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by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2021
Caitlin Kinnunen will be this week’s guest on ANXIETY AND THE ARTIST podcast. Kinnunen sits down with podcast host Allison Sheff (Smokey Joe’s Café) to talk about her early experiences with panic attacks on stage, making peace with your anxiety, and the necessary changes we’d like to see in the industry to better support artists' mental health. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2021
Multi-talented Broadway actor and singer Robi Hager has quickly become an Arden Theatre Company favorite, having been featured in productions such as NEXT TO NORMAL, FUN HOME and RAGTIME. Hager also is an accomplished composer and lyricist who will be bringing his musical talents to the screen this spring with a new cabaret showcasing his original music.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2021
American Masters on PBS will explore the life and career of dance legend and Tony Award-winning choreographer, Twyla Tharp. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2021
The Winter Park Playhouse continues its live and recorded Spotlight cabaret performances with the exceptional comedic and vocal talent of professional performers, Adam Biner and Michael Scott Ross, in their new cabaret titled Whose Song Is It Anyway?  This rollicking new one-hour cabaret will be performed live with limited socially distanced seating at The Winter Park Playhouse on March 24 and 25, 2021. Playhouse Musical Director Christopher Leavy will accompany on piano. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2021
Natalie Bassingthwaighte, Paulini, Rob Mills, Alexander Lewis & Mark Furze are set to star in CHESS THE MUSICAL touring Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth and Brisbane from April to June 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2021
Today, we're bringing you the soundtrack of your month- full of songs written and performed by some of Broadway's most prolific Black artists in celebration of Black History Month!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2021
Today (February 5) in live streaming: Stars in the House celebrates Ann Reinking, Christy Altomare stops by Backstage Live, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2021
In celebration of the 5-year anniversary of the recording’s original release, Broadway Records has released the Grammy Award-winning recording of THE COLOR PURPLE as a double record set printed on purple vinyl today,  February 5, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2021
Today Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced new guests for upcoming evenings of the highly popular FREE event, Keen After Hours: Jonathan McCrory (February 22nd), Thomas Jay Ryan (March 1st) and Jennifer Ashley Tepper (March 8th). Keen After Hours is free and open to all. 
by Student Blogger: Joey Tabasco - Feb 4, 2021
What better way is there to wait for upcoming movie-musicals than by learning about their original stage productions?
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2021
Chance Theater is making a commitment to the Southern California community in 2021 -- it will produce five shows with local artists during its 23rd Anniversary Season. There will be no cancellations. The shows will be performed either in-person or on a virtual platform. Therefore… “No Risk. All Chance.”
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2021
Chance Theater has announced its 21st Chance Cyber Chat, this time about the one-woman show, ANN, which was written by and stars Emmy Award-winner Holland Taylor (TV's “Two and a Half Men”).
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Feb 28, 2021
Watch as Richard chats with the incomparable Brian Stokes Mitchell who will soon join Seth Rudetsky for two very special concerts on Sunday, February 28 (3pm and 8pm).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2021
Yesterday at 3pm, Brian Stokes Mitchell premiered his concert with Seth Rudetsky as part of the Seth Concert Series. The concert re-aired last night at 8pm.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2021
Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, February 27-28, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2021
Broadway is coming back to New Mexico when Popejoy Hall reopens this fall! Popejoy Presents has announced the 2021-2022 season featuring the long-awaited Broadway national tour of HAMILTON, now scheduled for 24 performances over three weeks, from January 25 through February 13, 2022.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2021
The Busted Jug Band is ready to bust out, out of their mandated physical performance constraints, that is. After almost a year of playing it safe, the popular 5-member Boston-based band arrives in Portsmouth on the first day of Spring, raring to go, celebrating that still hard-to-come-by opportunity of playing in-person to a live audience, who will be guaranteed a thoroughly great time, without any personal safety concerns.
by Stephen Mosher - Feb 25, 2021
If you love looking back at Ella, Lady Day, Sassy and The Queen then consider how much you will love looking forward with Norm, Natalie, Latrice and La Tanya. This time history pays it forward.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2021
The Royal Opera House is delighted to continue its #OurHouseToYourHouse programme, featuring online broadcasts that can be accessed by audiences around the world for just £3. 
by Team BWW - Feb 25, 2021
Brian Stokes Mitchell is stopping by the Seth Rudetsky Concert Series this weekend! We're looking back at past performances before his show on Sunday!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2021
The Seeing Place Theater has announced Lynn Nottage's SWEAT, directed by Brandon Walker. SWEAT will have two live performances via Zoom on February 27 (7 pm EST) and February 28 (3 pm EST), and be available via streaming on YouTube February 28-March 3, 2021.  
