Telly Leung, Ann Harada And More Rally Behind #RacismIsAVirus

The RacismIsAVirus campaign was organized by the Broadway Diversity Project's Diane Phelan School of Rock, The King and I, Here Lies Love who gained immediate support from colleagues such as Marc Dela Cruz Hamilton, Telly Leung Aladdin, Allegiance, Rent, Ann Harada Avenue Q, SMASH and more. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Diane Phelan, BWW News Desk, Ann Harada, Telly Leung Ann Harada, Broadway Diversity Project, Marc Dela Cruz Hamilton Telly Leung

VIDEO: The Lopez Family Busts Out Four-Part Harmony On A Crosby, Stills, & Nash Classic!

Academy Award-winning songwriters, Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, hit social media today with their children to show off some impressive four-part harmony on the Crosby, Stills, and Nash classic, 'Helplessly Hoping.' [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Nash, Robert Lopez, Kristen Anderson Lopez, BWW News Desk

VIDEO: WE'RE GONNA DIE Playwright Young Jean Lee Hosts Online Playwriting Workshop!

This week, playwright Young Jean Lee hosted an online playwriting workshop through Zoom [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Young Jean Lee, BWW News Desk

VIDEO: A Teenage Ronan Farrow Croons SWEENEY TODD

This afternoon, Mia Farrow shared a throwback video of her son, celebrated journalist, Ronan Farrow singing the ballad, 'Not While I'm Around' from the musical Sweeney Todd [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Mia Farrow, Sweeney Todd, Ronan Farrow, BWW News Desk, Ronan Farrow Croons SWEENEY

VIDEO: Darren Criss Performs Acoustic "Being Alive" For THE ROSIE O'DONNELL SHOW Benefit Concert

Emmy and Golden Globe-winner, Darren Criss, performs an acoustic rendition of the song, 'Being Alive' from Company. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Golden Globe, Darren Criss, Stage Tube

VIDEO: Patti LuPone Continues Her Viral Basement Tour!

Patti LuPone returns to the basement for another tour [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Patti LuPone, BWW News Desk

VIDEO: Watch Brian Stokes Mitchell in STARS IN THE HOUSE Concert Series with Seth Rudetsky

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

Fourth Plinth Sculpture Unveiled Delayed

The unveiling of the next Fourth Plinth sculpture in London has been postponed over coronavirus fears. “We will support all the individuals and businesses involved in the commissioning, planning and operation of this installation during these challenging times,” says London’s Deputy Mayor for Culture and the Creative Industries, Justine Simons. Read more at Art Newspaper  
Tags: Art, London, News, Art News, Minipost, Creative Industries Justine Simons Read

Yale MFA Students Demand Partial Refund

Students in the Yale MFA program are demanding a partial refund of their tuition over the class cancellations due to coronavirus. “We are deeply troubled by the far-reaching repercussions of this event, which has tangible and unfathomable implications for our physical and mental health, financial security, professional careers, housing, and immigration status,” the students wrote in an open […]
Tags: Art, News, Art News, Minipost, Yale MFA

Rachel Chavkin, Andre de Shields, Taylor Mac and More Launch THE TRICKLE UP to Aid Artists Loss of Income Due to Covid-19

A group of over 50 other New York City artists-including Tony Award, Pulitzer Prize, MacArthur Fellowship and OBIE Award winners spanning numerous disciplines-have launched The Trickle Up,a subscription video serviceto help artists hurt from the COVID-19 shutdown. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: New York City, Theatre, BWW News Desk, Rachel Chavkin Andre de Shields Taylor Mac

With Renovations of Notre Dame Halted, Thieves Attempt a Break-In

With renovations at Notre Dame halted over coronavirus, thieves have broken into the cathedral, Art News reports.  Two men were taken into custody after being spotted by guards. Read more at Art News
Tags: Art, News, Notre Dame, Art News, Minipost

RIP – Paul Kasmin, New York Gallerist, at the Age of 60

Paul Kasmin, via Kasmin Gallery Dealer Paul Kasmin, who was a formative voice in the development of the Chelsea gallery scene over the last 20 years has passed away at the age of 60.  The son of the London-based John Kasmin, a major force in the British art world and an astute market mover, the dealer […]
Tags: Art, London, Show, Chelsea, Art News, Featured Post, Paul Kasmin, Kasmin, Paul Kasmin New York Gallerist, John Kasmin

A.R.T. To Postpone Broadway-Bound 1776 and Remainder of 2019/20 Season

American Repertory Theater will postpone the remainder of its 201920 Season programming, including its Broadway-bound production of the musical 1776. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, American Repertory Theater, BWW News Desk

VIDEO: Josh Lamon, Ben Fankhauser and More Give LES MISERABLES An Isolation Twist

We may be more than one day off the return of Broadway, but that doesn't mean we can't come together for a virtual ensemble number [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Stage Tube, Josh Lamon Ben Fankhauser

BWW Exclusive: Daily #MobilityMinute with Mark Fisher Fitness Trainer Harold Gibbons- The Spiderman Lunge

While the entire world is in the process of shutting down, many people are trying to figure out what to do to maintain an exercise practice and be physically active while sheltering in place. Your fitness doesn't have to hit PAUSE, so we're teaming up with Mark Fisher Fitness and Harold Gibbons to offer you a series of daily stretches and daily activity, called the MobilityMinute. [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: Theatre, Mark Fisher, BroadwayWorld TV, Harold Gibbons

Check Out 10 Highlights From the One-Night Only Return of THE ROSIE O'DONNELL SHOW Benefiting The Actors Fund

12-time Emmy Award winner and Tony Award recipient Rosie O'Donnell and actorProducer Erich Bergen's star-studded one-night-only return of the 25-time Emmy Award-winning 'The Rosie O'Donnell Show,' raised over 600,000 in support of The Actors Fund in order to help in this time of crisis. Additional donations can still be made by visiting give.actorsfund.orgRosie [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Rosie O Donnell, Erich Bergen, BWW News Desk

What Will The Arts Look Like When This Is All Over?

