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by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2021
The concept of the cabaret is for performance to reflect and respond to the current state of the nation in terms of their personal experience. Each performance is unique in not only personal narrative but also in presentation with the cast coming from a variety of performance backgrounds.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2021
Boston Symphony Orchestra has announced new BSO NOW video streams for January, plus much more! Thursday, January 14, at noon: Stefan Asbury leads a Boston Symphony Orchestra program including Thomas Adès’ Dawn, Debussy’s Printemps, Vaughan Williams’ The Lark Ascending with violin soloist Elena Urioste, and more.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2021
Cuisine Solutions, Inc. (CUSI), the global leader and largest premium food company in pioneering and perfecting sous-vide cooking techniques, will open the world’s first sous-vide Dark Assembly Kitchen concept, CS DAK, in New York City, on January 7, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2021
Open Stage will begin streaming an staged production of Kafka’s Shorts on January 8, continuing the theatre’s unconventional 35th season, wherein the staff has planned and produced staged performances that are filmed and may be streamed on TVs, computers and smart devices.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2021
Broadway's Jessica Hendy will be bringing her own story to the stage in WITH BECKETT - a new and unique, full length, narrative book-musical for a solo artist.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2021
Jessica Hendy, a Broadway actress known industry wide for her extraordinary vocal range, is bringing her own story to the stage in WITH BECKETT - a new and unique, full length, narrative book-musical for a solo artist.
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2021
A few months back, New Jersey indie-rockers, The Vaughns, have announced that they have officially signed to Equal Vision Records.
by TV News Desk - Jan 4, 2021
Alphadelphi, Inc. announced that Diagnosing Healthcare is now the top rated film for healthcare, ranked above Michael Moore's film, Fahrenheit 11/9. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2021
Due to popular demand and critical acclaim, Fake Friends, a theater and media collective led by Michael Breslin and Patrick Foley, is thrilled to announce a rebroadcast of Circle Jerk, a “Best of 2020” queer comedy about white gay supremacy.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2021
Broadway stages are dark now, but join us to relive the bright lights of American musicals in the 1990s. With British musicals dominating the Broadway scene, the 1990s ushered in the smash hits “Rent” and “The Producers” among others.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2021
Today (January 20) in live streaming: an Inauguration Day special with the Chaos Twins and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2021
The 2021 edition of Night of Ideas, previously titled A Night of Philosophy and Ideas, will bring together artists, writers, critics, historians, and philosophers from across Brooklyn and around the world for a six-hour exploration of today’s most pressing ideas, coordinated worldwide by the Institut Français.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2021
The Concept Album of the new musical drama SOVIET ZION is available online today, January 15th 2021. This feature-length operatic radio play telling an original story inspired by the curious history of Siberia’s Jewish Autonomous Region is the debut recording of the score showcasing twelve exceptional vocalists and featuring unique bonus material.
by TV News Desk - Jan 19, 2021
Global superstar Justin Bieber started the new year with the drop of “Anyone,” a 1960’s -inspired boxing video and power love ballad.
by Sean Fallon - Jan 19, 2021
On January 19, I had the pleasure of speaking on the phone with a very friendly, personable, down to Earth, and classy Broadway power couple.   Jarrod Spector (“Jersey Boys,” “Beautiful: the Carole King musical, “The Cher Show”) and his wife Kelli Barrett (“Doctor Zhivago,” “Baby, It’s You,” “Wicked,” “The Royal Family”) spoke with me about their show FUNNY HOW IT HAPPENS, which they are scheduled to perform at the Ridgefield Playhouse in Ridgefield, CT on St. Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2021, at 4:00 PM and again at 8:00 PM.  This show includes comedy and musical numbers that reflect true stories about Jarrod and Kelli’s amazing journey towards their marriage and other shared experiences in their lives as a married couple.   
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2021
Triangle Rainbow Theater creative director Anthony Fusco will be presenting it's first annual LGBTQ Short Play Festival of one acts on Saturday February 27th & Sunday February 28th @ 3:00PM & 5:00PM, and Saturday March 6th & Sunday March 7th @ 3:00PM EST.
by Student Blogger: Cassie Maurer - Jan 18, 2021
I absolutely had to write about it again because I have exciting news. Guess what… The original cast recording is being released on all platforms February 12, 2021!
