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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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February 28, 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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February 28, 2021

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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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February 28, 2021

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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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February 28, 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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February 28, 2021

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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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February 28, 2021

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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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February 28, 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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February 28, 2021

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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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February 28, 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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February 28, 2021

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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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February 28, 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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February 28, 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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February 28, 2021

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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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February 28, 2021

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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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February 28, 2021

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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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February 28, 2021

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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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February 28, 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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February 28, 2021

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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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February 28, 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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February 28, 2021

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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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February 28, 2021

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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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February 28, 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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February 28, 2021

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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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February 28, 2021

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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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February 28, 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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February 28, 2021

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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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February 28, 2021

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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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February 28, 2021

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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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February 28, 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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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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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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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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February 28, 2021

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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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February 28, 2021

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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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February 28, 2021

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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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February 28, 2021

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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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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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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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February 28, 2021

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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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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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February 28, 2021

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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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February 28, 2021

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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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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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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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February 28, 2021

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Elliot Norton Awards Spreads the Love in Virtual Ceremony - Winners Announced

While this year’s Boston theatre season might have been cut short, the 38th Annual Elliot Norton Awards soldiered on with its entertaining virtual ceremony on May 11.

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February 28, 2021

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