VIDEO: Maryland Middle Schooler Gives SIX A Social Distancing Spin

When a Maryland middle school student missed out on her chance to see Six the Musical on Broadway due to coronavirus, she put her creative thinking cap on and came up with a social distancing parody from the show to remind folks to stay 'six' feet apart. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Debbie Allen to Lead Livestreaming Salsa Class

Acclaimed dancerchoreographer Debbie Allen leads a free livestreaming salsa class on Sunday, April 26, 2020 [Author: BWW News Desk]
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VIDEO: Watch Full DISNEY ON BROADWAY Benefit Concert- Live Now!

The stream of Broadway CaresEquity Fights AIDS' benefit concert celebrating Disney on Broadway's 25th anniversary will air tonight, April 17, 2020, after the American Federation of Musicians dropped its opposition to the stream. The online playback will raise money for Broadway Cares' COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund, which is helping everyone in the theater and performing arts community impacted by the pandemic.Watch the stream beginning at 7 pm right here at BroadwayWorld [Author: BWW News D...
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VIDEO: Watch Full DISNEY ON BROADWAY Benefit Concert

The stream of Broadway CaresEquity Fights AIDS' benefit concert celebrating Disney on Broadway's 25th anniversary will air tonight, April 17, 2020, after the American Federation of Musicians dropped its opposition to the stream. The online playback will raise money for Broadway Cares' COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Fund, which is helping everyone in the theater and performing arts community impacted by the pandemic.Watch the stream beginning at 7 pm right here at BroadwayWorld [Author: BWW News D...
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, American Federation Of Musicians, BWW News Desk, Broadway Cares COVID

Casts of MRS. DOUBTFIRE, SIX. ANNIE Anniversary, LES MIS Reunion and More This Week on STARS IN THE HOUSE

aoeStars in the Housea, a daily online show to benefit The Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, announced next week's lineup of guests [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, BWW News Desk, Housea, Mrs Doubtfire

VIDEO: Billy Porter Launches The Barba 'Quarancuts' Virtual Hair School Series!

Every ground-breaking initiative must have a first star and the first amateur stylist to attend Quarancuts was Grammy-winning singer, Tony-winning actor, and renowned style iconBilly Porter, who enlisted to cut his husband Adam Smith's hair. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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BWW Exclusive: Conversations and Music with Michael Feinstein- Judy Garland's Cut Songs

Today, watch as he plays us some of Judy Garland's cut songs [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
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VIDEO: See How Brian Stokes Mitchell is Helping Out-of-Work Artists as Chairman of The Actors Fund

Brian Stokes Mitchell spoke with MSNBC in an interview yesterday about how he's helping support out-of-work actors and stage workers during the health crisis. [Author: Stage Tube]
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Planted in Sickness, Derek Jarman’s Garden Still Gives Joy

The British filmmaker, who died of an AIDS-related illness in 1994, found solace in gardening during a public health crisis.
Tags: Art, Movies, News, Derek Jarman, Derek, Jarman, Gardens and Gardening, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Dungeness (England

Living Room Concerts: Arielle Jacobs Sings From The New Musical 'BETWEEN THE LINES!'

For today's performance we've got Aladdin's Arielle Jacobssinging 'A Whole New Story' from the new musicalBetween the Lines [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
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La Jolla Playhouse Announces World-Premiere Digital WITHOUT WALLS Series

La Jolla Playhouse has announced a new series of imaginative, digitally-delivered productions as part of itsWithout Walls WOW program. From intimate, one-on-one experiences to collective events, these brand new virtual WOW offerings bring world-class artists directly into patrons' homes, helping to create social contact. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Cinemark Aims To Reopen Movie Theatres In July

Cinemark CEO and Board Director Mark Zoradi said there will be two weeks of “showing library product, high profile library product” as the chain expects a slow flow of attendance. The big blast off anticipated here is the weekend of July 17-19 which is when Warner Bros. Christopher Nolan’s Tenet is blasting off. – Deadline
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Why Would An Oxford Professor Steal Ancient Papyrus?

Dr Dirk Obbink, an associate professor in papyrology and Greek literature at the university, was detained by officers from Thames Valley police. The force had received a report claiming the papyrus fragments that had been housed at the renowned Sackler Library in Oxford, which ended up in a biblical museum in the US, had been stolen. – The Guardian
Tags: Art, US, Oxford, Visual, Thames Valley, Dirk Obbink, 04.16.20, Sackler Library

VIDEO: Michael Olatuja Releases Remix of 'Waving Through A Window'

Bassist Michael Olatuja, whose theater credits includeDisney's Frozen, The Color Purple, Motown and more, has released a remixed version of 'Waving Through a Window'.Check it out below [Author: BWW News Desk]
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VIDEO: Watch Ramin Karimloo Host PHANTOM Afterparty- Live Now!

After today's broadcast of Andrew Lloyd Webber's TheShowMustGoOn The Phantom of the Opera, the phantom himself, Ramin Karimloo, will host a virtual after party to give everyone the chance to come together and celebrate the resiliency or musical theatre. WHAT A MASQUERADE will begin around 445pm EST. Tune in below to watch as some special guests from the production stop by. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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#BWWPrompts: What Is Your Favorite Stage Door Story?

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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Speculation: Independent UK Museums Likely Won’t Survive Virus

Independent institutions that usually depend on entrance fees and are not backed by regular grants or funding are thought to be most at risk. London’s Florence Nightingale Museum and Charles Dickens Museum are among those who have appealed for more help. – BBC
Tags: Art, UK, London, Visual, Charles Dickens Museum, Florence Nightingale Museum, 04.17.20

Sunny Showtunes: Everybody Say 'Yeah' with KINKY BOOTS!

