VIDEO: Singers Join Orfeh for Virtual #MysteryMelody Performance!

The new social media series MysteryMelody is giving fans an opportunity to share a song with their favorite stars. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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VIDEO: BROADWAY SESSIONS Present Audition Songs and Stories Series

This week, a roster of Broadway favorites will share their go to audition songs and stories from 'inside the room'. Some hilarious, some horrifying, some triumphant, all EPIC [Author: BWW News Desk]
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VIDEO: BROADWAY SESSIONS Audition Songs and Stories Series Continues Tonight

This week, a roster of Broadway favorites will share their go to audition songs and stories from 'inside the room'. Some hilarious, some horrifying, some triumphant, all EPIC [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Telly Leung, Isabelle McCalla And Declan Bennett to Perform In This Week's EMPATHY CONCERT

'Empathy CONCERT Perspectives' An uplifting weekly, live, interactive video session with Elliott Masie, this week will feature a Learning Leader from Comcast, an NYC Emergency Room Doctor, and Broadway stars Declan Bennett, Isabelle McCalla, and Telly Leung. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Comcast, Broadway, Telly Leung, BWW News Desk, Elliott Masie, Telly Leung Isabelle McCalla, Declan Bennett, Declan Bennett Isabelle McCalla

Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney and More to Star in Midnight Theatricals' Virtual Reading Series 

Midnight Theatricalshasannounced the launch of a Virtual Reading Series focused on developing new work with playwrights, actors, directors, and other creatives. Some Broadway performers have signed on for the series, including Hadestown stars Eva Noblezada and Reeve Carney. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Reeve Carney, BWW News Desk, Eva Noblezada, Eva Noblezada Reeve Carney

#BWWPrompts: Your Favorite Broadway Duos!

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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Imagine learning empathy at school. Global Oneness Project does just that.

Stories are at the heart of learning, writes Cleary Vaughan-Lee, Education Director for the Global Oneness Project. They have always challenged us to think beyond ourselves, expanding our experience and revealing deep truths. Vaughan-Lee explains 6 ways that storytelling can foster empathy and deliver powerful learning experiences. Global Oneness Project is a free library of stories—containing short documentaries, photo essays, and essays—that each contain a companion lesson plan and learning ac...
Tags: Art, Learning, Education, Film, Life, Syria, Empathy, Teaching, Culture, Canada, Innovation, Cambodia, Peru, Emotions, Mind, Assad

Orfeh, Jerry Mitchell, Paul Canaan, Courtney Reed and More to Take Part in WHARTON AT HOME Event

On Friday, May 29, at 630 pm Paul Canaan Legally Blonde, Miss Saigon, Kinky Boots... is hosting an exclusive Wharton Center YouTube Event called whARTon at home. Joining Canaan are several Broadway artists, Tony Award winning directorchoreographer Jerry Mitchell, current Wharton Center Take It From The Top students, and more. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Tony, Wharton, Jerry Mitchell, BWW News Desk, Orfeh Jerry Mitchell Paul Canaan Courtney Reed, Paul Canaan Legally Blonde Miss Saigon Kinky Boots, Wharton Center YouTube Event


The West End return of the new, smash hit production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat has been rescheduled to 2021. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Imelda Staunton-Led HELLO, DOLLY! Postponed to 2022

Hello, Dolly,one of the most iconic musicals of all time, was set to begin performances this summer atthe West End's Adelphi Theatre. Producers of the show today announced that the production has been postponed to 2022. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Cruise Ships Have Gone Away. And Port Cities Are Reconsidering…

In ports of call known for their cruise appeal, the disappearance of boat-borne tourism has been greeted with mixed feelings. Many towns and cities depend in part on revenue from these vacationers. But the boats bring problems, too: Critics often cite the industry’s environmental record and dubious economic impact — study after study show that passengers on short stopovers contribute relatively little to the local economy. – CityLab
Tags: Art, Issues, 05.20.20

HBO Max Greenlights HOMESCHOOL MUSICAL: CLASS OF 2020 Inspired by Laura Benanti's #SunshineSongs

HBO Max, the upcoming direct-to-consumer offering from WarnerMedia set to launch on Wednesday, May 27, announced today the greenlight of Homeschool Musical Class of 2020. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Hbo, Theatre, Laura Benanti, BWW News Desk, WarnerMedia

Lauren Samuels and Danny Becker to Star In Virtual THE LAST FIVE YEARS

West End stars Lauren Samuels and Danny Becker will star in a self-taped, socially distant production of Jason Robert Brown's The Last Five Years. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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VIDEO: Watch Betty Buckley, Matt Doyle, Danny Mac & More Unite for Lockdown Duets!

Among those who have participated so far are Eva Noblezada, Lea Salonga, Eden Espinosa, Max von Essen, Fra Fee, Katie Rose Clarke, and more. Watch below for some recent installments from Betty Buckley, Rebecca Lock, Matt Doyle, Danny Mac, Ali Ewoldt and Emma Kingston [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Loneliness As Punishment And Inspiration

In 2018, the first British Minister for Loneliness was appointed and the government published A Connected Society. In the preface, the country’s then prime minister Theresa May referred to research that “shows that loneliness is as damaging to our physical health as smoking”. – Times Literary Supplement
Tags: Art, Ideas, Theresa May, 05.29.20

Italian Book Buying Habits Have Changed. Will They Change Back?

