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Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theatre

(New York, NY)
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by Maria Nockin - May 31, 2020
On May 29, 2020, Opera Philadelphia presented the digital premiere of Royce Vavrek and Missy Mazzoli's Breaking the Waves, a story based on the 1996 international film of the same name directed by Lars von Trier. Winner of the Music Critics Association of North America 2017 award for Best New Opera, the story took place in the 1970s at a seaside settlement in the Scottish Highlands.
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2020
Routledge publishes a new book by Stephen Purdy (author of 'Musical Theatre Song: a Comprehensive Course') on FLOP MUSICALS OF THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY.
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2020
On this week's Sunday Matinee on CBS Sunday Morning, The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues presented 'the story of us.'
by Shari Barrett - May 31, 2020
Jon Peterson, Executive Artistic Director/Founder of P3 Theatre Roulette, is presenting a virtual reading of Moisés Kaufman and the Members of the Tectonic Theatre Project's masterful play THE LARAMIE PROJECT, on Monday, June 1 at 7pm at https://p3theatre.biz/p3-theatre-roulette. The online presentation features Emily Abeles, Guillermo Alonso, Alden Bettencourt, Kara Brouelette, Elizabeth Curtin, Christy Mauro-Cohen, Jodi Marks, Philip McBride and Jeremy Saje, each of whom will be reading from their individual a?oesafe at homea?? locations. For more information, please call (714) 689-8116.
by Ellen Dostal - May 30, 2020
On the surface, NATHAN C. JONES appears to be an unassuming little show about a young man and his new romance. But, as the audience is drawn further and further into the story, it becomes clear that the writers are exploring much deeper questions about loneliness, the desire to be loved, and what happens when reality sits on shifting sands.
by Louise Penn - Jun 6, 2020
An archive recording of a powerful and inspirational family show, filmed on the stage of The Old Vic in 2018. Brought to life by Sally Cookson's direction and
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2020
Troika has issued a statement to clarify a casting notice which called for submissions from only people of color for the upcoming national tour of TOOTSIE. The tour will be going out non-equity, though work had been done on an Equity production, including offers to actors and stage managers. The tour is set to launch in October in Buffalo.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2020
Troika has issued a statement to clarify a casting notice which called for submissions from only people of color for the upcoming national tour of TOOTSIE. The tour will be going out non-equity, though work had been done on an Equity production, including offers to actors and stage managers. The tour is set to launch in October in Buffalo.
by Shari Barrett - Jun 5, 2020
This Spotlight focuses on John Wuchte, a talented actor/director/writer/composer and amazing Tribal Acting theater creator, who I first met during last year's Hollywood Fringe Festival when I attended his masterful musical production Scarlett Fever which told the true story of the great search to find an actress to portray Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind in 1939. The production utilized John's unique style of performance, which he calls Tribal Acting; a combination of movement, gesture, song and dance, all accompanied by live percussion. And I was hooked!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2020
Award winning musical theater writers Richard Allen and Taran Gray have announced they will be premiering four of their new original musicals, including the award winning FREEDOM RIDERS: The Civil Rights Musical.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2020
Nottingham Playhouse's building may be temporarily closed due to the pandemic, but it hasn't stopped the theatre commissioning and producing new work. Launched today and written and created especially for Zoom by Jeff James, Noah and the Peacock is a brand new form of live, at-home theatre.
by Stage Tube - Jun 5, 2020
The Original London Cast Recording of Amelie is officially released today, June 5.
by Stage Tube - Jun 5, 2020
The Original London Cast Recording of Amelie is officially released today, June 5.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2020
Bristol Old Vic today announced the final two titles to be streamed as part of its pilot At Home season, presented in collaboration with the city-wide Bristol Arts Channel.
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 5, 2020
The Invigorated Ingenue brought Joan Darragh back to the cabaret stage and community, where she belongs. Isolation has brought her talents as motivator and baker to the social media. Here, the Ingenue talks with Stephen Mosher about life before and after her return to the stage.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2020
New York Theatre Barn will host a free live stream of its New Works Series on Wednesday, June 10th, 2020 at 7PM EDT, featuring excerpts from the new musicals Teeth and Māyā .
by TV News Desk - Jun 5, 2020
BULLY. COWARD. VICTIM. THE STORY OF ROY COHN, debuting FRIDAY, JUNE 19 (8:00-9:45 p.m. ET/PT), takes an unflinching look at the life and death of infamous attorney Roy Cohn, who first gained prominence by prosecuting Julius and Ethel Rosenberg in what came to be known as the “atomic spies” case.
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 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 Student Blogger: Maria Pauer - Jun 5, 2020
My first-time directing was all thanks to a Facebook post. It was September of 2019, and my second year of college was just getting started.
by Student Blogger: Maria Pauer - Jun 5, 2020
My first-time directing was all thanks to a Facebook post. It was September of 2019, and my second year of college was just getting started.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2020
Stars in The House continued this afternoon (2pm) with Brenda Braxton and Raymond J. Lee This episode was in support of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2020
As the Bay Area's shelter-in-place continues, The Marsh is offering a variety of programming at 7:30pm nightly on MarshStream, its popular broadcast platform.
