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by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020
Covid's impact on live theatre and performing arts has been brutal this year. In an effort to celebrate the history and raise funds to support the future of the Barn Theatre, they will induct their 2020 Class of Wall of Fame members during their Gala Events this weekend.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020
The Young Professionals Company at Oregon Children's Theatre announces its first virtual performance of its season, In the Forest She Grew Fangs by Stephen Spotswood. A dark, bewitching, and bloody deconstruction of Red Riding Hood, the production takes on werewolves, teen lust, and high school bullies, and examines the question of who is prey and who is predator.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2020
Hampstead Theatre has announced the cast for Harold Pinter's iconic play The Dumb Waiter.  Due to popular demand the production has been extended and will now run from 18 November 2020 until 2 January 2021. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2020
As those lines were read by the “stranger” during the first Zoom rehearsal for The War of the Worlds, director Matt Ripa, M.F.A. 2008, looked into his computer screen at his student actors. “You could see the hint of familiarity come across their faces,” he recalls. “It hit home.”
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2020
Vin Morreale, Jr. and Eric B. Sirota announce the release of their new full-length musical comedy, “A Day at the White House”, on podcast and streaming platforms. “A Day at the White House” was written by Vin Morreale, Jr. (book & lyrics) and Eric B. Sirota (music).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2020
Get a little sneak peek at Wichita Falls Ballet Theatre's rehearsal for the upcoming collaboration with Wichita Falls Youth Symphony Orchestra!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2020
Shakespeare in Clark Park had to cancel their original summer plans this year, but that doesn’t mean there wasn’t outdoor theatre this season 2020! This October, Shakespeare in Clark Park brought mobile, socially-distant theatre to specific blocks throughout West Philadelphia as a response to the ongoing pandemic.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2020
Rising young performers of the New Orleans theater community are back to share their talents in “Raise Your Voice 3”, a benefit musical revue to raise money for the Angels' Place, a nonprofit charitable organization providing ongoing support services to children with life threatening illnesses and their families. Created and produced by local teen, Tess Fouchi, the production is put together by the youth performers themselves.
by Student Blogger: Mary Felix - Oct 26, 2020
This semester, I was assigned to act as an Assistant Director for my school’s production of It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2020
The Firehall Arts Centre and The Search Party presents the world premiere of The Amaryllis from Thursday, November 12 to Sunday, November 22, 2020. 
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 22, 2020
An exciting new project from Ann Kittredge debuts this week when she, Alex Rybeck and Matt Berman debut a new online series of abbreviated proportions.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2020
Today (October 20) in live streaming: This is Our Youth is presented by Broadway's Best Shows, John Logan visits The Producer's Perspective, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2020
The Young Professionals Company at Oregon Children's Theatre (OCT) announces its first virtual performance of its season, In the Forest She Grew Fangs by Stephen Spotswood. A dark, bewitching, and bloody deconstruction of Red Riding Hood, the production takes on werewolves, teen lust, and high school bullies, and examines the question of who is prey and who is predator.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2020
Pittsburgh Opera's first production of its modified 2020-21 season, Mozart's Così fan tutte, opened Saturday, October 17th for six performances in front of small, live, socially-distant audiences at its headquarters at 2425 Liberty Avenue in Pittsburgh's Strip District.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2020
The Marsh continues to offer a wide variety of new programming at 7:30pm nightly on MarshStream, its popular broadcast platform.
by Jim Munson - Oct 15, 2020
San Francisco’s Cutting Ball Theatre has scored quite a coup in presenting the world premiere of Utopia, the latest work from Obie-winning playwright Charles L. Mee, available for streaming from October 16th through November 15th. Directed by Ariel craft, who is also Cutting Ball’s Artistic Director, the play is a multidisciplinary fantasia that explores the question “How do you make a life?” Cutting Ball is partnering on the production with RAWdance contemporary dance company, and Creativity Explored which supports artists with developmental disabilities, to create a work that harmonizes theater, dance and animation in a genre-defying dreamscape.  Audiences can stream from home from October 16th through November 15th. Additional details can be found at BroadwayWorld chats with Mee from his home in New York City.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2020
The Shaw Festival plans to return to the stage in May with a reduced 2021 season. Many of the anticipated productions originally scheduled for 2020 will now appear as part of the 2021 playbill.
by Adrienne Proctor - Oct 14, 2020
CRUMBS FROM THE TABLE OF JOY tells the story of an American Black family in 1950s Brooklyn. At the dawning of the Civil Rights Movement, Godfrey Crump brings a new wife home to his two teenaged daughters. CRUMBS is a vibrant depiction of Black families. Broadway World has an exclusive interview with the production director Wunmi Fowora.