In a shift of consumer patterns, in the first 16 weeks of the year, 47 percent of Italy’s trade book sales, both in fiction and nonfiction, took place online. In the same period of 2019, only 26.7 percent of those sales were made online. Like France, Italy is a market that buys its books in normal times primarily through physical stores, and some observers wonder if the move to online commerce during the pandemic will permanently change consumer behavior. – Publishing Perspectives
Tags: Art, Italy, Words, France Italy, 05.22.20

How Coffee Has Powered (And Destroyed) Societies

There have been times that coffee as a commodity was more valuable than most currencies. Cultures have been built around the bean, and destroyed others who have been exploited for it. – Times Literary Supplement
Tags: Art, Ideas, 05.22.20

Courtney Reed Will Offer Self Tape Classes Through Room 16

Broadway veteran Courtney Reed will offer a Self-Tape Series of classes through Room 16 Theatre Arts- acommunity of artists dedicated towards learning, artistry, inclusivity and support.Click here to sign up for the class [Author: BWW News Desk]
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BWW Exclusive: Listen to Caitlin Kinnunen Sing from FRANKIE THE MUSICAL!

Below, listen asCaitlin Kinnunen sings 'Take a Deep Breath' from Frankie The Musical. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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The Thought Experiment Problem

While thought experiments are as old as philosophy itself, the weight placed on them in recent philosophy is distinctive. Even when scenarios are highly unrealistic, judgments about them are thought to have wide-ranging implications for what should be done in the real world. – Aeon
Tags: Art, Ideas, 05.27.20

VIDEO: Shoshana Bean Sings SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD for #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. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Meet the Next on Stage Top 15 Contestants - Tyler Kelly

Get to know the Next on Stage top 15 contestants Meet college student Tyler Kelly [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Shoshana Bean to Appear as the Next Guest on SUNDAYS ON THE COUCH WITH GEORGE

George Salazar will welcomethe incomparable Shoshana Bean to 'Sundays on the Couch with George' this Sunday, May 31, 2020 at 5pm EST2pm PST on Youtube. Shoshana is best known for her work on Broadway in Hairspray, Wicked, and most recently Waitress. Her most recent solo album, SPECTRUM, debuted at 1 on the Billboard Jazz charts. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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VIDEO: Andrea Macasaet, Solea Pfeiffer, Nasia Thomas & More Perform Musical Tribute to Women of the Essential Workforce

Five powerhouse leading ladies of Broadway and Off-Broadway have teamed up with playwrightcomposer November Christine in a musical tribute to the women of the essential workforce. Check out Nasia Thomas Caroline, or Change, Andrea Macasaet SIX, L Morgan Lee A Strange Loop, Arianna Afsar, and Solea Pfeiffer singing aoeA Woman's Worth'. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Christine, Morgan Lee, Stage Tube, Solea Pfeiffer, Nasia, Andrea Macasaet, Andrea Macasaet Solea Pfeiffer Nasia Thomas, Thomas Caroline, Arianna Afsar

Broadway Rewind: NBC Starts the Hunt for HAIRSRAY LIVE's Tracy Turnblad in 2016!

Today, we are rewinding back to 2016, when NBC first began the hunt for their leading lady, Tracy Turnblad- a part that would ultimately go to newcomer Maddie Baillio. One spring afternoon, hundreds of girls turned up for an open call to show Telsey Company what they could do. Watch as some of the ladies talk about why they showed up and hear from casting director Bernie Telsey himself [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: Nbc, Theatre, Tracy Turnblad, BroadwayWorld TV, Telsey Company, Bernie Telsey, Maddie Baillio

Cynthia Erivo to Executive Produce Docuseries WHAT WE KEEP for Quibi

Today, Quibi announced What We Keep working tite,' a documentary series that brings viewers into the homes of remarkable people and asks a simple but moving question Of all that you own, what object means the most to you and why [Author: TV News Desk]
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LIVE WITH CARNEGIE HALL to Present Michael Feinstein With Cheyenne Jackson, Kelli O'Hara and More

Carnegie Hall continues its new online series-Live with Carnegie Hall-with an episode on Tuesday, June 2 at 2PM EDT curated by singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash, focusing on American protest music, past and present, and its ability to bring people together in times of crisis. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Kathryn Hahn Was Excited to Leap Into Her Role on Apple TV's CENTRAL PARK

Apple TV is set to debut Central Park, a brand new musical animated series fromJosh Gad, Loren Bouchard, and Nora Smith. [Author: Kaitlin Milligan]
Tags: Apple, Theatre, Kathryn Hahn, Kaitlin Milligan, Nora Smith, Gad Loren Bouchard

VIDEO: Watch a DR. KEN Reunion on STARS IN THE HOUSE- Live at 8pm!

Stars in the House continues tonight 8pm for a Dr. Ken Cast reunion with Ken Jeong, Suzy Nakamura, Dave Foley, Jonathan Slavin, Tisha Campbell, Krista Marie Yu, Dana Lee and Albert Tsai. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Thomas Kail to Direct FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Film Adaptation with Steven Levenson Writing the Script

Thomas Kail is set to direct a film adaptation of Fiddler On The Roof for MGM [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, MGM, Thomas Kail, Steven Levenson, TV News Desk

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