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by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2020
BroadwayWorld is saddened to hear of the passing of Benjamin Vereen Jr., the son of Tony-winning actor Ben Vereen.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2020
Today (August 8-9) in live streaming: Free to Be... You and Me returns for an Encore, Liz Callaway performs with Seth Rudetsky, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020
'The Show Must Go Online,' a new virtual musical produced by Walid Chaya, Artistic Director/Founder of Moonlit Wings Productions, premiered online today.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020
Today (August 7) in live streaming: Tonya Pinkins visits Backstage Live, Brenda Braxton celebrates her birthday on Stars in the House, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020
The South Florida Sun Sentinel has reported that south Florida theaters are hoping that Broadway productions will return to the Florida stages in December 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020
The first musical in the United States to be approved by Actors' Equity Association has officially begun performances. Berkshire Theatre Group's Godspell is being presented outdoors in an open-air tent adjacent to The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, and is scheduled to run through September 4.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020
Broadway's Adam Roberts (Myrtle Beach native & Spiderman, Pippin), Emily Bautista (Miss Saigon), Angela Birchett (Color Purple), Jan Neuberger (Wicked), Anne Morrison (Merrily We Roll Along), Arianna Rosario (On Your Feet, Cats), and more are featured in the video, supporting the Long Bay Theatre.
by TV News Desk - Aug 7, 2020
AMC Networks announced today Fall and Winter 2020-21 premiere dates for several new and returning original series and specials
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020
Broadway moms, Cara Cooper (The Prom) and Jessica Rush (Tina: The Tina Turner Musical) of the hit podcast 'Mamas Talkin' Loud', in association with the Broadway Podcast Network, have announced that Broadway and West End star Rachel Tucker (Come From Away, Wicked) recently joined them for the finale of their debut season.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020
The Early Night Show with Joshua Turchin- Virtual Edition (Corona Cabaret) continues its increasingly popular run with the release of a new episode today. Season four, episode eleven features special guests: Ben Cameron (Broadway Sessions, Broadway Buskers, Broadway casts of Footloose, Aida and Wicked) and Tilda Grace.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020
As previously announced at ComicCon@Home, AMC's The Walking Dead will air its season 10 finale on Sunday, October 4 at 9pm ET/8c immediately followed by the series premiere of The Walking Dead: World Beyond at 10pm ET/9c. Fear The Walking Dead returns for its sixth season on Sunday, October 11 at 9pm ET/8c. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020
The Carnegie is set to present the uplifting musical extravaganza that is GODSPELL a?? And it will be presented in an innovative format where audiences can experience the performance at a safe, social distance.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2020
Out of over 5,000 festivals in the world, Hip Hop Film Festival founded by CR Capers — is the only festival to focus on writers, directors, and producers who grew up in the global culture of hip-hop. The world tour is well underway, after recently completing successful stops in South Africa, Italy, Kenya, and West Africa.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2020
Broadway for Biden is a newly formed, inclusive online community dedicated to bringing together professional theater makers, students, and Broadway fans around the country to raise awareness on key issues in the 2020 presidential election, increase voter turnout, and raise funds to elect Joe Biden and Kamala Harris to the White House this November.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2020
 Theatre Tulsa has scheduled two masterclasses with celebrated Broadway actors Brittney Johnson and Brennin Hunt.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020
Stephanie J. Block's performance as part of The Seth Concert Series, re-airs today at 3 PM ET. Check out an exclusive clip from the concert, which premiered last night, featuring Block singing 'Believe', which was cut from The Cher Show.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020
The Peoria Symphony Orchestra has announced a reimagined 123rd Season!  The September, October, and November concerts will be recorded and broadcast on WTVPa??s Create channel on the originally scheduled concert dates. The concerts will be recorded at Grace Presbyterian Church with small and socially distanced orchestras and no live audience.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020
“The 2021 season at the Utah Shakespeare will be like no other in our history,” said Executive Producer Frank Mack in announcing the upcoming theatre season. “It is our sixtieth year, it is dedicated to our founder, Fred C. Adams, and it marks our return to producing after missing 2020. It will be a magnificent experience.”
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020
The first episode of The Good Enough Mums Club Podcast is now available, reaching mothers all over the country with the message that sometimes being good enough is best.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020
Cara Cooper (The Prom) and Jessica Rush (Tina: The Tina Turner Musical) of 'Mamas Talkin' Loud' join award-winning director David Alpert of 'E-Ticket to Broadway, in association with the Broadway Podcast Network, hosting a very special 'Extra Magic Hour' of their on Friday, August 21, 2020 at 9:00pm EST.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020
Stars in the House continues today (8pm) as guest Host Andréa Burns welcomes Tony, Grammy & Emmy Award winning Music Director and Orchestrator, Alex Lacamoire!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020
Laura Bell Bundy has enlisted two of her Broadway pals, Tony-winner Anika Noni Rose and Shoshana Bean, to join her on her new girl power anthem, 'Get It Girl, You Go!' Check out the fabulous trio in the music video for the song!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 16, 2020
As the health crisis stretches on, many people are starting to get a bit stir-crazy, running out of things to do around their homes. Does this sound like you? Well, look no further than this list of crafts that any theatre fan can enjoy!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2020
Stars in the House continues today (7pm) with Moments in the Woods. Join Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jason Alexander, Todrick Hall, Mandy Gonzalez, Andréa Burns, Seth Rudetsky, and more to raise funds to support the Hancock - French Woods Arts Alliance.
by AniKatrina Fageol - Aug 15, 2020
Miss the beauty of the Orpheum Theatre? Reserve your tee time for Broadway-themed mini golf! Yep, you heard me right. Mini-golf on the Orpheum stage!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2020
In an effort to stay committed to their mission as the nationa??s theatres remain closed, THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY turns to online streaming for their 11th Annual Summer Playwrights Festival. Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, continue to spotlight New Work for the Stage. 
