Jimmy Award Nominee To Host Living Room Songwriters Competition

Two-time Jimmy Award nominee Samuel Vincent Aubuchon to host nationwide 'Living Room Songwriters Competition,', hopes to spark creativity in midst of COVID-19 pandemic. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, BWW News Desk, Jimmy Award, Samuel Vincent Aubuchon, Living Room Songwriters Competition

Did Disney's TANGLED Predict Covid-19 Quarantine?

Disney fans on social media have noticed an interesting tie between Disney's Tangled and the current Covid-19 outbreak. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Disney, BWW News Desk

Download 'Cynthia Erivo & Oliver Tompsett Sing Scott Alan' for Free!

This weekend only, composer Alan is offering fans the opportunity to download his album, 'Cynthia Erivo Oliver Tompsett Sing Scott Alan Deluxe Edition', for free [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Alan, Cynthia Erivo, BWW News Desk, Oliver Tompsett, Scott Alan, Cynthia Erivo Oliver Tompsett, Scott Alan Deluxe

Netflix Pledges $100 Million to Aid Entertainment Workers Impacted by Covid-19

Streaming giant Netflix has created a 100 million relief fund to aid entertainment workers affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Costume Artists at Atlanta's Alliance Theatre Make Hospital Masks

Artists at Atlanta's Alliance Theatre's costume shop are working to sew masks that will be distributed to Georgia hospitals. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Atlanta, Georgia, BWW News Desk

IATSE, Christian Siriano, and More Offer Aid to Face Mask Shortage

IATSE points to theatrical costume departments to aid in the face mask shortage brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Iatse, BWW News Desk, Christian Siriano

VIDEO: Andrew Lloyd Webber Plays 'Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again' for Fans on Social Media

Andrew Lloyd Webber took to Twitter today to bring music to us all in a time of social distancing and self isolation. Yesterday he asked his Twitter followers which musical number they would like to see him play. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Social Media, Andrew Lloyd Webber, BWW News Desk

VIDEO: Watch Patrick Wilson in STARS IN THE HOUSE Concert Series with Seth Rudetsky

Stars in The House continues tonight 8pm with Patrick Wilson [Author: BWW News Desk]
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VIDEO: Watch Patrick Wilson in STARS IN THE HOUSE Concert Series with Seth Rudetsky- Live Now!

Stars in The House continues tonight 8pm with Patrick Wilson [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, House, Seth Rudetsky, BWW News Desk, Patrick Wilson

The Broadway League And Unions Reach Emergency Relief Agreement

The Broadway League, producers, theatre owners,general managers and the unions of Broadway have announce that they have reached an emergency relief agreement. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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SIX THE MUSICAL Australian & New Zealand Seasons Postponed

The producers of SIX THE MUSICALhave announcedthat as a result of the most recent advice to prevent the spread of COVID-19, all forthcoming seasons including Melbourne, Adelaide and Wellington are now postponed. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, New Zealand, Wellington, BWW News Desk, Melbourne Adelaide, COVID

VIDEO: Tony-Winner Katrina Lenk Performs 'Omar Sharif' From THE BAND'S VISIT at Feinstein's/54 Below

Aspart of Feinstein's54 Below's54BelowatHomeseries, the venue hasreleasedavideo of Katrina Lenk singing 'Omar Sharif' from her Tony Award-winning performance in The Band's Visit [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Feinstein, Omar Sharif, Stage Tube, Katrina Lenk, Tony Winner Katrina Lenk

The Art Of Culturally Relevant Crosswords

Crossword editors are strange arbiters of cultural relevance. Read tweets by Awkwafina or Olivia Wilde on learning that they’ve been immortalized in the black-and-white grid—it’s the bookish version of handprints on a slab outside Grauman’s Chinese Theatre. But any pub-trivia attendee—exposed to categories on craft beer or things that smell like sourdough or whatever the emcee is into—will tell you that personnel is policy. – The Atlantic
Tags: Art, Words, Olivia Wilde, Grauman, Awkwafina, 03.19.20

Breaking: Martin McDonagh's HANGMEN Cancels Broadway Run

BroadwayWorld has just learned that the Royal Court TheatreAtlantic Theater Company production of Martin McDonagh's new comedy Hangmen will not resume performances at Broadway's Golden Theatre following the suspension of Broadway on March 12, 2020. The Olivier Award-winning Best Play began performances on Saturday, February 28, 2020, played 13 previews and was scheduled to officially open on Thursday, March 19, 2020. [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Martin Mcdonagh, BroadwayWorld, BroadwayWorld TV, Golden Theatre, Royal Court TheatreAtlantic Theater Company

“Sweet Land” Opera Was A Hit. Then It Had To Close For The Virus. So One Performance For Just The Cameras

“I think of it a little bit like if a house was burning, and you had the opportunity to run in and save a piece of humanity,” says Industry founder Yuval Sharon. “That’s what we’re doing.” – Los Angeles Times
Tags: Art, Music, Audience, Yuval Sharon, 03.17.20

Philanthropies Are Lining Up To Try To Help The Arts

Though the organizers of the fund wanted to start with New York because of the city’s importance as a cultural center, they know the need spans the country, extending to individuals as well as nonprofit groups. Elizabeth Alexander, president of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, another fund contributor, expects Mellon to partner with other advocacy organizations to develop additional granting programs soon. – Washington Post
Tags: Art, New York, Issues, Elizabeth Alexander, Mellon, Andrew W Mellon Foundation, 03.20.20

Movie Box Office Falls 97 Percent As Theatres Shut

Box office revenue limped to a historic low of $300,000 or less on Wednesday as the vast majority of cinemas in North America closed their doors indefinitely due to the coronavirus crisis. That compares to $10.7 million in revenue on the same Wednesday a year ago, resulting in a year-over-year decline of 97 percent. – The Hollywood Reporter
Tags: Art, Media, North America, Audience, 03.20.20, Movie Box Office Falls

TDF Forced to Lay-Off Staff; Calls for Donations!