Ring in the weekend Land of Lola style Crank up the volume and say 'Yeah' along with the great Billy Porter, Stark Sands, and the fabulous cast of Kinky Boots [Author: Alexa Criscitiello]
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Indie Musicians Take To Social Media To Replace Live Gig Income

“Sales do not drive a career the way they used to, so it’s more imperative than ever for artists to stay out on the road. And right now we’re not talking about a diminishment of income, we’re talking about a cessation of it. It’s done. And no one can tell us for how long.” – Washington Post
Tags: Art, Music, 04.17.20

New York Theatre Workshop Concludes 2019/20 Season Due to the Health Crisis

New York Theatre Workshop announced today that out of continued concern for the health and safety of their audiences, artists and staff, NYTW will not return to public programming in the 201920 season. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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VIDEO: THE SOAP MYTH Starring Ed Asner and Tovah Feldshuh is Now Streaming For Free

On Monday, April 20,Temple Emanuel Streicker Centerwill commemorate Yom HaShoah Holocaust Remembrance Day with a special panel discussion on thePBSWNETfilm ofJeff Cohen'sacclaimed dramaThe Soap Myth. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Broadway Rewind: THE DROWSY CHAPERONE Shows Off All the Way to Broadway

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge says, 'This episode of Broadway Rewind features a heart, a hustler and a hoofer.' We give you a sneak peek at the Broadway musical 'The Drowsy Chaperone', which welcomed back to Broadway, Tony Award winner Sutton Foster and introduced us all to Bob Martin as Man in Chair. We also met the cast of Mark St. Germain's play, 'The God Committee', but the episode starts at the opening night of Roundabout's production of Joe Orton's comedy 'Entertaining Mr. Sloane' which fe...
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Sutton Foster, BroadwayWorld, Sloane, Bob Martin, BroadwayWorld TV, Richard Ridge, Joe Orton, Mark St Germain, Jan Maxwell, Chris Carmack Alex Baldwin

Holland Taylor Continues to Rehearse for Pasadena Playhouse's ANN While in Quarantine

Holland Taylor has shared via twitter, that when Pasadena Playhouse has the go-ahead from medical government authorities to move forward with their production of Ann, she will be ready The Los Angeles premiere of Ann was originally set to run at the Pasadena Playhouse fromMay 27 to June 28, 2020. Check out her tweet below [Author: BWW News Desk]
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VIDEO: Jason Gotay and Michael Hartung Star In New Music Video for Bandits on the Run

Bandits on the Runhave released a short film to accompany their song, aoeLove in the Underground,a which they call their aoelove letter to New York City.a At a time when New Yorkers - and the rest of the world - are isolated, the film depicts beauty and love with a story told through music and dance. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: New York City, Theatre, Stage Tube, Jason Gotay, Michael Hartung

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Shares Uplifting Message #OnlyIntermission

Lin-Manuel Miranda took to the official Hamilton Twitter account to share a video with an uplifting message. 'Broadway will be back, New York City will be back, and the world will be back.' Check out the video below [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: New York City, Theatre, Broadway, Lin Manuel Miranda, BWW News Desk, Lin Manuel, Hamilton Twitter

VIDEO: Watch ZOEY'S EXTRAORDINARY PLAYLIST Cast on STARS IN THE HOUSE with Seth Rudetsky- Live at 8pm!

Stars in The House continues tonight 8pm with the cast of Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist [Author: BWW News Desk]
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There’s Boredom And Then There’s Boredom As A Punishment

For people whose “confinement” looks more like days on end in pajama bottoms, media outlets scramble to provide useful tips for combatting quarantine-induced boredom. Users’ social-media feeds are flooded with content that makes light of how people are responding to the drudgery and how hilariously creative they can be in their attempts to break up monotony. Yes, the boredom of sheltering in place can be stressful, but for incarcerated people, that stress can be deadly. – The Atlantic
Tags: Art, Ideas, 04.17.20

Caitlin Kinnunen, Telly Leung and More to Take Part in Elliott Masie's Free Virtual Event

Join learning and business colleagues from around the world at 400pm ET this Friday, April 17, for an uplifting, high-energy hour of 'Empathy Concert Perspectives'. Elliott Masie hosts this live weekly video event every Friday to share perspectives from Chief Learning Officers, musicconversations with Broadway performers, and live, interactive brainstorming with participants. Reserve your spot at httpswww.masie.comaaaa. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, BWW News Desk, Caitlin Kinnunen Telly Leung, Elliott Masie

BWW Exclusive: Songs from the Vault- Kerry Butler Sings Eponine!

In 2005, BroadwayWorld gathered a slew of stars for Standing Ovations 3, a special concert event at Joe's Pub benefitting Broadway CaresEquity Fights Aids. Below, watch as Kerry Butlersings 'On My Own' from Les Miserables. [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Les Miserables, BroadwayWorld TV, Vault Kerry Butler Sings Eponine, Kerry Butlersings

VIDEO: Miriam Shor Performs 'An Old-Fashioned Love Story'⁣ ⁣in New #EncoresArchives!

New YorkCity Centeris presenting the EncoresArchives series They will be posting daily highlights from their musical theater vault from Encores, Encores Off-Center, and Gala productions.The most recent video featuresMiriam Shor performingaoeAn Old-Fashioned Love Story'a a fromEncores Off-Center's The Wild Party in 2015.Watch the video below [Author: Stage Tube]
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