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Idina Menzel, Cheyenne Jackson, Kelly Marie Tran, and More Join MCC Theater's MISCAST21

MCC Theater (Bob LuPone, Bernie Telsey, Will Cantler, Co-Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) is thrilled to announce the next round of performers for Miscast21, premiering on Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 8pm ET on MCC’s YouTube Channel. The broadcast will remain available through 11:59pm ET on Thursday, May 20, 2021.

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March 26, 2021

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Producer Scott Rudin Apologizes for Pain He Has Caused, Will Step Back From Theatrical Productions

“Much has been written about my history of troubling interactions with colleagues, and I am profoundly sorry for the pain my behavior caused to individuals, directly and indirectly,” wrote Scott Rudin in a statement.

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February 28, 2021

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Lincoln Center Theater's PRIVATE REELS: FROM THE LCT ARCHIVES Series to Continue with THE ROYALE

Private Reels: From the LCT Archives, streamed recordings of outstanding LCT productions in their entirety, continues on Thursday, April 22 at 7pm with Lincoln Center Theater’s 2016 production of Marco Ramirez’s The Royale, directed by Rachel Chavkin.

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March 26, 2021

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UK
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THE LAST FIVE YEARS Set To Transfer to the West End’s Vaudeville Theatre

Following a critically acclaimed run at London’s Southwark Playhouse last year and a successful digital stream with stream.theatre and Broadway On Demand, The Last Five Years will transfer to the West End’s Vaudeville Theatre this Fall.

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February 28, 2021

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WATCH: Nathan Lane and Savion Glover as First Broadway House Reopens with NYPopsUp

On April 4, 2021 Broadway reached a new milestone on the road to reopening. As part of NY PopsUp, the very first performance inside a Broadway theater occurred this past Saturday at the St. James Theatre.

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March 26, 2021

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Come From Away & Broadway Podcast Network Announce CONVERSATIONS FROM AWAY

The North American Touring Company of Come From Away, in association with the Broadway Podcast Network, is pleased to announce the new social justice podcast “Conversations From Away,” hosted by cast member Aaron Michael Ray.

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March 26, 2021

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Berkshires
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Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces Return of Live Performances for 2021 Season

Following a year of unparalleled challenges and thrilling innovations, Artistic Director Mandy Greenfield has announced Williamstown Theatre Festival’s return to live performances this summer – outdoors, socially distanced, and with safety prioritized.

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March 26, 2021

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UK
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HEATHERS THE MUSICAL Returning to the West End, Launching a New UK Tour

Heathers the Musical (WhatsOnStage 2019 award for Best New Musical) returns to the stage with a double announcement. The hit show will make its return to the West End’s Theatre Royal Haymarket from June 21 for a strictly limited 12 week run, while simultaneously launching its new touring production from July 28, opening at Leeds Grand Theatre for three weeks, before spreading corn nuts throughout the UK.

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March 26, 2021

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WATCH: Your Favorites Are Back In HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE MUSICAL: THE SERIES Season 2 Trailer

School is back in session! The second season of “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” will land on Disney+ on May 14.

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February 28, 2021

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WATCH: Amber Iman Perform at the Broadway Theatre with NY PopsUp

NY PopsUp presented their second performance inside a Broadway theater this past Saturday as Amber Iman performed to a socially-distanced house comprised of Broadway performers at the Broadway Theatre.

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February 28, 2021

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New York
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FRAGMENTS, A LIVE AUDIO STORY Returns for 12 Performances in May

The performance art piece Fragments, a live audio story will return this spring, playing three successive weekends in May. Featuring a stunning array of live dance, video projections, original composition, and a timeless story, Fragments has been adapted in accordance with current New York State health guidelines.

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March 26, 2021

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CAESAR: A SURROUND SOUND EXPERIMENT To Benefit The Actors Fund

On the heels of its smash-hit streaming event, Macbeth: A Surround Sound Experiment, Knock at the Gate returns to the space between your ears this April with Caesar: A Surround Sound Experiment, a new immersive listening experience designed for headphones and lunar light (no screens, no zooms).

