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In-Person Theatre During Covid-19: Quarantine, Ventilate, And Be Ready To Quit

A recent New Jersey show demonstrates that, if the perfect factors come together, Equity theatre can happen – though it will be more rare in the winter, certainly. “The whole time we were working on it, I would wake up feeling like Icarus and wondering if my wings were going to melt. But it was worth all the hurdles.” – American Theatre
Tags: Art, Theatre, New Jersey, Audience, 11.18.20


Jersey City Voters Approve Dedicated Arts Tax

Nearly two-thirds of the voters in New Jersey’s second largest city, just across the Hudson from Lower Manhattan, supported the property levy, which would amount to roughly $25 annually for a house worth $500,000. The ballot question was non-binding but gives the City Council a political green light to approve the measure. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, New Jersey, City Council, Hudson, Issues, Lower Manhattan, 11.04.20, Jersey City Voters Approve Dedicated Arts Tax


Equity Signs Off On Indoor Productions in Connecticut, Vermont, and New Jersey

Equity has also signed off on three additional indoor productions on the East Coast. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, New Jersey, East Coast, BWW News Desk, Connecticut Vermont


Video Roundup: BE MORE CHILL Fans Create Parodies About COVID-19, Quarantine, Politics, and More!

Be More Chill fans are anything but chill, catapulting the show into cult classic status since its premiere in New Jersey in 2015. Today, we're bringing you a roundup of Be More Chill song parodies from fans all over the world Fans have taken on the topics of COVID-19, quarantine, politics, and more [Author: Stephi Wild]
Tags: Theatre, New Jersey, Stephi Wild


Bisa Butler’s Beautiful Quilted Portraits of Frederick Douglass, Nina Simone, Jean-Michel Basquiat & More

Fiber artist Bisa Butler’s quilted portraits of Black Americans gain extra power from their medium. Each work is comprised of many scraps, carefully cut and positioned after hours of research and preliminary sketches. Velvet and silk nestle against bits of vintage flour sacks, West African wax print fabric, denim and, occasionally, hand-me-downs from the sitter’s own collection. In The Warmth of Other Sons, a 12-foot, life-sized portrait of an African American family who migrated nor...
Tags: Google, Art, Fashion, Microsoft, College, Stanford, Nigeria, Africa, History, Creativity, South Africa, Yale, New Jersey, Michelle Obama, West Africa, Civil rights movement


Big Three Movie Theater Chains Sue New Jersey For Right To Reopen

“In the lawsuit led by the National Association of Theatre Owners of New Jersey, naming Gov. Philip Murphy and New Jersey’s health commissioner, …, the plaintiffs” — which include AMC, Cinemark, and Regal — “argue that because churches and retailers have been allowed to open in the state, the movie theaters should be permitted to reopen as well.” – NPR
Tags: Art, Media, New Jersey, AMC Cinemark, Philip Murphy, 07.07.20


VIDEO: Nikki M. James, Rob McClure, and More Join Paper Mill's RISING STAR HONORS

Paper Mill Playhouse presents 'Rising Star Honors', a virtual celebration of New Jersey high school students, many of whom were unable to perform their high school musicals due to the current Covid-19 health crisis. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, New Jersey, BWW News Desk, Nikki M James Rob McClure


Paper Mill Playhouse Announces Cast For RISING STAR HONORS - Laura Benanti, Nikki M. James, Rob McClure, and More!

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced casting for 'Rising Star Honors,' a virtual celebration of New Jersey high school students [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, New Jersey, BWW News Desk, Laura Benanti Nikki M James Rob McClure


Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Special Guest, FLYING OVER SUNSET's Erika Henningsen

Fromgrowing up in a small northern California town to falling in love with her Mean Girls co- star, Ilana and Erika catch up on this episode of Little Known Facts in the time of StayHome.From Brooklyn to a country cabin in New Jersey the two actresses figured out the remote podcast technology and Erika takes Ilana throughher Broadwaydebut inLes Miserables and working on the musical Diner and of course a deep deep dive intowhat it's like to work with Tina Fey, Sheryl Crow and all the other icons ...
Tags: California, Theatre, Brooklyn, New Jersey, Erika, Ilana, Les Miz, Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine, Ilana Levine, Erika Henningsen, Tina Fey Sheryl Crow


Capturing a World of Emptiness

How a team of photographers documented the quiet desolation of cities during the pandemic.
Tags: Art, Twitter, Photography, News, Germany, Masks, Social Media, Colombia, New York Times, New Jersey, Epidemics, Brazil, South America, Ny, Politics And Government, London (England


Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Tony Winner Nikki M. James

Tony Award winner Nikki M. James The Book of Mormon sat down with Ilana and shared stories of growing up in a small suburb in New Jersey and feeling like no one else looked like her and how the unexpected reaction to a solo she sang in kindergarten changed her life forever . Nikki opens up about how the loss of her father changed her so deeply at a very young age and that time she was in London and got a call asking if she might be able to take over in the London production of Mormon -that night...
Tags: London, Theatre, New Jersey, Broadway, Nikki, Ilana, Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine, Ilana Levine, Tony Winner Nikki M James, Nikki M James The Book of Mormon