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2021
Today mxmtoon makes her NPR Tiny Desk debut, delivering a heartfelt performance of songs from her critically acclaimed debut album the masquerade, last year’s dawn and dusk EPs as well as her groundbreaking plum blossom EP.
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 15, 2021
Between loyal local patrons, a Gofundme campaign, and the contributions of many Alt Cabaret stars, PANGEA is still hangin' in there after ten months of the global health crisis. Everyone is pitching in to do all they can to keep the beloved home of Alt Cabaret alive and well and living in the Lower East Side.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2021
The first Coronalogs: Explorations of Identity, Culture and Well-Being During COVID-19, a partnership between ATC and local community colleges to create new works by student playwrights focusing on the human experience during the COVID-19 pandemic, will air during ATC’s digital podcast of Hang & Focus at 4 p.m. MST on Friday, Jan. 22.  
by Student Blogger: Michael Scuotto - Jan 14, 2021
For as long as I can remember, I’ve turned to music, and more specifically musical theatre, to help me sort out my feelings.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2021
Lin-Manuel Miranda has added his voice to the many in the entertainment industry supporting the Costume Industry Coalition (CIC), a group of small businesses and artisans advocating for the survival of the custom costume industry in New York City. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2021
Brett Roden, Producing Artistic Director of Virginia Children's Theatre, announced today that the theatre plans to offer CLUB K as an Academy class year-round, modeled after their summer Kaleidoscope program. CLUB K is a multi-disciplinary, inclusive arts program offered to students with a range of developmental disabilities to train them in all aspects of arts education. The first installment of CLUB K will be offered on Mondays virtually during VCT's Winter 2021 Academy, beginning on January 25, 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2021
Diablo Ballet presents the second program of its 27 th Season, Balanchine & Beyond featuring four ballets, including the Act III Wedding Scene from the timeless fairytale, Sleeping Beauty.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2021
In January, the three episodes in the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s second BSO NOW streaming concert series explore different facets of the concept 'New Beginnings.'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2021
In January, the three episodes in the Boston Symphony Orchestra's second BSO NOW streaming concert series explore different facets of the concept 'New Beginnings.' Premiering this Thursday at noon, at www.bso.org/now, the first episode's BSO performances, led by conductor Stefan Asbury (right), focus on the idea of rejuvenation in the natural world.
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 12, 2021
They say you should write about what you know, and Jessica Hendy did just that. Well look at her now.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2021
Singers from the West End and around the world come together in an anti-racism video to say “You’ve Got a Friend” in 22 different languages, and raise money for the Jewish Council for Racial Equality (JCORE). 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2021
Fairfield Center Stage, a community theater group, will present THE FIERCE URGENCY OF NOW in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This performance will be broadcast on Facebook Live and YouTube Live and will also be made available after the live performance.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2021
Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art presents the Western Canadian premiere of Indigenous History in Colour from February 3–May 9, 2021.
by Olga El - Jan 11, 2021
Meet Felix Jarrar, a tireless, young, queer composer and one of the many artists proving that hard times can inspire some of our greatest work.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2021
Quiet Type: an Intimate Collection of New & Old, due out February 26th via Eugenia Hall Records. 
by Student Blogger: Leah Packer - Dec 30, 2020
Seema Sueko is a theatre powerhouse and strategic consultant to Arena Stage (a theatre in Washington, DC).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2020
With the concept #BetheJoy, the singers and actors Ariel Orama López (AG Orloz) and Danny González got together again this year to record a Christmas cover.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2020
After selling out in only six weeks this fall, Nordo relaunches Do Not Disturb, an at-home experience that is part cocktail kit and dessert, part escape room, and part treasure chest; best of all, it's in one box delivered to your home by Seattle artists (contact-free).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2020
A new dance film is coming to FLTPK (flatpack) - an innovative way to access new dance films created by world class artists. Recently featured in the Guardian, FLTPK was founded by world-renowned choreographer, Trey McIntyre, as a direct response to adapting dance to the COVID-19 era.