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March 26, 2021

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New York City Center Announces Sutton Foster BRING ME TO LIGHT Digital Concert

New York City Center President & CEO Arlene Shuler today announced a new digital program as part of the 2020 – 2021 season, Sutton Foster|Bring Me to Light. Filmed live at City Center, the concert premieres Wednesday, April 28 at 7pm ET, with on demand viewing through Monday, May 31.

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March 26, 2021

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PHOTOS: See Broadway Open Its Doors For The First Time Since The Shutdown

As part of NY PopsUp, the very first performance inside a Broadway theater occurred this past Saturday at the St. James Theatre. In front of a socially-distanced audience made up primarily of front line workers, Tony Award Winner Savion Glover and three-time-Tony Award Winner Nathan Lane took the stage for the first time since March of 2020. 

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February 28, 2021

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Berkshires
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Barrington Stage Company Announces 2021 Season, Including Indoor and Outdoor Productions

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), under the leadership of Founder/Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, will produce a 2021 season that will feature four productions staged indoors at the theatre’s Boyd-Quinson Stage (30 Union Street) and three productions which will be staged outdoors under a tent at BSC’s Production Center (34 Laurel Street).

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March 26, 2021

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Boston
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Neil Diamond Musical A BEAUTIFUL NOISE to Premiere at Boston's Emerson Colonial Theatre

Producers Ken Davenport and Bob Gaudio announced today that the previously untitled Broadway-bound new musical that will tell the incredible life story of legendary singer-songwriter Neil Diamond, now has its name – A Beautiful Noise – and will have its world premiere at Boston’s Emerson Colonial Theatre next summer with performances for this strictly limited four-week engagement starting Tuesday, June 21, 2022 and playing through Sunday, July 17, 2022.

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March 26, 2021

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DIANA: THE MUSICAL Announces Broadway Reopening Date, Netflix Release on October 1

Producers Grove Entertainment (Beth Williams), Frank Marshall and The Araca Group announced today that Diana: The Musical is coming back to Broadway this Fall. Pending Broadway’s anticipated return with government approval, and following health and safety guidelines, previews are scheduled to resume at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street) on Wednesday, December 1, 2021.

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March 26, 2021

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GAME OF THRONES Play In Development for Broadway

According to The Hollywood Reporter, a stage version of the epic saga by George R. R. Martin is currently in development with an eye for Broadway.

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March 26, 2021

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87th ANNUAL DRAMA LEAGUE AWARDS Nominations Announced

The Drama League has announced the 2021 Nominees and Special Recognition Honorees for The 87th Annual Drama League Awards.

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March 26, 2021

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New York
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Billy Porter, Kelli O’Hara, Renée Elise Goldsberry, and More Announced For MCC’s MISCAST21

MCC Theater has announced part of the lineup for their upcoming Miscast 21, which will premiere on Saturday, May 16, 2021 on the theater’s YouTube channel.

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February 28, 2021

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Washington D.C.
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Arena Stage to Host High-Capacity COVID-19 Vaccination Site

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has partnered with DC Health and MedStar Health to announce the opening of an additional high-capacity vaccination site in an effort to vaccinate as many residents as possible against COVID-19.

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March 26, 2021

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Virtual
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FourthWall Theatrical Announces THIS AMERICAN WIFE with Fake Friends and Jeremy O. Harris

FourthWall Theatrical, in association with Fake Friends and Jeremy O. Harris, is thrilled to present the world premiere of This American Wife, the newest experiment in live internet theater from the creative minds of Circle Jerk (Vulture’s Best of 2020), running May 20–June 6.

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March 26, 2021

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BC/EFA Launches Red Bucket Match-Up Campaign to Fund National Grants Program

Six of Broadway and Hollywood’s most charitable stars are stepping up to lead the first Red Bucket Match-Up, an online fundraising campaign starting today to fund Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ National Grants Program.

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March 26, 2021

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Seaview’s A HOUSE TOUR…AT HOME Creates New Interactive Experience

The Tony Award-winning theatrical production company Seaview has announced a new, interactive, theatrical experience designed to be enjoyed from the comfort of your own home.