Christy Altomare & Michael Wartella Join Paper Mill's THE WANDERER

The producers of The Wanderer, a new musical based on the life of Rock n' Roll Hall-of-Famer Dion DiMucci, are pleased to announce that Michael Wartella Wicked will star as Dion alongside Christy Altomare Anastasia as Dion's wife Susan and Joey McIntyre New Kids on the Block Waitress as Dion's right hand man, Johnny, in the world premiere at New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse. Further casting to be announced at a later date. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, New Jersey, Dion, Susan, Johnny, Joey McIntyre, BWW News Desk, Christy Altomare, Rock N Roll Hall, Michael Wartella, Famer Dion DiMucci, Christy Altomare Anastasia


Michael Wartella Joins Paper Mill's THE WANDERER

Michael Wartella will star in The Wanderer, a new musical based on the life of Rock n' Roll Hall-of-Famer Dion DiMucci, the multi-platinum selling American music pioneer, which will open at New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse in the Spring of 2020. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, New Jersey, BWW News Desk, Michael Wartella, Rock n Roll Hall of Famer Dion DiMucci


New Jersey Symphony Orchestra seeks Chief Financial Officer

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra seeks a dynamic, data-oriented, and business-minded leader with a strong record of financial planning, analysis, and accounting to serve as CFO. This person will be responsible for all aspects of financial and fiscal management of the NJSO and will be a strategic partner to the President & CEO, providing research and analysis to guide business decisions. COMPANY DESCRIPTION As an integral part of the musical landscape in the country’s most vibrant cu...
Tags: Art, Board of Directors, Jobs, New Jersey, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Core, Zhang, Finance Committee, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, NJSO, ECE, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Xian Zhang, Finance Department, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra NJSO


These DIY backyard saunas are just what you need to stay warm and toasty this winter

Are you dreading the dark, frigid months of winter? Thankfully, you can set up a steamy sauna right in your own backyard to stay warm. New Jersey company BZB Cabins and Outdoors has unveiled a collection of ready-to-assemble outdoor sauna kits that can be set up by two people in just a few days. The BZB saunas are the ultimate DIY project for those needing to unthaw during the freezing winter months. Costing between $5,000 and $14,950, the ready-to-assemble sauna kits come in a variety of style...
Tags: Europe, Design, Diy, Architecture, Gallery, New Jersey, Diy Projects, Sustainable Design, Sauna, BZB Cabins and Outdoors, BZB Cabins, DIY saunas, Diy Sauna Kits, Sauna Designs, Mobile Saunas


Collector Jho Lo to Forfeit Over $1 Billion in Assets to US Government

The U.S. Justice Department has struck a deal with financier Jho Low, in which it will recover over $1 billion taken from the 1MDB in investment fund.  “We were pleased to help negotiate this historic resolution in order to preserve the tremendous value of assets involved,” says Chris Christie, the former governor of New Jersey said […]
Tags: Art, Chris Christie, News, US, New Jersey, Art News, Minipost, U S Justice Department, Jho Low


VIDEO: Watch Bruce Springsteen Interviewed on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!

Bruce talks about the exhibit on his life in New Jersey, his new movie Western Stars, going through old home videos, what his kids think of his career, people yelling BRUCE at him, his first gig opening for Cheech Chong, and Jimmy reveals why he's such a big fan. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Bruce Springsteen, Jimmy Kimmel, Theatre, New Jersey, Bruce, Jimmy, Stage Tube, Cheech Chong, Western Stars


BWW Readers Respond to THE PROM T-Shirt Dress Code Violation

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, a New Jersey middle schooler and her mother are fighting back after the student was punished for wearing a t-shirt from Broadway's The Prom to school. According to the parent, the student was issued a dress code violation after wearing a souvenir shirt from the musical sporting the phrase, 'We Are All Lesbians' to school. We asked BroadwayWorld readers to speak up about their opinions on this decision check out some of the standout answers [Author: BWW News ...
Tags: Theatre, New Jersey, Broadway, BroadwayWorld, BWW News Desk


New Jersey Teen Reacts to Punishment for Wearing THE PROM T-Shirt to School

As BroadwayWorld reported last week, New Jersey middle schooler and her mother are fighting back after the student was punished for wearing a t-shirt from Broadway's The Prom to school. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, New Jersey, Broadway, BroadwayWorld, BWW News Desk


Old bus is converted into a mobile greenhouse to teach students about sustainable eating habits

Sometimes, a little hands-on education goes a very long way when it comes to instilling sustainable and healthy eating habits in children. Parents in New Jersey are rejoicing thanks to a refurbished bus that is on a mission to educate young students on a variety of food education issues, from better eating habits to urban gardening. Designed by Tessellate Studio, the Mobile Food Lab is a 300-square-foot bus that has been customized with a built-in greenhouse, classroom science lab and art exhibi...
Tags: Design, Toronto, New Jersey, Sustainable Food, Urban Farming, Social Impact, Eat & Drink, Sustainability Initiatives, Urban Gardening, MFL, World Food Supply, Sustainable Gardening, Converted Bus, Food Education, Tessellate Studio, Mobile Food Lab