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 13, 2020
The Growing Stage, The Children's Theatre of New Jersey (TGS), located in the Historic Palace Theatre in Netcong reopens its doors to the public and kicks off its 39th season with SNOW WHITE.
by Gil Kaan - Nov 9, 2020
CITIZEN DETECTIVE, Geffen StayHouse's third production, has already been sold out, just as the first two did. Specifically written for Zoom, playwright/director Chelsea Marcantel has fashioned a mystery who-done-it with the Zoom audience as the solving detectives. Best-selling true crime author Mickie McKittrick (played by Morgan Rusler) will guide the Zoom participants as they form into smaller break-out groups to follow the clues laid-out in this 1920's unsolved Hollywood murder.
by Student Blogger: Isabella Schiavon - Nov 9, 2020
Next up we have Lauren Tidmore, from Orwigsburg, PA. She has graduated with a BFA in Acting, with a minor in Dance, and is one of the sweetest artists I’ve met my first semester at BW. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2020
Sam Worthington will join the cast of the Sydney Theatre Company production of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins dark comedy,  Appropriate, directed by Wesley Enoch at the Roslyn Packer Theatre in March 2021. Worthington will play Bo, joining Lucy Bell as his wife, Rachael, and Mandy McElhinney as Bo's sister Toni.
by TV News Desk - Nov 5, 2020
Black Spiders, those trusted and true Sons of the North are back.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2020
Exclusive photography has been released from the rehearsal room with preparations underway for the musical staged concert of A Christmas Carol. Performances will begin at the Dominion Theatre on Monday 7 December.
by Debbie Gilpin - Nov 26, 2020
Following the success of their Romantics Anonymous livestream, Wise Children are back at Bristol Old Vic with an early Christmas present for theatre-lovers: a limited run of Kneehigh’s The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk. Audrey Brisson returns to the role of Bella Chagall; she talked to us about her love for Bristol Old Vic and other fond theatrical memories from her career so far.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2020
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s holiday virtual season Ailey Forward celebrating six decades of Revelations will launch on Wednesday, December 2 at 7:30pm ET with a “Revelations Reimagined”  Opening Night Virtual Benefit.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2020
Eryc Taylor Dance (ETD) presents a new short film project entitled Uncharted Territory: Dancers in Isolation, available now at The piece is a preview trailer for a larger project of the same name, which will be developed further at the end of March as in-person performances and a long-form film.
by Student Blogger: Macy Mae Cowart - Nov 23, 2020
If you are losing your arts school basement like me, or haven’t had one at all, here are some tips on creating a space at home that supports and fuels your creative endeavors.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2020
Today (November 20) in live streaming: Adam Pascal visits Backstage Live, Beetlejuice reunites on Stars in the House, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2020
Musical Theatre Radio (MTR), the free streaming radio station dedicated to musical theatre, will premier the timeless, yet timely, 'A Day at the White House', a new musical comedy, with the complete Act-I broadcast on Sunday Nov. 22 at 2 PM (EST) and Act-II on Sunday Nov. 29 at 2 PM (EST).
by Virag Dombay - Nov 2, 2020
Next up on my local artists segment I will be interviewing three independent theatre companies and collectives who have been working with Dead Puppet Society on professional developments as a part a professional development program called THE DPS Lab. First up was the Naughty Corner Collective, then came The Fizzy Rascals and now it's time for Minola Theatre. Minola Theatre is a collaboration between Kat Dekker, a director, creative facilitator and Queensland Theatre Associate Teaching Artist, and Bianca Butler Reynolds, a writer, performer and academic who holds a PhD in playwriting and Jungian psychology from QUT. Minola Theatre was founded by Kat and Bianca in 2019 as a home for 'timeless stories told for now', with a focus on empowered female voices and locally relevant narratives. Minola Theatre has produced five successful productions to date, with two more works currently in development. More information about the company and creatives can be found at Here's what they had to say...