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March 26, 2021

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Melvin Van Peebles' Musical AIN'T SUPPOSED TO DIE A NATURAL DEATH to Open on Broadway

Producer Lia Vollack announced today that the electrifying and seminal musical play Melvin Van Peebles’ Ain’t Supposed to Die a Natural Death will return to Broadway for the very first time since its 1971 premiere production.

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March 26, 2021

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San Francisco
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FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME, Pre-Broadway Musical SOUL TRAIN, and THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Join Upcoming American Conservatory Theater Season

Today, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Pam MacKinnon and Executive Director Jennifer Bielstein announced an updated lineup and performance schedule that will comprise San Francisco’s premier nonprofit theater organization’s upcoming season.

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March 26, 2021

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New York
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Tony Award-Nominee Montego Glover and Quentin Earl Darrington to Lead BEYOND THE VEIL for Resounding

Resounding, the immersive-audio entertainment company, announced today casting for the world premiere live outdoor performance and simulcast of Beyond the Veil, an original ghost thriller by Steve Wargo, as part of the month-long residency at the theatrical drive-in experience Radial Park at Halletts Point Play.

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March 26, 2021

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UK
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AMÉLIE THE MUSICAL to Transfer to West End's Criterion Theatre

Following its opening at the Watermill Theatre, a critically acclaimed sell-out tour in 2019, a highly successful Christmas season at The Other Palace in 2019, a Grammy nomination and 3 Olivier Award nominations, Amélie The Musical arrives in the heart of the West End this summer.

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March 26, 2021

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Craft Recordings and Concord Theatricals Release R&H GOES POP Album, New Music Video featuring Andy Mientus Singing "Some Enchanted Evening"

Craft Recordings and Concord Theatricals are proud to announce the digital release of the R&H Goes Pop! album

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March 26, 2021

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UK
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London's National Theatre Plans Reopen with UNDER MILK WOOD and AFTER LIFE

The National Theatre today announces plans to reopen in June, welcoming audiences back to the South Bank for the first time since closing last December.

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March 26, 2021

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UK
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Curve to Present A CHORUS LINE For Christmas 2021

Curve is set to bring one singular sensation to Leicester this Christmas with a new Made at Curve production of the legendary Broadway musical A Chorus Line, running Friday December 3 to Friday December 31.

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March 26, 2021

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Chicago
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Gavin Creel, Nikki Renée Daniels, Norm Lewis, and More Join THE NEW CLASSICS: SONGS FROM THE NEW GOLDEN AGE OF MUSICAL THEATRE from Lyric Opera of Chicago

Lyric Opera of Chicago announces The New Classics: Songs from the New Golden Age of Musical Theater, a virtual cabaret starring Broadway’s Gavin Creel, Nikki Renée Daniels, and Norm Lewis, plus Amanda Castro, Jenn Gambatese, Jo Lampert, and Heath Saunders, with David Chase as music director and featuring members of the Lyric Opera Orchestra.

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March 26, 2021

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UK
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PRETTY WOMAN to Return to West End in New Home at Savoy Theatre

After breaking advance box office records at the Piccadilly Theatre when it opened in February 2020, the smash hit feel-good Pretty Woman: The Musical returns to the West End this Summer in its new home the Savoy Theatre, with performances from July 8, 2021.

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March 26, 2021

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Meryl Streep, Audra McDonald, Mary-Louise Parker, and More Join SPOTLIGHT ON PLAYS Series

The spring “Spotlight on Plays” series is thrilled to welcome six celebrated, award-winning actresses. Academy Award winner Ellen Burstyn & SAG nominee Carla Gugino will star in Watch on the Rhine, Emmy Award winner Kathryn Hahn will star in The Sisters Rosenweig, Tony Award winner Audra McDonald will star in Ohio State Murders, Tony Award winner Mary-Louise Parker will star in The Baltimore Waltz and Academy Award winner Meryl Streep will star in Dear Elizabeth.