by The Chaos Twins - Feb 24, 2021
Tune in today, February 24 (4pm ET) to watch the next episode right here at BroadwayWorld. This week's special guest is the wonderful Vasthy Mompoint!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2021
This limited-edition vinyl set of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND  includes a special album insert with photos from the Broadway production and full billing, plus a gatefold cover, complete with show artwork, track list, album notes and additional production photos.    
by Jim Munson - Feb 23, 2021
For oh-so many reasons, it seems there is finally a feeling of optimism in the air as we emerge from the dark days of 2020. San Francisco’s 42nd Street Moon has decided to capitalize on that with their star-studded virtual Gala You Can’t Stop the Beat, which streams on Sunday, February 28th beginning at 6:00pm PST. You Can’t Stop the Beat will be hosted by Broadway actor and beloved “Moonie” Jason Graae and feature performances from a number of Tony winners and nominees. Musical theatre luminaries Liz Callaway, Michael Maguire, Faith Prince and Emily Skinner, plus dozens of other musical theater artists from the Bay Area and beyond will perform numbers from favorite musicals such as Hairspray, Come From Away, Bye Bye Birdie, Hamilton and many more. All proceeds from the virtual gala will support programs that are critical to the expansion of Moon’s programming and continuation of their mission - including MoonSchool’s education and outreach programs and the renovation of their home at the Gateway Theatre. To learn more about the event or to make a donation, visit BroadwayWorld recently caught up with Daniel Thomas, who shares duties as Moon’s Co-Executive Director with Daren A.C. Carollo. Thomas’ current hopefulness and gratitude for having made it through a difficult year is palpable. Putting this particular gala together has clearly been a joy, and Thomas is confident that Moon audiences have much to look forward to in the coming year.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2021
Directed by Alison Tanney (“The Theatre Enthusiast Podcast”), the live reading will star Tony Award winner Wilson Jermaine Heredia (Rent; La Cage Aux Folles) as Adam, Tony Award nominee Christiane Noll (Ragtime; Jekyll & Hyde) as Arlene, “One Life To Live” star David A. Gregory as Luke, Brandon Contreras (Almost Famous; In The Heights) as Brandon, Erin S. Leddy (Ghostlight; Crossroads) as Holly, and Rob Carroll (Black Mass) as Butch. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2021
Rhymes Over Beats Hip Hop Theater Collective is premiering its third new play for Black History Month, Rodney Hick’s MS. PEARL’S CABARET, as part of CreateTheater’s Monday Night Reading Series on Monday, February 22 at 7PM/EST, 4PM/PST. This Zoom reading is directed by DeMone Seraphin. The reading will  stay available to the public until Friday, February 26.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2021
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that legendary Broadway company and general manager Gary Gunas passed away today in his London home after a four-year battle with pancreatic cancer.
by Debbie Hall - Feb 22, 2021
Before the COVID-19 pandemic shut down, The Cocktail Cabaret delighted audiences as a way to begin a night of fun and entertainment. The critically acclaimed show toured Florida in 2020, performed virtually, and will now return with two performances at the Italian American Club of Southern Nevada on Sunday, March 7.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2021
The Lied Center is presenting one of the most diverse programs of events in the nation this spring, featuring the world's top artists. Responding to the COVID19 pandemic, nearly all spring season events will feature both in-person and virtual attendance options.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2021
Today, Signature Theatre releases Simply Sondheim, the first production in the Signature Features 2021 Season. Starring 12 singers and an orchestra of 16, Simply Sondheim includes over 30 songs from the composer's canon, and was filmed over the course of three days in Signature's MAX Theatre with multiple safety protocols in place.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2021
You I Like: A Musical Celebration of Jerry Herman is now in its final week and must close Sunday, February 7 on PlayhouseLive.  You I Like, from Pasadena Playhouse, is a virtual musical revue honoring the genius responsible for the Broadway classics Hello, Dolly!; Mame; La Cage aux Folles, Mack and Mabel, and many more.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2021
Today's top stories: Liza Minnelli birthday concert will feature Chita Rivera, Joel Grey, Catherine Zeta Jones, Andrew Rannells, Nathan Lane, and more, plus @MCC_Theater's Miscast will stream for free, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2021
Indiana Performing Arts Theatre Presents THE COLOR PURPLE at the Morris Center. Performances run April 17 - 18, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2021
Asolo Rep has announced casting for its upcoming production of Lerner and Loewe's Camelot. This concert production of David Lee's adaptation previews March 17 and 18, opens March 19 and runs through March 31 on Asolo Rep's outdoor Terrace Stage, located on the front steps of the FSU Center for the Performing Arts.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2021
Join MST in welcoming a panel of distinguished Black theatre artists as they discuss what Black History Month means to them, their hopes, fears, and dreams for our country in general and the performing arts in particular, and their vision for a way forward as we look to re-open theaters and perform again.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 18, 2021
Ragtime originally opened on Broadway in 1998 at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts, where it played for 834 performances. With music by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens and a book by Terrence McNally, Ragtime tells the story of three groups in the United States: African Americans, upper-class suburbanites, and Eastern European immigrants.
