VIDEO: Taylor Louderman and the Cast of KINKY BOOTS at The Muny Reunite

The Muny's Artistic Director Executive Producer Mike Isaacson welcomedmembers from the cast of KINKY BOOTS for an online chat this evening [Author: Stage Tube]
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Andrea Boccelli Confirms COVID-19 Diagnosis and Recovery

Renowned tenor Andrea Boccelli revealed today that hetested positive for novel coronavirus COVID-19 in March and has since made a 'full and swift recovery.' [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Stars in the House continues tonight 8pm for a Star Trek Voyager 25th Anniversary Cast reunion with Kate Mulgrew, Jeri Ryan, Roxann Dawson, Robert Beltran, Robert Duncan McNeill, Robert Picardo, Ethan Phillips, Tim Russ and Garret Wang. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Stars in the House continues tonight 8pm for a Star Trek Voyager 25th Anniversary Cast reunion with Kate Mulgrew, Jeri Ryan, Roxann Dawson, Robert Beltran, Robert Duncan McNeill, Robert Picardo, Ethan Phillips, Tim Russ and Garret Wang. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, House, BWW News Desk, Garret Wang

Post-Virus Prognosticators – We Just Don’t Know

“The public square is thick today with augurs and prophets claiming to foresee the post-Covid world to come. I, myself, who find sundown something of a surprise every evening, have been pursued by foreign journalists asking what the pandemic will mean for the American presidential election, populism, the prospects of socialism, race relations, economic growth, higher education, New York City politics and more. And they seem awfully put out when I say I have no idea. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, New York City, Ideas, 05.22.20

Amanda Kloots Shares That Doctors Continue to See Small Improvements in Nick Cordero's Health

Amanda Klootshas shared another update on the health journey of her husband, Broadway veteranNick Cordero. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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#BWWPrompts: Use A Broadway Lyric to Describe Your Quarantine Mood

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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This Exhibition Was Brought to You by Guns and Big Oil

Companies cynically use art to build webs of influence and become further enmeshed in our lives.
Tags: Art, News, Museums, Demonstrations, Oil (Petroleum) and Gasoline, Protests and Riots, Corruption (Institutional

Broadway Brainteasers: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Jokerman Jumbles

Today, we're travelin' to the North Country fair to test your knowledge of the songs of Bob Dylan with a series of word scrambles [Author: Alexa Criscitiello]
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How Leadership Is Failing Universities

How does a university with a $6-billion endowment and $10 billion in assets suddenly find itself in a solvency crisis? How is one of the country’s top research universities reduced, just a month after moving classes online, to freezing its employees’ retirement accounts? – Chronicle of Higher Education
Tags: Art, Uncategorized, 05.19.20

Using The Human Brain As A Model For Artificial Intelligence Hasn’t Turned Out (So Far)

What computer scientists and neuroscientists are after is a universal theory of intelligence—a set of principles that holds true both in tissue and in silicon. What they have instead is a muddle of details. Eleven years and $1.3 billion after Henry Markram proposed his simulated brain, it has contributed no fundamental insights to the study of intelligence. – Wired
Tags: Art, Ideas, Henry Markram, 05.19.20

Actors' Equity Announces Four Core Principles Needed to Support Safe and Healthy Theatre Production

Actors' Equity Association has released the four core principals needed to support safe and healthy theater production. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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VIDEO: Watch Oneika Phillips, Lillias White and More Come Together to Spread Joy with FELA!

It's been over a decade since Fela first took Broadway by storm, and still, in 2020, its cast is united and making a difference.Oneika Phillips, who starred in the 2012 return engagement, put out a call to her cast mates to come together for the DontRushChallenge. 'It evolved into an even more meaningful project with layers of celebration such as aligning with the ten-year anniversary of the show's 11 Tony nominations, includingSahras Fela andLillias Whiteas Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti. A decade ago,...
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Tony, Fela, Stage Tube, Oneika Phillips Lillias White, Oneika Phillips, Whiteas Funmilayo Ransome Kuti

Michael Urie, Maria Dizzia, Michele Pawk and More to be Featured on Play-PerView's Upcoming Programming

Play-PerView has announced programming and casting for two new upcoming events through June 13th along with the debut of aoeThe Debrief,a Play-PerView's new Instagram Live series. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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BC/EFA to Stream CHITA: A LEGENDARY CELEBRATION Featuring Concert + Exclusive Interviews With Chita Rivera

Chita A Legendary Celebration , Broadway CaresEquity Fights AIDS' one-night-only evening of song and dance celebrating the legendary Chita Rivera, returns this Friday, May 29, 2020, in an exclusive stream benefiting Broadway Cares and its COVID-19 emergency efforts. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Actors' Equity and Dr. David Michaels Share Steps for Getting Actors Back to Work

Earlier today, Actors'EquityAssociation hosted a conversation with Dr. David Michaels, the public health expert who is consulting with the union to determine how and when it will be safe for workers and audience members alike to return to the theatre. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Cirque du Soleil Founder Wants To Buy It Back To Save It

