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by TV News Desk - Sep 3, 2020
Emo/pop-rock band Happy. are premiering their latest single and lyric video for 'Liarliar'. Stream exclusively via PopWrapped. 
by Barry Lenny - Sep 25, 2020
It left me with a tear in my eye. It was marvellous.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2020
PRIMARY STAGES has announced its Fall 2020 Virtual Season. The Foundation Series will revisit the work of some of Primary Stages' family of artists, including The Tribute Artist by Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Award winner Charles Busch and The Night Watcher by Obie Award winner and Tony Award nominee Charlayne Woodard.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2020
Christine Jones (Creator and Artistic Director of Theatre For One), Jenny Koons (Co-Artistic Director for Here We Are), and Mara Isaacs (Producer) announced today that Theatre for One: Here We Are is adding seven performances to accommodate overwhelming ticket demand with the final performance now scheduled for Thursday, October 29.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2020
The University of Wolverhampton's School of Performing Arts is celebrating Black History Month with a virtual event exploring the work of Black performers across the theatres and variety halls of the West Midlands between 1900 and 1950.
by Stage Tube - Oct 26, 2020
Country singer Charley Crockett has released the video for his single, “The Man That Time Forgot” from his latest album, Welcome To Hard Times.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2020
As with most performing arts organizations in the time of COVID, the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony (PACS) is confronted with the challenge of building audiences when live in-person concerts are not possible. Many have attempted to fill this void with video content, whether recorded or streamed —  yet there is a clear need for a more innovative solution, one that catches some of the sense of, and inspires people's eventual return to, the real thing.
by Caroline Cronin - Oct 16, 2020
Austin Winberg's musical First Date was first seen on Broadway in 2013. It's a classic American story of two mis-matched singletons in New York - Aaron and Casey - who end up on a blind date, and all the complications that come with that. Featuring a contemporary rock score by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner, First Date the Musical ran for five months on Broadway and hasn't been seen on these shores in a professional capacity until now.
by Andrea Stephenson - Nov 8, 2020
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2020
Poirot Investigates!, based on the short story “The Adventure of the Western Star” by famed mystery writer Agatha Christie, will be streaming through the “Open Stage at Home” program November 6-22.  The show will feature Christie's most famous creation: the eccentric and tidy Belgian detective Hercule Poirot.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2020
Alison Brie, star of the Netflix show GLOW, recently talked with The Playlist for an upcoming episode of The Fourth Wall podcast about a possible film, following the show's cancellation in October.
by Kay Kudukis - Nov 15, 2020
Go behind the scenes at one of @PalmSprings most acclaimed theater companies.
by Student Blogger: Kyle Morales - Nov 14, 2020
Although the show only ran for 105 performances at the Bernard B. Jacobs theater in 2008, the legacy of the show still lives on today. Enough so, that Netflix is in the process of adapting the show for the screen.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2020
The Theatre Podcast with Alan Seales chatted with Kala Gare!
by Aaron Wallace - Mar 9, 2020
a?oeThat's the worst thing I've ever seen,a?? said an elderly woman on her way out the door. a?oeI couldn't have said it better myself!a?? her friend agreed. Far be it for me to differ a?' they probably saw Ben-Hur in theatres while I still didn't know who was going to win the chariot race a?' but I loved it.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020
DOG STUFF presents a touching, hilarious, and brief evening of otherworldly theatre for one night at Charm City Books. A Capital Fringe 'Best of the Fringe' pick, One in Four is a play about four roommates: each one is an alien, and each one believes the other three to be regular degular humans. As the play unfolds, the four contort themselves into increasingly fraught emotional and physical positions to prevent being unmasked as extraterrestrial -- and they learn very little about themselves in the process.
by Barry Lenny - Mar 8, 2020
Shauna Macdonald and Angus Taylor are sensational, as Libby and Declan.
by Rachel Weinberg - Mar 8, 2020
In WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME, playwright Heidi Schreck has pulled off one of the most challenging feats in theater: The seamless blending of the personal and the universal. And the result is remarkable.
by Gil Kaan - Mar 7, 2020
Marc Antolin and Carly Bawden reprise their lead roles as Jean-René and Angélique in the U.S. premiere of playwright/director Emma Rice's ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS beginning at The Wallis March 17, 2020 for a thirteen-day run. Based on the movie Les Emotifs Anonymes, two lonely souls make a sweet connection when Angélique takes a job at Jean-René's chocolate factory. Marc graciously freed up some of this time to answer a few of my ROMANTIC questions.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020
Berklee College of Music and Dream Theater has announced the creation of the Dream Theater Scholarship Fund. In celebration of the band's 35th anniversary, Dream Theater and Berklee are creating a fund that will provide scholarship money to student musicians in need on an ongoing basis through the future.