by Review Roundups - Feb 18, 2021
Curve is now streaming The Color Purple online. The production is led by T'Shan Williams as Celie, with Danielle Fiamanya as Nettie, Karen Mavundukure as Sofia, Ako Mitchell as Mister and Simon Anthony Rhoden as Harpo. Also returning to Curve is Carly Mercedes Dyer, joining the cast as Shug Avery.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2021
An exciting line-up of Broadway hits making their Charlotte debuts and returning fan favorites including Hamilton and Wicked will be center stage when Blumenthal Performing Arts relaunches its PNC Broadway Lights and Equitable Bravo series this fall.
by Student Blogger: Madison Moore - Feb 18, 2021
While many may consider musical theatre to be rather niche (and it is compared to a lot of other mainstream entertainment, don’t get me wrong), it might surprise them just how popular many of the more mainstream musicals are.
by Student Blogger: Joey Tabasco - Feb 18, 2021
Theatre would not be theatre without the efforts of Black artists, and it’s important to learn about their impact on the industry. In honor of Black History Month, here is a timeline of theatre milestones achieved by Black professionals. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2021
A 10-week seminar taught by Broadway Producer Adam Epstein examining the evolution of the American musical from Evita in 1979 to Dear Evan Hansen.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2021
Michael Anthony Theatrical has announced its latest cabaret, 'The Music of: RENT, A Celebration of the 25th Anniversary.' This virtual performance art will be streamed on Thursday, February 18th at 7:00PM EST on Michael Anthony Theatrical's Official YouTube channel.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2021
The Saints & Sinners LGBTQ Literary Festival returns for its 18th conference to be held online March 11-14, 2021. As in past years, the virtual SASFest will also include literary discussions, writing workshops, readings, and special events, all via Zoom or YouTube.
by Team BWW - Feb 17, 2021
Producer Mark Cortale has announced that six stars of the stage and screen will join the late-February - March 2021 line-up of The Seth Concert Series, the live weekly series based on Seth Rudetsky’s international Broadway series that began at The Art House in Provincetown ten years ago.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2021
THE SEEING PLACE THEATER has announced Lynn Nottage’s SWEAT, directed by Brandon Walker. SWEAT will have two live performances via Zoom on February 27 (7 pm EST) and February 28 (3 pm EST), and be available via streaming on YouTube February 28-March 3, 2021. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2021
Between the election and the inauguration, politics has very much been in the foreground this past year, and this Presidents' Day, we're celebrating in song! BroadwayWorld has pulled together 40 of our favorite songs from musicals with political messages.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 12, 2021
'Welcome to The M. Tea, a series where I 'spill the tea' on why certain musical theatre songs work so well, from a songwriter's perspective!' If you've heard this pop up on your FYP in the last few months, you are in good company! Brett Boles' new TikTok series The M. Tea has wracked up 358.4K likes and 42K followers since launching in December.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2021
The Kravis Center has announced Broadway is back in West Palm Beach with their 2021/2022 Kravis On Broadway series lineup. The series is headlined by winner of six Tony Awards DEAR EVAN HANSEN, the acclaimed Lincoln Center Theater production of Lerner & Loewe’s MY FAIR LADY, and the heartfelt COME FROM AWAY. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2021
The group, which includes a mixture of West End performers, (Les Miserables, Wicked, Phantom of the Opera, Mamma Mia, Book of Mormon, Bat out of Hell and more) performers from across the UK and new performing arts graduates, recorded their parts for the song from their homes to comply with COVID-19 safety guidelines.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2021
Bundle up! 2021 has begun and winter has officially arrived! As the temperatures drop and the winds of winter howl, have your very own Broadway snow day with these 25 songs that celebrate snow, ice, and all things winter!