VIDEO: Megan Hilty Performs 'Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend' in GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES at City Center

In the latest installment, the great Megan Hilty performs 'Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend' in the 2012 production of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, City Center, Megan Hilty, BWW News Desk

BWW TV: Barbra Streisand, Patti LuPone, and Audra McDonald Pay Tribute to Broadway on RISE UP NEW YORK! Telethon

As part of tonight's Rise Up New York telethon, Barbra Streisand, Patti LuPone, and Audra McDonaldnarrated a segment on the magic of Broadway Check out Barbra, Patti, and Audra below sharing some stage memoriesand their faith that Broadway will be back [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: New York, Theatre, Broadway, Patti, Audra, Broadway Check, Patti LuPone, BroadwayWorld TV, Audra McDonald Pay Tribute, Audra McDonaldnarrated

SIX, AMERICAN UTOPIA, Rachel Chavkin, Ben Levi Ross, and Billy Porter-Directed THE PURISTS Take Home Elliot Norton Awards

Among tonight's winners was the pre-Broadway engagement of Six the Musical. which took home Outstanding Visiting Production for its run at ART, while David Byrne's American Utopia was honored with Best Visiting Performance, Musical. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, David Byrne, Billy Porter, BWW News Desk, Rachel Chavkin Ben Levi Ross

BWW TV: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Idina Menzel, Ben Platt, Cynthia Erivo, Andrew Rannells, Karen Olivo, and Christopher Jackson Pay Tribute to New York!

On tonight's Rise Up New York telethon, some of Broadway's biggest stars came together for a very special rendition of the classic tune, 'New York, New York' in tribute to the greatest city in the world [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: New York, Theatre, Broadway, New York New York, Christopher Jackson, BroadwayWorld TV

VIDEO: Watch Wayne Brady on STARS IN THE HOUSE

Stars in the House continues tonight 8pm with Wayne Brady. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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VIDEO: Watch Wayne Brady on STARS IN THE HOUSE- Live Now!

Stars in the House continues tonight 8pm with Wayne Brady. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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VIDEO: Rob McClure Conducts INTO THE WOODS on Today's #ConductorCam!

Rob McClure took to Twitter to post the latest video in his series ConductorCam series [Author: BWW News Desk]
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11 May 2020 Playlist: Joy Heist Begins

Ray Bradbury & Kirk Douglas, hanging out. Drinking coffee. So what is this? Well, since the world pretty much sucks right now, we all need something to take our minds off of it. So this is pretty much what you would find on something like Need Coffee TV. We could probably stream this madness if we weren’t so damn lazy. But why bother when we can just put together a playlist of goodness to share? As for the concept of the “Joy Heist,” I would point you to the Twitter of author Chuc...
Tags: Art, Chuck, Music, UK, Television, Stephen Colbert, Stimuli, Rage Against The Machine, Danny Trejo, Sandi Toksvig, Chuck Wendig, Maria Bamford, Ferrofluid, Three Stooges, Moe Howard, Taskmaster

March 8 Choral Concert In Amsterdam Led To 4 Virus Deaths

Of the chorus of 130, 102 were diagnosed with the virus. – Diapason
Tags: Art, Music, Amsterdam, 05.11.20

Jerry Stiller, 92

“[He] rose to national prominence on a barrage of one-line jokes and sly ethnic humor, with his Jewish background and [wife/partner Anne] Meara’s Irish Catholic heritage forming a comic motif. With age, he transformed into a master of righteous indignation and raucous anger, drawing on memories of fights between his parents to create some of the funniest moments of the 1990s’ most celebrated and popular sitcom.” – The Washington Post
Tags: Art, People, Jerry Stiller, 05.11.20, Anne -RSB- Meara

VIDEO: Flashback To HELLO, DOLLY! and BILLY ELLIOT at Goodspeed Musicals

The staff of Goodspeed Musicals are picking some of their favorite moments from past productions [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Billy Elliot, Goodspeed Musicals, Stage Tube

Maulik Pancholy and the Original Cast of THE AWAKE to be Featured on DPS ON AIR

This week, Dramatists Play Service's social media channel, 'DPS On Air,' features Maulik Pancholy, Andy Phelan, and Lori Prince - the original cast of the 59E59 production of Ken Urban's play 'The Awake'- performing monologues from the play. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, BWW News Desk, Maulik Pancholy, Ken Urban, Dramatists Play Service, Maulik Pancholy Andy Phelan, Lori Prince

Paper Mill Playhouse Announces This Week's Streaming Events, Including NEW VOICES Concert and More

The theater comes to you Paper Mill Playhouse has announced the schedule for this week's streaming events. Enjoy free, live events, never before accessible to the public Every week Paper Mill offers no-barrier, live streaming events you can access from your living room couch. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming to Appear on THE VIOLET HOUR

THE VIOLET HOUR, Caveat's late night show with a far-out twist, is back as a livestream event to beam some joy into your home [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Alan Cumming, Kristin Chenoweth, BWW News Desk

Renée Fleming to Launch MUSIC AND MIND LIVE, a New Webinar to Explore the Impact of Music and Arts

On Tuesday, May 19,Rene Fleming will launch Music and Mind Live with Rene Fleming. The online series will feature Flemingin conversation with scientists and practitioners working at the intersection of music, neuroscience, and healthcare. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Renee Fleming, Rene Fleming, BWW News Desk

#BWWPrompts: Which Show Would You Revive That Closed Too Soon?

