VIDEO: Beth Leavel Launches MUNY MAGIC IN YOUR HOME Concert Series

The Muny will offer 10 weeks of free online Muny entertainment for the summer of 2020. The online season launched tonight with Muny favorite, and Tony and Drama Desk Award-winner, Beth Leavel. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Tony, BWW News Desk, Beth Leavel, Muny

‘Back to the Future Part III’: Drew Struzan’s Iconic Poster & Unreleased Alternate Design Get a Screenprint

If you’ve been to a movie theater in the United States during any period starting from the 1970s and lasting all the way up until today, there’s a very good chance you’re at least passingly familiar with the work of legendary poster artist Drew Struzan. His movie posters are some of the most iconic in history, and over the past few years, our friends at New York City’s Bottleneck Gallery has teamed up with him to translate some of his gorgeous paintings into screenprints. Now Bottleneck is back...
Tags: Art, Movies, Sci-fi, United States, Sequels, Universal, Poster, Drew, Drew-Struzan, Action/Adventure, Bottleneck Gallery, Struzan, Back to the Future Part 3, Back to the Future Part III, New York City s Bottleneck Gallery, Drew Struzan Screen

The Statues Were Toppled. What Happens to Them Now?

What city leaders, museum officials and historians decide will have implications for how we remember the history the statues were designed to represent, as well as our current moment.
Tags: Art, England, News, United States, Museums, Black People, Columbus, Demonstrations, Ghana, Taco, Rijksmuseum, Black Lives Matter Movement, Lee, Christopher, Locke, Guido

VIDEO: Billy Porter Uses Releases Music Video for 'For What It's Worth'

Billy Porter has released the music video for his single'For What It's Worth.' Paying homage to the protests against police brutality happening across the country, the video is entirelymade up of footage from the demonstrations. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Billy Porter, BWW News Desk

MCC Theater to Broadcast Rescheduled LIVE LABS: ONE ACT Production of PUES NADA on Wednesday, June 17

MCC Theater announced their latest LIVE LABS ONE ACTS production of Aziza Barnes' Pues Nada will be presented on Wednesday, June 17 at 530 pm free on MCC Theater's YouTube Channel. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Mcc, BWW News Desk, MCC Theater, Aziza Barnes Pues Nada, PUES NADA

VIDEO: Jackie Hoffman, Lea Salonga and More Join WE ARE HERE: A Celebration Of Resilience, Resistance, And Hope

This Sunday, Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, Sing for Hope, and Lang Lang International Music Foundation presented 'We Are Here A Celebration of Resilience, Resistance, and Hope.' [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, BWW News Desk, Jackie Hoffman Lea Salonga, Sunday Museum of Jewish Heritage A Living Memorial, Lang Lang International Music Foundation

Taylor Louderman Announces via Instagram That She Has Gotten Married

Taylor Louderman took to Instagram to share some very exciting news... she has gotten married [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Instagram, Theatre, Taylor Louderman, BWW News Desk

Some Regional Theatres Continue Plans for Re-Opening Despite Increasing Cases

As many states continue on the path of re-opening-some faster than others-several non-Equitytheatres throughout the country are continuing with plans to presentlive productions. Broadway Palm, a dinner theatre in Fort Myers, Florida, has already been back in operation for two weeks. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Fort Myers Florida, BWW News Desk, Equitytheatres

Broadway Rewind: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Reaches Its Final Destination on Broadway in 2011!