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 18, 2020
The Army declares that they do more before nine am than most people do all day. The creator and head of Spot-On Entertainment must have served in the armed forces then, because just thinking about all the work he does is enough to exhaust the rest of the mere mortals on this planet.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2020
On the heels of her most recent career accolade- winning the Best Actress prize at the 2020 Harlem Hip Hop Film Festival- actress and activist Aixa Kendrick is turning to social media for the launch of her latest project- a startling and powerful new public service announcement about mothers and the Black Lives Matter movement.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2020
Today (December 17) in live streaming: the cast of Homeschool the Musical on Stars in the House, Norm Lewis in concert, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2020
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center has announced its Winter 2021 Digital Season, with 26 new digital offerings, available for free, from January 14 to March 26, 2021.  CMS introduces a new online schedule in January, with concerts premiering Thursday evenings and educational and conversational programs premiering on Monday evenings.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2020
Art Bridgman and Myrna Packer, Artistic Directors of Bridgman|Packer Dance, announce the release of their award-winning short dance film, Embrace in the Time of COVID-19, available for free viewing beginning December 17 at http://Embrace.
by David Clarke - Dec 15, 2020
YES, VIRGINIA is a heartwarming and hilarious holiday comedy about two older women navigating the perils of aging in suburban Detroit. The acclaimed dramedy is crafted in the vein of Stan Zimmerman’s writing for 'The Golden Girls'. To get the inside scoop about the upcoming digital production of YES, VIRGINIA, we chatted with Zimmerman about creating the play and working with Mindy Sterling and Arnetia Walker to bring this production to life.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2020
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces its lineup of Winter classes featuring classes catered to families, theater lovers, students, adults and emerging theater artists. The Voices of Now Mead Ensemble for young artists will begin this winter, meeting virtually to contribute to a new original film. Just in time for the holidays, this robust line of programming has something for everyone and makes the perfect unique gift for the theater lover in your family.
by Bella Bevan - Dec 14, 2020
Sasha Regan's award-winning all-male take on Gilbert & Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance returned to the West End this weekend at The Palace Theatre.
by TV News Desk - Dec 14, 2020
SyncFloor, the innovative sync marketplace for commercial music, has hired David Rojas to lead its business development efforts.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2020
Bigger and brighter applies not only to the new year, but to the brand new museum that BRHS&M has become over the last few months during a total, top-to-bottom, $3.9-million reimagination, redesign and renovation. The official reopening date will be announced in early 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2020
Valerie Green/Dance Entropy's “HOME” project continues with a new residency with visiting choreographer Souleymane Badolo from Burkina Faso. Company members and guest artists will present Souleymane’s version of “HOME” in an informal showing and discussion at Green Space.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2020
PS CLASSICS has announced the release of Maury Sings Yeston: The Demos to commemorate the 75th Birthday of Tony Award—winning composer Maury Yeston. The album is now available as a 2-disc CD set in stores and online. It was released in digital and streaming formats earlier this season.
by Jim Munson - Dec 11, 2020
If there’s any truth to the notion that names can become our destiny, then I can’t think of a more apt name for TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s new Artistic Director than Tim Bond. As an artist, as a leader and as a person, he is all about finding and honoring those things that can bring us all together. The latest case-in-point is Simple Gifts, the brand-new holiday show he has crafted to ring in the season. Simple Gifts is a joyful, multicultural celebration of beloved holiday songs and traditions from many diverse backgrounds. Conceived and directed by Bond, the show features a cast of Bay Area theater veterans who share beautiful music, meaningful memories, and take audiences on a journey through a variety of winter celebrations, including Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, Bodhi Day, Noche Buena, Diwali, Las Posadas, Winter Solstice, as well as exploring Christmas traditions from around the world. Presented as part of TheatreWorks from Home, Simple Gifts will be streamed at set times through December 27, 2020, with on-demand streaming available December 28, 2020 - January 1, 2021. Live post-show conversations with members of the cast will follow every performance. For additional information, and to gain streaming access to Simple Gifts, visit TheatreWorks.org. BroadwayWorld spoke with Bond about how he came up with the idea for the show and went about putting it all together in the time of Covid. We also talked about what the winter holidays mean to him and his own traditions and memories. He is effortlessly engaging and very easy to talk to, sort of like that interesting person you happen to meet at a party and suddenly find yourself chatting away with about any number of things. And it seems that any conversation with Bond ultimately comes around to his passion for using the arts to bring people together.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2020
The concept for a commemorative commission in honor of Plymouth’s 400th anniversary has long been in discussion among PFC leadership. The plan evolved into reality when PFC collaborated with the selected composer early this year, around the same time that Covid-19 gripped the nation.