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by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2020
Based on Dean B Kaner's hit off-Broadway play of the same name, 'The Jerry Duncan Show,' a new comedic political web series has debuted on YouTube. The acclaimed NYC run was met with praise and was unable to finish due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
by Shari Barrett - Oct 30, 2020
Now more than ever is the time to consider what the foundation of democracy means to you, especially with the Presidential election less than a week away with our country so divided it seems there is no middle ground on which to stand. Perhaps it's been more years than you can count, if ever, when you last read the Constitution upon which our democracy is based and our rights as American citizens are outlined. I encourage you to tune in to WE THE PEOPLE streaming through Monday, November 2.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2020
The Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission, the National Park Service, and public media organization PRX today announced a new historical fiction audio drama podcast: 'The Agitators: The Story of Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass.'
by Stage Tube - Oct 27, 2020
This Christmas, Universal Pictures is proud to present Tom Hanks starring in News of the World, a moving story written and directed by Paul Greengrass, reuniting for the first time with his star from their 2013 Best Picture nominee Captain Phillips. 
by Stage Tube - Oct 22, 2020
This Christmas, Universal Pictures is proud to present Tom Hanks starring in News of the World, a moving story written and directed by Paul Greengrass, reuniting for the first time with his star from their 2013 Best Picture nominee Captain Phillips.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2020
Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Michael R. Jackson and actors Capathia Jenkins and Anthony Wayne discuss the role of the Black artist in this time of racial awakening, on this episode of 'THEATER: All the Moving Parts' on CUNY TV.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2020
Actor-writer-director Ethan Hawke will bring Marilynne Robinson's beloved novel Gilead to life in a special audio recording that will be made available to the public from October 19 through October 29.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2020
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, November 7-8, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2020
Point Zero, a new film about human freedom based on true facts about WW2, has launched a Kickstarter campaign.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2020
When he's not pursuing his dreams onstage, Gen Parton-Shin spends his spare time translating musicals like Hamilton from English to Japanese, on a mission to bridge the gap between Japanese and American musical theater audiences.
by Stage Tube - Nov 23, 2020
THE ART OF POLITICAL MURDER, debuting WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16 (9:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT), based on Francisco Goldman’s award-winning book of the same name and executive produced by Oscar® winners George Clooney and Grant Heslov.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2020
Check out these playlists for upcoming National Holidays: National Cappuccino Day, National Letter Writing Day, and Election Day.
by TV News Desk - Nov 2, 2020
Ramel Wallace inhabits the mind, body & spirit of San Diego-based Hip Hop artist, local activist & respected community leader “Real J Wallace”. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2020
New York City Children's Theater 2020-21 season continues with a special presentation of their award winning family musical - A Band of Angels with a special message by celebrated actor of film, stage and screen and award-winning director of the musical, Colman Domingo.
by TV News Desk - Nov 13, 2020
A truly star-studded lineup has been set for the upcoming HBO period drama 'The Gilded Age' - including Audra McDonald, Donna Murphy, Michael Cerveris, Debra Monk, Katie Finneran, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Kristine Nielson, and John Douglas Thompson.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2020
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that stage and screen actor Lawrence Clayton has died at age 64. The news was shared with BroadwayWorld by multiple friends and former castmates of Clayton's.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2021
Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald never recorded together but they performed side by side on several television specials, demonstrating a divine chemistry possible only between two masters. Tony DeSare has been a mainstay on nightclub, concert and orchestral stages throughout the country for over two decades. Capathia Jenkins is the powerful actress/singer known for her Broadway credits (Caroline, or Change, Newsies, The Civil War) and concert work. DeSare and Jenkins have performed this musical tribute with symphony orchestras throughout the country and are now teaming up to film an intimate piano/vocal version exclusively for The Cabaret Project of St. Louis.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2021
For forty-five years, they agitated the nation and each other. They met in the 1840s as young abolitionists, full of hopes and sharing a common purpose. They became cultural and historical icons. They were Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2021
The Cincinnati May Festival has announced program details and artists for the 2021 Festival with five performances taking place between May 21 and 30, 2021 at Cincinnati Music Hall.  Principal Conductor Juanjo Mena will conduct two performances each of two separate programs with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2021
Frank & Ella closes out The Cabaret Project of St. Louis’ virtual season of Tributes. Celebrated crooner/pianist Tony DeSare and Broadway powerhouse Capathia Jenkins join forces to bring to life the magic of two of our musical greats.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 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, March 27-28, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2021
Ford's Theatre has announced an audio drama adaptation of Richard Hellesen's Necessary Sacrifices, featuring acclaimed Washington actors Craig Wallace as Frederick Douglass and Paul Morella as Abraham Lincoln. Psalmayene 24 makes his Ford's directorial debut.