Even in that best-case scenario — say, a May return — it may take years to return to the vibrant, cultural universe that defines our country. – Washington Post
Tags: Art, Issues, 03.23.20

VIDEO: Watch Stephanie J. Block & Sebastian Arcelus Croon 'Help Is on the Way'

Broadway couple Stephanie J. Block and Sebastian Arcelus believe that help is on the way... so much so, that they decided to sing about it. Watch below as they perform David Friedman's 'Help is on the Way.' [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, David Friedman, Stephanie J Block, BWW News Desk, Sebastian Arcelus

COME FROM AWAY Star Chad Kimball Tests Positive for COVID-19

Tony-nominee Chad Kimball revealed on social media today that he is among the Broadway stars who have tested positive for the Covid-19 virus. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Tony, BWW News Desk, Chad Kimball

Broadway Cares 2020 EASTER BONNET COMPETITION Canceled

It was announced today that the annual Broadway CaresEquity Fights AIDS2020 Easter Bonnet Competition has been canceled due to the Covid-19 outbreak. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, BWW News Desk

VIDEO: Judi Dench and British Stage Stars Recite Shakespeare From Isolation

Dame Judi Dench and a handful of great British stage actors have come together to spread some Shakespeare from isolation. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Judi Dench, Shakespeare, Dame Judi Dench, BWW News Desk

Why Aren’t Robots Saving Us In The Virus Crisis?

This economic catastrophe is blowing up the myth of the worker robot and AI takeover. We’ve been led to believe that a new wave of automation is here, made possible by smarter AI and more sophisticated robots. Yet our economy still craters without human workers, because the machines are far, far away from matching our intelligence and dexterity. You’re more likely to have a machine automate part of your job, not destroy your job entirely. – Wired
Tags: Art, Ideas, 03.23.20

Strand Bookstore Lays Off 188 Workers

“This is the first time in our history that we have had to have a layoff,” owner Nancy Bass Wyden Bass Wyden wrote in a statement. Employees will receive a week of pay in addition to payment for any vacation time they have accrued. “We are also working with our union and our providers to extend health insurance as long as possible.” – Publishers Weekly
Tags: Art, Words, 03.22.20, Nancy Bass Wyden Bass Wyden

Jordan Fisher Joins TikTok's #happyathome Campaign

Greg Justice, Head of Content Programming at TikTok US has released the following statement regardingTikTok's happyathome Campaign [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Jordan Fisher, BWW News Desk, Greg Justice Head, TikTok US

Video Flashback: Matthew Broderick Stars in HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING on Broadway

On this day in 1995, the first Broadway revival of the classic musical comedy, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying opened at Broadway's Richard Rodgers Theatre. [Author: Alexa Criscitiello]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Matthew Broderick, Alexa Criscitiello

BWW Exclusive: Allison Frasca Stops By COMPANY on The Broadway Break(down)!

Allison Frasca is continuing the series at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre to break down Company [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: Theatre, BroadwayWorld TV, Broadway Break, Allison Frasca

New York Philharmonic Cancels Concerts Through June 13

The New York Philharmonic has canceled all concerts throughJune 13, 2020, the end of their subscription season in orderto protect the Philharmonic's audience, musicians, employees, and community from COVID-19 the novel coronavirus. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, New York Philharmonic, BWW News Desk, COVID

COME FROM AWAY Star Sharon Wheatley Starts Blog Series

To beat the stuck-at-home blues, COME FROM AWAY star, Sharon Wheatley, has started a blog chronicling her time away from the show and in social isolation. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, BWW News Desk, Sharon Wheatley

One-Night-Only Return of THE ROSIE O'DONNELL SHOW Raises Over $600,000 in Support of The Actors Fund

12-time Emmy Award winner and Tony Award recipient Rosie O'Donnell and actorProducer Erich Bergen have announced that the star-studded one-night-only return of the25-time Emmy Award-winning 'The Rosie O'Donnell Show,' raised over 600,000 in support of The Actors Fund in order to help in this time of crisis. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Rosie O Donnell, Erich Bergen, BWW News Desk

Broadway Rewind: Watch Will Chase, Terrence Mann, Julia Murney & More Rehearse for LENNON in 2005!

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge continues Broadway Rewind with a jam-packed, star-studded look at the kickoff of the 2005- 2006 Theatre season. It includes Bernadette Peters, Yoko Ono, Amanda McBroom and Brooke Shields. [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: Theatre, Brooke Shields, Lennon, BroadwayWorld TV, Richard Ridge, Terrence Mann Julia Murney, Bernadette Peters Yoko Ono Amanda McBroom

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