Today we rewind to 2011 for opening night of Priscilla Queen of the Desert. The musical, directed by Simon Phillips, played for 526 performances at the Palace Theatre. [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Priscilla, Simon Phillips, Priscilla Queen, BroadwayWorld TV

Will People Flee Cities In Post-COVID World? Preliminary Findings Say No

“We found that 25-to-34-year-old college graduates were among the most likely to move of any demographic group, and that they were systematically moving toward some places and away from others,” states to the report, Youth Movement: America’s Accelerating Urban Renaissance. “To an apparently unprecedented degree, those moves seemed to be motivated by a desire for urban living.” – CityLab
Tags: Art, America, Issues, 06.15.20

A Deep Dive Into The Alternative Universe Of YouTube

Popular YouTube videos are filled with flashes of memes, zoom-ins, funny voices, gurning faces and whiplash-inducing cultural references. Watching a Pewdiepie video is like having some sort of episode. I thought that my generation of Generation X-ers were knowingly abstract, but this generation is dealing with so many layers of whimsy and reference it’s often disorienting. – Irish Times
Tags: Art, Media, 06.14.20

How To Write A Novel: A Practical Guide

The most important point to start from is that while there are a number of things you should consider when planning your book – such as characterisation, plotting or the style and voice of your work – there is no single golden rule for how to write a novel. – Psyche
Tags: Art, Words, 06.03.20

The End Of The Liberal World Order

We could try to salvage the order by constructing institutions that enable us to meaningfully govern it. But to do that, we’d have learn to do politics with people who are different from us. Can that be done? Probably not. And that means either the nation-states will kill the liberal order, or they will find a way to disguise it in democratic daydreams. The liberal order might not last much longer. – Aeon
Tags: Art, Ideas, 06.15.20

Book Critics Circle Board Members Resign Over Statement

Laurie Hertzel, who had served as president since 2019, announced over the weekend she was leaving the 24-member board. Her departure came two days after another board member, Ugandan-American writer Hope Wabuke, posted redacted screenshots on Twitter of an email exchange that included correspondence from Hertzel and board member Carlin Romano. The NBCC had been crafting a response to the worldwide protests against police racism and violence. – Baltimore Sun (AP)
Tags: Art, Words, Baltimore, Laurie Hertzel, Carlin Romano, NBCC, 06.15.20, Hope Wabuke, Hertzel

VIDEO: Watch Joshua Henry & Robin de Jesus on STARS IN THE HOUSE- Live at 8pm!

Stars in the House continues tonight 8pm with Guest Host Andra Burns and guests, Tony Award Nominees, Joshua Henry and Robin de Jess. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, House, Andra Burns, BWW News Desk, Robin De Jesus, Joshua Henry, Robin de Jess

STOPTIME: LIVE IN THE MOMENT Podcast Features Krystal Joy Brown, Analise Scarpaci and More

The first three of six episodes have been released on Lisa Hopkins' new 'STOPTIME Live in the Moment' Podcast. The podcast premieres with a special series of conversations with Broadway performers whose current shows have been put on hold due to the global pandemic. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, BWW News Desk, Krystal Joy Brown Analise Scarpaci, Lisa Hopkins

BWW Book Club: Read an Excerpt From Michael Riedel's RAZZLE DAZZLE: THE BATTLE FOR BROADWAY

BroadwayWorld Book Club is officially off and running Or should we say, reading The first BroadwayWorld Book Club selection is Jennifer Ashley Tepper's The Untold Stories of Broadway Volume 1. Tepper has just released the first volume of the book for free on Kindle [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Jennifer Ashley Tepper, Michael Riedel, Tepper, BWW News Desk, BroadwayWorld Book Club, Broadway Volume

VIDEO: Rita Moreno Discusses Martin Luther King Jr., ONE DAY AT A TIME and More on SiriusXM On Broadway

Rita Moreno was the virtual guest on SiriusXM's Broadway Names with Julie James where she shared a story of being on stage with Martin Luther King, Jr. during his 'I Have a Dream' speech, and the importance of continuing in the fight for Civil Rights. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Martin Luther King Jr, Rita Moreno, Julie James, BWW News Desk, Broadway Names

Internet Archive Ends Its Free Library Initiative Early After Publishers Sue

The Internet Archive announced the National Emergency Library project on March 24, in response to the widespread closures of libraries and schools during the Covid-19 crisis. The temporary initiative unilaterally removed the usual one copy/one user restriction on scans borrowed from the Internet Archive’s Open Library project, allowing unlimited borrowing of the roughly 1.4 million titles scanned, unless an author or publisher opted out. The NEL was set to last until June 30, or until the crisi...
Tags: Art, Words, Audience, Nel, 06.12.20