In 2015, Guy Laliberté sold the Cirque du Soleil to American private equity investment firm TPG Capital, Chinese investment company Fosun and the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec for a reported US$1.5 billion. In late March, the Montreal-based circus laid off 95 per cent of its staff, close to 4,700 employees, after all of its shows around the world were shuttered as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. – Owen Sound Sun Times
Tags: Art, Theatre, Montreal, Cirque Du Soleil, Guy Laliberté, 05.24.20, TPG Capital Chinese investment company Fosun

Arvo Part On What The Pandemic Says To Us

“This tiny coronavirus has showed us in a painful way that humanity is a single organism and human existence is possible only in relation to other living beings. The notion of “relationship” should be understood as a maxim, as the ability to love. Although this is truly a high standard, maybe even too high for a human being. Our current situation is paradoxical: on the one hand, it means isolation, on the other, it brings us closer. While isolating ourselves, we should be able to – we are even ...
Tags: Art, Ideas, 04.13.20

Meet the Next on Stage Top 15 Contestants - Molly Dubner

Get to know the Next on Stage top 15 contestants Today, meet high schooler Molly Dubner [Author: BWW News Desk]
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A.R.T. Announces Upcoming Virtual Events Featuring Diane Paulus and More

American Repertory Theaterat Harvard University announced upcoming free virtual conversations and events offering audiences opportunities to engage with acclaimed affiliated artists and renowned Harvard scholars, and to honor the moments we would have been together if not for the COVID-19 pandemic. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Harvard, Diane Paulus, BWW News Desk, American Repertory Theaterat Harvard University

Broadway Rewind: Watch Scenes from ALL SHOOK UP, with Cheyenne Jackson & More!

Today we rewind to the 2005 production of All Shook Up, which opened on March 24 at the Palace Theatre. The musical, which featured the catalog of Elvis Pressley, starred Cheyenne Jackson, Nikki M. James, and Jenn Gambatese. [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
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Podcast Exclusive: The Theatre Podcast With Alan Seales: Brittney Mack

The Theatre Podcast with Alan Seales presentsBrittney MackBrittney Mack is a performer from Chicago, Illinois, who was most recently seen as Anna of Cleves in the North American Tour of SIX the Musical. Her other credits include Rent, The Wiz, Hairspray, Avenue Q, Shrek, In the Heights, Ain't Misbehavin', All Shook Up, and more. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Stanley Tucci Opens Up About Playing an 80-Year Old Woman on Apple TV's New Animated Series CENTRAL PARK

This Friday, Apple TV is set to debut Central Park, a brand new musical animated series from Josh Gad, Loren Bouchard, and Nora Smith. [Author: Kaitlin Milligan]
Tags: Apple, Theatre, Stanley Tucci, Kaitlin Milligan, Nora Smith, Josh Gad Loren Bouchard

QUIZ: Build Your Broadway Closet and We'll Tell You Which New Cast Recording You Should Listen To!

Are you picking Glinda's classic pink Popular dress or Beetlejuice's iconic striped jacket Build your Broadway closet with our quiz [Author: BWW Quizzes]
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Temporary hospital is built from wood blocks held together with metal velcro

Tye Farrow mixes up his wood and hospital design skills and adds a zipper.
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Create Graphics for Free With This Site

After a couple of months with the kids at home full-time, many parents are looking ahead to spending the summer with... the kids at home full-time. Depending on where you live and how strict you personally intend to be about social distancing throughout the warmer months, teenagers in particular may have reached peak…Read more...
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Actor Showcases Go Online – A Push To The Future?

Some representatives believe that, even after social distancing measures fade, schools will begin to incorporate video into at least part of their showcase models. On-demand video allows agents and managers to avoid the hassle of attending a live event, to choose the time when they view the showcase, to take meetings with students over a longer period and to see actors who they are considering for television or film projects onscreen. – The Hollywood Reporter
Tags: Art, Theatre, 05.25.20

Meet the Next on Stage Top 15 Contestants - Franco Tomaino

Get to know the Next on Stage top 15 contestants Meet high schooler Franco Tomaino [Author: BWW News Desk]
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iPic Theaters Will Reopen Texas Movie Theaters and Require Body Temperature Scans

According to Deadline,iPic Theaters has announced that it will begin reopening locations in Texas next week. The luxury movie theatre chain will open with special ticket prices inFairview and Houston on June 4, and inAustin on June 11. A re-opening plan has not yet been made for locations inNew Jersey, Illinois, Maryland, Florida and Washington. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Texas, Washington, Theatre, Houston, BWW News Desk, Jersey Illinois Maryland Florida

VIDEO: Watch Judy Gold and Friends on STARS IN THE HOUSE- Live Now!

Stars in the House continues today 2pm forGuest Host Judy Gold with Donna Lynne Champlin, Maddie Corman and Anne Nathan and tonight 8pm for aStar Trek Voyager 25th AnniversaryCast reunion with Kate Mulgrew, Jeri Ryan, Roxann Dawson, Robert Beltran, Robert Duncan McNeill, Robert Picardo, Ethan Phillips, Tim Russ and Garret Wang. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, House, Judy Gold, BWW News Desk, Donna Lynne Champlin Maddie Corman, Anne Nathan, Garret Wang

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