Dave Malloy Musical BEOWULF: A THOUSAND YEARS OF BAGGAGE Now Streaming!

The Shotgun Players are currently offering their hit 2008 production of Beowulf A Thousand Years of Baggage streaming on-demand. Written by Jason Craig Banana, Bag and Bodice, the play features music and a performance by Dave Malloy Beardo Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Dave Malloy, BWW News Desk, Jason Craig Banana Bag, Dave Malloy Beardo Natasha Pierre

The Decline Of Novels, Poetry, Art… And Just About Everything Else?

The truth, sad or bad or however one wishes to characterize it, is that both contemporary visual art and contemporary poetry no longer hold anything approximating the central place in culture that they once did. Without anyone actually saying so, these once major branches of art have become of at best tertiary interest. A person who thinks himself reasonably cultured need no longer be responsible for knowing much, if anything at all, about either of them. – Commentary
Tags: Art, Ideas, 05.20

Jessie Mueller and Lindsay Mendez Discuss Their 'Meant to Be' Friendship on STARS IN THE HOUSE

Today's 2pm episode ofSTARS IN THE HOUSE, benefiting The Actors Fund,was a CAROUSEL reunion. Lindsay Mendez, Jessie Mueller, Joshua Henry, Rene Fleming, and Jack O'Brian, joined Seth Rudetsky to discuss their experiences while doing the CAROUSEL revival. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Seth Rudetsky, Jessie Mueller, BWW News Desk, Lindsay Mendez, Jack O Brian

Hear Marc Kudisch Perform 'A Kingdom Calling' from THE MAN WHO WOULD BE KING

ComposerProducer Neil Berg and collaborator DJ Salisbury continue their weekly releaseof tracks from their original musical The Man Who Would Be King, a story of epic adventure, with an equally epic score. Starting today, you can hear MARC KUDISCH performing 'A KINGDOM CALLING.' [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, BWW News Desk, Marc Kudisch, Neil Berg, DJ Salisbury

BWW Album Review: Bobby Conte Thornton's ALONG THE WAY Elevates the Standards

Bobby Conte Thornton's new album, Along the Way, puts a new spin on some of the best of pop and Broadway. It's further proof that he's definitely one of Broadway's rising stars to watch. [Author: Amanda Prahl]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Bobby Conte Thornton, Amanda Prahl

#BWWPrompts: What Is Your Favorite Obscure Play 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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McCarter Theatre Center to Host Live Stream Tribute to Emily Mann

McCarter Theatre Center will host a live stream tribute to Emily Mann on Saturday, May 2nd at 7 p.m., featuring highlights from the last 30 years, tributes, and special guest appearances. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Emily Mann, BWW News Desk, McCarter Theatre Center, Host Live Stream Tribute

Photo Flash: WICKED Alum Amanda Jane Cooper Gets Married on Zoom

Amanda Jane Cooper known for her role as Glinda in Wicked got married via Zoom this month [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, BWW News Desk, Glinda, Amanda Jane Cooper

San Francisco Art Institute Says It Won’t Close After All

“An outpouring of support and encouragement from potential partners and charitable organizations — along with protests by students, faculty, alumni and staff — convinced the Board to take extreme measures to keep SFAI open,” the press release states. – Inside Higher Ed
Tags: Art, Visual, 04.27.20, San Francisco Art Institute Says It Wo

Frank Ramsey – The Genius Who Always Got There First

Ramsey not only died young but lived too early, or so it can seem. He did little to advertise the importance of his ideas, and his modesty did not help. He was not particularly impressed with himself—he thought he was rather lazy. At the same time, the speed with which his mind worked sometimes left a blur on the page. The prominent American philosopher Donald Davidson was one of several thinkers to experience what he dubbed “the Ramsey effect.” You’d make a thrilling breakthrough only to find ...
Tags: Art, People, Ramsey, Donald Davidson, Frank Ramsey, 05.04.20