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March 26, 2021

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Los Angeles
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Geffen Playhouse Dives Into Horror Genre with Virtual and Interactive Experience SOMEONE ELSE’S HOUSE

Obie award winning director, playwright, and actor Jared Mezzocchi will head to the Geffen Playhouse for the world premiere of Someone Else’s House a new live, virtual, and interactive theatrical experience based on Mezzocchi’s own terrifying experiences in New England. Margot Bordelon is set to direct. 

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February 28, 2021

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Jujamcyn Theaters Celebrates Walter Kerr Theatre's 100th Anniversary with Interactive Digital Timeline

Jujamcyn Theaters celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the historic Walter Kerr Theatre, with a just-released interactive timeline.

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March 26, 2021

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New York
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THE QUEEN'S GAMBIT To Be Developed As A Musical

Level Forward, the story-driven, impact-minded entertainment company, has acquired the theatrical stage rights to Walter Tevis’ The Queen's Gambit, and is developing the novel as a musical.

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March 26, 2021

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New York
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BLINDNESS To Begin Performances at the Daryl Roth Theatre on April 2

Producer Daryl Roth is thrilled to announce that Blindness, the acclaimed Donmar Warehouse production of Nobel Prize-winner José Saramago’s dystopian novel written by Tony Award winner Simon Stephens (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) and directed by Walter Meierjohann, will begin performances on Friday, April 2 at the Daryl Roth Theatre (101 East 15th Street at Union Square East) as one of the first performing arts events to open in New York City.

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March 26, 2021

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International
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Japanese Production of WAITRESS Opens in Tokyo

Waitress, premiered at the Nissay Theatre in Japan on March 9, 2021—the first production of the acclaimed Broadway musical to open since the global pandemic shut-down.

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March 26, 2021

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Lincoln Center Theater to Stream Productions in PRIVATE REELS: FROM THE LCT ARCHIVES

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that it will inaugurate Private Reels: From the LCT Archives, streamed recordings of outstanding LCT productions in their entirety, as part of its LCT Spotlight Series. Private Reels: From the LCT Archives will kick off on Thursday, March 18 with Christopher Durang’s award-winning Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.

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March 26, 2021

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UK
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BACK TO THE FUTURE The Musical Sets New West End Dates

BACK TO THE FUTURE The Musical will now begin performances at the Adelphi Theatre in London’s West End on August 20, 2021.

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February 28, 2021

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Amy Adams, Debbie Allen, Glenn Close, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Debra Messing, Ruthie Ann Miles, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and More Join BROADWAY BACKWARDS Lineup

A cavalcade of beloved Broadway, television and film stars have joined the roster of performers for the virtual edition of Broadway Backwards, the show where gender doesn’t matter but love does. The stream premieres at 8 pm Eastern on Tuesday, March 30, 2021.

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March 26, 2021

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UK
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Akram Khan's JUNGLE BOOK REIMAGINED To Premiere at Curve in April 2022

Akram Khan Company and Leicester’s Curve Theatre are pleased to announce that Akram Khan's Jungle Book Reimagined, the choreographer’s brand-new work – a deeply personal interpretation based on the original story by Rudyard Kipling with an original score, will have its world premiere at Curve from April 2 – 9, 2022. Tickets will go on sale in the coming months.

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March 26, 2021

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UK
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JERSEY BOYS Returns to London to Open New Trafalgar Theatre

The beloved Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning smash hit musical Jersey Boys returns to London’s West End, opening at the new multi-million pound reinstated Trafalgar Theatre, with performances from July 28 and an opening night of August 10, 2021. Performances through Christmas 2021 are on sale and Jersey Boys is now booking until January 2, 2022.

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March 26, 2021

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UK
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Young Vic Sets New Dates for Cush Jumbo in HAMLET

The Young Vic announces their highly anticipated production of Hamlet, starring Cush Jumbo and directed by Greg Hersov, will begin previews from September 27 2021, with Press Night October 4.

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March 26, 2021

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UK
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THE PRINCE OF EGYPT to Resume Performances July 1

The Prince of Egypt, the hit musical based on the classic DreamWorks Animation film, will resume performances at London’s Dominion Theatre on Thursday July 1, 2021 with public booking now extended until Saturday January 8, 2022.