Idina Menzel Adds Holiday Concert Performances in New Jersey and Connecticut

In addition to the December 11th Carnegie Hall show, Menzel will also play CaesarsAtlantic City, Circus Maximus December 6 and the Grand Theatre at Foxwoods Resort in Mashantucket, Connecticut December 8. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Connecticut, New Jersey, Idina Menzel, Carnegie Hall, Menzel, Foxwoods Resort, BWW News Desk, Mashantucket Connecticut


New Jersey Student Receives Dress Code Violation For THE PROM T-Shirt

A New Jersey middle schooler and her mother are fighting back after the student was punished for wearing a t-shirt from Broadway's The Prom to school. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, New Jersey, Broadway, BWW News Desk


Mobile Food Lab Is a Refurbished Bus Designed to Educate Students on Healthy and Sustainable Eating Habits

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Tags: Design, New Jersey, Helvetica, Sustainable Design, Design For Social Impact, MFL, Tessellate Studio, Reed Foundation, Mobile Food Lab


Review Roundup: Critics Sound Off On Paper Mill's CHASING RAINBOWS

The reviews are in What did the critics have to say Don your ruby slipper Paper Mill Playhouse's New Jersey premiere of Chasing Rainbows The Road to Oz is now on stagefeaturing a book by Marc Acito, musical adaptation additional music by David Libby and conceived by and additional lyrics by Tina Marie Casamento. [Author: Review Roundups]
Tags: Theatre, New Jersey, Don, Review Roundups, Marc Acito, David Libby, Tina Marie Casamento


Review Roundup: Paper Mill's CHASING RAINBOWS; Updating Live!

The reviews are in What did the critics have to say Don your ruby slipper Paper Mill Playhouse's New Jersey premiere of Chasing Rainbows The Road to Oz is now on stagefeaturing a book by Marc Acito, musical adaptation additional music by David Libby and conceived by and additional lyrics by Tina Marie Casamento. [Author: Review Roundups]
Tags: Theatre, New Jersey, Don, Review Roundups, Marc Acito, David Libby, Tina Marie Casamento


Photo Coverage: CHASING RAINBOWS: THE ROAD TO OZ Celebrates Opening Night at Paper Mill Playhouse

Paper Mill Playhouse's New Jersey premiere of Chasing Rainbows The Road to Oz has officially opened The new musical features a book by Marc Acito, musical adaptation additional music by David Libby and conceived by and additional lyrics by Tina Marie Casamento. [Author: Genevieve Rafter Keddy]
Tags: Theatre, New Jersey, Genevieve Rafter Keddy, Marc Acito, David Libby, Tina Marie Casamento


Review Roundup: Paper Mill's CHASING RAINBOWS; Updating Live!

The reviews are in What did the critics have to say Don your ruby slipper Paper Mill Playhouse's New Jersey premiere of Chasing Rainbows The Road to Oz is now on stagefeaturing a book by Marc Acito, musical adaptation additional music by David Libby and conceived by and additional lyrics by Tina Marie Casamento. [Author: Review Roundups]
Tags: Theatre, New Jersey, Don, Review Roundups, Marc Acito, David Libby, Tina Marie Casamento


Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill's CHASING RAINBOWS Takes Opening Night Bows

Paper Mill Playhouse's New Jersey premiere of Chasing Rainbows The Road to Oz has officially opened The new musical features a book by Marc Acito, musical adaptation additional music by David Libby and conceived by and additional lyrics by Tina Marie Casamento. [Author: Genevieve Rafter Keddy]
Tags: Theatre, New Jersey, Genevieve Rafter Keddy, Marc Acito, David Libby, Tina Marie Casamento


VIDEO: Get A First Look At Paper Mill's CHASING RAINBOWS

Don your ruby slippers and grab Toto as you take a peek inside Paper Mill Playhouse's New Jersey premiere of Chasing Rainbows The Road to Oz, featuring a book by Marc Acito, musical adaptation additional music by David Libby and conceived by and additional lyrics by Tina Marie Casamento. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, New Jersey, Don, BWW News Desk, Marc Acito, David Libby, Tina Marie Casamento


2019 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard reveals leading states in clean energy adoption

Just in time for the annual celebration of Energy Efficiency Day, the nonprofit American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has released its 2019 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard. For this year’s report, the states leading on clean energy adoption are Massachusetts and California, while North Dakota and Wyoming still have more than a few strides to go before fully catching up. In step with Energy Efficiency Day’s message of “Save Money, Cut Carbon, Breathe Easier,” ACEEE’s goal is ...
Tags: New York, Design, Minnesota, Maryland, California, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Wyoming, North Dakota, New Jersey, ACEEE, Ohio, Steve Nadel



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