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Linda Gross Theater

(New York, NY)
336 West 20th Street
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by Andrew Child - Sep 8, 2020
In March, Charlotte M Canninga??s historical commentary on American theatre during the 1918 flu epidemic made the rounds on social media as newly-furloughed industry professionals struggled to find solid footing amidst a global wave of trepidation.
by TV News Desk - Sep 4, 2020
This week, PBS announced DRIVING WHILE BLACK: RACE, SPACE AND MOBILITY IN AMERICA – a ground-breaking, two-hour documentary film by acclaimed historian Dr. Gretchen Sorin and Emmy–winning director Ric Burns – will air on PBS on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 9:00 p.m. ET (check local listings).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2020
The Latinx Playwrights Circle and Primary Stages are thrilled to announce that the playwrights selected for the Intensive Mentorship '19-'20 will be presented with a professional panel discussion followed by a live reading of their play. The goal of this format is to incubate the audience with specific questions dealing with the themes of the play. From there, the plays will push these conversations past the readings and give more insight into the developmental process these Latinx artists have engaged in with their mentorship in this program.
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2020
BET announces the next phase of its nonpartisan #ReclaimYourVote campaign, which declares the inaugural National Black Voter Day to be recognized on September 18, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2020
The 2020 Helen Hayes Awards, recognizing the outstanding work on Washington area stages in 2019, continued its four-week virtual event series. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2020
The first virtual Helen Hayes Awards ceremony kicked off with the first night of its multi-night event last night, August 31.
by Jessica Khan - May 9, 2020
The archetypal mother is a figure that appears without fail in literature, films, music, and, of course, drama. She crosses cultural divides by embodying good and evil, generosity and selfishness, nurturing and stoicism all at once. And like a great musical number, she is often the propeller of the plot. In honor of Mother's Day, we've rounded up ten of Broadway's most iconic moms!
by TV News Desk - May 7, 2020
HISTORY is teaming up with food author, television personality and culinary entrepreneur, Adam Richman, for season two of its popular nonfiction series 'The Food That Built America' about the food titans who shaped America, and to host new series 'American Made' (working title) about the creation of America's most groundbreaking inventions.
by David Clarke - May 5, 2020
To dig deeper into Bandits on the Run's 'Love in the Underground' short film, which stars Broadway veterans Jason Gotay and Michael Hartung, we sat down to talk with the band members and the video's choreographer Lane Halperin. We dive into what inspired the spirited and heartfelt song, the visually appealing and romantic choreography, and more.
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2020
According to the New York Times, Larry Kramer passed away this morning in Manhattan from pneumonia. He was 84 years old.
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2020
To honor the life and work of this pioneering artist and activist, flashback to Larry Kramer's appearance on the chat show, Theater Talk, as his play The Normal Heart made its long overdue Broadway debut.
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2020
For this week's Live @ Five, The Goodman Theatre will welcome 'School Girls, Or, the African Mean Girls Play' playwright Jocelyn Bioh and director Lili-Anne Brown!
by TV News Desk - May 13, 2020
In this time of self-quarantine the Ojai Film Festival presents frustrated moviegoers with a new online film series. “Festival Highlights” launches Friday, May 22 and continues through June 26 with two to three films released each week. The films then remain available for viewing on the festival's website until July 17.
by TV News Desk - May 13, 2020
In an effort to aid in maintaining one's mental health during this global pandemic, The Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation launches phase 1 of “The Healing Tank Project.”
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2020
The Royal Danish Ballet is streaming “Napoli” on its website for free.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2020
Actress & Producer Yennifer Behrens stars in The Way Back, the new Warner Brothers feature film starring Ben Affleck. Available only in theaters nationwide.
by Stage Tube - Mar 10, 2020
In the latest of intense, acclaimed mystery dramas from Acorn TV, BAFTA and NTA award-winning actor David Tennant (Broadchurch, Doctor Who, Good Omens) and award-winning actress Cush Jumbo (The Good Fight, The Good Wife, Vera) lead a stellar ensemble cast in the darkly gripping British series Deadwater Fell, to premiere exclusively in North America on Acorn TV on Monday, April 6, with a weekly rollout every Monday through April 27.
by TV Scoop - Jun 5, 2020
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, airing on CBS on Sunday, June 14, 2020!
by Student Blogger: Sammi Tapper - Jun 5, 2020
I have expressed to my friends how grateful I am that even though my hometown may not be as educated and vocal about the systemic racism deeply rooted in our country, at least my school friends are. 
