VIDEO: Rebecca Luker, Sarah Uriarte Berry, and Debbie Gravitte Perform 'Sing For Your Supper' from THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE

New York City Center is presenting the EncoresArchives series They will be posting daily highlights from their musical theater vault from Encores, Encores Off-Center, and Gala productions. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Syracuse, New York City Center, BWW News Desk, Debbie Gravitte, Rebecca Luker Sarah Uriarte Berry

VIDEO: Adam Schlesinger and David Javerbaum Perform 'Screw Loose' from Cry-Baby on Theater Talk

As BroadwayWorld previously reported Emmy and Grammy winner and Oscar nominated songwriterAdam Schlesinger haspassed away from coronavirus-related complications. He was 52 years old. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, BroadwayWorld, Stage Tube, Adam Schlesinger, David Javerbaum

Social: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Tom Hanks and More Pay Tribute to Adam Schlesinger

The entertainment community is bereft at the loss of Emmy and Grammy winner and Oscar nominee Adam Schlesinger, who passed awaytoday from coronavirus-related complications. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Oscar, BWW News Desk, Adam Schlesinger, Lin Manuel Miranda Tom Hanks

BWW Exclusive: Allison Frasca Visits COME FROM AWAY on The Broadway Break(down)!

Today, she's continuing the series at the Gerald SchoenfeldTheatre to break down Come From Away [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, BroadwayWorld TV, Allison Frasca, Gerald SchoenfeldTheatre

VIDEO: Watch a FRASIER Reunion on STARS IN THE HOUSE with Seth Rudetsky

Stars in The House continuestonight 8pm with a Frasier reunion Kelsey Grammer, Peri Gilpin, David Hyde Pierce, Jane Leeves, Dan Butler. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, House, Seth Rudetsky, BWW News Desk

VIDEO: Watch a FRASIER Reunion on STARS IN THE HOUSE with Seth Rudetsky- Live Now!

Stars in The House continuestonight 8pm with a Frasier reunion Kelsey Grammer, Peri Gilpin, David Hyde Pierce, Jane Leeves, Dan Butler. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, House, Seth Rudetsky, BWW News Desk

The Met Launches #MetAnywhere Online Programming And Social Media Initiatives

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today a lineup of newly developed content to complement its existing selection of online materials, offering audiences at home the opportunity to engage with the Museum while it is temporarily closed. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Metropolitan Museum Of Art, BWW News Desk

CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND Star Rachel Bloom Gives Birth to A Baby Girl!

Rachel Bloom, award-winningstar and creator of the musical television comedy Crazy-Ex Girlfriend, and her husband Dan Gregor, welcomed a brand-new baby girl this week [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Rachel Bloom, BWW News Desk, Dan Gregor, Star Rachel Bloom Gives Birth

MTI Partners With Senior Housing Orgs for Medical Supply Drive SEND IN THE GOWNS

Music Theatre Internationalhas partnered with the American Senior Housing AssociationandJuniper Communities, leaders in seniors housing is launching an initiative to inspire the public to help make or gather Personal Protective Equipment PPE, and donate it to a local senior living community. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, MTI, BWW News Desk

When All the Zingers Were Fit to Print

In 1978, a mischievous band of writers that included George Plimpton and Nora Ephron teamed up to create a spoof of The New York Times. Turns out, Times journalists were among them.
Tags: Art, News, Newspapers, New York Times, Village Voice, Rooney, Nora Ephron, Terry, Collins, Strikes, Craig, Southern, Onion, Bernstein, Spencer, George

Award-Winning Songwriter Adam Schlesinger Passes Away Due to COVID-19 Complications

Emmy and Grammy winner and Oscar nominee Adam Schlesinger has passed away from coronavirus-related complications. He was 52 years old. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, BWW News Desk, Adam Schlesinger

Open Stage to Stream Online Performance of ANGELS IN AMERICA

Open Stage, a regional theatre in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, will be hosting a live-stream presentation of their upcoming production of Angels in America. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, America, Harrisburg Pennsylvania, BWW News Desk

VIDEO: Brian Stokes Mitchell Tests Positive for COVID-19

Tony Award-winner Brian Stokes Mitchell took to social media today to inform his fan base that he has tested positive for the Covid-19 virus. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Brian Stokes Mitchell, BWW News Desk

BWW Exclusive: Conversations and Music with Michael Feinstein- Making Music with Singing Bowls!

Today, watch as he shows us his very special 'singing bowls' collection [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: Theatre, Michael Feinstein, BroadwayWorld TV

Dolly Parton Donates $1 Million Towards Virus Research

Dolly Parton has shared that she is making a 1 million donation to Vanderbilt to go to research for the cure forcoronavirus. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Dolly Parton, Vanderbilt, BWW News Desk

The Bret Adams and Paul Reisch Foundation Makes Grants Available for Theatre Writers In Response to the Health Crisis

In response to the recent closure of theaters due to the COVID-19 pandemic,The Bret Adams and Paul Reisch Foundationhas announced its decision to reinvent the means by which it will distribute the funds for their 2020Idea Award for Theatre. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, BWW News Desk, Bret Adams, Paul Reisch Foundation, Paul Reisch Foundationhas

Soooo… We Were Trying To Cut Down Our Screen Time Before This Happened. How’s It Going?

