VIDEO: Sir Patrick Stewart Continues Shakespeare Series With Sonnet 73

Patrick Stewart is continuing his ASonnetADay posts on Twitter, with Sonnet 73. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Patrick Stewart, BWW News Desk

The Met's COSI FAN TUTTE, Starring Kelli O'Hara, Will Stream For 24 Hours Beginning Tonight

The Met's Nightly Met Opera Streams,a free series of encoreLive in HDpresentations, continues tonight with Cosi fan tutte, starring Kelli O'Hara. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Kelli O Hara, BWW News Desk

Dancer and Choreographer, Louis Johnson, Dies at Age 90

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Louis Johnson, dancer and choreographer, has died on March 31 at age 90. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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VIDEO: Nathan Lane Chats His New Role on PENNY DREADFUL: CITY OF ANGELS, Terrence McNally, His Stage Career, and More!

Nathan Lane was profiled today on CBS Sunday Morning, to chat about his role on the television series Penny Dreadful City of Angels. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Cbs, Nathan Lane, Stage Tube

VIDEO: Jennifer Holliday Performs 'His Eye is on the Sparrow'

Jennifer Holliday took to Twitter to post an inspirational video of herself singing the hymn 'His Eye is on the Sparrow'. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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VIDEO: Jennifer Holliday Performs a 'I Sing Because I'm Happy'

Jennifer Holliday took to Twitter to post an inspirational video of herself singing the hymn 'I Sing Because I'm Happy.' [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Jennifer Holliday, BWW News Desk

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of 8 Disney Live-Action Films, Including THE LION KING, ALADDIN, MALEFICENT, and More

Insider went behind the scenes of eight different Disney live-action movies, showing fans just what goes into making this blockbuster films [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Disney, Stage Tube, Disney Live Action Films

VIDEO: Sierra Boggess Performs 'Come to My Garden' From THE SECRET GARDEN With Her Sister and Brother in Law

Sierra Boggess took to YouTube to post a video of herself, her sister Summer Boggess, and her brother in law Brian Hertz performing 'Come to My Garden' from The Secret Garden [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Law, Theatre, Sierra Boggess, Stage Tube, Summer Boggess, Brian Hertz

VIDEO: Gina Naomi Baez Returns With WEST SIDE STORY Parody 'A Boy Like That Might Spread Corona'

Gina Naomi Baezis back with anotherquarantine parody This time she performs asAnita and Maria from West Side Story in the song andmusic videoaoeA Boy Like That Might Spread Corona.' [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Maria, Corona, West Side Story, Gina Naomi Baez, Stage Tube, Gina Naomi Baezis

VIDEO: Watch Andrea Bocelli's Livestreamed Performance From The Duomo In Milan

Today, April 12, Italian tenor and global music icon Andrea Bocelligave a solo performance at the historic Duomo, the cathedral of Milan, Italy. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Milan, Theatre, Andrea Bocelli, Milan Italy, BWW News Desk, Andrea Bocelligave

City Lights Books Sends Out A Cry For Help, Gets $400,000 In Donations

The iconic San Francisco bookstore founded by Beat poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti said in its GoFundMe appeal that it was continuing to pay salaries and health care for its employees, but that it wasn’t doing online orders to keep its people safe – and thus was out of money. Thousands of people responded. – San Francisco Chronicle
Tags: Art, San Francisco, Words, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, 04.11.20

VIDEO: John McGinty, Pedro Pascal, and Chukwudi Iwuji Read ROMEO AND JULIET as Part of the Public's Brave New Shakespeare Series

Inspired by the joyous ways the world community is responding to this challenging time by creating performance, song, conversation, and connection,The Public Theateris inviting the world to use Shakespeare's words to connect with friends, family, and communities, all from their homes. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Shakespeare, Juliet, Stage Tube, John McGinty Pedro Pascal

VIDEO: Idris Elba Narrates Inspirational Poem in New Film From The BBC

The film is a montage of real life footage of the events of the past few weeks, moving from empty supermarket shelves, and deserted streets to heart-warming interviews, viral moments like the 'Clap for our NHS carers' as well as personal videos from NHS staff and the construction of the NHS Nightingale hospitals. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Bbc, NHS, Idris Elba, Stage Tube, NHS Nightingale

Broadway Rewind: EXIT THE KING Makes an Entrance on Broadway in 2009

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge says, 'That this episode of Broadway Rewind features something Toxic, something Royal and something Academic.' We drop by New World Stages for a look at the David Bryan and Joe DePietro musical, The Toxic Avenger.We also visit with two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick and the cast of Roundabout's production of The Philanthropist, but we kick it off at the opening night of director Neil Armfield's production of Eugene Ionesco's Exit The King, which starred Ac...
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Angela Lansbury, Eugene Ionesco, Tony, BroadwayWorld, Geoffrey Rush, Tommy Steele, Matthew Broderick, David Bryan, Andrea Martin, BroadwayWorld TV, Richard Ridge, Neil Armfield, Joe DePietro, Susan Sarandon Tony

A Dream Deferred, for Now

The coronavirus has pushed Deborah Roberts’s art exhibition at the Contemporary Austin at least to January. She is looking at the postponement as a gift.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Black People, Roberts, Deborah, Deborah Roberts, Contemporary Austin, Women and Girls, Austin (Tex, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV

Girl With A Purell Earring And Other Tweaks Making The Art Rounds During The Pandemic

Truth: “Art meme-ing has long been with us, but some mix of quarantine creativity, idle isolation and the need to connect through humor in these uncertain times is sparking a stream of mischievous art alterations.” (The Scream without the screamer? Whoa.) – The Washington Post
Tags: Art, Visual, 04.11.20

The Top 10 Broadway TikTokers to Watch!

