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Over 1,000 Black Artists Call for Widespread Change in Open Letter from 'Black Artists for Freedom' Collective

Over 1,000 black figures in film, television, art,music, theatre, and more have added their signatures to letter released today by a new organization called Black Artists for freedom. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, BWW News Desk, Black Artists for Freedom Collective


VIDEO: TINA, A STRANGE LOOP, Audra McDonald, LaChanze and More Take Home 2020 Antonyo Awards!

Broadway Black, the multimedia organization highlighting the achievements of Black theatre artists, will presentthe 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, Audra McDonald LaChanze


VIDEO: Watch the Inaugural Antonyo Awards- LIVE NOW and Updating Live!

Broadway Black, the multimedia organization highlighting the achievements of Black theatre artists, will presentthe 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


New Netflix Documentary GIVING VOICE Chronicles the August Wilson Monologue Competition

Netflix has announced a new documentary chronicling the journey of six high school theatre students as they participate in the annual the August Wilson Monologue Competition. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Netflix, BWW News Desk


Chita Rivera, Brian Stokes Mitchell and More Help Raise Funds During VIRTUAL VEREEN & FRIENDS

Last night, Care For the Homeless raised essential funds during Virtual Vereen Friends, an online benefit to honor CFH healthcare and shelter heroes that provide care for New Yorkers experiencing homelessness every day. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, BWW News Desk, Chita Rivera Brian Stokes Mitchell


The Race To Publish Trump Tell-Alls

The confluence of these explosive books, in the months leading up to the 2020 election, has made Simon & Schuster the current front-runner in an ongoing race among publishers to produce news-making titles about the Trump administration. It’s a lucrative business to be in right now. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Words, Trump, Simon Schuster, 06.18.20


AMC Theatres Backtracks, Will Require Audiences To Wear Masks

The theater chain’s CEO, Adam Aron, had previously said that the company’s plan to reopen locations would not require patrons to wear masks as they “did not want to be drawn into political controversy.” – The Daily Beast
Tags: Art, Media, Audience, Adam Aron, 06.19.20, AMC Theatres Backtracks


The “Bernie Madoff Of The Art World” Had Settled Into Vacation Life

Bemused locals were left to digest the fact that the pleasant newcomer to their island paradise, who had been helping out at the local animal shelter, was in fact a fugitive art dealer who stands accused of, among other things, selling millions of dollars worth of overlapping shares in valuable pieces of art, in one of the greatest art scams this century. – The Daily Beast
Tags: Art, People, Bernie Madoff, 06.19.20


Original Cast Recording of OUR TABLE Featuring Melissa Errico and Constantine Maroulis Now Available

Broadway Records has announced the release of Melissa Errico and Constantine Maroulis in OUR TABLE - a live concert recording of the much-talked of musical composed by David Shire with book and lyrics by Adam Gopnik. The album is now available on digital platforms. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Melissa Errico, Adam Gopnik, Broadway Records, Constantine Maroulis, BWW News Desk, David Shire


VIDEO: Sing Out with the Pianists of Marie's Crisis with the Weekend Warm-Up

This week's Weekend Warm-Up will be led by Marie's Crisis pianist Kenney Green, with special guestsJamie Westberry andJames Merillat Tune in today at 4pm to join the piano party [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Marie, BWW News Desk, Kenney Green


VIDEO: Sing Out with the Pianists of Marie's Crisis with the Weekend Warm-Up- Live Now!

This week's Weekend Warm-Up will be led by Marie's Crisis pianist Kenney Green, with special guestsJamie Westberry andJames Merillat Tune in today at 4pm to join the piano party [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Marie, BWW News Desk, Kenney Green


Maybe Now Is The Time To Reconsider Rousseau’s Radical Education Idea

Rather than stuffing children full of moral precepts and academic knowledge, the aim was to work with the grain of the pupil’s innate capacities and desires. Rousseau was one of the first proponents of the Romantic belief in the nobility of childhood, its freedom from adult corruption and closeness to the state of nature. – Aeon
Tags: Art, Ideas, Rousseau, 06.18.20, Time To Reconsider Rousseau


Michael Arden Develops Immersive, Drive-Through, Socially-Distanced Theater Piece AMERICAN DREAM STUDY

Michael Arden has convened a company for the development of an entirely new immersive, part walkingpart drive-through theatrical experience, taking place next week in New York's Hudson River Valley. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: New York, Theatre, Michael Arden, Hudson River Valley, BWW News Desk


Actor Ian Holm, 88

On stage, he enjoyed a dazzling early period and triumphant later years, most especially in Shakespeare and Pinter; but, if there was a prolonged period when Holm was absent from the theatre, it was because he suffered a temporarily paralysing form of stage fright. The theatre’s loss, however, was the cinema’s gain. He transferred the vocal precision, technical skill and impish mischief he had displayed on stage to the screen, enjoying a new, late-flowering career in scores of movies including,...
Tags: Art, People, Shakespeare, Holm, Pinter, Ian Holm, 06.19.20


For What Do We Need Nations?