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jun 4, 2020
As part of the BBC Arts' Culture in Quarantine initiative, Unprecedented is a series of 14 plays written by a diverse group of playwrights; conceived, produced and performed during lockdown. Episodes one to four were broadcast on BBC Four, with the final episode released exclusively on iPlayer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2020
The Winter Park Playhouse announced the six winning selections for the 4th annual Florida Festival of New Musicals now scheduled for June 24 - 27, 2021.
by Susan Haubenstock - Jun 4, 2020
The two Richmond productions of David Yazbek's musicals made outstanding memories.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2020
Chicago will embark on a 2021 UK tour, opening at the Birmingham Alexandra Theatre on 12 March 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2020
Chicago will embark on a 2021 UK tour, opening at the Birmingham Alexandra Theatre on 12 March 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2020
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the first virtual presentation of its 2020 TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series, presented with generous support from The Storyline Project.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2020
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the first virtual presentation of its 2020 TRU Voices New Plays Reading Series, presented with generous support from The Storyline Project.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2020
Tonight, June 4th, 2020, New Camerata Opera will premiere Julie, a new opera film directed by Chloe Treat with a score by Whitney George and libretto by Wallis Drake. The film will debut on YouTube at 7pm before its upcoming entry into film festivals.
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 3, 2020
Tony Award nominee Susan Egan is happy at home with her family, but when she is at work she is also happy with that family. She's one of the lucky ones, and Stephen Mosher asks the questions that show that luck has nothing to do with it: Susan Egan makes the choices that bring about happiness.
by Student Blogger: Holden Childress - Jun 3, 2020
Did you ever see the video of the cast of Be More Chill finding out they were going to Broadway? That's how we felt.
by Student Blogger: Holden Childress - Jun 3, 2020
Did you ever see the video of the cast of Be More Chill finding out they were going to Broadway? That's how we felt.
by TV News Desk - Jun 3, 2020
What are you afraid of? That's the simple question being asked from the new upcoming series SCRAWL.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2020
Daniel Markovitz, the author of The Meritocracy Trap: How America's Foundational Myth Feeds Inequality, Dismantles the Middle Class, and Devours the Elite, is Tom Needham's exclusive guest this Thursday on THE SOUNDS OF FILM. In addition, the show will feature interviews with filmmakers Susan Lacy and Martha Shane.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2020
On Monday, June 8, at 6:00 PM EDST, author Honor Moore will be featured in the American Stories, Inspiration Today virtual author series to discuss her new book Our Revolution: A Mother and Daughter at Midcentury.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2020
On Monday, June 8, at 6:00 PM EDST, author Honor Moore will be featured in the American Stories, Inspiration Today virtual author series to discuss her new book Our Revolution: A Mother and Daughter at Midcentury.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2020
Queens Public Library today announced it will launch a?oeLiterary Thursdays,a?? a series of virtual programs a?" ranging from author talks to panel discussions to poetry readings - dedicated to examining various aspects of literature and writing process.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2020
Education at Serenbe Playhouse has made changes to its summer camp schedule, programming, and policies.  If you had previously booked for a summer camp between June 1st and June 19th, or for the Alice in Wonderland Performance Camp, please contact Serenbe at  boxoffice@serenbeplayhouse.org for exchange options.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2020
The San Diego State University MFA Musical Theatre Program is continuing their innovative two-year development program dedicated to fostering the creation of new musicals with Postcard American Town by Lynne Shankel and Crystal Skillman.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2020
In early April of 2020 and in the midst of the Covid19 pandemic, 50+ filmmakers organized using their phones, text messaging and teleconferencing in 17 set locations, 13 cities and 2 countries to produce a feature film. The theme? The cardinal 7 sins and 7 virtues. All episodes were developed and filmed while in government-mandated isolation.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2020
The Guild of Misrule and Immersive Everywhere's critically acclaimed THE GREAT GATSBY, created and directed by Alexander Wright- which had previously set a record as the UK's longest running immersive production - is planning to re-open at West End venue IMMERSIVE | LDN on THURSDAY 1 OCTOBER 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2020
The Guild of Misrule and Immersive Everywhere's critically acclaimed THE GREAT GATSBY, created and directed by Alexander Wright- which had previously set a record as the UK's longest running immersive production - is planning to re-open at West End venue IMMERSIVE | LDN on THURSDAY 1 OCTOBER 2020.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 3, 2020
Need something new to listen to or read? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases, including The Lehman Trilogy, Amelie U.K. Cast Recording, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2020
Following its hugely successful 2019 West End run and national tour, Nigel Slater's Toast returns to the Lawrence Batley Theatre as a brand-new online play for audiences to enjoy from the comfort of their own home.
