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Peacock Announces New Comedies From Tina Fey and Mike Schur, Sets Late-Night Show Block

Peacock is fluffing up its feathers and building its slate of originals with new comedies from 30 Rock‘s Tina Fey and The Good Place creator Mike Schur. The new comedies, alongside the new MacGruber series with Will Forte and two “late-night” shows headlined by Amber Ruffin and Larry Wilmore, are part of Peacock’s slate of projects designed to boost the new platform’s presence in the streaming wars. Following the news that Peacock has officially ordered a MacGruber series starring and execut...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, Queens, Broadway, Tina-Fey, Parks and Recreation, Larry Wilmore, Dawn, Michael Schur, Upstate New York, Ed Helms, Sara Bareilles, Fey, Peacock, Schur


Annaleigh Ashford, Megan Hilty and More Appear on BAKING WITH BROADWAY

Jared Sullivan and Stephen Lowry of Showboy Bakeshop in Las Vegas, Nevada have started a new, live baking and talk show on Instagram TV showcasing their love of desserts and Broadway. Each Wednesday the boys are joined virtually by a leading player from the Broadway community for a fun filled episode of decorating and socializing. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Las Vegas Nevada, BWW News Desk, Stephen Lowry, Annaleigh Ashford Megan Hilty, Jared Sullivan, Showboy Bakeshop


Broadway Star Danny Burstein On Struggling With COVID

“The other day, my pal, the brilliant songwriter Tom Kitt, called me. He said he was frustrated by his lack of creativity because of the pandemic and was reaching out to several friends to see if we could write songs together. He said, “Is there something going on in your life at the moment that you just have to express?” And I sat at my computer and wrote the following: “The question we keep asking is how do you have hope when every moment is a struggle? When every second is a reminder.” – The...
Tags: Art, People, Broadway, Danny Burstein, Tom Kitt


VIDEO: Cherry Jones Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Wednesday at 12pm!

Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars Tune in right here Wednesday, August 1212pm ET, as he chats with stage and screen starCherry Jones [Author: Backstage With Richard Ridge]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Jones, BroadwayWorld, Backstage With Richard Ridge, Richard Ridge


Sara Bareilles To Star in Tina Fey's New Comedy Series For Peacock

Grammy Award-winning recording artist, Emmy nominee and Broadway star Sara Bareilles is set to lead the Tina Fey and Robert Carlock produced series aoeGirls5evaa. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Tina Fey, Sara Bareilles, Robert Carlock, TV News Desk


THEN SHE FELL Closes Permanently

Third Rail Projects' award-winning THEN SHE FELL, which suspended shows on March 12, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will permanently close the production, a show that set records for dance, immersive theater, and off-Broadway with 4,444 performances total, over the course of seven and a half years. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, BWW News Desk


John Gore Organization Lays Off Employees Due to Coronavirus

John Gore Organization, the Tony-award winning production company being “Dear Evan Hansen” and “The Band’s Visit,” has laid off roughly a hundred employees. The staffers had previously been furloughed, but with Broadway’s shutdown continuing for months, the cuts have now become permanent. John Gore Organization also owns The Broadway Channel and Broadway.com, two leading sources […]
Tags: News, Broadway, EVAN HANSEN, John Gore, John Gore Organization, Broadway Channel


Broadway On Demand to Stream Final Concert of MARIN MAZZIE & JASON DANIELEY: BROADWAY & BEYOND

Broadway On Demand will exclusively stream the final New York City concert of Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley live from Feinstein's 54 Below, Marin Mazzie Jason Danieley Broadway Beyond, this Friday, August 14 at 800 PM ET. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: New York City, Theatre, Broadway, Feinstein, Marin Mazzie, Jason Danieley, BWW News Desk, Below Marin Mazzie Jason Danieley Broadway Beyond


Broadway Catch Up: August 10 - Tituss Burgess, Billy Porter, Sir Patrick Stewart, and More!

Check out this weekend's highlights from some of your favorites, including Tituss Burgess, Billy Porter, Sir Patrick Stewart,and more [Author: Stephi Wild]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Patrick Stewart, Stephi Wild, Tituss Burgess Billy Porter


Broadway Rewind: TITANIC Sails On Again in Concert!

Today we rewind to 2014, when Manhattan Concert Productions brought back Titanic.Titanic made its Broadway debut in 1997 to critical acclaim, winning five Tony Awards including the award for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, with music and lyrics byMaury Yestonand book byPeter Stone. [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, BroadwayWorld TV, Manhattan Concert Productions


Broadway Books: 10 Books on Set Design to Read While Staying Inside!