If you weren't obsessed with TikTok before we entered this time of social distancing and self-isolation, there is a good chance that you are now. With out-of-the house entertainment out of the question, TikTok has kept us all responsibly indoors and endlessly entertained. [Author: Chloe Rabinowitz]
Tags: Theatre, Chloe Rabinowitz, Broadway TikTokers

The Guggenheim Is The Latest Institution To Lay Off, Furlough, And Reduce Benefits

The museum says it’s facing a $10 million shortfall and must furlough 92 people and reduce the salaries for 85 more. The furloughed staff members, “which union officials said include about a dozen people who work in a clandestine storage facility, will be paid through April 19 and receive health benefits covered by the museum through July 31 or the date of rehire, whichever comes first.” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Visual, 04.10.20

Irish Scholars Have A Rather Large Bone To Pick With A ‘Hatchet Job’ In The New Yorker

Who decided messing with Edna O’Brien was a good idea? Ian Parker of The New Yorker, that’s who. But “after a complicated relationship with her home country – in 2015 President Michael Higgins made an official apology for the scorn formerly heaped on her by the Irish – O’Brien is now regarded as a national treasure in Dublin” and Irish literary scholars have responded to Parker in kind. – The Observer (UK)
Tags: Art, Words, Dublin, Parker, O'Brien, Edna O Brien, Michael Higgins, Ian Parker, 04.12.20

When Truth Resembles Apocalyptic Fiction

Novelist Waubgeshig Rice: “It kind of blew my mind. … I wrote that plot point of Moon of the Crusted Snow just as a what if, not as a how-to guide.” – CBC
Tags: Art, Words, 04.09.20, Waubgeshig Rice

Shailene Woodley, Doing (Now Online) Movie Release Press From A Big Social Distance

The actor, who had success as a child and in her teens and early twenties, says that social isolation with her dog isn’t the worst thing. “This feels like heaven in a lot of ways because I don’t have to talk to people, I don’t have to deal with people, I don’t even have to look at people. I can play the game of being an extrovert when I need to — it’s a big part of my job — but my happy place is honestly being alone.” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, People, 04.10.20

VIDEO: Watch DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES Reunion on STARS IN THE HOUSE with Seth Rudetsky- Live at 8pm!

Stars in The House continues tonight 8pm for DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES with Marcia Cross, Dana Delaney, Eva Longoria, Brenda Strong and Vanessa Williams. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, House, Seth Rudetsky, Vanessa Williams, BWW News Desk

Theatre’s Stages Of Grief

Idled theatres can’t earn money, can’t meet grant requirement deadlines, and have nothing they can do with huge sets or out-of-work actors or stage crews. It’s not OK. “O’Gara conceded that theatre’s future appears ‘pretty dire.'” – American Theatre
Tags: Art, Theatre, O'Gara, 04.10.20

Restaurants And Retail Are Closed, So What’s An Out-Of-Work Hollywood Artist To Do?

Podcast from home, of course. (Or work in video games or animation – those industries, perhaps unsurprisingly, are doing just fine.) – Los Angeles Times
Tags: Art, Media, Los Angeles, 04.11.20

Shows Shutdown: A Look at Broadway Closures of the 21st Century

Throughout the short beginning of 21st century alone, Broadway has been dealt a number of blows in various ways and has always managed to find a way back.Read about them here [Author: Alexa Criscitiello]
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What Did It Mean To Exhibit The Shroud Of Turin Online?

When the Archbishop of Turin, Cesare Nosiglia, announced the church would livestream the Shroud, things in the world of the mysterious sacred artifact got a bit weird. “Whether Nosiglia knows it or not, his decision to exhibit the Shroud of Turin virtually in real time during a global pandemic finds neat points of synchronicity with the history of the shroud’s rise to becoming Christianity’s most famous—and notorious—sacred artifact. It also forces us to rethink the limits and capabilities of d...
Tags: Art, Turin, Visual, 04.10.20, Cesare Nosiglia, Nosiglia

VIDEO: Boost Your Creativity With Manhattan Theatre Club

David Shookhoff, the Director of Education at Manhattan Theatre Club has released a video of exercises that will get your creative juices flowing [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Manhattan Theatre Club, BWW News Desk, David Shookhoff, Director of Education at Manhattan Theatre Club

VIDEO: Jon Rua Performs a Number From Two River Theater's THE HOMBRES

The Hombres would have opened on April 11th at Two River Theater. A video has been released of choreographer Jon Rua discussing the role of dance in the show and performing a number. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Two River Theater, BWW News Desk, Jon Rua, THE HOMBRES

VIDEO: Watch Cast Members From & JULIET Get Quizzed on Their Noughties Knowledge

WatchMelanie La Barrie, David Bedella and Tim Mahendran from Juliet get quizzed on their knowledge of the 2000s [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Stage Tube, WatchMelanie La Barrie David Bedella, Tim Mahendran

The College Showcase Must Go On (Virtually!) - Part 21

We've been compiling videos from college seniors all around the country for our new daily showcase series. Although their performances were cancelled, the show must go on-- virtually [Author: BWW News Desk]
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