by Student Blogger: Madison Moore - Mar 22, 2021
The criteria are that these shows have been nominated for Best Musical from the 3rd Tony Awards (the ceremony that started the Best Musical category) in 1949 to the nominations of what will now be the 74th Tony Awards in 2021. I will be determining their signs based upon their Broadway premiere date. With those rules in mind, here we go!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 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, March 20-21, 2021.
by TV News Desk - Mar 2, 2021
Nominated for two Golden Globe® Awards and two Screen Actors Guild® Awards, the critically acclaimed and Rotten Tomatoes “Certified Fresh” film is available to own for the first time featuring exclusive bonus content, including deleted scenes.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2021
On March 13 and 20, 2021 New York's New Federal Theatre (NFT) will present 'New Federal Theatre Celebrates Women's History Month,' a retrospective readings series in which significant plays from the '80s on generational issues in Black women's lives will be recreated by noted actors and directors.  The readings will be free and accessible from NFT's website, https://www.newfederaltheatre.com. Donations will be gratefully accepted.
by Helge Arnoldt - Mar 11, 2021
After his studio concert Mark Seibert decided to do a live streaming concert at the Ebertbad (Oberhausen) on Valentine’s Day, which was produced by SOUND OF MUSIC and for which he invited Marle Martens and Thomas Holer. Both guests have been working with Mark Seibert in many shows. This is why they were putting the highlights of ELISABETH, DANCE OF THE VAPMIRES and MOZART together in medleys. Although none of these shows  have made it across the pond so far (DANCE OF THE VAMPIRES failed in 2003 due to different reasons), all songs enjoy great popularity in Germany and Austria.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2021
New Federal Theatre Celebrates Women's History Month with an online readings series.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2021
 School of Theatre at Florida State presents a virtual production of Antigone, streaming March 11-14, 2021.The war has ended. Antigone, daughter of Oedipus, learns her brothers are dead. Being forced into opposing sides of the civil war, they have killed each other in battle. When Creon, King of Thebes, grants the honor of a burial to one but not the other, Antigone must choose where her loyalties lie.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2021
Servant Stage will bring a virtual production of the Broadway musical The Civil War to the community. This thrilling dramatic theatrical concert draws on letters, diaries, firsthand accounts, and the words of Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, and Walt Whitman to put a human face on the greatest tragedy of American history.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2021
On this day in 2005, a musical adaptation of the classic novel Little Women landed on Broadway, starring Tony Award-winner Sutton Foster as the fearless authoress, Jo March.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2021
Dallas Black Dance Theatre is producing dramatic lessons on two historic periods: the reconstruction period following the Civil War and the Civil Rights Era. Music plays a vital role in both dances: ODETTA by Matthew Rushing and The Mourner's Bench by Talley Beatty.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 12, 2021
Tony Award-winning actor Beth Leavel has teamed up with PETA to salute Major with an original show tune all about adoption and how to play safely with a rescued dog. President-Elect Biden famously had to wear a walking boot after tripping over Major.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2021
Author Clay Houston Shivers has announced the release of his new historical old west novel, The Marauders Of Pitchfork Pass. The book was released by Gunslinger which is a Next Chapter Imprint.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2021
Former Senator John C. Danforth recently made headlines chastising one of his fellow Republicans and statesman, Sen. Josh Hawley, after the insurrection on at the U.S. Capitol.  Now retired from public service, Danforth has avoided the limelight however he chose to publicly criticize his fellow Missourian for Hawley's actions to overturn the results of the presidential election.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2021
Former Senator John C. Danforth recently made headlines chastising one of his fellow Republicans and statesman, Sen. Josh Hawley, after the insurrection on at the U.S. Capitol. Danforth has avoided the limelight however he chose to publicly criticize his fellow Missourian for Hawley’s actions to overturn the results of the presidential election.