by Student Blogger: Leah Packer - Nov 2, 2020
Enamored with their creativity and perseverance, I wanted to get some insights on the cast/crew’s passion for theatre, the rehearsal process, and the stories they want to share during these crazy times.
by Erica Miner - Nov 2, 2020
Available to season ticket holders from November 13–December 4, 2020 , Recorded on the McCaw Hall stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2020
Wendell Pierce (Olivier nominee for Best Actor for Death of a Salesman) will make his University Musical Society (UMS) debut with a Digital Artist Residency that will feature a filmed, fully-staged production of James Anthony Tyler's 2015 play, Some Old Black Man. The two-person play also features veteran actor Charlie Robinson.
by Student Blogger: Leah Packer - Nov 17, 2020
Radical kindness. Radical rigor. Radical community. These are the three values of this year’s Fearless New Play Festival. Every other year at my school (University of Maryland), a handful of playwrights are selected to present their developing plays in a mini “play festival,” complete with actors, directors and crew plucked from our theatre department.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2020
The Gaze... No Homo will begin streaming on Friday, Nov. 20, with episodes four, five and six going online Friday, Nov. 27; episodes seven, eight and nine on Friday, Dec. 4; and the final three episodes becoming available on Friday, Dec. 11.
by Student Blogger: Isabella Gonzalez - Nov 14, 2020
Within the Fordham Theatre community, there’s this idea that no two Mainstage productions are the same, in conception and experience, and that was before the world entered a global pandemic that transforms each day.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2020
Cinnabar Young Repertory Theater Presents SPECTACULAR Musical Revue and Some Acting Too, a Virtual Live Stream Production Opening Friday, December 4 at 7:30pm
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2020
Magic, pirates, fairies and other fantastical creatures come together in Limelight Theatre’s production of Peter Pan. 
by Rosanne DellAversano - Nov 12, 2020
While scrolling on Facebook one day, I came across a post from a theater offering a streamed production of Spring Awakening. As I am a hardcore fan of the show, my interest was piqued. Then, I saw a post from a person involved with the theater asking if anyone in the Philly area would provide a review. Given I haven't written a theater review in oh, let's say, eight months, to do so would give me a brief moment of normalcy.
by Student Blogger: Sabrina Duke - Nov 12, 2020
In early September, a group of seven dancers and University of Iowa Assistant Professor Melinda Myers  met on a Zoom call to discuss creating her piece for the virtual performance of Dance Gala 2020
by Student Blogger: Mary Felix - Nov 11, 2020
After a few initial weeks of filming, I am back continuing onto this series, discussing how we’ve filmed our virtual show during this global pandemic. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2020
Mark Kilmurry, Artistic Director, Ensemble Theatre today announced that the 2021 Ensemble Theatre Sandra Bates Director's Award (SBDA) has been awarded to Ursula Yovich.  Ursula will work on two plays throughout next year and will receive $8,000.
by Cindy Marcolina - Nov 10, 2020
Morgan Lloyd Malcolm's groundbreaking piece Emilia gets another outing in online form after empowering audiences on the Southbank and in the West End last year. The show will be streamed on tonight and made available for two weeks on demand.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2020
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will further a cherished legacy of uplifting and uniting audiences across the globe with a free virtual engagement celebrating six decades of Revelations. Extending from December 2 - 31, 2020, the season will feature a variety of special programs each available online for a one-week period and open to all.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2020
 In response to the stay-at-home and social distancing orders implemented by the COVID-19 pandemic, BAMtheatre has creatively adapted its musical theatre programming while still providing exceptional, educational theatre experiences for students from elementary all the way through high school.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2020
coLAB Arts has announced the 2021 cohort for its New Brunswick Artist Residency.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2020
Tickets for the brand new musical Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical are finally on sale today.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2020
New rehearsal images have been released for the production The Comeback which will begin performances at the Noel Coward Theatre on December 8th.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2020
Community College of Baltimore County presents the CCBC Dance Company's Fall 2020 Dance concert premiering at 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 4 and can be seen on the CCBC Performing Arts YouTube channel.