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March 26, 2021

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Thomas Ellenson Adapts "I'm Still Here" to Commemorate One-Year Anniversary of Broadway's Closure to Benefit the Actors Fund

Celebrated theater maker Thomas Ellenson has today released a star-studded adaptation of Stephen Sondheim’s “I’m Still Here,” to commemorate the one-year anniversary of Broadway’s closure due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic.

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March 26, 2021

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UK
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New Music Video Drop for IN PIECES, Tickets On Sale Now

Future Spotlight Productions today announce that tickets are now on sale for the feature film of new musical In Pieces by Joey Contreras. The film will be available online April 23 – 26.

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March 26, 2021

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UK
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PW Productions Announce New Stage Production of INVISIBLE MAN with Derren Brown

Theatre producer PW Productions are delighted to announce they are currently developing a new stage production of The Invisible Man, created by the Bafta Award-winning Derren Brown and written by the award-winning Barney Norris.

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March 26, 2021

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August Wilson's THE PIANO LESSON to Open on Broadway, Danielle Brooks and Samuel L. Jackson to Star

Danielle Brooks, Samuel L. Jackson, and John David Washington will open a Broadway revival of August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play The Piano Lesson in 2022. LaTanya Richard Jackson has been set to direct the production.

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March 26, 2021

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UK
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ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER'S CINDERELLA Drops New Video for "I Know I Have A Heart"

Polydor Records/UMe has announced the video for “I Know I Have A Heart,” the third piece of music from the forthcoming album of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella.

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March 26, 2021

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UK
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BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL to Open at Southbank Centre's Queen Elizabeth Hall

Selladoor Worldwide is delighted to announce that Bring It On The Musical will play its long-awaited London season at the Southbank Centre’s Queen Elizabeth Hall from Wednesday December 8, 2021 to Saturday January 2, 2022, following eight performances at the New Theatre, Peterborough from Tuesday November 30 to Saturday December 4, 2021.

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March 26, 2021

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New York
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LCT Spotlight Series Continues with LOOKING BACK AT CONTACT

Lincoln Center Theater’s LCT SPOTLIGHT SERIES, a free program of digital events, featuring LCT artists in performance, conversation and more, will continue on Thursday, March 25 at 7pm with “Looking Back at CONTACT,” LCT’s 2000 award-winning musical.

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March 26, 2021

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UK
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A KILLER PARTY Musical to Premiere in UK

The UK premiere of A Killer Party will be released as a series of 9 episodes to watch on-demand, at home or on the go, bringing the very best of British stage and screen directly into your living room.

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March 26, 2021

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New York
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NY POPSUP Flexible Venues to Open, Including Select Broadway Theaters

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced today the long-awaited return of live indoor performance across New York State will commence April 2, 2021 with the reopening of a significant number of Flexible Venues (“Flex Venues”) as part of an ongoing systematic effort to help jumpstart New York’s struggling live entertainment sector.

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March 26, 2021

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HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE MUSICAL: THE SERIES Season 2 Will Premiere May 14 on Disney+

Disney has just announced that the second season of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series will premiere on May 14.

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March 26, 2021

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Netflix Drops Trailer for New Movie Musical A WEEK AWAY

Netflix released the first official trailer for a new movie musical, A Week Away, set to be released March 26.

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March 26, 2021

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UK
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Barn Theatre Announces Interactive Digital Concert THE SECRET SOCIETY OF LEADING LADIES

The Barn Theatre have announced an upcoming digital musical theatre event entitled The Secret Society of Leading Ladies, which provides a new innovative format that allows the viewer to make decisions and control the set list.

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March 26, 2021

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Virtual
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Site-Specific Virtual THE LAST FIVE YEARS To Be Streamed

Out of the Box Theatrics (Elizabeth Flemming, Founder and Producing Artistic Director; Ethan Paulini, Associate Artistic Director), Holmdel Theatre Company (Laurie Devino, Artistic Director; Colleen Cook, Executive Director) and Blair Russell (Slave Play) are pleased to announce the creative team and streaming dates for their upcoming site-specific virtual production of The Last Five Years.

