in Gypsy on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2020
Jesse Tyler Ferguson will be hosting WE ARE ONE PUBLIC: A One Night Only virtual event to support The Public Theater on Monday, June 1! The event will be streamed on The Public's website, YouTube, and Facebook. The evening of performances and stories will be directed by Kenny Leon, with music direction by Ted Sperling.
by Stage Tube - May 1, 2020
Vanessa Hudgens and Max Clayton - who both made their Broadway debuts in Gigi - have shared a video of themselves performing a virtual duet to Breaking Free from High School Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020
Theatre Under The Stars announced the Houston return of Come From Away as the final musical in its 2020-2021 Season of Broadway hits. The North American Tour of the Tony Award-winning musical just completed a sold-out run at the Hobby Center. The TUTS engagement will run May 18 through 30, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020
Mrs. Doubtfire is officially in previews on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020
During the Annual General Meeting held earlier today, the Shaw Festival announced positive financial results for the 2019 season. Kevin Patterson, Treasurer of the Board of Directors, shared with an audience of patrons, donors and company members that both sales and fundraising revenues achieved all-time highs, resulting in a $519,000 season surplus.
by Peter Nason - Mar 30, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best film musicals since the sound era began; see if your favorites made the list!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2020
We asked our readers to share their theatre memories for #WorldTheatreDay and they did not disappoint! Thanks for celebrating with us!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2020
Today's top stories: Alan Menken revealed Hercules will return to the stage! Plus, read all about today's upcoming online events!
by Stage Tube - Mar 24, 2020
To pass the time in quarantine, Jagged Little Pill star, Elizabeth Stanley, took a seat at her keyboard for a short medley of Alanis hits!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2020
Broadway talents including Lena Hall (Hedwig), Ben Platt (Dear Evan Hansen) and Barrett Wilbert Weed (Mean Girls) will be featured in a daily marathon launched by the acclaimed Broadway Sings concert series on Instagram's IGTV.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2020
Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) announced the nominations for the 2020 Tommy Tune Awards as well as changes to the awards show today.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020
DIANA is officially in previews on Broadway! Tony Award®-winning director Christopher Ashley (Come From Away) and the writers behind the Tony Award-winning musical Memphis (Joe DiPietro and David Bryan) bring us face-to-face with one of the 20th century's most compelling figures in this landmark musical event, featuring an epic and sweeping contemporary score with music supervision and arrangements by Olivier Award® winner Ian Eisendrath, choreography by Olivier Award winner and Tony Award nominee Kelly Devine, and Diana's iconic style reimagined by six-time Tony Award-winning costume designer William Ivey Long.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020
This Month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit or call (646) 476-3551.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020
Head out on the town for a 'rip-roaring night of fun' April 4 as The EDGE Improv offers imagination on demand, divined spontaneously from audience suggestions. The troupe's riotous antics have inspired rave reviews from shrewd onlookers since the dawn of time. Audience member Allen B. said, 'What a rip-roaring night of fun. I can't remember when I last laughed so hard! Okay...well maybe at last month's EDGE!'
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Mar 16, 2020
Broadway may be dark for the time being but this week Little Known Facts is bringing you light and joy in the form of Elizabeth Stanley- star of the rock musical sensation, Jagged Little Pill. Elizabeth began her JLP journey with a self-tape in her bedroom. With her camera on a step ladder and the Christmas letter she reads in the play set up on her computer she was able to self tape in her bedroom and send it in to the musicals creative team. That began a journey with this musical that began over 3 years ago. Elizabeth shares stories from first readings to the  rehearsal room to Broadway. 
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 14, 2020
We can all do our part to support entertainment venues during the Covid-19 outbreak. These times will pass and theatergoers will be excited to enjoy great entertainment opportunities once again. Here are a few ideas that we hope our readers will appreciate.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2020
The Crazy Coqs Presents continues its season of new shows, each with a different musical theme, presented by lyricist Mark Robert Petty with Musical Direction by Henry Brennan.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020
Flying Over Sunset is officially in previews on Broadway! The musical, with book and direction by James Lapine, music by Tom Kitt, and lyrics by Michael Korie, and choreography by Michelle Dorrance will open Thursday, April 16.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020
BACK TO THE FUTURE The Musical opened at Manchester Opera House on Wednesday 11 March. The creators of both the film and stage musical were in attendance along with some VIP guests, with an after show party held at the Science and Technology Museum.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020
We've got your first look at the all new musical adaptation of BACK TO THE FUTURE!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020
It's official! The much-anticipated Johannesburg International Comedy Festival (JICF) returns with another mouth-watering feast of comedy over four hilariously jam-packed days, promising to be one of the biggest celebrations of funny on the continent for 2020!
by Rob Lester - Feb 26, 2020
Many Great American Songbook standards and jazz classics fill the air as Jane Monheit settles into her two-shows-a-night run til the very end of February, with four strong musicians.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020
Westport Country Playhouse's Family Festivities Series will present the new musical adventure, a?oeThe Pout-Pout Fish,a?? based on The New York Times bestselling series by Deborah Diesen, with illustrations by Dan Hanna, on Sunday, March 15, at 1 and 4 p.m. Produced by TheaterWorksUSA, performances are approximately one-hour in length, and appropriate for ages 3 and up. Tickets are $20 each.