by Jim Munson - Mar 4, 2020
Sometimes it IS enough just to be entertained, ya know? I don't care how socio-politically engaged you are, I think everyone needs at least an occasional break from all the angst and mishegas out there, and that's exactly what Foothill Music Theatre provides with its antic musical comedy 'The Mystery of Edwin Drood.' With book, music and lyrics by Rupert Holmes (yes, he of 'The Pina Colada Song' infamy. Apologies for implanting that deathless ear worm in your head for the rest of the day!), 'Drood' is truly sui generis. Based on an unfinished Charles Dickens novel of the same name, the show reimagines it as performed by a veteran troupe of British Music Hall performers circa 1895. When they reach the point in the story where Dickens left off, the audience is asked to vote on how it ends - who the murderer and secret detective are and - since this is a musical comedy a?' the pair they'd most like to see end up as lovers. The cast then plays out the concluding scenes and songs accordingly. Apparently, there are close to a mind-bogglingly thousand possible combinations, which just adds to the fun and unpredictability of the whole endeavor.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2020
11th Hour Theatre Company and Cardinal Stage team up to present the fourth-wall smashing musical sensation, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH. This production will be directed by 11th Hour co-founder and resident director, Megan Nicole O'Brien, and star another 11th Hour co-founder and local favorite, Steve Pacek, in the title role.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2020
New York Theatre Barn will host another live streaming of a New Works Series presentation on April 7, 2020 at 7PM EDT. The show will go on with pre-premieres of the new musicals Mommie Dearest and I Don't Want to Talk About It. This installment will be free of charge.
by Review Roundups - Mar 2, 2020
Bay Area natives and provocateurs, Culture Clash, return to Berkeley Rep with their latest production, Culture Clash (Still) in America. The play, written and performed by Culture Clash and directed by Obie Award winner Lisa Peterson, marks the fifth time the satirical group has performed at Berkeley Rep.
by Amber Adams - Jun 9, 2020
AVIVA - DANCE FILM at Virtual Theatrical Premier this Friday, June 12
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2020
Need something new to listen to, read, or watch? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases, including Nick Blaemire's A Little More Alive, Royalties with Darren Criss, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 30, 2020
Today's top stories: Andrew Lloyd Webber responds to the news of The Phantom of the Opera closing its London and UK touring productions, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2020
Hamilton star Phillipa Soo recently called in to SiriusXM's The Jess Cagle Show and spoke about Hamilton being released on Disney+, on being represented and on life after Hamilton. During her conversation with SiriusXM's Jess Cagle and co-host Julia Cunningham, Soo shed some light on the debated gasp her character lets out at the conclusion of the Broadway show.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2020
Marina Abramović, known as the 'Godmother of performance art', and Nikhil Chopra, India's most well-known performance artist, will be joining The Museum of Art and Photography (MAP) in Bangalore, on July 25 at 6 pm for the final installment of its Art as Witness series.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Susanna Gellert, Executive Artistic Director of Weston Playhouse Theatre Company, announces the debut of Weston Writers, the flagship project of Weston's Reimagined 2020 Season. This new works initiative builds on Weston's long history of supporting playwrights and musical theatre writers through retreats, workshops, the annual Weston-Ghostlight New Musical Award, and world premieres on the Weston stages (PREGNANCY PACT, SAINT-EX, ANALOG & VINYL).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2021
This Wednesday, January 27th at 6p.m. EDT, new works incubator Live & In Color will kick off its second season of Be Our Guest, the weekly web series with its first guest of 2021, Tony Award-winner Lea Salonga (Miss Saigon, Allegiance).
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 22, 2021
BroadwayWorld had the absolute pleasure of speaking to Yeardley Smith, the actress who has voiced Lisa for over thirty years. Yeardley also hosts the true crime podcast 'Small Town Dicks.' 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2021
AliBi will be performed and streamed live from the Gene Frankel Theatre in downtown Manhattan and will be shot entirely on ipads using Technodramatists' proprietary performance apps, weARlive and Absolute Motion.
by Student Blogger: Lily Kaufman - Feb 19, 2021
The multi-award winning play, Roadkill, was directed and conceived by Cora Bissett, the Artistic  Director and founder of a Scottish company called Pachamama, and has been performed all over the  world, though I saw it in 2010 at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2021
For many years, the character of Don Giovanni was celebrated as “Mozart's bad boy”—an evil but charming anti-hero of opera. But for Stage Director Brenna Corner and Maestro Lidiya Yankovskaya—the duo behind Seattle Opera's streaming Don Giovanni—there's so much more to this masterpiece than toxic masculinity.