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March 26, 2021

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Andrew Barth Feldman and Asher Angel to Guest Star in Season Two of HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE MUSICAL: THE SERIES on Disney+

Andrew Barth Feldman (Broadway's "Dear Evan Hansen," "Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical") and Asher Angel ("Andi Mack," "Shazam!") will guest star in the upcoming second season of the hit Disney+ Original series "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series." Created and executive-produced by Tim Federle (Golden Globe and Academy Award-nominated "Ferdinand"), the series is currently in production in Salt Lake City.

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March 26, 2021

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New York
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Governor Cuomo Announces "NY PopsUp" Festival Across New York

NY PopsUp, an unprecedented and expansive festival featuring hundreds of pop-up performances (many of which are free of charge and all open to the public) that will intersect with the daily lives of New Yorkers, has been announced by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo.

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March 26, 2021

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Boston
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American Repertory Theatre Announces Virtual THE CONJURORS' CLUB

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Producer Diane Borger, announced that it will present The Conjurors’ Club, a live interactive multi-magician virtual experience created by Vinny DePonto and Geoff Kanick from March 13 - April 4, 2021.

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March 26, 2021

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Brandy and Whitney Houston's Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella Coming to Disney+

The made-for-television version of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella starring Brandy Norwood as Cinderella and Whitney Houston as Fairy Godmother is set to start streaming on Disney+ on February 12.

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March 26, 2021

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New York
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Andrew Barth Feldman Joins Joey Contreras on New Single “Me and Mr. Popularity”

Composer-lyricist Joey Contreras has released his single “Me and Mr. Popularity” that features Dear Evan Hansen star Andrew Barth Feldman. The song is the first single off of his upcoming album, In Pieces: A New Musical (Highlights) and can be found on digital streaming platforms, with a music video release on YouTube. The album is expected to be released later this year.

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March 26, 2021

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AUDIBLE THEATER Announces Spring 2021 Shows

Audible Inc., the leading creator and provider of premium audio storytelling, today announced Audible Theater’s slate of Spring 2021 releases.

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March 26, 2021

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UK
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Curve Theatre to Stream THE COLOR PURPLE with Birmingham Hippodrome

Curve has announced plans to also stream The Color Purple online between February 16 and March 7, in association with Birmingham Hippodrome.

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March 26, 2021

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Swamp Motel Announces U.S. Run of Virtual Hit PLYMOUTH POINT

UK-based entertainment innovators Swamp Motel are bringing their uniquely chilling and captivating brand of theater to the US with Plymouth Point.

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March 26, 2021

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CINDERELLA Movie Starring Camila Cabello, Idina Menzel, and Billy Porter Pushed to Summer

Sony's upcoming Cinderella movie will hit cinemas July 16th instead of the original release date of February 5th.

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March 26, 2021

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New York
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MCC To Re-Air Virtual Benefit Reading of BEIRUT Starring Marisa Tomei and Oscar Isaac

MCC Theater (Bob LuPone, Bernie Telsey, Will Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) announced today that they will re-air the benefit reading of Alan Bowne’s Beirut that took place this past April.

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March 26, 2021

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UK
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Fionn Whitehead To Star In Digital Production of THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY

Fionn Whitehead, star of Dunkirk and Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, will take on the titular role in an upcoming contemporary digital adaptation of the Oscar Wilde classic, The Picture of Dorian Gray.

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March 26, 2021

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Boston
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Huntington Theatre Company and GBH To Present TIGER STYLE! Audio Play

The Huntington Theatre Company in partnership with GBH presents the audio version of the comedy Tiger Style! by Mike Lew and directed by Tony Award nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel ("Hand to God" on Broadway).

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March 26, 2021

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New York
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LCT Spotlight Series Continues with LOOKING BACK AT THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA

Lincoln Center Theater’s LCT Spotlight Series, a free program of digital events, featuring LCT artists in performance, conversation and more, will continue on Thursday, January 28 at 7pm with “Looking Back at THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA,” LCT’s 2005 award winning musical.

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March 26, 2021

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David Hyde Pierce, Brittany Bradford To Star In HBO Max's JULIA After Series Order

HBO Max has given an eight-episode first season order to the Max Original, JULIA, based on the life of world-renowned chef Julia Child.