by Stage Tube - Feb 25, 2020
Jesse Tyler Ferguson is looking forward to becoming a dad for the first time, but he admits to “superstar mom” Kelly Clarkson that he has no idea what he's doing! Jesse also dishes that while he's excited about this next chapter, he's very sad to see “Modern Family” end this season. He reveals that he's already cried multiple times on set thinking about the end -- when he lets himself think about it at all, that is.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020
Tickets are now available for Phil the Hall, the New York Philharmonic's second annual $5 concert conducted by Music Director Jaap van Zweden, Friday, April 3, 2020, at 8:00 p.m. The concert will feature Copland's Fanfare for the Common Man; Bernstein's Times Square: 1944, from Three Dance Episodes from On the Town; a movement from Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5; Nina C. Young's Tread softly, one of 19 new works by women the Philharmonic commissioned as part of Project 19, celebrating the centennial of the 19th Amendment; 13-year-old New York Philharmonic Very Young Composer Paloma Alonso; and several works selected by the audience.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020
Bernadette Peters is  has a guest starring role this season on The CW's series Katy. Peters' first episode is tonight, Thursday, February 20th at 8pm Eastern (7pm central). 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2020
Paramount Theatre will pull the curtain on another live theater venue a?" the remodeled Copley Theatre a?" where it will launch its new Bold Series, a four-show subscription ready to bring a new type of theater to downtown Aurora.
by TV News Desk - Apr 9, 2020
Inside Job/Entertainment One (eOne) and Aberdeen, Scotland-based rock quartet Cold Years are excited to present “Electricity,” the third track to be lifted from the Friday, September 4 release of the band's highly anticipated, forthcoming debut album, Paradise (pre-order).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2020
Starting Tuesday, April 14, American Dad! is celebrating its 15th anniversary with a selection of episodes handpicked by the series' co-creator Matt Weitzman. The episodes will center on a different character each day, April 14-17 and April 21-24. Then, the 15th anniversary marathon will air Monday, April 27 with Weitzman's top 15 favorite episodes.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2020
BroadwayHD has announced its upcoming May lineup, which includes a slate full of adored classics and brand new series debuts.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2020
Barrington Stage Company has released the newest video of their [email protected] series featuring Elizabeth Stanley, BSC Associate Artist and star of Broadway's JAGGED LITTLE PILL!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2020
Broadway veteran Jessica Lee Goldyn (Broadway/NY: A Chorus Line (Val/Cassie), Hello Dolly!, Finding Neverland, Tuck Everlasting, On The Town (Ivy Smith)) will bring her love for teaching and infectious energy to teach an all levels family jazz class for I Can Do That NYC on Saturday, April 25th at 12pm EST.
by BWW Prompts - Apr 22, 2020
We want to hear from you! We're starting #BwayWorldPrompts, where each day we'll be asking our readers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram questions to spark some theater conversation.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2020
A new survey has found Nonprofit Arts Organizations In Atlanta Will Collectively Lose More Than $10,000,000. This data is part of a push for the arts sector to receive additional economic relief.
by Stage Tube - Apr 18, 2020
L. Steven Taylor and Holly Ann Butler performed a Rent parody, called 'The Tango Quarantine.'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2020
GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that Broadway Bounty Hunter a?' Original Cast Recording will be available on digital and streaming formats on Friday, April 24.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2020
While in-person live performances are waiting in the wings, Bucks County Playhouse is presenting Playhouse Live! -- the free live-streaming variety show on Sundays at 7 p.m. This week, Sunday April 19, the Playhouse will feature its popular story-telling series, 'Word of Mouth' hosted by renowned storyteller, Michaela Murphy, and more.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2020
Tony Award Winner Ali Stroker (Broadway: Oklahoma; Deaf West's Spring Awakening); Lilli Cooper (Broadway: Tootsie, Tony Nominee; Spongebob Squarepants), Teal Wicks (Broadway: The Cher Show; Finding Neverland), Ciara Renee (Broadway: Frozen; Big Fish), Eric William Morris (Broadway: King Kong), Alyse Alan Louis (Broadway: Amelie; The Public: Soft Power), Danny Gardner (Broadway: On the Town), Jennifer Blood (Broadway: Matilda; Violet), Alexis Floyd (a?oeThe Bold Typea??) have joined this week's lineup for Seniorly Presents: Curtain Up! a live show created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2020
Michael Kushner and Broadway Podcast Network are launching Dear Multi-Hyphenate, a new podcast that shares stories and experiences from multi-hyphenates, or artists who have multiple proficiencies that cross pollinate to help flourish professional capabilities.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2020
NY1 has shared a video of Tony Yazbeck tap-dancing while at home in quarantine.  Check out the video below!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2020
The Gateway continues its virtual web series 'SESSIONS WITH THE STARS' next week with Broadway's Elizabeth Stanley of Alanis Morissette's debut musical Jagged Little Pill.