Over the centuries nationalism has swung back and forth as a progressive and retrograde force, depending on historical conditions. In revolutionary France the “nation” started as a wrecking ball against feudalism and the church. Before the “nation” became defined by its limit of concern, it appeared to the Old Regime as terrifying in its limitlessness. Before the “nation” could be for anyone it had to be against specific someones: kings, priests and their enablers. Nationalism became a forest f...
Tags: Art, Europe, France, Issues, Napoleon, 06.12.20


VIDEO: HAMILTON Releases Tribute In Honor of Juneteenth

Hamilton has released a video tribute in honor of Juneteenth. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Hamilton, BWW News Desk


Laura Osnes, Jawan Jackson and More to be Featured in LIFT EVERY VOICE: A Celebration of Our Youth in Their Truth

Tune in to watch LIFT EVERY VOICE A Celebration of our Youth in their Truth, a virtual concert on Monday June 22nd at 7pm EST, as Broadway's Babies youth from around the globe share their stories, struggles, and joys through song, dance, and spoken word in response to their experiences during the COVID shutdowns and more. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, BWW News Desk, Laura Osnes Jawan Jackson


Elizabeth Alexander on the Spectacle of ‘Black Bodies in Pain’

The writer reflects on her seminal Rodney King essay, the George Floyd killing and how the videos of police brutality exacerbate black grief.
Tags: Art, News, Black People, Police Brutality, New Yorker, Alexander, Black Lives Matter Movement, Elizabeth Alexander, Rodney King, Downloads and Streaming, Video Recordings, Misconduct and Shootings, Race and Ethnicity, Lynching, Elizabeth (1962-, George Floyd


Why Per-Article Micropayments For Journalism Just Will Not Catch On

“Publishers can be accused of being slow to wake up to the internet, but they’re not that slow, nor that likely to leave money on the table. But there is, it turns out, a long list of reasons you can’t pay for journalism by the article.” James Ball explains the logic and the arithmetic. – Columbia Journalism Review
Tags: Art, Words, James Ball, 06.15.20


Composer Frederick C. Tillis, Who Excelled In Jazz And Classical Alike, Dead At 90

A precocious talent who began playing in Texas jazz clubs at age 12 and continued to perform for most of his life, he spent many years teaching theory and composition at UMass-Amherst and wrote more than 100 scores as well as 15 volumes of poetry and the influential textbook Jazz Theory and Improvisation. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Texas, People, UMass Amherst, 06.17.20, Frederick C Tillis


American Theatre Magazine Shuts Its Print Edition Through The Rest Of The Year

For the first time in its 36-year history, we at American Theatre have made the difficult decision to forgo printing and mailing hard-copy issues of the magazine for the next six months, or the remainder of 2020. – American Theatre
Tags: Art, Theatre, American Theatre, American Theatre magazine, 06.17.20


Kate Shindle Voted to Remain President of Actors Equity Association

Election results are in Actors Equity Association members have voted and Kate Shindle will remain the National President of the organization. Dee Hoty will serve as Eastern Regional Vice President and Kelley Faulkner as Central Regional Vice President. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, BWW News Desk, Kate Shindle, Actors Equity Association, Dee Hoty, Kelley Faulkner


VIDEO: Watch Brandon Uranowitz, Isabelle McCalla and More in Episode 7 of GALLERY VIEW

GALLERY VIEW finds White Star, the '11th largest toilet paper company...in New England', struggling to keep up with demand, production and competence in the age of COVID-19. Made up of a quirky cast of earnest hard-workers and entitled hangers-on, can the White Star team get its ahem act together to distribute toilet paper when it's most needed [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, New England, Stage Tube, White Star, Brandon Uranowitz Isabelle McCalla


VIDEO: Billy Stritch Celebrates Barry Manilow's Birthday on BILLY'S PLACE With Special 'Appearance' by Manilow Himself

Billy Stritch presents 'Billy's Place' every Thursday at 8 PM on Facebook Live, and last night's episode was particularly special Stritch celebrated the great Barry Manilow's birthday, and welcomed a very special guest over the phone- Manilow himself [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Billy, Barry Manilow, Manilow, Stritch, Billy Stritch, BWW News Desk, Manilow Himself


BWW Interview: Kim Exum and Eric Lockley Talk the Importance of the Antonyo Awards- Live at 7pm!

Broadway Black, the multimedia organization highlighting the achievements of Black theatre artists, will presentthe 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, Kim Exum, Eric Lockley


VIDEO: Broadway Unites to Share Stories of Racism in the Industry for #WeAreNotaTrend

Broadway for Racial Justice has called upon a slew of allies to tell stories of systemic racism within the industry as a part of their wearenotatrend campaign. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Stage Tube


Watch Jessie Mueller Live In Concert (At Home) This Weekend

Hosted by beloved musical director and Sirius XM Star Seth Rudetsky, Jessie Muellerwill headline a live concert this weekend June 21stat 8 PM ET. A replay of the concert will also be available to watch one time only at 3PM on June 22nd [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Sirius, Jessie Mueller, BWW News Desk, Seth Rudetsky Jessie Muellerwill


BWW Exclusive: Harlem Stage Executive Director Patricia Cruz - 'Our Calling Out for Justice Has Been Long and Consistent'

Patricia Cruz, Executive Director of Harlem Stage has penned an article exclusively for BroadwayWorld, discussing Harlem Stage's past, present and more. [Author: BWW Features]
Tags: Theatre, Harlem Stage, BWW Features, Harlem Stage Executive, Patricia Cruz


How to Entertain Your Kids This Summer? Maybe Don’t

You can keep your family safe and sane by encouraging old-school play, embarking on some D.I.Y. projects and, yes, even embracing boredom.
Tags: Art, News, Parenting, Miyazaki, Hodgkinson, Mintz, Children and Childhood, Culture (Arts, Quarantines, Hayao, Tom (1968-, Steven (1953-


Photo Flash: See Lin-Manuel Miranda, Phillipa Soo, and Leslie Odom, Jr. in a First Look at HAMILTON on Disney+

Disney has shared a first look Lin-Manuel Miranda, Phillipa Soo, and Leslie Odom, Jr. intheHamilton film, coming to the streameron July 3 [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Disney, Leslie Odom Jr, BWW News Desk, Lin Manuel Miranda Phillipa Soo, Leslie Odom Jr intheHamilton



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