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March 26, 2021

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Broadway
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Manhattan Theatre Club Announces Final Two Shows of 2021-22 Season

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) of Manhattan Theatre Club have announced the final two show for return to the stage in their 2021-22 season.

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March 26, 2021

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MEAN GIRLS Announces Closing

Mean Girls announced that it will not reopen on Broadway on its Instagram late Thursday afternoon.

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March 26, 2021

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New York
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LCT Spotlight Series Resumes with TURNING THE PAGE

The LCT SPOTLIGHT SERIES, Lincoln Center Theater’s free program of digital events which features LCT artists in performance, conversation and more, resumes on Thursday, January 14th at 8pm with TURNING THE PAGE: LCT Artists Read Their Own Poetry and Prose.

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March 26, 2021

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New York
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Virtual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL Kicks Off Today

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) begins performances for the 17th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL, today Wednesday, January 6.

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March 26, 2021

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West End Bares Announces Digital Event

West End Bares has announced a one-off online streaming event for Sunday, January 10, West End Bares: Turned On.

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March 26, 2021

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UK
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Sherlock Holmes: An Online Adventure Extends to March 10

Previously announced to run until February 17, the Olivier nominated creators of Alice’s Adventures Underground, Les Enfant Terribles are delighted to announce a further three weeks for their innovative and immersive online adventure that blurs the lines between theatre, gaming, escape room and board game. Sherlock Holmes: An Online Adventure. “The Case of the Hung Parliament” will now run from January 27 to March 10.

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Zack Reiser

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March 26, 2021

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On Screen
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Broadway Songwriting Duo Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez Theme Songs to be Featured in “WandaVision”

Disney+ has announced that new songs by Tony Award–winner Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez will be featured in Marvel Studios’ upcoming new Disney+ series “WandaVision.”

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Zack Reiser

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March 26, 2021

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Rebecca Luker, Star of Broadway’s SECRET GARDEN, Dies at 59

After revealing her ALS diagnosis this past February, Luker tirelessly advocated for the over 30,000 Americans living with ALS, taking part in fundraisers benefiting new drug treatments, and urging fans and followers to write their legislators to increase funding for these therapies.

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Alan Koolik

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February 28, 2021

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Virtual
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Norwegian Cruise Line’s LIVE FROM BROADWAY to Stream December 17

Norwegian Cruise Line continues their “EMBARK NCL Spotlight” series with “Live From Broadway,” the second episode of its live streamed concert program. 

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Zack Reiser

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March 26, 2021

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New York
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Tony-Award Winner Ann Reinking Dies at 71

Tony Award-winning actress, dancer, and choreographer Ann Reinking died on Saturday night at age 71.

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Zack Reiser

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March 26, 2021

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UK
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London Enters Tier 3 Lockdown Following Spike in Positive Cases

Starting on December 16, London and several other areas in the south-east of England will move from Tier 2 lockdown to Tier 3, tightening restrictions on the city that were recently lifted.

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Zack Reiser

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March 26, 2021

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Tina Fey Set to Host ONE NIGHT ONLY: THE BEST OF BROADWAY Airing December 10 on NBC

The night will include appearances from many Broadway greats such as, Barbara Streisand, Antonio Banderas and the Spanish cast of A Chorus Line, Sutton Foster, Kristen Bell, Josh Groban, Leslie Odom Jr. and Billy Porter to name a few. 

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Kobi Kassal

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February 28, 2021

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RATATOUILLE: THE TIKTOK MUSICAL To Stream January 1 to Benefit The Actors Fund

Presented in association with TikTok and TodayTix Presents, the Tony Award-winning theatrical production company Seaview (Slave Play; Sea Wall/A Life) produces this online event, which will stream Friday, January 1, 2021 at 7:00pm ET and be available for streaming for 72 hours. 

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Kobi Kassal

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February 28, 2021

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DR. SEUSS’ THE GRINCH MUSICAL! to Air on NBC December 9

Dr. Seuss’ timeless classic will be brought to life this holiday season with a fun-filled two-hour production of The Grinch Musical! set to air December 9 at 8pm ET from the Troubadour Theatre in London on NBC.