Beloved nonprofit organization TDF, which has been dedicated to bringing the power of the performing arts to everyone since 1968, has just released a statement regrading the impact of the Broadway Shutdown. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Lincoln Center Cancels All Performances and Events Through First Half of May

Lincoln Center has released the following statement regarding the cancellation of upcoming performances via their website [Author: BWW News Desk]
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VIDEO: On This Day, March 20- Disney's ALADDIN Opens On Broadway

On this day in 2014, Disney's Aladdin, a new musical comedy based on the Academy Award-winning animated film, opened on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theatre. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Disney, Broadway, New Amsterdam, BWW News Desk

Experience Exclusive Broadway Concerts with the Intermission Mission (And Support the Arts at the Same Time)

Social distancing makes the heart grow fonder, and it's definitely making the theater community grow stronger. For many of us, theater has been a lifelong constant. Whether you're a performer, a devoted audience member, a creator, or just a casual fan, live theater is a haven, a source of entertainment, a place where magic exists and where everyday truths are uncovered. And while its cultural relevance is invaluable, the theater is also, as we often forget, the way thousands earn their livelihoo...
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Video Flashback: THE ROSIE O'DONNELL SHOW Brings Broadway to Daytime!

To gear up for this weekend's big event, we're flashing back to the many Broadway performances featured on The Rosie Show [Author: Alexa Criscitiello]
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Broadway Rewind: Daniel Radcliffe Makes His Broadway Debut in EQUUS!

Daniel Radcliffe made his Broadway debut in the 2008 revival of Equus, costarring another Harry Potter veteran, Richard Griffiths. The revival, directed byThea Sharrock, transferred from the West End, and attracted much attention for its nude scene, which was performed by a then 17 year-old Radcliffe. [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Harry Potter, West End, Daniel Radcliffe, Radcliffe, BroadwayWorld TV, Richard Griffiths, Sharrock

Anika Larsen Opens Up About Her ALMOST FAMOUS Character- 'She's Such a Phenomenon'

Anika Larsen might be heading back to Broadway soonin Almost Famous, which premiered at San Diego's Old Globe last year and is rumored to land on Broadway. She talked all about the new musical on yesterday's installment of Stars in the House. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, House, Broadway, San Diego, BWW News Desk, Anika Larsen

Do You Suffer From Imposter Syndrome?

This kind of reflexive self-doubt is not so much a ‘syndrome’ as it is a widespread state of psychological distortion, with roughly 70 per cent of people experiencing it at some point in their lives. – Aeon
Tags: Art, Ideas, 03.20.20

ONWARD Coloring Pages and Activity Sheets #PixarOnward

Free printable ONWARD Coloring Pages and Activity Sheets are here just in time for the release digitally on March 20th! Hooray! This post may contain affiliate links which means we receive a small commission at no cost to you when you make a purchase. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. ONWARD Coloring Pages and Activity Sheets Disney and Pixar’s ONWARD will be available to buy digitally and on Movies Anywhere beginning 3/20/20 at 5:00pm PST/ 8:00pm EST an...
Tags: Art, Maleficent, Movies, Parenting, Entertainment, Disney, Pixar, Chris Pratt, Printables, Octavia Spencer, Coloring Pages, Ian, Laurel, Julia Louis Dreyfus, Tom Holland, Fun With the Kids

American Alliance Of Museums Asks Congress For $4 Billion In Aid

The letter notes that museums annually contribute $50 billion to the US economy, generate $12 billion in local, state, and federal tax, along with supporting 726,000 jobs, expressing worry that great losses in the cultural sector will displace thousands of workers and act as a blow to the greater economy. – Hyperallergic
Tags: Art, US, Visual, 03.20.20, American Alliance Of Museums Asks Congress

10 Binge-Worthy Art Podcasts in the Age of Coronavirus

Plugging into the art-world conversation while museums and galleries are closed.
Tags: Art, News, Podcasts, Sky, Jason, Pack, Robert, Browning, Helen, Burns, Daniel, Ben, Luke, Tamar, Russell, Ramirez

National Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces 15-Minute Musical Challenge

National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced the NAMT 15-Minute Musical Challenge with thesupport of the Alhadeff Family Charitable Foundation. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, National Alliance, BWW News Desk, NAMT, National Alliance for Musical Theatre, Alhadeff Family Charitable Foundation

BWW Exclusive: Songs from the Vault with Eden Espinosa!

In 2005, BroadwayWorld gathered a slew of stars for Unexpected Songs The Lesser Known Tunes of Andrew Lloyd Webber- a special concert event atJoe's Pub. Below, watch as Eden Espinosa belts out the title song from Whistle Down the Wind. [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: Theatre, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Vault, Eden Espinosa, BroadwayWorld TV

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