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2020
Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! On August 14, he chatted with Tony winner Stephanie J. Block.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2020
Pippin will reopen the Sydney Lyric Theatre at The Star for an exclusive season from 24 November 2020. Full of extraordinary acrobatics, wondrous magical feats and soaring songs from the composer of Wicked, PIPPIN is Broadway's high-flying, death-defying hit Broadway musical.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 14, 2020
Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Tune in right here today, August 14 (12pm ET), as he chats with Tony winner Stephanie J. Block.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2020
Actor Mark Adamson recently chatted with News Letter about some of his favorites - song, film, play, and more!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 14, 2020
Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth stops by in the latest episode of Greatest #AtHomeVideos to help series host Cedric the Entertainer plan a surprise video conference for a group of theater fans who perform Broadway musicals in peoplea??s driveways. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2020
The Encore Musical Theatre Company is making music happen in Dexter, Michigan with their outdoor socially distanced Benard L. Maas Summer Series. And taking the stage August 20, 21 and 22 is Broadway superstar Telly Leung!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2020
FringeArts in Philadelphia has announced details for their 24th annual Fringe Festival, which runs September 10 through October 4.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2020
Ryan Hamilton & The Harlequin Ghosts have just released another track off their upcoming album 'Nowhere To Go But Everywhere' out on September 18th via Wicked Cool Records.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2020
Stephanie J. Block is stopping by the Seth Rudetsky Concert Series this weekend! We're looking back at past performances (and her Tony acceptance speech) before her show on Sunday!
by TV News Desk - Aug 13, 2020
Film at Lincoln Center announces the 25 films that comprise the Main Slate of the 58th New York Film Festival, September 17 - October 11.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2020
Laura Bell Bundy has enlisted two of her Broadway pals, Tony-winner Anika Noni Rose and Shoshana Bean, to join her on her new girl power anthem, 'Get It Girl, You Go!'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2020
The Theatre Podcast with Alan Seales chats with Rachel Potter! She's a little bit country, she's a little bit Broadway - this performer takes us on her whirlwind journey of making it on Broadway, and shares how her passion for country music brought her from NYC, to Nashville, and back again.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2020
Today (August 12) in live streaming: The Chers reunite on Stars in the House, Cherry Jones visits Backstage Live and so much more!
by TV Scoop - Aug 12, 2020
Get all the scoop on THE GREATEST #ATHOME VIDEOS, airing on CBS on Friday, August 14, 2020!
by Student Blogger: Maeve Reilly - Aug 12, 2020
Over the 2019 winter break, I defied my parents and decided I wanted to go to New York after Christmas.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2020
A collaboration between more than 50 Broadway professionals all working together remotely, A Killer Party is not only a new musical, but represents a new type of musical. With a purchase of the series, you support these artists while they provide laughter and levity during this time of new ways to create and support art.
by TV News Desk - Aug 12, 2020
The vacation is over for Canadian rock band SEAWAY, who have been hard at work on their new album Big Vibe. A guitar-driven collection of songs with big hooks and a bigger attitude, Big Vibe is set to be released on October 16th via Pure Noise Records. Today, Seaway is excited to share the first single and title track.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2020
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's Artistic Director Tim Bond and Executive Director Phil Santora announced today that the Tony Award-winning theatre will postpone the opening of its 51st mainstage season to March 2021, with eight plays presented through May 2022.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2020
Nick Gaswirth (The Great Comet; Wicked), Tim Realbuto (Yes; Assassins), and Laurissa 'Lala' Romain (South Pacific; The 8th) will star in Play Reading Fridays' production of Neil LaBute's a?oeIn A Dark Dark Housea?? benefiting The Actors Fund. It will be directed by Alison Tanney.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2020
The New London Barn Playhouse has announced three upcoming virtual events in the month of August.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2020
The Orpheum Theatre Group announced today that a mini-golf course consisting of nine Broadway-themed putting greens will take over the empty historic stage beginning August 15. The course will be open varying hours weekly Thursdays through Sundays through the fall of 2020. This will be the first public event the Orpheum has hosted since March 14.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2020
After tremendous success with 'The Show Must Go On' merchandise, The Theatre Support Fund+ have teamed up with Regent's Park Open Air Theatre and designed a special edition face covering to coincide with the venue reopening on 14th August 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2020
Jared Sullivan and Stephen Lowry of Showboy Bakeshop in Las Vegas, Nevada have started a new, live baking and talk show on Instagram TV showcasing their love of desserts and Broadway. Each Wednesday the boys are joined virtually by a leading player from the Broadway community for a fun filled episode of decorating and socializing.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2020
The Hollywood Reporter has reported that Zac Efron will be starring in the Disney+ remake of the 1987 comedy,  Three Men and a Baby.