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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Off-Broadway Updates: What's Cancelled, What's Online, and How to Help!

As the shutdown continues, BroadwayWorld is keeping you up to date on the latest announcements and updates from New York's Off-Broadway theatres. [Author: Stephi Wild]
Tags: New York, Theatre, Broadway, BroadwayWorld, Stephi Wild

Musicians Lobby For Greater Share Of Streaming Revenue

The campaign calls for solutions to the problems that the lockdown has inflicted on musicians. The suspension of live music under lockdown has cut off most artists’ one dependable source of income: gigs. And payments from streaming services such as Spotify are so negligible that they cannot hope to fill the massive hole in artists’ incomes. – The Guardian
Tags: Art, Music, 05.11.20

Broadway Rewind: TUCK EVERLASTING Gets Ready to Enchant on Broadway

Tuck Everlasting played for only 39 performances at the Broadhurst Theatre, where it opened on April 26, 2016. Below, watch as the cast rehearses for Broadway [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
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RECAP: Jason Robert Brown Performed 'Hope' on STARS IN THE HOUSE Guest Hosted By Andréa Burns

Stars in The House, benefiting The Actors Fund, continued this afternoon 2pm with Guest Host Andra Burns joined by Jason Robert Brown and Georgia Stitt. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, House, Jason Robert Brown, Georgia Stitt, Andrea Burns, BWW News Desk, Guest Host Andra Burns

NY Public Library Acquires Martha Graham Archive

“For the dance division, it really was the only significant gap left that we had in telling the story of early American modern dance. We’ve had material belonging to Martha Graham in the archive for a very long time, but Martha herself, throughout her lifetime, had always said that she didn’t want there to be an archive.” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Dance, Martha, Martha Graham, 05.11.20, NY Public Library Acquires Martha Graham Archive

AMC Stock Soars On Rumors Amazon Might Buy Theatre Chain

The stock movement was notable. AMC shares were trading at $5.62, up nearly 40%. They had been up as much as 70% in premarket trade. –
Tags: Art, Media, Amc, 05.11.20, AMC Stock Soars On Rumors Amazon

BWW Exclusive: Go Inside the Recording Sessions for TARRYTOWN with Adam Wachter!

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, studio cast recording of Adam Wachter's musical Tarrytown has just been newly released today, May 11, on all digital music platforms - including iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, and Apple Music - and all proceeds will be donated to The Actors Fund to support their work helping the creative community during the COVID-19 pandemic. [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: Theatre, Tarrytown, Spotify Amazon, BroadwayWorld TV, Adam Wachter

Sunny Showtunes: Wait for Life to Begin with ONCE ON THIS ISLAND

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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Vote Now for Dreamcast of the Week - Tarzan!

Play along with our Dreamcast of the Week Each week, we'll be picking one show that's celebrating an anniversary and have our followers vote on who they think should play Broadway's most beloved characters [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Julie Halston To Launch Weekly Livestreamed Talk Show, Mario Cantone to Appear as First Guest

Julie Halston is coming to a laptop near you After ranting and raving on stages and cocktail parties, the comedy queen will launch 'Virtual Halston,' a weekly half-hour gab-fest spotlighting her famous friends. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Julie Halston, Halston, BWW News Desk

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at The Kennedy Center to be Rescheduled

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has announced that the previously announced performance dates for the Washington, D.C. engagement of To Kill a Mockingbird, scheduled for August 25-September 27, 2020 will be rescheduled to a later date. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Washington, Theatre, Kennedy Center, John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, BWW News Desk


Skylight Music Theatre will bring outstanding talent together -- while staying apart -- in an exclusive fundraising event, Skylight Sings A Virtual Concert, on Thursday, May 21 at 7 p.m. CDT to benefit Skylight Music Theatre. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Kate Baldwin, BWW News Desk

The League of Independent Theater and IndieSpace to Hold Emergency Town Hall to Suspend Commercial Rents

Since the beginning of the PAUSE in New York, small arts venues have been at a standstill, unable to generate any revenue while public events remain on hold for the greater good. Meanwhile, rents are due each month with no relief. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: New York, Theatre, BWW News Desk, League of Independent Theater, Hold Emergency Town Hall

BroadwayWorld Seeks College Student Bloggers for Summer 2020

Calling all theatre-loving college kids We're looking for Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors to share their knowledge with Freshman with recommendations and school tips in blogs for BroadwayWorld. Find out more about how you can blog for us below [Author: BWW News Desk]
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