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VIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE Welcomes Bill Berloni, Joe Church, Ashley Horne and Beverly Jenkins

Stars in the House continues today 2pm with Regional Theatre Spotlight OnREDHOUSE ARTS CENTERwith Hunter Foster, Jen Cody, Mike DiSalvo, MarcPalmieri, and TemarUnderwood. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, House, Beverly Jenkins, BWW News Desk, Jen Cody Mike DiSalvo MarcPalmieri, Bill Berloni Joe Church Ashley Horne


TINA, Audra McDonald, Joshua Henry, LaChanze, Arienne Warren and More Nominated for 2020 Antonyo Awards

Broadway Black, the multimedia organization highlighting the achievements of Black theatre artists, has announced the inaugural Antonyo Awards, a celebration of the Black Broadway and Off-Broadway community. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, BWW News Desk, Broadway Black


Italians Revel In Tourist-Free Museums

With only a trickle of EU tourists arriving, Italians have a historic opportunity: the chance to see their own masterpieces free from throngs of tourists and by booking just days in advance, rather than weeks or months. – CBC
Tags: Art, Eu, Visual, 06.09.20


Breaking: Disney is Developing Jukebox Movie Musical with the Songs of Lionel Richie

According to Variety,Walt Disney Studios is working ona jukebox-style movie musical featuring the music of Lionel Richie. The film tentatively shares the name of one of Richie's best-known hits, 'All Night Long.' [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Disney, Lionel Richie, Richie, BWW News Desk, Variety Walt Disney Studios


Actors' Equity Association Says Texas's Spike in Virus Cases is a Reminder That Theatre Safety Plans Must Be Based on Science

Actors' Equity Association issued a statement following media reports that Texas has a record high number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients weeks following its early reopening. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Texas, Theatre, BWW News Desk, Actors Equity Association, Actors Equity Association Says Texas s Spike


A Spreadsheet That’s “Freaking Out” The Theatre World

Producer Marie Cisco and titled it “Theaters Not Speaking Out.” It was open for anyone to edit, and it had a simple directive: “Add names to this document who have not made a statement against injustices toward black people.” At 5:50 p.m. PDT on that Saturday, May 30, she shared the document on her personal Facebook page as well as with the Theater Folks of Color Facebook group to which she belongs. – Los Angeles Times
Tags: Art, Theatre, Los Angeles, 06.09.20, Marie Cisco, Theater Folks of Color Facebook


Michael R. Jackson, Pasek & Paul and More Join ASCAP EXPERIENCE: HOME EDITION

Last week, ASCAP Experience Home Edition paused its programming in solidarity with the black community and all standing for racial justice. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Ascap, PAUL, BWW News Desk, Michael R Jackson Pasek


RECAP: Hunter Foster, Artistic Director of the Redhouse Arts Center Talked About Their Season on STARS IN THE HOUSE

Stars in the House continued this afternoon2pm with Regional Theatre Spotlight On REDHOUSE ARTS CENTER withHunter Foster,Jen Cody,Mike DiSalvo,Marc Palmieri, and Temar Underwood. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, House, BWW News Desk, Jen Cody Mike DiSalvo Marc Palmieri, Temar Underwood


Physics Or Free Will?

Consider that “everything we see around us – rocks and planets, frogs and trees, your body and brain – is made up of nothing but protons, electrons and neutrons put together in very complex ways. In the case of your body, they make many kinds of cells; in turn, these cells make tissues, such as muscle and skin; these tissues make systems, such as the heart, lungs and brain; and these systems make the body as a whole. It might seem that everything that’s happening at the higher, ‘emergent’ leve...
Tags: Art, Ideas, 06.08.20


Viewer Numbers Show Black American Movie, TV Shows Do Well Internationally

Netflix has begun sharing viewership results with its creators, resulting in what DuVernay called “astounding numbers” that are in dismaying contrast to how her major studio films, “A Wrinkle in Time” and “Selma,” fared with limited international releases. – Baltimore Sun
Tags: Art, Media, Netflix, Audience, DuVernay, 06.09.20, Viewer Numbers Show Black American Movie TV


Major Houston Art Dealer And Philanthropist Meredith J. Long Dead At 91

“Long was the right man at the right time in 1957, when he came to Houston to establish Meredith Long & Co. With less than a million residents then, the city had two art museums, three galleries and a core group of culturally ambitious oil, real estate and financial tycoons who could build important collections.” – Houston Chronicle
Tags: Art, People, Houston, 06.04.20, Houston Art Dealer, Meredith J Long, Meredith Long Co


When Will It Be Safe For Us To Sing Together Again?

