Full Casting Announced for Disney's FROZEN in Sydney

As it approaches its much-anticipated Australian premiere in Sydney in July, Disney's Frozen is thrilled to announce the incredible line up of performers that will join Jemma Rix Elsa and Courtney Monsma Anna in the production. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Douglas Rushkoff on Genesis Breyer P-Orridge (1950-2020)

It was 1993. I was working on my book Media Virus, and about to return home to LA from San Francisco, when Timothy Leary called to ask if I could make room for a “friend in need” who needed a ride. That friend turned out to be Genesis P-Orridge. I had known of Gen through his music and reputation alone, and was frankly a little afraid to meet him. If the “coyote” boys I knew in the Temple of Psychick Youth were modeling themselves after him, I could only imagine how fierce Gen might be. But ...
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National Tours: Which Productions Are Cancelled?

BroadwayWorld has assembled a comprehensive list of the current status of all national tours, including any cancellations. Please note the situation is changing constantly and this page will be continually updated. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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BWW Exclusive: Allison Frasca Visits BEETLEJUICE on The Broadway Break(down)!

Broadway is on a break. But you don't have to wait until it reopens to get your fix Fortunately, actorwriterAllison FrascaAll Star the Musical, WickedFrozen is here to break down the plots of every show on Broadway - at least as best as she remembers them. Filmedproducededited byPhilip Romano,The Broadway Breakdownis here so you can stay up to date on every show on the Great White Way, no matter how quarantined you may be. [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
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New York State Waives Waiting Period for Unemployment Insurance

This afternoon, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the state will waive the seven-day waiting period for unemployment insurance amid the Covid-19 outbreak [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Living Room Concerts: DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Andrew Barth Feldman Sings Godspell

On this fine Mondaywe've got DEAR EVAN HANSEN alum Andrew Barth Feldman treating us to a little Godspell with 'Beautiful City' [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
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France to Close Theaters and All Non-Essential Businesses Due to Covid-19

This afternoon, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced increased social distancing measures to help curbthe spread of the Covid-19 virus. [Author: Alexa Criscitiello]
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Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Musician, Artist and Provocateur, Dies at 70

Genesis achieved cult notoriety leading the British rock bands Throbbing Gristle and Psychic TV, and later pushed the limits of gender in a surgical project to merge identities with her wife.
Tags: Art, Music, News, Breyer, Psychic TV, Deaths (Obituaries, Lady Jaye, Throbbing Gristle (Music Group, P-Orridge, Genesis Breyer

Genesis Breyer P-Orridge of Throbbing Gristle and Psychic TV, RIP

Genesis Breyer P-Orridge -- the pioneering performance artist, musician, and occultist -- died this morning. S/he was 70-years-old.
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VIDEO: Susan Egan Sings Cut Song From HERCULES at Broadway Princess Party

Tony Award nominee Susan Egan, the voice of 'Megara' in Disney's animated film 'Hercules,' sang a cut song from the film at the first-ever Broadway Princess Party BRUNCH on January 12, 2020 at Sony Hall. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Disney, Hercules, Susan Egan, Megara, Stage Tube, Broadway Princess Party, Sony Hall

BWW TV: Which Dylan Song Reigns Supreme? Cast of GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Picks!

The music of Bob Dylan is back Just last week, the best of Broadway gathered to celebrate opening night of Girl from the North Country- a soaring masterwork from playwright Conor McPherson about the dreams we keep close, the people we hold dear, and the place we call home. The new musical features 25 songs from the incredible catalogue of one of the greatest songwriters of all time. [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
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Anish Kapoor: 'Artists are not makers of luxury goods'

The artist on working with the world’s blackest substance, the troubled legacy of his Olympic sculpture and the state of the art world todayBritish-Indian artist Anish Kapoor, 66, is mounting his largest-ever UK exhibition of outdoor sculpture at Houghton Hall in Norfolk from late March, including his famous Sky Mirror, a five-metre stainless steel disc that turns the world around it upside down.What kind of things did you want to show at Houghton Hall?It’s one of the great houses of England, wi...
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Broadway Jukebox: 50 Inspirational Showtunes to Keep Your Spirits Up!

As Broadway hunkers down to avoid the spread of COVID-19, theatre fans, performers, crews, and industry professionals prepare for a month of darkness. If the messages of shows from Broadway past have taught us anything however, it is that the sun is gonna shine again. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Mirvish Suspends Performances of HAMILTON, COME FROM AWAY, SUMMER, and US/THEM; Cancels THE BOY FRIEND

Out of an abundance of caution, and in an effort to help limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus, all Mirvish theatres will suspend performances, effective from the matinee today through Sunday, April 12. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Alley Theatre Announces Patrons Can Watch Canceled Production Of 1984 At Home

When Mayor Sylvester Turner and Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo recommended that there be no gatherings of more than 250 people, the Alley Theatre acted immediately and canceled the remaining performances of 1984. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Celebrate Pi Day with These Broadway Pie Recipes!

We're celebrating Pi Day with some Broadway-themed pie recipes [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Video Roundup: Theatre Students Show off Videos of Them Singing at the Request of Laura Benanti

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Laura Benanti is asking her high school-aged followers to send videos of them singing songs from their cancelled shows. Check out a roundup of some of the videos she has received below [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Tim Minchin Postpones Upcoming Sydney, Newcastle, Melbourne, and Brisbane Shows

Tim Minchin has announced on Twitter that he is postponing his upcoming shows in Sydney, Newcastle, Melbourne, and Brisbane. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Broadway Rewind: BILLY ELLIOT Pirouettes to Broadway in 2008!

Billy Elliot made a huge splash in London in 2005 before it crossed the Atlantic. The Broadway production opened at the Imperial Theatre on November 13, 2008, where it remained for over three years and 1312 performances. The show made Tony winners of its three pint-sized leading men David lvarez, Trent Kowalik and Kiril Kulish and picked up nine other Tonys that season. The production also notabley starred Haydn Gwynne, Gregory Jbara and a young, future Tony-winner, Santino Fontana. [Author: Bro...
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President of Musicians Union Calls for Government Aid for Displaced Workers

Ray Hair, president of the American Federation of Musicians, has issued a statement calling forgovernmentaid for the thousands ofmusicians and otherunemployed entertainment industry workers who have been displaced by the Covid-19 outbreak. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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COME FROM AWAY Melbourne To Close A Week Early Due To COVID-19; Encore Season Begins February 2021

COME FROM AWAY in Melbourne willclose a week early due to COVID-19. But good news is on the way for the show's Australian fanbase as producers haveannounced an encore season for February 2021 [Author: BWW News Desk]
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FROZEN 2 To Hit Disney+ Three Months Ahead of Schedule

Disney has announced that it will make the hit sequelFrozen 2available onDisneythree months early [Author: BWW News Desk]
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