These books, many of which were written by current or former set designers, take a deep dive into what the art is all about, how to get started, what research goes into the craft, and even how to design on a budget [Author: Stephi Wild]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Stephi Wild


Broadway Rewind: PIPPIN Has Magic to Do on Broadway in 2013!

Today we rewind to 2013, for the first Broadway revival of Pippin, which played at the the Music Box Theatre for 709 performances. The beloved coming-of-age musicalfeatures abook byRoger O. Hirson, and music and lyrics byStephen Schwartz. [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Schwartz, Hirson, BroadwayWorld TV


Ad Agency Sues Scott Rudin, Saying Producer Owes $6.3 Million

At issue: payment for media buying and marketing strategy for the Broadway revivals of “West Side Story” and “The Music Man.”
Tags: News, Broadway, Theater, Scott Rudin, Scott, Rudin, Advertising and Marketing, Spotco, Suits and Litigation (Civil, The Music Man (Play, West Side Story (Play


The Quarantine Stream: ’21 Chump Street’ is Lin-Manuel Miranda’s One-Act Musical Written Between ‘In the Heights’ and ‘Hamilton’

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Movie: 21 Chump Street Where You Can Stream It: YouTube The Pitch: In a plot that mirrors the events of 21 Jump Street, a Florida police officer goes undercover and poses as a high school student in an attempt to bust the kids who were dealing drugs. But when a straight-laced, straight-A student falls for the undercover cop, the story ...
Tags: Florida, Movies, Disney, Features, Stage, Broadway, Adaptation, Musical, Hulu, Miranda, Hamilton, Lin Manuel Miranda, Justin, Naomi, Jon M Chu, Featured Stories Sidebar


"Some say, 'It’s a great opportunity for my kids to learn compassion.' I’m a pretty compassionate person, but..."

"... at least show some respect. [The Department of Homeless Services] is just putting 283 people into a neighborhood basically in the middle of the night?... It’s this slow slide... How can families stay here? Does the city want families to stay?"Said a woman quoted in "NYC moms fleeing Upper West Side amid crime and chaos" (NY Post).The Lucerne, on 79th Street and Amsterdam, and Hotel Belleclaire, on 76th Street and Broadway, were recently converted into homeless shelters, with nearly 300 vagr...
Tags: Real Estate, Law, NYC, Empathy, Amsterdam, Broadway, Upper West Side, Lucerne, Department of Homeless Services, Ann Althouse, Coronavirus, Hotel Belleclaire


Tyler Perry puts his creativity and financial might to get the cameras rolling again

One of the industries that was brought to a grinding halt by the coronavirus pandemic has been the entertainment industry. Broadway stays dark, concert halls big and small sit empty, and television and film production have been on perma-pause. This, at a time when many people are looking for something new to distract them.
Tags: Health, Broadway, Tyler Perry


10 Sites for Online Acting Classes from Home!

New online platforms have launched just since the beginning of the health crisis, to help those looking to hone their craft continue to do so from home.Many classes are even taught by Broadway professionals. Other institutions have simply shifted their in-person classes to a virtual format, taught over Zoom or an equivalent platform. [Author: Stephi Wild]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Stephi Wild


Allocating public honor: The cases of Benedict Arnold and Philipe

Allocating public honor is no small issue.  Consider two possible candidates for such honor.  The first is Benedict Arnold.  Given that he is an eponym for traitorous conduct, it is no surprise that there are no monuments honoring him in the United States.  But consider the almost certain possibility that there would be no United States were it not for his courageous leadership at the Battle of Saratoga.  Not only were the British forces defeated; it is also the case that the victory spurred the...
Tags: New York, Washington, France, White House, Germany, New York City, Paul Simon, San Francisco, Barack Obama, United States, Yale, Bill Cosby, Broadway, Bill De Blasio, Nazi, Lafayette


BWW Flashback: Randy Rainbow (Re)Reads Patti LuPone's Autobiography- Patti Makes Nice with Arthur Laurents

Today, watch as she he remembers how she made amends with Arthur Laurents so that they could join forces to bring Gypsy back to Broadway. [Author: BroadwayWorld TV]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Gypsy, Randy, Arthur Laurents, Patti LuPone, BroadwayWorld TV


VIDEO: Tituss Burgess Joins the LIVE FROM CARNEGIE HALL Series

Broadway star and Emmy-nominated actor, Tituss Burgess,performs Bobby Freeman's aoeDo You Want to Dancea aspart of Live with Carnegie Hall. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Carnegie Hall, Tituss Burgess, BWW News Desk, Bobby Freeman


LISTEN: Rachel Tucker Talks Broadway, West End and More on MAMAS TALKIN' LOUD Podcast

