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Milton Glaser, Designer of Iconic ‘I ♥ NY’ Logo, Is Dead at 91

He also created the famous poster of Bob Dylan with psychedelic hair, was a co-founder of New York magazine and produced designs for everything from supermarkets to restaurants to “Mad Men.”
Tags: Art, New York, Design, News, Bob Dylan, Posters, Logos, Milton, Glaser, Milton Glaser, Advertising and Marketing, Deaths (Obituaries, New York (Magazine


Scott Rudin, Daryl Roth, Gloria Estefan, and More Among 2020 Broadway Global Producer Of The Year Nominees

Pandemics can't stop Broadway Global Producer of the Year nominations [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Consequential Writing About Race

Appreciating social movements in hindsight is a complicated endeavor. Leaders like Martin Luther King Jr. and Harriet Tubman are often whitewashed to appease modern sensibilities. Some, like Bayard Rustin, are almost forgotten entirely. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Words, Martin Luther King Jr, Harriet Tubman, Bayard Rustin, 06.25.20


Disney Postpones MULAN Release to August

The Walt Disney Company announced today that its live-action remake of the animated classic Mulanis now expected to hit theaters on August 21. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Walt Disney Company, TV News Desk


BWW Prompts: Who Has Played the Best Broadway Villain?

We want to hear from you Submit your response to our dailybwwprompts, where each day we'll be asking our readers onFacebook,Twitter, andInstagramquestions to spark some theater conversation. [Author: BWW Prompts]
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Wayne Kirkpatrick to Perform Songs From MRS. DOUBTFIRE for BMI's Jam Sessions

Next week's BMI Jam Sessions will feature a musical performance from notable Broadway composer and lyricist, Wayne Kirkpatrick. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Wayne Kirkpatrick, BWW News Desk, Mrs Doubtfire


BWW Flashback: Randy Rainbow (Re)Reads Patti LuPone's Autobiography- Patti Gets Stuck on the Concorde!

Today, watch as she he recounts what happened when she takes a brief trip home during Sunset Boulevard and herConcorde flight is delayed. Will she make her curtain in time Find out [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: Theatre, Randy, Sunset Boulevard, Patti LuPone, BroadwayWorld TV


American Nursing Homes Have Been Exposed As A Design Catastrophe

Even when there is no pandemic to worry about, most of these places have pared existence for the long-lived back to its grim essentials. These are places nobody would choose to die. More important, they are places nobody would choose to live. “People ask me, ‘After COVID, is anyone going to want to go into a nursing home ever again?’ The answer is: Nobody ever wanted to go to one.” – New York Magazine
Tags: Art, Visual, 06.26.20


COVID-As-Opportunity: Enough With Utopias, We Need Practical Ideas

“Maybe I’ve missed the more nuanced views, but if feels like the only people out there – in my echo chambered world at any rate – who admit that they can’t be sure are those with the most wisdom to express some degree of certainty – our epidemiologists and other medical scientists. Too many other people are using this crisis to justify their own existing view of the world’s dystopia, and already-formed hopes for a future utopia.” – Cultural Learning Alliance
Tags: Art, Issues, 06.26.20


Louvre To Reopen With A Fraction Of Its Usual Visitors

When the museum reopens, 70 percent will be accessible, including the large galleries of French and Italian paintings, the sculpture courtyards and the Egyptian antiquities section. But with France’s borders still closed to travelers from outside the European Union, visitor numbers will be a fraction of what they usually are in the peak summer season. – New York Times
Tags: Art, France, European Union, Audience, Visual, 06.26.20


Teen Who Threw Child Off Tate Modern Sentenced To 15 Years

The Old Bailey heard how Bravery spent more than 15 minutes stalking possible targets at the art gallery viewing platform before fixing on a young visitor who had briefly left his parents’ side. The teenager, who is from Ealing, was said to have “scooped (the victim) up and, without any hesitation, carried him straight to the railings and threw him over”. – Local Guardian (UK)
Tags: Art, People, Bailey, 06.26.20