by TV News Desk - Jun 5, 2020
In an effort to provide resources and raise awareness around the ongoing struggle against systemic racism in America, SHOWTIME has made two of its acclaimed documentaries available for free.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2020
Since COVID-19 shut down their live performances across the country, Letters From Home has been hosting a series of digital concerts for their audiences to enjoy from the comfort of their own homes, and this 4th of July they've taken on a show that will not disappoint.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2020
A black string quartet consisting of violinists Edward W. Hardy (composer of The Woodsman) & Daniel Constant, cellist Thapelo Masita (The Metropolitan Museum), and violist Tia Allen (Jagged Little Pill) performed a beautifully heart-wrenching performance of Billie Holiday's 'Strange Fruit'. 'This song, which was written 83 years ago, reflects our current time.' - Edward W. Hardy
by Chaos Twins - Jun 17, 2020
As part of BroadwayWorld's ever-expanding commitment to including even more of the community in creating content and amplifying important and diverse voices, we're excited to announce that we're bringing one of the must-watch broadcasts from Instagram onto BroadwayWorld TV- Chaos Twins.
by TV News Desk - Jun 11, 2020
Canadian rock duo Crown Lands have released their new acoustic EP, Wayward Flyers Volume 1, as well as sharing a performance video for the EP track 'The Witching Hour'.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2020
The Chandler Cultural Foundation welcomes Sherida McMullan to its Managing Board. The recommendation was made by City of Chandler Mayor Kevin Hartke with unanimous Board approval.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2020
Sinclair Theatre will stream online a series of monologues We Wear The Mask: Breathe, free of charge beginning August 7th and available through August 9th.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2020
On Yenisei Crossing, sound adventurer Mystified (aka Thomas Park) presents a fearless and striking collection of sonic collages that explore the random yet cyclic nature of recorded looping sounds overlapping at different durations and tempos. The soundscapes, inspired by the Yenisei river that winds its way through the stark landscapes of Siberia, provide a constantly moving soundtrack generated from a surreal and haunting blend of pulsing acoustic percussion, real world events, and ethereal atmospherics.
by Cindy Marcolina - Jul 2, 2020
Next up in the National Theatre at Home series of broadcasts we find a gem of a play coming straight from their archives, Lorraine Hansberry's staggeringly topical Les Blancs. Originally staged in 2016 by director Yaël Farber, it was posthumously completed by Hansberry's former husband Robert Nemiroff for a Broadway run, and then reworked by dramaturge Drew Lichtenberg, Joi Gresham (director of the Lorraine Hansberry Literary Trust), and Farber herself for the production at the National after consulting Hansberry's journals and notes.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2020
Acorn TV will feature the DVD debut of the thrilling Acorn TV Original mystery mini-series, DEADWATER FELL on July 28, 2020. BAFTA and NTA award-winning actor David Tennant (Broadchurch, Doctor Who) and award-winning actress Cush Jumbo (The Good Fight, Vera) lead a stellar ensemble cast.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
The Public Theater announced today the 10 new playwrights for the 2020-2022 Emerging Writers Group. Now in its eighth cycle, the Emerging Writers Group is an ongoing initiative that targets playwrights at the earliest stages of their career, creating an artistic home and offering support and resources for a group of up-and-coming playwrights.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2020
MAXA, The Maddest Woman in the World will be having a NY industry reading Thursday, March 12th at 2pm EST in preparation for its world stage premiere at University of Minnesota Duluth in November, 2020, with book and lyrics by Mika Kauffman and music by Thomas Jacobsen.
by TV News Desk - Feb 27, 2020
Madison, WI's Disq are gearing up to release their new album and Saddle Creek debut Collector next week, and today they share one more single from the record. Following lead single “Daily Routine,” which was recently featured on NPR's All Songs Considered, and “Loneliness,” new single “Gentle” is a warped, grungy guitar pop romp penned and sung by the band's Logan Severson who describes the correlation between mental and physical health throughout the song.
by Rachel Weinberg - Feb 25, 2020
Bachelor Nation fans of Chicago can experience all the drama of the popular reality show this March when THE BACHELOR LIVE ON STAGE arrives at Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre. In advance of BACHELOR LIVE's arrival here, I chatted with former Bachelorette Becca Kufrin, who is co-hosting alongside former Bachelor Ben Higgins. Kufrin shared a preview of what audiences can expect from the show, as well as some behind-the-scenes information from her time on the show (of course, I had to ask about some BACHELOR filming secrets), and her thoughts on the current season.