by TV News Desk - Jun 3, 2020
Director Bruce Beresford, whose iconic film Driving Miss Daisy captured four Academy Awards, including Best Picture, is teaming with Ray and La Bamba Producer Stuart Benjamin, in helping to tell the story of how Buddy Holly and other famous musicians of the late 1950s helped birth rock 'n' roll and change the trajectory of civil rights in America.
by TV News Desk - Jun 3, 2020
Gravitas Ventures, a Red Arrow Studios company, announces today that they have acquired North American rights to the documentary BEYOND DRIVEN, from filmmakers Riyaana Hartley and Vincent Tran.
by Student Blogger: Janelle Murray - Jun 3, 2020
Choosing a college is hard, trust me I get it. It took me two tries before finally finding the right school for me. Thankfully, I found where I belonged but it wasn't easy. Here's the story of how I ended up at Marymount Manhattan College.
by Student Blogger: Janelle Murray - Jun 3, 2020
Choosing a college is hard, trust me I get it. It took me two tries before finally finding the right school for me. Thankfully, I found where I belonged but it wasn't easy. Here's the story of how I ended up at Marymount Manhattan College.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2020
Tanghalang Pilipino (TP) and the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) team up with ABS-CBN's streaming app iWant in bringing six previously-staged TP productions online through 'Pantawid ng Tanghalan,' a fundraiser that seeks to sustain the theater company's commitment in bringing socially-relevant productions to the public amid the pandemic. These productions will be available on iWant from 12 June to 12 July 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2020
San Diego Repertory Theatre has announced three free-of-charge online programs in June and July for the 27th Annual Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Festival. This year's festival was planned to take place in locations throughout San Diego County as usual before stay-at-home orders were issued.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2020
The Barns at Nappanee, Home of Amish Acres is proud to present an all original production in The Round Barn Theatre. Land That I Love is a fun filled adventure, telling the story of Indiana. Laugh at the origins of the name Hoosier, enjoy the folk lore tales of Johnny Appleseed and young Abe Linclon.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2020
The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center announced today the 2020 summer season which will be held entirely online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2020
Dance Art Creative Center has announced that it will present live virtual presentations of the uproariously funny You've Got Hate Mail.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2020
Arcada Theatre has announced that Deborah Cox will be taking on the role of Eve/Mama in the upcoming production of Children of Eden, set to open in the summer of 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2020
During the current Covid-19 restriction, the arts community has been compelled to move their creativity online due to the inability of people to attend theatre productions. Now comes the first season of a stage musical reimagined to be performed online - WHO'S YOUR BAGDADDY (OR HOW I STARTED THE IRAQ WAR) will be performed online from 24 to 28 June
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2020
During the current Covid-19 restriction, the arts community has been compelled to move their creativity online due to the inability of people to attend theatre productions. Now comes the first season of a stage musical reimagined to be performed online - WHO'S YOUR BAGDADDY (OR HOW I STARTED THE IRAQ WAR) will be performed online from 24 to 28 June
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2020
During the current Covid-19 restriction, the arts community has been compelled to move their creativity online due to the inability of people to attend theatre productions. Now comes the first season of a stage musical reimagined to be performed online - WHO'S YOUR BAGDADDY (OR HOW I STARTED THE IRAQ WAR) will be performed online from 24 to 28 June
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2020
During the current Covid-19 restriction, the arts community has been compelled to move their creativity online due to the inability of people to attend theatre productions. Now comes the first season of a stage musical reimagined to be performed online - WHO'S YOUR BAGDADDY (OR HOW I STARTED THE IRAQ WAR) will be performed online from 24 to 28 June
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2020
During the current Covid-19 restriction, the arts community has been compelled to move their creativity online due to the inability of people to attend theatre productions. Now comes the first season of a stage musical reimagined to be performed online - WHO'S YOUR BAGDADDY (OR HOW I STARTED THE IRAQ WAR) will be performed online from 24 to 28 June
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2020
As the national theatre community endures limitations on gatherings, Theatre Three continues its practice of offering intimate theatrical experiences in innovative ways. From June 15 - 28, Theatre Three will stream Mark Harelik's inspiring play, The Immigrant.
by Emily Yorgey - Jun 1, 2020
In an effort to celebrate all of the amazing local theatre Southwest Florida did get to see prior to COVID-19 shutdowns, I reached out to local directors, actors, students, artists, etc., asking if they would answer a couple questions about their experiences with theatre from this past season and what they're most looking forward to next season. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2020
a??a??a??a??a??a??a?? The Telly Awards, the world's largest honor for video and television content across all screens, has announced this year's winners, including Jeff Buckley's 'Sky Blue Skin' music video from Sony Music Entertainment, Partizan's Hewlett Packard 'Print the Holidays' Christmas commercial (helmed by French director Michel Gondry) and more.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2020
a??a??a??a??a??a??a?? The Telly Awards, the world's largest honor for video and television content across all screens, has announced this year's winners, including Jeff Buckley's 'Sky Blue Skin' music video from Sony Music Entertainment, Partizan's Hewlett Packard 'Print the Holidays' Christmas commercial (helmed by French director Michel Gondry) and more.