BWW Interview: Lena Moy-Borgen Lays Out How Your Kids Can Act Up This Summer at Play On! Studios

Need a creative diversion for your kids this summer Look no further than Play On Studios [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, BWW News Desk, Lena Moy Borgen, Play On Studios


VIDEO: On This Day, June 26: Remembering Nora Ephron

Today we celebrate the life, work, and spirit of writer and director,Nora Ephron, who passed away on this day, June 26, 2012. She was 71. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Nora Ephron, BWW News Desk


VIDEO: It's Showtunes Heaven with the Marie's Crisis Weekend Warm-Up

This week's Weekend Warm-Up will be led by Marie's Crisis pianist Kenney Green, with special guests Ricky J. Duarte and Alexander Barylski Tune in today at 4pm to join the piano party [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Marie, BWW News Desk, Kenney Green, Ricky J Duarte, Alexander Barylski Tune


VIDEO: It's Showtunes Heaven with the Marie's Crisis Weekend Warm-Up- Live Now!

This week's Weekend Warm-Up will be led by Marie's Crisis pianist Kenney Green, with special guests Ricky J. Duarte and Alexander Barylski Tune in today at 4pm to join the piano party [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Songs From BLEEDING LOVE Podcast Starring Marc Kudisch, Rebecca Naomi Jones and More Released as an Album

Songs from the musical podcast BLEEDING LOVE are being released for free download. BLEEDING LOVE featuresbook and story by Jason Schafer, suggested by Oscar Wilde's 'The Nightingale and the Rose, music by Arthur Lafrentz Bacon, lyrics by Harris Doran, directed and edited by Doran. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Oscar Wilde, Doran, BWW News Desk, Harris Doran, Jason Schafer, Arthur LaFrentz Bacon, Marc Kudisch Rebecca Naomi Jones


RECAP: Marc Shaiman, Michael Benjamin Washington, Eduardo Vilaro, and Jessica Kirson Shared Their Coming Out Stories on STARS IN THE HOUSE

Stars in the House continued Thursday night 8pm for a Pride Special with Jessica Kirson, Marc Shaiman, Michael Benjamin Washington and Eduardo Vilaro. This episode was in support of NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, House, Naacp, BWW News Desk, Eduardo Vilaro, Jessica Kirson


CEO Of Hal Leonard On The Future Of Music Publishing

Larry Morton: “I thought that digital would completely replace things like physical phone books and all that. Certainly digital is a huge part of the business, and it’s growing quickly. But there’s something unique about that physical touch between musicians and their music books. There’s something about that relationship. if you’re learning a difficult piece and you’re really scrutinizing that score… you know we have nearly all of it available digitally. People still want to touch that page.” ...
Tags: Art, Music, Hal Leonard, 06.25.20, Larry Morton


How The Virus Turned This Ballet Master Into A Real-Life Phantom Of The Opera

Curtis Foley, who danced with the Royal Winnipeg ballet and Les Ballets Grandiva, was, until this year, a ballet master at the Polish National Ballet He had just arrived to coach the ballet company at the opera house in the Czech city of Ostrava when the COVID lockdown struck — and he’s ended up spending four months, much of that time alone, living inside the theater. – Dance Magazine
Tags: Art, Dance, Ostrava, National Ballet, Royal Winnipeg, 06.26.20, Curtis Foley, Les Ballets Grandiva


Poets, Playwrights, Novelists, And A Swashbuckling Conquistador Nun: The Women Writers Of The Siglo De Oro

The polymath Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz was only one of numerous women in Spain and its New World colonies who became accomplished authors during the 16th and 17th centuries (and who should be better known today). Many of them were, in fact, nuns, and one of them really did run away from the convent, dress and pass as a man, and had some hair-raising adventures in New Spain. – Public Radio International
Tags: Art, Spain, Words, New World, 06.25.20, Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz


Travel By Webcam: Without The Tourists Places Look Real Again

What the lens of the Piazza di Spagna webcam reveals, in its own intimate way, is that so-called bucket-list destinations are, and always have been, real places where real people live. With most of the world locked down, these public live streams offer a new perspective; with the tourists gone, places appear all the realer. – The Walrus
Tags: Art, Ideas, Piazza di Spagna, 06.17.20


UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT & ZOEY'S EXTRAORDINARY PLAYLIST Added to the Paley Center's 'Front Row' Series

The Paley Center for Media announces new selections to itsPaley Front RowPresented by CitiseriesNetflix's Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt A Conversation with the Stars and CreatorsandNBC's Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist A Conversation with the Stars and Creators. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Kimmy Schmidt, Paley Center for Media, Paley Center, TV News Desk, CitiseriesNetflix


Original Cast of RENT to Reunite for BROADWAY CELEBRATES PRIDE

Variety has reported that original cast members of Rent, Idina Menzel, Anthony Rapp, Daphne Rubin Vega, Taye Diggs, Jesse L. Martin,Adam Pascal, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Fredi Walker and other ensemble memberswill reunite to perform 'Seasons of Love' at Broadway Celebrates Pride, a virtual fundraiser for Democratic congressional candidates. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, BWW News Desk


Anthony Ramos, Phillipa Soo, Leslie Odom, Jr. and More Support Campaign to Save Arts Education in NYC

A diverse cross section of teachers, students, arts administrators and advocates are rallying to save arts education with a new campaign, Arts are Essential, that focuses on preserving the jobs of New York City's arts teachers and honoring contracts with arts education organizations, which have already been badly hurt by the coronavirus pandemic. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: New York City, Theatre, BWW News Desk, Anthony Ramos Phillipa Soo Leslie Odom Jr, Save Arts Education


How to Throw A Revolutionary HAMILTON Watch Party

History is happening in Manhattan and everywhere else this July 3rd, as the worldwide musical phenomenon Hamilton heads to Disney [Author: Alexa Criscitiello]
Tags: Theatre, Disney, Manhattan, Hamilton, Alexa Criscitiello, Revolutionary HAMILTON Watch Party


Mary Testa, Marilu Henner and More to Appear on VIRTUAL HALSTON in July

VIRTUAL HALSTON, the comedy and current affairs cocktail hour hosted by comic actress Julie Halston streamed live weekly on Fridays at 5 p.m. on YouTube, will continue in July with a new roster of stars from film, TV, theater and broadcast. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Youtube, Theatre, Julie Halston, Halston, BWW News Desk, Mary Testa Marilu Henner


VIDEO: Watch Marlo Thomas & Friends on STARS IN THE HOUSE- Live Now!

Stars in the House continues today 8pm for Marlo Thomas Friends in FREE TO BE...YOU AND ME Special. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Marlo Thomas, House, BWW News Desk, Marlo Thomas Friends


VIDEO: Watch Marlo Thomas & Friends on STARS IN THE HOUSE- Live at 8pm!

Stars in the House continues today 8pm for Marlo Thomas Friends in FREE TO BE...YOU AND ME Special. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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VIDEO: Watch Marlo Thomas & Friends on STARS IN THE HOUSE

Stars in the House continues today 8pm for Marlo Thomas Friends in FREE TO BE...YOU AND ME Special. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Marlo Thomas, House, BWW News Desk, Marlo Thomas Friends


Tituss Burgess, Cynthia Nixon, Elton John, Evan Rachel Wood and More Take Part in OUT NOW LIVE

Earlier this week, Cond Nast's LGBTQ brand Them hosted Out Now Live, a celebration honoring the spirit and history of Pride. Premiering on Youtube Live, and presented by Polo Ralph Lauren, the virtual event included uplifting speeches, storytelling, messages and performances from prominent members of the LGBTQ community and notable allies. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Ralph Lauren, BWW News Desk, Cond Nast s LGBTQ



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