Broadway moms, Cara Cooper The Prom and Jessica Rush Tina The Tina Turner Musical of the hit podcast 'Mamas Talkin' Loud', in association with the Broadway Podcast Network, have announced that Broadway and West End star Rachel Tucker Come From Away, Wicked recently joined them for the finale of their debut season. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, West End, Rachel Tucker, BWW News Desk, Broadway Podcast Network, Cara Cooper, Jessica Rush Tina The Tina Turner


Jason Robert Brown, Carolee Carmello, Chita Rivera & More Pay Tribute to Brent Carver

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, Tony Award winning actor Brent Carver has passed away at age 68. This evening, Carver's Broadway colleagues took to social media to celebrate his life and legacy. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, BroadwayWorld, Carver, BWW News Desk, Brent Carver, Jason Robert Brown Carolee Carmello Chita Rivera


Theater Stories: FUNNY GIRL, WEST SIDE STORY, CATS and More About The Winter Garden Theatre

With our new series, Theater Stories, we're bringing you tidbits you may have never heard, tales you never thought to ask about and more, giving you a better look into the history of Broadway theatres, as well as a leg-up on your next theater-trivia night. Today's Theater Stories featuresthe Winter Garden Theatre [Author: Chloe Rabinowitz]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Chloe Rabinowitz


Nifty new bike signal added to Broadway/Williams intersection

On the left, a bike signal in Amsterdam. On the right, a bike signal in Portland. (Photos: Jonathan Maus/BikePortland) The infamous Broadway and Williams intersection has a new signal. I say infamous because this location has a long and sordid history of right-hooks and interventions by the City of Portland to try and stop them. The latest change is aimed at helping bicycle users comply with the traffic signals. The Portland Bureau of Transportation has installed a new “near side” (meaning...
Tags: Oregon, Sport, Front Page, United States, Cycling, Williams, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Portland, Broadway, Utrecht, Peace Park, Federal Highway Administration, Portland Bureau of Transportation, FHWA, Jonathan Maus


VIDEO: Tonya Pinkins Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!

Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars Tune in right here today, August 7 12pm ET, as he chats with the incredible Tonya Pinkins [Author: Backstage With Richard Ridge]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, BroadwayWorld, Tonya Pinkins, Backstage With Richard Ridge, Richard Ridge


VIDEO: Tonya Pinkins Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge

Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars Tune in right here today, August 7 12pm ET, as he chats with the incredible Tonya Pinkins [Author: Backstage With Richard Ridge]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, BroadwayWorld, Tonya Pinkins, Backstage With Richard Ridge, Richard Ridge


Kendra Whitlock Ingram and Brian Moreland Elected to The Broadway League's Board of Governors

Two new memberswere voted tothe Leagues Board of GovernorsKendra Whitlock Ingram, President and CEO, Marcus Performing Arts Center, and Broadway producerBrian Morelandof B.More Now Productions, whose recent credits include four Broadway shows in the last two seasons with others in the works. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, BWW News Desk, Brian Moreland, Kendra Whitlock Ingram, Broadway League s Board of Governors, Leagues Board of GovernorsKendra Whitlock Ingram


VIDEO: Tonya Pinkins Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch at 12pm!

Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars Tune in right here today, August 7 12pm ET, as he chats with the incredible Tonya Pinkins [Author: Backstage With Richard Ridge]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, BroadwayWorld, Tonya Pinkins, Backstage With Richard Ridge, Richard Ridge, Richard Ridge Watch


Teens are mocking Lin-Manuel Miranda on TikTok.

Yeah, I know, Trump is making noise about ending TikTok, so maybe the Trump hating Broadway rapper will be saved by a man he loathes, but it's interesting that the new generation — Generation Z — has a new point of view, and, for them Lin-Manuel Miranda is not a brilliant and completely hip visionary. He's a figure of fun.New York Magazine explains:And it’s not just one meme but a variety of them: The most prevalent is the lip-biting meme, which involves mocking the endless stream of selfies Mir...
Tags: Law, Broadway, Testicles, Miranda, New York Magazine, Hamilton, Trump, Lin Manuel Miranda, Alexander Hamilton, Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Generation Z, Ann Althouse, Tiktok


Broadway Catch Up: August 7 - Norm Lewis, Lauren Patten, Renee Fleming, and More!

While Broadway remains shut down, BroadwayWorld is keeping up with your favorite stars and giving you a peek at what they have been up to Check out yesterday's highlights from some of your favorites, including Norm Lewis, Lauren Patten, Renee Fleming, and more [Author: Stephi Wild]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, BroadwayWorld, Stephi Wild, Lewis Lauren Patten Renee Fleming, Norm Lewis Lauren Patten Renee Fleming