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 BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2021
Ford’s Theatre Society announced confirmed speakers for upcoming livestreamed Cabinet Conversations events, live discussions with scholars, artists and other thought leaders about history, civics and the future of the arts.
by Gil Kaan - Feb 2, 2021
Neil Patel, the ever-busy production designer of AppleTV+'s hit period comedy Dickinson, always finds time to design a little (or large) theatre set. Ever in demand, Neil has shared this creative talents in venues all over the world, including those in Mumbai, Tokyo, London and Venice. Neil took a break from his Dickinson designing to answer a few of my queries.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2021
There is much work to be done for the equity of Blacks in theater and when Broadway reopens, hopefully, it will be a new and truly inclusive Black Broadway. The book, Black Broadway: African Americans on the Great White Way, is a thorough examination of the history of the Black contribution to Broadway. The publishers of Black Broadway, Square One Publishing, have released a Kindle version and in honor of Black History Month, the ebook is available for $1.99 for the month of February. 
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2021
The Marsh presents playwright/performer Helen Stoltzfus in her hit production Dispatches from the Great Burning: What My Mennonite Ancestors and the Gobi Bear Taught Me About Surviving the Climate Emergency as part of its Women's History Month celebration, which spotlights performances by females throughout the month of March.
by Rachael F. Goldberg - Feb 16, 2021
'Torn' is a well-researched, cleverly produced production with an interesting story at its heart. The show may not live up to the theatre company’s name, but it’s an enjoyable enough production with a worthwhile tale to tell.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2021
The Shed will present Fighting Dark, a new audio tour and film by artist and storyteller Kamau Ware (Founder, Black Gotham Experience). This two-part project features an online audio tour and a short film that explores Manhattan and Brooklyn’s 19th-century history of racial violence and resilience. 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2020
Dallas  Black Dance Theatre  (DBDT) is completing its 44th season with all virtual performances. In January 2021, the company will continue to capture the dance and choreography on video in natural outdoor environments across Dallas in many instances.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2020
 Dallas  Black Dance Theatre (DBDT) is completing its 44th season with all virtual performances. In January 2021, the company will continue to capture the dance and choreography on video in natural outdoor environments across Dallas in many instances. 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2020
As BroadwayWorld previously reported, A Country Christmas Carol “On Air,” The Musical will premiere on Audio Stages, WBAI 99.5 FM on December 19, 2020, at 7pm. Just two days before the release of the show’s Studio Cast Album. Below, check out an exclusive first listen of 'Count to Ten Bobbie Jo' from the new album!
by TV News Desk - Dec 14, 2020
A Country Christmas Carol “On Air,” The Musical will premiere on Audio Stages, WBAI 99.5 FM on December 19, 2020, at 7pm. Just two days before the release of the show’s Studio Cast Album.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2021
East Lynne Theater Company presents 'Nothing Matters,' a two-person play about one of the world's greatest writers, Ambrose Bierce.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2021
Ford's Theatre commemorates the 156th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's assassination and death on April 14 and 15, and throughout the month of April with digital programming.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2021
Theatre Raleigh will start their 2021 Season with the crowd pleasing Broadway concert, Oh, What A Night!, and have added to the beginning of the summer is the adaptation of David Cecelski's book, The Fire of Freedom.