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Brooklyn Academy Of Music Announces Postponement Of Additional Live Events

In support of efforts to restrict public gatherings and slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, BAM has postponed additional upcoming programs. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Brooklyn Academy of Music, BWW News Desk


VIDEO: Watch Kelli O'Hara Kick Off STARS IN THE HOUSE Concert Series with Seth Rudetsky

The Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, announced today that SiriusXM Broadway hostSeth Rudetskyand his husband, producerJames Wesley, will produce a daily mini-online show, entitledStars in The House, featuring stars of stage and screen singing and performing live from home on social media to promote support for The Fund's services for those most vulnerable to the effects of Coronavirus COVID-19. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, House, Wesley, Seth Rudetsky, Kelli O Hara, BWW News Desk


VIDEO: Watch Kelli O'Hara Kick Off STARS IN THE HOUSE Concert Series with Seth Rudetsky- Live at 8pm!

The Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, announced today that SiriusXM Broadway hostSeth Rudetskyand his husband, producerJames Wesley, will produce a daily mini-online show, entitledStars in The House, featuring stars of stage and screen singing and performing live from home on social media to promote support for The Fund's services for those most vulnerable to the effects of Coronavirus COVID-19. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, House, Wesley, Seth Rudetsky, Kelli O Hara, BWW News Desk


Breaking: NYC Mayor Orders Closures of Theatres, Gyms, Nightlife; Restaurants to Take-Out Only

It was just announced that NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio has signed an executive order instating a curfew which mandates the closure ofall movie theaters, small theaters, nightclubs and commercial gymsby 8 PM. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Bill De Blasio, BWW News Desk


BC/EFA Offers Fans BROADWAY BACKWARDS Playlist After Cancellation of Live Event

To stem the disappointment of the cancellation of the annual Broadway CaresEquity Fights Aids Broadway Backwards benefit, the organization has compiled a playlist of its favorite performances from pastyears [Author: BWW News Desk]
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2020 Met Gala Postponed Due to Covid-19 Outbreak

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has indefinitelypostponedits annual Met Gala due to the Covid-19 outbreak. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, BWW News Desk


Are You An Artist And Need Help?

New York Foundation for the Arts has created a page of resources for artists who have found themselves in difficulty during the virus crisis. – New York Foundation for the Arts
Tags: Art, Issues, New York Foundation, 03.13.20, New York Foundation for the Arts


Are You And Artist And Need Help?

New York Foundation for the Arts has created a page of resources for artists who have found themselves in difficulty during the virus crisis. – New York Foundation for the Arts
Tags: Art, Issues, New York Foundation, 03.13.20, New York Foundation for the Arts


Stephen Schwartz and More to Take Part in Live Streamed Concert

ACT of Connecticut and The Ridgefield Playhouse will livestream a star-studded performance on Friday March 20 at 8pm via ACT's Facebook Live. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Connecticut, Facebook Live, Stephen Schwartz, Ridgefield Playhouse, BWW News Desk


West End to Shutter As Society of London Theatre and UK Theatre Announce Closure of All Venues

The UK theatre industry has responded to the Covid-19 outbreak. This afternoon, the Society of London Theatre and UK Theatre announced the closure of all their venues, including all West End productions. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: UK, Theatre, West End, BWW News Desk, Society of London Theatre, Shutter As Society of London Theatre


Theatrical Licensors Grant Streaming Rights and More During Covid-19 Outbreak

As the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus shutters productions big and small across the nation, theatrical licensers have responded with a series of measures to accommodate arts institutions affected by the crisis. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, BWW News Desk


Carnegie Hall Extends COVID-19 Closure Through May 10

With the health and safety of its public, artists, and staff as its foremost priority, Carnegie Hall today announced that it has extended its public closure through Sunday, May 10, 2020. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Carnegie Hall, BWW News Desk


BROADWAY BY THE YEAR Volume 2 At The Town Hall Postponed Until July 27

Broadway By The Year Volume 2 Broadway Musicals of 2005-2009 has been rescheduled for Monday, July 27. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, BWW News Desk


Ben Platt, Kathryn Gallagher and Noah Galvin Will Host a Virtual Dance Party

Ben Platt took to twitter today to announce that he, along with Kathryn Gallagher and Noah Galvin will be hosting a virtual dance party tomorrow 3 PM PST6 PM EST. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Ben Platt, BWW News Desk, Noah Galvin, Kathryn Gallagher, Ben Platt Kathryn Gallagher


The Dazzle Of George Steiner (And The End Of An Era)

Dazzle was, of course, the very essence of the Steiner sound. The magisterial tone, the cosmopolitan content, the very assumption that the reader was as intimately familiar with the history of European literature and philosophy as he was: it all went to form the “aura” of his criticism. Names were dropped like confetti, sprinkled from such a height that at times they inevitably missed their target. But he was interested in big pictures, not small incisions. – Times Literary Supplement ...
Tags: Art, People, Steiner, George Steiner, 03.10.20


Kelli O'Hara Will Kick Off STARS IN THE HOUSE Concert Series Benefitting the Actors Fund

The Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, announced today that SiriusXM Broadway hostSeth Rudetskyand his husband, producerJames Wesley, will produce a daily mini-online show, entitledStars in The House, featuring stars of stage and screen singing and performing live from home on social media to promote support for The Fund's services for those most vulnerable to the effects of Coronavirus COVID-19. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, House, Wesley, Kelli O Hara, BWW News Desk