Broadway Brainteasers: THE BOOK OF MORMON Sacred Scrambles

Hello Test your faith and trivia skills with today's puzzle a series of divine word scrambles inspired by the Tony-winning musical. The Book of Mormon [Author: Alexa Criscitiello]
Tags: Theatre, Tony, Alexa Criscitiello

VIDEO: American Repertory Theater Shares Clip of James Earl Jones in THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA

American Repertory Theater has shared a clip of 'Nonno's Poem' from the A.R.T. production of The Night of the Iguana. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, James Earl Jones, American Repertory Theater, BWW News Desk, Nonno

Survey Quantifies Dire Situation For Artists

Conducted by the advocacy group Americans for the Arts and released Friday, the survey of more than 11,000 creative workers reveals that 95 percent have lost some income because of the pandemic, with almost two-thirds reporting that they are now fully unemployed. Almost half of the respondents have no savings to mitigate their lost income — which averages $27,100 — and 8 in 10 said they have no path to recovery. – Washington Post
Tags: Art, Issues, 04.26.20

Broadway Rewind: A CATERED AFFAIR Walks Down the Aisle to Broadway

This episode of Broadway Rewind has BroadwayWorld'sRichard Ridge dropping by Kleinfeld Bridalto meet the cast of one of Ridge's favorite musicals, A Catered Affair, which featured a book by Harvey Fierstein and a beautiful score by John Bucchino. The musical welcomed back to Broadway Faith Prince and Harvey Fierstein, and the guests were treated to a number from the show by co-stars Leslie Kritzer and Matt Cavanaugh. Fierstein told Ridge, 'The whole experience has been joyful. You bring in these...
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Tom, John Bucchino, Harvey Fierstein, Tom Wopat, BroadwayWorld TV, Faith Prince, Leslie Kritzer, Broadway Rewind, Kleinfeld Bridalto, Broadway Faith Prince, Matt Cavanaugh Fierstein

André De Shields to Be Honored at Victory Gardens Theater October Gala

Victory Gardens Theater announced plans for its 30th annual premier fundraising event, The Chicago Stories Gala on Saturday, October 24, 2020. The gala will honor the indomitable human spirit we all share at the not-to-be-missed evening celebrating the resilience of theater, the city of Chicago, and its remarkable leaders. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Chicago, Victory Gardens Theater, BWW News Desk, Victory Gardens, Andre De Shields, Chicago Stories Gala

VIDEO: Edie Falco & Stephen Wallem Perform 'I Got A Friend In Me' for 52nd Street Project's Virtual Gala

The 52nd Street Project is hostingits first-ever virtual gala featuring performancesby stars of stage and screenAnnaleigh Ashford Joe Tapper and more [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Edie Falco, BWW News Desk, Stephen Wallem, Joe Tapper

VIDEO: Check Out Rob McClure in Milwaukee Rep's WHAT'S THE TEA? Feature

Rob McClure chatted with Milwaukee Rep's Artistic Director Mark Clements in their What's the Tea feature as part of their Our Home to Your Home series during the COVID-19 Crisis. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Milwaukee, Theatre, Mark Clements, Rob McClure, BWW News Desk

Sunny Showtunes: Ward Off Worries with THE LION KING!

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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Hank Azaria, Amanda Peet and More Join New PALEY FRONT ROW Series

The Paley Center for Media today announced that Citi is the presenting sponsor of PaleyHome, which includes curated collections of weekly programming of acclaimed Paley Center events on the Paley Center's YouTube channel and more. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Citi, Paley Center for Media, Paley Center, BWW News Desk, Hank Azaria Amanda Peet

Get to Know the Broadway Stars of Netflix's HOLLYWOOD: Jeremy Pope!