Art Buyers Are Asking For Big Discounts Right Now

Buyers demand discounts of as much as 30% on new works and 50% on the secondary market, according to art dealers. Temporary reprieve, including government rescue loans or rent reductions, will go away. And art fairs, one of the largest sources of revenue for galleries, aren’t coming back soon. – Bloomberg
Tags: Art, Visual, 06.12.20

“Overhead Premium”: Sotheby’s Invents a New Fee for Buyers

Sotheby’s has quietly upped its charges for purchasers of its offerings: An “Overhead Premium” of 1% of the auction hammer price will supplement its buyer’s premium, effective Aug. 1. – Lee Rosenbaum
Tags: Art, Ajblogs, Sotheby, 06.15.20

Drive-In Concerts In High Demand

These shows will be the first paid gig many people in the industry have had since March. Airwaves’ event director, Cindy Jensen, says organising her event has highlighted how desperate the music industry is for work. “Since we launched [last Monday] I’ve been inundated – and I mean inundated – with calls from production houses, foodies, market stall holders asking: ‘Have you got this sorted?’ Everyone is just screaming out for work.”  – The Guardian
Tags: Art, Music, Cindy Jensen, 06.15.20

Contestant Bailey Dorr Has Got Her 'Eye on the Prize' - Next on Stage

We're chatting with the contestants in the top 10 for Next on Stage Learn what Bailey has been up to during quarantine. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Bailey, BWW News Desk, Bailey Dorr

Voting Now Open For Broadway's NEXT ON STAGE Top 5

Voting for the top 5is now open The nominees have submitted all new songs for you to listen to before casting your vote [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, BWW News Desk

2021 OSCARS Postponed Two Months

TheAcademy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciencesannounced todaythat the 93rd Academy Awards telecast has been postponed until April 25, 2021. According to Variety, the ceremony has been postponed two months. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, TV News Desk

BWW Exclusive: The National Black Theatre Team Makes Statement With A SEAT AT OUR TABLE

What's past is prologue. The United States has never not been on fire for Black, Indigenous, and people of color. Never. Not one day. There has always been a foot, a knee, a noose on our necks for every single generation before ours. Without rest, without remorse. The fire has been full blaze. [Author: BWW Features]
Tags: Theatre, United States, BWW Features, National Black Theatre Team

Contestant Ariana Molkara Talks About Her Hidden Talent - Next on Stage

We're chatting with the contestants in the top 10 for Next on Stage What is Ariana Molkara's secret talent Read to find out [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, BWW News Desk, Ariana Molkara

David Henry Hwang to Host Workshop and Q&A for American Theatre Wing's Master Class Series

As part of the ongoing American Theatre Wing's Master Class Series, David Henry Hwangwill host a playwriting workshop and QA discussion, moderated by the Wing's President CEO Heather Hitchens, on Thursday, June 18 from 400pm - 515pm ET. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, David Henry Hwang, BWW News Desk, Heather Hitchens, Host Workshop, David Henry Hwangwill

VIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek of CENTRAL PARK Episode Five

Apple TV has shared a sneak peek of season five ofCentral Park,premieringFriday, June 19 [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: Theatre, Apple TV, BroadwayWorld TV, CENTRAL PARK Episode Five

Broadway Producer Eva Price Launches New Podcast MY FIRST SHOW Featuring Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ali Stroker and More

Tony Award-winning Broadway producer Eva Price Oklahoma, Jagged Little Pillwill launch a new podcast called 'My First Show' exclusively on Broadway Podcast Network. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, BWW News Desk, Broadway Producer Eva Price, Jesse Tyler Ferguson Ali Stroker, Eva Price Oklahoma Jagged Little Pillwill, My First Show

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