Los Angeles muralist brings her coronavirus-themed artwork to Long Beach

Artist Corie Mattie has a goal during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic: inspire the greater Los Angeles community with her work. Over the last few weeks, Mattie has created 12 murals at busy Los Angeles intersections and 20 cardboard pieces spread around the city. And Mattie, a former Long Beach resident, has also showed her old city some love with its own series of murals at the Sweetwater Saloon, on the corner of Broadway and Orange Avenue. “I used to live here years ago,” Mattie said Monday, ...
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THE DISNEY FAMILY SINGALONG Adds Ariana Grande, Josh Groban, Darren Criss And More!

More celebrity guests join aoeThe Disney Family Singalong,a hosted by Ryan Seacrest, for a night of magic and music. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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VIDEO: Vanessa Williams and Stanley Wayne Mathis Sing 'Come Rain or Come Shine' from ST. LOUIS WOMAN

Vanessa Williams and Stanley Wayne Mathis perform the classic tunes, 'Come Rain or Come Shine' in the company's 1998 production of St. Louis Woman. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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VIDEO: Watch Marc Shaiman and Friends on STARS IN THE HOUSE with Seth Rudetsky- Live Now!

Stars in The House continues tonight8pm with Marc Shaiman and friends [Author: BWW News Desk]
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VIDEO: HAMILTON San Francisco Cast Members Sing to Say Goodbye

Earlier this month it was reported that Broadway's Hamilton has canceled the remainder of its performances at San Francisco's Orpheum Theatre. To say goodbye to the City by the Bay two cast members, including the production's title starJulius Thomas III and Andrew Wojtal who played Samuel Seaburyeach gave one 'final' performance. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, San Francisco, Broadway, Hamilton, Bay, BWW News Desk, Hamilton San Francisco, Thomas III, Andrew Wojtal, Samuel Seaburyeach

Pandemic Could Be An Opportunity To Rethink How Cities Work

We’re using cities differently while we’re under lockdown, but urbanists see this as an opportunity to maybe challenge the ways we have constructed and use urban areas. Cars, for example – do they have to be so dominant? – Wired
Tags: Art, Ideas, 04.13.20

BC/EFA to Stream Disney on Broadway Concert April 17; Musicians' Union Grants Waiver

The stream ofBroadway CaresEquity Fights AIDS' benefit concert celebrating Disney on Broadway's 25th anniversary will be rescheduled for Friday, April 17, 2020. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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BWW Exclusive: Conversations and Music with Michael Feinstein- Back in the Gershwin Gallery!

Today, watch as he returns to the Gershwin Gallery for a tour [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
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VIDEO: Tony Yazbeck Keeps His Tap Dancing Skills Sharp While at Home

NY1 has shared a video of Tony Yazbeck tap-dancing while at home in quarantine.Check out the video below [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Michelle Viasge, Ross Matthews and More Join HUMPDAY WITH HAMPSHIRE This Wednesday

The Actors Fund has announced guest stars for this week's live-streamed talk-show 'Humpday with Hampshire' hosted by 'Schitt's Creek' star, award-winning actress and Screen Actors Guild Nominee Emily Hampshire. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Hampshire, Creek, BWW News Desk, Schitt, Screen Actors Guild Nominee Emily Hampshire, Michelle Viasge Ross Matthews

Kathryn Gallagher and Derek Klena to Join ACT of Connecticut's HAPPY HOUR Livestream This Friday

ACT's 'Happy Hour' premieres this Friday, April 17 at 7pm Join Daniel C. Levine, Bryan Perri, and Katie Diamond as they chat with today's hottest Broadway stars [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Connecticut, Broadway, BWW News Desk, Derek Klena, Katie Diamond, Kathryn Gallagher, Daniel C Levine Bryan Perri

VIDEO: Sir Patrick Stewart Reads Shakespeare's Sonnet 26

Patrick Stewart is continuing his ASonnetADay posts on Twitter. This time he is reading Sonnet 26. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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BAM Cancels Remaining Spring Programming Through June

BAM today announced that it has made the difficult decision to cancel programming and events through June. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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VIDEO: Riverdale Takes On HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH in Latest Musical Episode

Check out a sneak peek at the latest musical episode of Riverdale The episode, titled Wicked Little Town is centered around the musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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SEA WALL / A LIFE to be Released by Audible on April 30

It has been announced that the Audible Original production of Sea WallA Life, starring Academy Award nomineeJake Gyllenhaaland Tony Award nomineeTom Sturridge, will be released on April 30th. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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The Met Announces Plans to Live-Stream an All-Star AT-HOME GALA

The Metropolitan Opera announced plans today to live-stream what it is billing as an At-Home Gala on Saturday, April 25, at 1pm EDT, featuring performances by many of the company's most prominent artists, live from their own quarantines around the world. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Essential Tool To Survive The Pandemic? Imagination