by TV News Desk - Feb 24, 2020
In the latest of intense, acclaimed mystery dramas from Acorn TV, BAFTA and NTA award-winning actor David Tennant (Broadchurch, Doctor Who, Good Omens) and award-winning actress Cush Jumbo (The Good Fight, The Good Wife, Vera) lead a stellar ensemble cast in the darkly gripping British series Deadwater Fell, to premiere exclusively in North America on Acorn TV on Monday, April 6, with a weekly rollout every Monday through April 27. Created and written by Daisy Coulam (Grantchester, Humans) and directed by Lynsey Miller (The Boy with the Topknot, Eve,) this four-part psychological mystery drama explores the cause and aftermath of a horrific crime in a small Scottish community. When a seemingly perfect and happy family is murdered by someone they know and trust, those closest to the family begin to question everything they thought they knew about their friends. After its premiere on UK's Channel 4 on January 10, 2020, Deadwater Fell became the #1 drama for the network's key demos and was Channel 4's second highest rating drama (total audience) in the past year. Called a 'glorious streaming service... an essential must-have' (The Hollywood Reporter), AMC Networks' Acorn TV is North America's most popular streamer focused on British and international television.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
A Red Orchid Theatre's (AROT) Ensemble, Board of Directors, and Staff proudly announce the 2020 Root Ball: Revisiting 1967 Old Town. The Root Ball will celebrate more than 25 years of fearless theatre-making while flashing back into 1960s. The 2020 Root Ball: Revisiting 1967 Old Town will be held on Thursday, March 5 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm at Galleria Marchetti, 825 W. Erie in Chicago.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020
Black Ensemble Theater opens its 2020 Season: Season of Change with Legends the Musical: A Civil Rights Movement, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, written and directed by Black Ensemble Theater Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor. Legends the Musical will be performed February 22-April 12, 2020 at the Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center, 4450 N. Clark Street in Chicago. The press opening is Thursday, March 5 at 7:30pm.
by TV News Desk - Aug 31, 2020
PBS announced today  DRIVING WHILE BLACK: RACE, SPACE AND MOBILITY IN AMERICA – a ground-breaking, two-hour documentary film by acclaimed historian Dr. Gretchen Sorin and Emmy–winning director Ric Burns – will air on PBS on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 9:00 p.m. ET.
by TV News Desk - Aug 27, 2020
Maggie Miles, the alternative artist based out of Nashville, TN shares her eagerly awaited debut full length album.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2020
The Frist Art Museum presents Blood at the Root, an immersive outdoor pop-up installation created by Nashville artists EXO:DUS (Elisheba Israel Mrozik and Aaron Mrozik) that explores how implicit bias can develop over time within families.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2020
The Frist Art Museum presents Blood at the Root, an immersive outdoor pop-up installation created by Nashville artists EXO:DUS (Elisheba Israel Mrozik and Aaron Mrozik) that explores how implicit bias can develop over time within families.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2020
L.A. Theatre Works has selected seven plays and a national touring production for its upcoming season. Specific dates will be announced after the CDC and UCLA, home of the James Bridges Theater where LATW performs, give the go ahead and all safety protocols have been put into place.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2020
Award winning Director & Developer, Jessica Lynn Johnson, hosts an evening of brand new solo show excerpts. This enticing program will be livestreaming from the Whitefire Theatre and will rotate 6 superb Solo Artists in and out throughout the night. Themes of race, money, success, healing, and much more will be explored!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2020
Prolific creator Zac Farro has dropped his surprise EP – Zafari – today via his artist collective Congrats Records – STREAM HERE. His first solo release outside of HALFNOISE, Zafari is Zac's exploration of Reggaeton-inspired instrumentation, sparse vocals, and vibrant production, anchored by focus track “Tangerine Tree” and a cover of The Kinks' “This Strange Effect.”
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2020
A man who pleaded guilty to robbing the Theatre Aspen concession stand with a screwdriver last year has been sentenced to 270 days in jail and six years of probation.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2020
Quannum and Solesides co-founder, and Grammy nominated MC, Lateef the Truth Speaker has joined forces with acclaimed Bay Area DJ and producer Jah Yzer and the multi-talented musician and reggae artist Winstrong. Together they have combined elements of dancehall, reggae, and hop-hop into their own brand of Revolutionary Culture Music with a Bay Area bend on their newest project Roots & Tings.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2020
When the Covid-19 crisis hit in March, Olney Theatre Center had to quickly make difficult decisions to cancel and postpone several productions including The Amateurs and The Humans.
by TV Scoop - Apr 7, 2020
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on the Season Finale of NEW AMSTERDAM, airing on NBC on Tuesday, April 14, 2020!
by Gil Kaan - Apr 6, 2020
Here's the third installment of responses from various Los Angeles Theatre heads on how their individual theatre families are holding up in these crazy, safe-distancing times. As with the first two batches of responses, these are just as amazing in their acknowledged realism and uniform positivity:
by TV News Desk - Apr 21, 2020
Maggie Miles is a young artist with a high energy about her, and she wears her emotions on her sleeve.
by TV News Desk - Apr 20, 2020
Innsbrook After Hours announced that HANSON will perform on Wednesday, July 22nd and Toby Keith will perform on Saturday, August 1 at the SERVPRO of Richmond Pavilion. Waterloo Revival is set to open for Toby Keith.