The Social Costs Of Shutting Down Getting Together

The economic fallout of event cancellations is making headlines. However, little attention has been paid to the social costs. Events play an important role in community life and research has repeatedly shown that attending festivals and community events has many benefits. – The Conversation
Tags: Art, Ideas, 03.16.20


Actors' Equity Asks Producers to Temporarily Postpone all EPAs and ECCs

Yesterday, following new guidance from the CDC against gatherings of more than 50 people, Actors' Equity Associationis asking all Equity producers temporarily postpone all of their required Equity Principal Auditions EPAs and Equity Chorus Calls ECCs. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Cdc, Theatre, BWW News Desk, ECCs


BROADWAY BY THE YEAR VOLUME 2: MUSICALS OF 2005-2009 Postponed at The Town Hall

The Town Hall has announced that Broadway By The Year Volume 2 Broadway Musicals of 2005-2009 has been rescheduled for Monday, July 27 at 8pm. Created, written, hosted and directed by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall, the evening will continue Broadway By The Year's 20th season at The Town Hall 123 W. 43rd Street. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Town Hall, Scott Siegel, BWW News Desk, The Town Hall


Join Our Hashtag Challenge #SocialDistancingMusicals!

From the mind of our theater critic Michael Dale, we present Wave at Me, Kate, Inside Story, Nobody Goes, and more. Which SocialDistancingMusicals can you come up with [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Broadway Rewind: GREASE Is the Word on Opening Night in 2007!

On August 19, 2007, Grease was the word for the third time in Broadway history.The revival opened at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre following a nation-wide search for its leading players on NBC's You're the One That I Want, throwing winners Laura Osnes and Max Crumm into the Broadway spotlight. The show, directed by Kathleen Marshall, went on to play for 554 performances. [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: Nbc, Theatre, Broadway, Kathleen Marshall, Laura Osnes, BroadwayWorld TV, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, Max Crumm


Photo Coverage: Inside the Latest HAMILTON #EduHam Q&A

EduHam is a series of HAMILTON Wednesday matinees made available to New York City schools with a high concentration of students from low-income families for the ticket price of only 10. [Author: Walter McBride]
Tags: New York City, Theatre, Walter McBride, A. EduHam


Photo Flash: Jordan Fisher and More at TADA! Youth Theater's 35th Anniversary Gala Honoring Jason Robert Brown

On March 2, 2020, TADA Youth Theater celebrated its 35th Anniversary Gala honoring Tony award winner Jason Robert Brown and Harold Arlen Award and Sue Brewer Award winner Georgia Stitt. Held at Tribeca 360 in Manhattan, the event welcomed 180 guests and raised 160,000 for the nonprofit. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Manhattan, Tribeca, Tony, Tada, Harold Arlen, Jason Robert Brown, Georgia Stitt, Jordan Fisher, BWW News Desk, TADA Youth Theater


Broadway League Suspends Grosses Reports Until Broadway Returns

The Broadway League has just released the following statement regardinggrosses reports during the Broadway shutdown [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Broadway League, BWW News Desk


Max Brooks and Dad Mel Brooks Share Helpful Tips on Avoiding the Spread of COVID-19

Max Brooks, son of comedic legend Mel Brooks, posted a video on Twitter with his famous dad, warning about the potential dangers of spreading COVID-19. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Mel Brooks, BWW News Desk, Max Brooks


CATS' Movie Idris Elba Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Idris Elba, who played Macavity in the recent Cats movie, has tested positive for the Coronavirus. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Idris Elba, BWW News Desk


Naomi Klein: Crises Can Be Opportunities For Systemic Change

Crises like coronavirus are opportunities as well as threats. Naomi Klein writes that ideas that were heretofore beyond consideration can sometimes become possible – for example no-strings bailouts of big companies or medicare for all. Depends on how you treat them. – The Intercept
Tags: Art, Ideas, Naomi Klein, 03.16.20


How Shakespeare Became An American Gold Standard

The 17th-century puritans who founded the first English settler colonies were “rabidly anti-theatrical”, and colonial insurrectionists rejecting the motherland in the 18th century would not necessarily have embraced the quintessential English playwright. “How Shakespeare won over America in the early 19th century is something of a mystery.” – New Statesman
Tags: Art, Theatre, America, Shakespeare, 03.11.20, American Gold Standard


Covid-19 prompts all major British theatres to close doors

Fifty London theatres and 250 throughout UK to close, says industry bodyCoronavirus and culture – a list of major cancellationsRoyal Court becomes latest theatre to cancel showsCoronavirus - latest newsAll our coronavirus coverageAll major British theatre will cease and several cultural institutions will close or postpone shows as the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the UK’s arts and culture sector grows following the government’s call for “drastic action” to halt its spread.The Society of Lo...
Tags: Art, Politics, UK, London, Theatre, UK News, Culture, Infectious Diseases, ICA, National Gallery, British Museum, Arts Council England, Old Vic Theatre, Society of London Theatre SOLT, English National Opera (ENO, Coronavirus outbreak


PEN America Cancels PEN WORLD VOICES FESTIVAL

PEN America, joining the ranks of cultural institutions and festivals changing their plans to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, has cancelled the 2020 PEN World Voices Festival These Truths, this year's edition of the United States' foremost international literary festival, which was slated to take place May 4-9 in venues across New York City. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: New York City, Theatre, United States, PEN America, BWW News Desk



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