This Friday, May 1, Netflix will debut their newlimited series from Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan, HOLLYWOOD. [Author: Kaitlin Milligan]
Tags: Theatre, Netflix, Ryan Murphy, Kaitlin Milligan, Ian Brennan, Jeremy Pope, Broadway Stars of Netflix

Hugh Jackman to Appear on 92Y's REEL PIECES

Hugh Jackman will discuss his career and the films he loves with 92Y Reel Pieces moderator Annette Insdorf, on Thursday May 7 at 6 pm. The talk will be hosted on 92Y's website httpswww.92y.orgeventhugh-jackman.aspx. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Hugh Jackman, BWW News Desk, Annette Insdorf

Updated: Which 2020 Theatre Awards Are On? The Full List!

While the theatre community continues to adjust to a spring without Broadway, what would have been the 2020 Awards season approaches... with some major adjustments already in place. Which ceremonies will go on digitally and which have postponed or canceled entirely We've got the full list [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, BWW News Desk

Unique Presentations Break Rules

Written and unwritten rules alike are created as a baseline to carve out a reliable structure. This structure is important to adhere to for good reason. However, in the words of the late, great Robert Evans, “rules were meant to be broken.” In order to have a truly memorable presentation, you must first understand the rules, then ascribe to most of them while finding ways to break a few. Unique presentations break rules in the best ways. Here are a few thoughts on ways to reimagine your next pre...
Tags: Design, Content, Robert Evans, Presentation, Extraordinary, Thought Leadership, Speaking, Presentation Science, Presentation Design, Rule Of Thumb, Thought Leaders, Unique Presentation, Breaking The Rules, Extraordinary Presentation, Presentation Rules

Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your Theatre Terms?

Think you know everything about your theatre terms Test your knowledge in our quiz [Author: BWW Quizzes]
Tags: Theatre, BWW Quizzes

BWW Exclusive: Songs from the Vault- Andrea McArdle Chases Rainbows

In 2014, BroadwayWorld gathered a slew of stars to celebrate our 10th Anniversay in BroadwayWorld Visits Oz, a special concert event atJoe's Pubbenefitting Broadway CaresEquity Fights Aids. Below, watch as Andrea McArdlesings 'I'm Always Chasing Rainbows.' [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: Theatre, Andrea McArdle, BroadwayWorld TV, Pubbenefitting Broadway, Andrea McArdlesings

THE LION KING Releases Free New Instagram Filter

Inspired by the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Disney's The Lion King, Instagram and Disney Theatrical Productions have released a free new special filter for fans to enjoy and share. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Disney Theatrical Productions, BWW News Desk

VIDEO: Helen Goldsby Performs in ST. LOUIS WOMAN in New #EncoresArchives

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, St Louis, New York City Center, BWW News Desk, Helen Goldsby

Michael Shannon to Appear on McCarter Theatre's SOCIAL DISTANCE IN 60 MINUTES

While theaters wait for the time when audiences can gather again, McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton, NJ has been encouraging patrons to connect through McCarterHOME, an online hub for classes, conversations, archival content, curated playlists and recommended programming from its network of connected and commissioned artists. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Michael Shannon, Princeton NJ, BWW News Desk, McCarter Theatre Center

2020 Edition Of Fire Island Dance Festival Cancelled

The 2020 edition of Fire Island Dance Festival, the charitable event of the Fire Island summer, is canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Fire Island, BWW News Desk

VIDEO: Watch Sierra Boggess & Joshua Dela Cruz Sing from DANCERS AT A WATERFALL

Just last spring,Sierra BoggessandJoshua Dela Cruz led a staged reading ofRichard Maltby, Jr.,Karen Hartman, andDavid Shire'sDANCERS AT A WATERFALL. Now, the two are reuniting to sing a song from the new musical. Boggess writes 'This song expresses both lyrically and musically what is in our souls right now. Therefore, we wanted to debut this song in this way for all to hear too.' [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Sierra Boggess, Stage Tube, Boggess, Joshua Dela Cruz, Sierra BoggessandJoshua Dela Cruz, Maltby Jr Karen Hartman

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