To many scientists and doctors, the risk of singing is clear. “It’s not safe for people to simply return to the choir room and pick things up,” Lucinda Halstead, the president-elect of the Performing Arts Medical Association, said in a telephone interview. William Ristenpart, a chemical engineer at the University of California, Davis, who has studied how disease-carrying particles spread during speech, said in a Zoom interview that he “would strongly agree with the assessment that singing, espe...
Tags: Art, Music, University of California Davis, William Ristenpart, 06.09.20, Lucinda Halstead, Performing Arts Medical Association


Longest-Working Comics Artist In History, Mad Magazine’s Al Jaffee, Is Retiring At 99

“To mark his farewell, Mad‘s ‘Usual Gang of Idiots’ will salute Jaffee with a tribute issue next week. It will be the magazine’s final regular issue to offer new material, including Jaffee’s final Fold-In, 65 years after he made his Mad debut” and 78 years after he began his career. – The Washington Post
Tags: Art, People, Jaffee, 06.06.20


MOCA Cleveland Cancels A Show About Black Victims Of Police, Then Apologizes

The museum withdrew the show when it got uncomfortable with the content. Shaun Leonardo, the artist, says he wasn’t consulted. Now the museum has apologized for the cancellation. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Visual, MOCA Cleveland, Shaun Leonardo, 06.09.20


VIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE Spotlights Redhouse Arts Center

Stars in the House continues today 2pm with Regional Theatre Spotlight OnREDHOUSE ARTS CENTERwith Hunter Foster, Jen Cody, Mike DiSalvo, MarcPalmieri, and TemarUnderwood. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, House, BWW News Desk, Jen Cody Mike DiSalvo MarcPalmieri, HOUSE Spotlights Redhouse Arts Center


VIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE Spotlights Redhouse Arts Center- Live Now!

Stars in the House continues today 2pm with Regional Theatre Spotlight OnREDHOUSE ARTS CENTERwith Hunter Foster, Jen Cody, Mike DiSalvo, MarcPalmieri, and TemarUnderwood. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, House, BWW News Desk, Jen Cody Mike DiSalvo MarcPalmieri


There Is No “Try”

Long ago Barry Hessenius charged us to move from thinking of the pursuit of equity as a “issue” to making it an obsession. So, if “doing” is where we go now, what does the doing look like? – Doug Borwick
Tags: Art, Ajblogs, Barry Hessenius, 06.10.20


Watch Jeremy Jordan Live In Concert (At Home) This Weekend

Hosted by beloved musical director and Sirius XM Star Seth Rudetsky, Jeremy Jordan will headline a live concert this weekend June 14th at 8 PM ET. A replay of the concert will also be available to watch one time only at 3PM on June 15th [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Jeremy Jordan, Sirius, BWW News Desk, Seth Rudetsky Jeremy Jordan


Broadway Black Presents the Inaugural Antonyo Awards, a Juneteenth Celebration of Black Theatre

Broadway Black, the multimedia organization highlighting the achievements of Black theatre artists, has announced the inaugural Antonyo Awards, a celebration of the Black Broadway and Off-Broadway community. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, BWW News Desk, Broadway Black


Dancers Speak Out About Racism In The Dance World

A handful of dancers have taken to Instagram to directly call out the problems they’ve seen in their own companies. – Dance Magazine
Tags: Art, Instagram, Dance, 06.04.20