“Pandemics, wars, and other social crises often create new attitudes, needs, and behaviors, which need to be managed. We believe imagination — the capacity to create, evolve, and exploit mental models of things or situations that don’t yet exist — is the crucial factor in seizing and creating new opportunities, and finding new paths to growth.” – Harvard Business Review
Tags: Art, Ideas, 04.10.20

Broadway Musicians Petition Their Union To Allow Streaming Of Show For COVID Relief

The show is a Disney concert from last year that producers want to use to raise money for COVID relief. All the unions had agreed except for the musicians union. “As musicians we have lost the opportunity to perform publicly, but this use of our recorded performance could have been a great tool to raise funds for people in our community that are in need,” the petition states in part. – Deadline
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Peter Sellars On Art And Creativity After COVID

“My feeling is truly we are in the midst of a new era trying to be reborn,” he said, reached by phone in Culver City. “And, yes, the labor pains are fierce.” – Los Angeles Times
Tags: Art, Los Angeles, Ideas, Culver City, Peter Sellars, 04.13.20

#BWWPrompts: Who Is Your Broadway Hero and Why?

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]
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THAT THING YOU DO! Cast Will Reunite to Honor Adam Schlesinger

Page Six has reportedthat the cast of That Thing You Do is reuniting to honor songwriter Adam Schlesinger who passed away fromcoronavirus complications earlier this month and raise funds for COVID-19 relief efforts. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Sunny Showtunes: Let Your 'Freak Flag' Fly with SHREK THE MUSICAL

We here at BroadwayWorld know that sometimes social-distancing can get you down. With the theatre industry at a standstill, many of us are craving some trademark musical theatre merriment to keep our spirits up while keeping ourselves and others safe. [Author: Alexa Criscitiello]
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Jeremy Jordan and Ashley Spencer to Announce 2020 Lucille Lortel Award Nominations Tomorrow at Noon

Jeremy Jordan and Ashley Spencer will announce nominees for the 35th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards on Tuesday, April 14, at 1200 PM ET 900 AM PT. The Lortel Awards recognize Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Jeremy Jordan, Ashley Spencer, Lucille Lortel, BWW News Desk

Mandy Gonzalez Finishes Final Chemo Treatment, Expresses Gratitude in a Tweet

Mandy Gonzalez has shared ina heartfelt tweet that she has finished her final chemo treatment. She expressed gratitude and thanked her family - stating that her husband could not be with her for the final treatment due to the pandemic. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Michael Urie Will Reprise BUYER & CELLAR Role for Livestream Benefit

Obie, Lortel, and Drama Desk Award- winner Michael Urie Grand Horizons, Torch Song will reprise his role in a livestreamedone-night-only performance of Buyer Cellar to benefit Broadway CaresEquity Fights AIDS' COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund. The site-specific performance will broadcast live from the living room of his apartment on Sunday, April 19 at 8pm. Watch live on Youtube [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Michael Urie, BWW News Desk, Obie Lortel, Livestream Benefit

VIDEO: Josh Groban Sings 'You'll Never Walk Alone' For His Second #ShowerSongs Performance

Josh Groban has released his second ShowerSongs videoIn the Facebook post with the video, Josh Groban shared [Author: Stage Tube]
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Broadway Rewind: Watch Lea Salonga Take Over Fantine in 2007

Today we rewind to 2007, when Lea Salonga joined the company of the first revival of Les Miserables. Salonga, who famously portrayed Eponine in the original production, took on Fantine- previously played by Daphne Rubin-Vega. She would go on to play the role in the 2010 in the 25th Anniversary Concert of the show. [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: Theatre, Lea Salonga, FANTINE, BroadwayWorld TV, Daphne Rubin Vega, Les Miserables Salonga

Listen to Sean Hayes on SETH RUDETSKY'S BACK TO SCHOOL Podcast

SiriusXM and Pandora recently launched 'Seth Rudetsky's Back to School,' an original weekly entertainment podcast launches on March 24. On 'Back to School,' Broadway mainstay Seth Rudetsky, a longtime SiriusXM talk show host, interviews celebrities about their high school experiences-and how those experiences continue to shape them. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Pandora, Sean Hayes, Seth Rudetsky, BWW News Desk, School Broadway

VIDEO: Jessie Hooker-Bailey & Gilbert Bailey Sing 'What About Love?' For Milwaukee Rep's OUR HOME TO YOUR HOME Series

While the stages remain dark during the COVID-19 global pandemic, Milwaukee Rep is rallying its creative resources to bring the world-class theater audiences have come to know and love directly into homes. Over the next few weeks, Milwaukee Rep will bring theater from Our Home to Your Home in several unique ways. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Milwaukee, Theatre, Milwaukee Rep, BWW News Desk, Jessie Hooker Bailey, Gilbert Bailey

Governor Cuomo Announces That New York Will Work with Five Neighboring States for Reopening Plan

With news today that New York state has possibly reached a plateau in new COVID-19 diagnoses, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced plans for what comes next. New York will team with five neighboring states New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Rhode Island to collaborate on a plan for reopening. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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