by Jade Kops - Dec 4, 2020
Diane Paulus’ (Director) multiple Tony Award winning 2013 Broadway Revival of Stephen Schwartz (Music and Lyrics) and Roger O. Hirson’s (Book) PIPPIN entertains and entrances Sydney audiences thirsty for theatre with a bold blend of song, dance, and circus. 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2020
Irondale, Brooklyn's leading think-tank theater ensemble, with participation from the New York Police Department, will host a live zoomcast performance and discussion on December 17 at 7:00 p.m. on Irondale's YouTube Channel.
by Greg Kerestan - Dec 3, 2020
Sure, this espionage thriller may be treading old ground, but that's just because nothing has changed.
by Jessica Tabak - Dec 21, 2020
In A CHRISTMAS CAROL ONLINE, Trinity Rep combines invention and tradition in a celebration of innovative spirit and holiday cheer.
by Gil Kaan - Dec 20, 2020
You know you're in for a fun show when HOLIDAZE HARMONY starts off with the two performers singing 'The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late),' while breathing in helium balloons. HOLIDAZE HARMONY features the delightful song stylings of two charismatic Broadway performers Terron Brooks and Kamilah Marshall. The chemistry of these two long-time friends shine through throughout the entire show, whether in their playful patter or their lovingly sharing the spotlight.
by Jim Munson - Dec 2, 2020
It's hard to believe, but the ever-youthful, trailblazing actor/writer/comedian Marga Gomez is now well into the fourth decade of her remarkable career. Known for her funny and touching solo theater pieces as well as her uproarious standup comedy, Gomez recently revived her hit play Not Getting Any Younger for the MarshStream International Solo Fest where it won the award for Best Solo Show. In the play, Gomez weaves commentary through hilarious surreal life vignettes like little Marga visiting the worst amusement park ever with her showgirl mom in tow, and adult Marga trying to get a senior discount at Forever 21. In a swift 55 minutes, Gomez looks back on how even an outspoken lesbian can find herself in the closet for women of a certain age. Luckily for viewers everywhere, Gomez is now reprising the show for two more livestreamed performances on December 5th and 6th. Additional details can be found on the MarshStream website. BroadwayWorld recently chatted by phone with Gomez from her home in the Glen Park neighborhood of San Francisco. Our conversation delved into how she adapted Not Getting Any Younger for virtual performance, her experience as one of the first successful, out lesbian comedians, and her colorful family history in the Latino variety show world. Offstage, she is much as you would expect - naturally warm, funny and down-to-earth - but also surprisingly nerdy about the careful technique that goes into making a successful virtual performance.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2020
Retro TV, the popular classic TV network, is celebrating the holidays with a special week-long series of year-end holiday episodes of the iconic daytime drama “The Doctors.”  
by Jade Kops - Dec 17, 2020
Kate Champion’s (Director) presentation of Kendall Feaver’s adaptation of Miles Franklin’s MY BRILLIANT CAREER proves that the Australian classic still holds a relevance in the 21st century. 
by Eleni Cashell - Dec 14, 2020
The Comeback centres on two comedic double acts - both played by Ben Ashenden and Alex Owen - who are trying to revive their careers. Full of farce, emotion and a surprise celebrity guest each night, you never know what to expect next!
by Student Blogger: Isabella Gonzalez - Dec 11, 2020
A ‘The Grinch Musical’ Review: I’ve never seen the Broadway show live, but I have seen Mr. Schue sing the ‘Thong Song’ and that’s enough.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2020
A unique adaptation of Steve Reich's masterwork of the same name. Using electronics and a live string quartet, 'Different Trains' is a cirque-inspired immersive performance that transports its audience to a time of instability, proving darkly nostalgic, profoundly devastating, but ultimately hopeful.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2020
Casting has been announced for Theatre for One: Here We Are, the first ever virtual experience from the globally acclaimed Theatre For One which brings together one actor and one audience member for a one-of-a-kind intimate theatrical experience.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2020
Theatre for One will launch its first ever virtual experience this month with Theatre for One: Here We Are, a commission by Arts Brookfield with additional support from Thomas M. Neff.   
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2020
Next month, innovative Northern Irish theatre company Big Telly is bringing a new and extraordinary online theatrical experience right into homes across the UK, Northern Ireland and beyond.
by Student Blogger: Kat Mokrynski - Apr 10, 2020
When creating a musical, there are many places that one can draw inspiration from. Some, like Lin-Manuel Miranda, read a book and are determined to see the story play out on stage. Others take the songs of others and create a plot around them, like the music of ABBA in Mamma Mia. A few are even able to conjure up entire worlds out of their minds. But one of the more popular forms of media to be adapted in the past few years has been the world of cinema.