Krumping Right In The Faces Of The LAPD — And Getting Thanked For It

“[Even] as krump has journeyed from the streets to screens and stages, it remains a protest art,” writes Sarah Kaufman. That’s why, at a demonstration on Sunday in Santa Monica, Jo’Artis Ratti, one of the founders of krump (nom de danse Big Mijo), “used it to improvise on a lifetime of rage and despair within a few feet of a police line. The result is one of the most poignant images to come out of the past week of protests over the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police — and the story b...
Tags: Art, Minneapolis, Dance, Lapd, Santa Monica, Sarah Kaufman, Ratti, George Floyd, 06.06.20, Jo Artis Ratti


Lee Lessack & Robert Bannon Present QUARANTINE CABARET AND COCKTAILS Featuring Diana DeGarmo, Ace Young & More

Quarantine Cabaret and Cocktails, produced and hosted by entertainer and LML Music founder, Lee Lessack, and actor and frequent SNL regular, Robert Bannon, made its debut nine weeks ago on Facebook Live. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Facebook Live, Diana DeGarmo, BWW News Desk, Lee Lessack, Robert Bannon, LML Music


Peppermint to Host IT GETS BETTER: A DIGITAL PRIDE EXPERIENCE

The It Gets Better Project, a leading LGBTQ nonprofit organization serving LGBTQ youth, announced today 'It Gets Better A Digital Pride Experience.' The three day digital Pride event will bring together a diverse slate of talent across genres, including fitness, lifestyle, fashion beauty, gaming, music and drag performances. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Lgbtq, BWW News Desk


VIDEO: Broadway Stage Manager Cody Renard Richard Talks Racism & Accountability on CNN

Broadway stage managerCody Renard Richard spoke with CNN on June 5th to discuss his experiences with racism while working on Broadway, and what he hopes to see in the industry moving forward. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Cnn, Broadway, TV News Desk, Cody Renard Richard, Renard Richard


VIDEO: Kathleen Chalfant, Joe DiPietro and More Celebrate Students in TDF's WENDY WASSERSTEIN PROJECT

The New York City public school students who participated in the TDF Wendy Wasserstein Project this academic year attended a virtual celebration on Monday, June 8 at 4 p.m. on YouTube. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: New York City, Theatre, TDF, Wendy Wasserstein, BWW News Desk, Kathleen Chalfant Joe DiPietro, TDF Wendy Wasserstein Project


Red Bull Theater Continues Free Livestream Readings With THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR Starring Michael Urie & More

Red Bull Theater today announced the next event of its special FREE programming to provide an opportunity for its community of artists and theater lovers to gather in the virtual space during this unprecedented time of COVID-19 Jeffrey Hatcher's The Government Inspector. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Michael Urie, Jeffrey Hatcher, BWW News Desk


24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Will Continue Tonight to Benefit Communities United For Police Reform

Tonight,The 24 Hour Plays Viral Monologueswill present Fists UpUnderlying Conditions a special event featuring entirely Black artists to benefit Communities United For Police Reform. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, BWW News Desk, Benefit Communities United For Police Reform


Broadway On Demand Extends Online Streaming Premiere of ALLEGIANCE

Broadway On Demand, the new streaming platform for theater devotees, announced that the online streaming premiere of Broadway's Allegiance will be extended, due to popular demand, through Tuesday, June 23. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, BWW News Desk


One Thing: Recording Labels Could Help Black Artists By Fixing Inequitable Contracts

“If the music industry wants to support black lives, labels and platforms can start with amending contracts, distributing royalties, diversifying boardrooms, and retroactively paying back all the black artists, and their families, they have built their empires on.” – Rolling Stone
Tags: Art, Music, 06.07.20


BWW Exclusive: Daily #MobilityMinute with Mark Fisher Fitness Trainer Harold Gibbons- The Adductor Rockback

Mark Fisher Fitness'sSteward of Strength Harold Gibbons is here to show you theAdductor Rockback, a fantastic stretch for opening your inner things - the adductor muscles Start on all fours, swing your leg out to the side like an outrigger on Moana's canoe, or the cockpit of the Millenium Falcon, and rock [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: Theatre, Mark Fisher, BroadwayWorld TV, Harold Gibbons



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