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Kobi Kassal

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February 28, 2021

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Jefferson Mays’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL Announces Global Digital Lottery

Tony winner Jefferson Mays stars in a solo version of the beloved holiday classic directed by acclaimed Tony nominee Michael Arden. The whimsical Charles Dickens’ tale is streaming now through January 3, 2021.

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Kobi Kassal

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February 28, 2021

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UK
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Watch: London’s West End Musicians Team Up Virtually for “Overtures of Overtures”!

London based music director and supervisor Alan Williams has teamed up with over 50 musicians from the West End to create an incredible medley from some of our favorite musicals.

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Kobi Kassal

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February 28, 2021

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New York
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Jeremy O. Harris and New York Theatre Workshop Announce Two $50,000 Commissions For New Theatrical Work

Slave Play playwright Jeremy O. Harris and New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) have announced the inaugural Golden & Ruth Harris Commission, which offers two $50,000 commissions for a new theatrical work, allowing the recipients to “dream expansively and extensively about a theatrical creation while working to relieve them in part from the need to seek other income over the course of the commissioning year.”

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Kobi Kassal

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February 28, 2021

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Theatre
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American Conservatory Theater of San Francisco's A CHRISTMAS CAROL: ON AIR Begins December 4

A.C.T. is set to stream the holiday classic December 4-31, 2020 featuring an outstanding cast of Bay Area actors.

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Kobi Kassal

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February 28, 2021

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Boston
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First Look: JACK AND THE BEANSTALK: A MUSICAL ADVENTURE from American Repertory Theater

Get your first look at production photos and a new music video from "Jack and the Beanstalk: A Musical Adventure" which is streaming on demand through January 4, 2021 from the A.R.T. in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 

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Kobi Kassal

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February 28, 2021

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Alysha Umphress, Alan H. Green, and Joel Waggoner To Lead Virtual Concert BSC’s HOLIDAY GETAWAY at Barrington Stage Company

The three Barrington favorites will star in this virtual concert that will be filmed in advanced and will stream from Friday, December 18 at 7:30 pm ET through Wednesday, December 23 at 7:30 pm ET.

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Kobi Kassal

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February 28, 2021

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NBC to Air “Christmas Spectacular” Starring Radio City Rockettes December 2

Following NBC’s annual "Christmas in Rockefeller Center" telecast, the network will air a special "Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes–At Home Holiday Special" tonight, December 2, at 10 PM ET.

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Kobi Kassal

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February 28, 2021

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New York
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Telly Leung and Storm Lever to Star in Resounding’s Live Audio Adaptation of “The Nutcracker” This December

The cast is set for Resounding’s immersive audio production of The Fantastical Tale of The Nutcracker and The Mouse King performed live for four performances only December 17th-19th. 

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Kobi Kassal

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February 28, 2021

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Resounding’s "Treasure Island" Streams November 27–28

Broadway’s Rob McClure leads a talented cast of seven in Resounding’s latest audio production, Treasure Island.

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Kobi Kassal

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February 28, 2021

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Theatre
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Cape Playhouse's Leap Year Tonight Brings The Stars

The Cape Playhouse is hosting a virtual event called Leap Year Tonight on June 10 to honor what was originally supposed to be the opening night of their 2020 season.

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Kaitlyn Riggio

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February 28, 2021

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Boston
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38th Annual Elliot Norton Awards - Nominations Announced: Full List

The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA) announced the nominees for the 38th Annual Elliot Norton Awards on Thursday morning.

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Kobi Kassal

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February 28, 2021

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The Cape Playhouse Cancels 94th Season

The Cape Playhouse has cancelled its 2020 season which was set to kick-off this June with Noël Coward’s Private Lives.

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Kobi Kassal

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February 28, 2021

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'The Inheritance', 'Slave Play', More Set for SpeakEasy’s 30th Anniversary Season

The 2020-2021 SpeakEasy Stage Company season will feature Matthew Lopez’s Olivier-winning The Inheritance.

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Kobi Kassal

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February 28, 2021

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