Covered in screens these past few weeks, I have noticed some positive changes. I FaceTime my friends so much that I know them better than I did before. I decided to learn what TikTok was, and I love it. I spend hours with my chin tucked into my chest and a weird smile on my face, watching. I’m using Duolingo, an app to learn languages. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Ideas, Facetime, Audience, Tiktok, 03.31.20

VIDEO: Watch Jarrod Spector and Kelli Barrett on R&H GOES LIVE! With Laura Osnes

The Rodgers Hammerstein Organization announced the launch of their new YouTube live stream series, RH Goes Live, a spinoff of their existing RH Goes Pop video series. The ongoing series will feature some of Broadway's best performing stripped-down, contemporary versions of iconic Rodgers Hammerstein tunes. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Laura Osnes, Rodgers Hammerstein, Stage Tube, Jarrod Spector, Kelli Barrett, Rodgers Hammerstein Organization

Red Bull Theater Forced to Cancel Livestream of 'TIS A PITY SHE'S A WHORE Due to Equity Dispute

Red Bull Theatertoday announced the LIVESTREAM and FREE presentation of an online reading of John Ford's classic play 'TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE, featuring the complete cast of Red Bull's acclaimed 2015 Off-Broadway production, directed by Mr. Berger. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Red Bull, John Ford, Berger, BWW News Desk

This adorable tiny record maker lets you cut your own 5-inch vinyl singles

Vinyl has been coming back for the last few years, but unlike MP3s, CDs, or even cassette tapes (also coming back), records aren’t easy to record on your own. This tiny toy record maker makes it easy, though you probably shouldn’t expect that famous vinyl sound quality. The Easy Record Maker was created by designer Yuri Suzuki, who has been itching to do something like this for years. “This idea has been my dream machine since I was teenager,” Suzuki told Dezeen. Digital media are easy to copy, ...
Tags: Gadgets, Design, Hardware, Audio, US, Tech, Records, Kickstarter, Vinyl, Suzuki, Yuri Suzuki, Dezeen Digital

Chinese Movie Fans Turned To Piracy Sites As Theatres Shut

China’s 70,000 theaters shut down in January amid coronavirus concerns during the weekend of the Chinese New Year, which is typically the country’s busiest moviegoing time. Piracy data company Muso released a report on Wednesday that shows how piracy has already increased in the region because of the closures. – Business Insider
Tags: Art, Media, China, Audience, Muso, 03.31.20

VIDEO: Patti LuPone Embodies Norma Desmond in New Basement Tour!

Patti LuPone has been gracing us all with video tours of her basement. Today she decided to embody the spirit of Sunset Boulevard's Norma Desmond [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Sunset Boulevard, Norma Desmond, Patti LuPone, BWW News Desk

Broadway Rewind: ROCK OF AGES Strikes a Chord on Broadway!

We close out at the opening of the Broadway run of Rock of Ages,which features some of the greatest rock songs of the 80's. It had a sensational cast including Constantine Maroulis, Amy Spanger, James Carpinello, Wesley Taylor. [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, BroadwayWorld TV

Lauren Gunderson, David Henry Hwang & More to Select Winners of #ENOUGH: PLAYS TO END GUN VIOLENCE Contest

Nationally recognized playwrights Lauren Gunderson, Academy Award winner Tarell Alvin McCraney, Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Schenkkan, Tony Award winner David Henry Hwang, and Karen Zacaras will select the winning plays for ENOUGH Plays to End Gun Violence, a playwriting contest for middle and high school students. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, David Henry Hwang, BWW News Desk, Tarell Alvin McCraney, Lauren Gunderson, Lauren Gunderson David Henry Hwang, Robert Schenkkan Tony, Karen Zacaras

Broadway Stars Turn to Cameo to Raise Funds for BC/EFA

As we continue to adjust to a spring without Broadway, performers are uniting to make a difference. A slew of stars are offering up their friendly faces on Cameo- a way for fans to connect to artists they love- and donating the proceeds to BCEFA'sEmergency Assistance Fund. Just look out forstickers on social media noting'Benefiting Broadway Cares' or other charities. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, BC EFA, BWW News Desk

Sunny Showtunes: 'Get Happy' with Judy Garland and Barbra Streisand

Try not to get worried and join us for a few minutes each day to hear the people sing, put on a happy face, and remember that the sun will come out tomorrow...and all that jazz. [Author: Alexa Criscitiello]
Tags: Theatre, Judy Garland, Alexa Criscitiello

VIDEO: Rory O'Malley Sings 'You'll Be Back' for Geffen Stayhouse

Geffen Playhousepresents Geffen Stayhouse They will bebe sharing exclusive, original content every Wednesday from some of their Geffen alumns and favorite theater artists. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Rory O Malley, Stage Tube, Geffen Stayhouse

Baltimore Center Stage, The Public Theater & More Announce PLAY AT HOME

Baltimore Center Stage, Long Wharf Theatre, The Public Theater, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, and Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company,haveannounced PLAY AT HOME, a series of micro-commissioned short plays. The first of the commissioned plays will be available today, Wednesday, April 1, for the public to download, read and perform at home. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Baltimore, BWW News Desk

#BWWPrompts: What's On Your Broadway Bucket List?

We want to hear from you We're startingBwayWorldPrompts, where each day we'll be asking our readers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram questions to spark some theater conversation. [Author: BWW Prompts]
Tags: Theatre, Facebook Twitter, BWW Prompts

Bid on Virtual Experiences With Orfeh, Andy Karl and More Through Charitybuzz's New Virtual Experience Category

Charitybuzz has launched a new virtual experience category,kicking off with notable celebs like Kristin Chenoweth, Alan Cumming, Jordan Fisher, and Andy Karl and Orfeh. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Charitybuzz, Andy Karl, BWW News Desk, Orfeh, Kristin Chenoweth Alan Cumming Jordan Fisher

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