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I spent the last few months digging into one particular subgenre of TikTok and talking to creators about why they make TikToks and how their community garnered national attention more than once this year—#TheatreTikTok.

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Scott Siegel's NIGHTCLUB NEW YORK Brings the Cabaret To Your Home

February 1, 2021

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Juan A. Ramirez

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February 1, 2021

Scott Siegel, the producer behind the “Broadway by the Year” and “11 O’Clock” cabaret series in New York, has taken a turn towards the digital. His latest venture, a paid subscription service called “Nightclub New York,” streams select archival performances by dozens of singers taken from his past nightclub productions.

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Bernie: On Broadway

January 20, 2021

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Juan A. Ramirez

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January 20, 2021

In a matter of minutes, memes featuring Sanders as being part of everyone’s favorite musicals were racking up retweets.

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EXIT INTERVIEW: Theatre Critic Trump

January 19, 2021

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Kobi Kassal

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February 28, 2021

As President Donald J. Trump prepares to leave the White House, Theatrely chatted with the Critic in Chief one last time.
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Mixing It Up with Broadway By The Glass

January 14, 2021

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Zack Reiser

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January 14, 2021

Have you ever been to a Broadway show and tried their signature cocktail in the bar in the lobby? Theatrely recently had a virtual drink with Brain Sedita and Kelly Coyle, who took those drinks and are teaching you how to make them on their Instagram, Broadway By The Glass.
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FAKE FRIENDS Don't Let Fake Friends Make Bad Theatre

January 13, 2021

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Juan A. Ramirez

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January 13, 2021

An in-depth conversation with Fake Friends, the group behind the new digital hit "Circle Jerk" which is now streaming on-demand through January 17.
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ZOEY’S EXTRAORDINARY PLAYLIST's Andrew Leeds on Season 2, Broadway, and More

January 8, 2021

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Zack Reiser

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January 8, 2021

NBC’s hit musical TV show Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist returned for a second season this week. Theatrely sat down with Andrew Leeds, who plays Zoe’s older brother David, to talk about what we can expect from his character.‍
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Andrew Barth Feldman is Ready To Get Cooking In RATATOUILLE: THE TIKTOK MUSICAL

December 30, 2020

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Kobi Kassal

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December 30, 2020

As Chef Gusteau always says, Anyone Can Cook! Andrew Barth Feldman prepares to take on the iconic Linguini in "Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical" as a one-performance-only benefit for the Actors Fund.
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Mail In Your Theatre with ARTISTIC STAMP

December 28, 2020

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Zack Reiser

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December 28, 2020

Theatrely recently chatted with West Hyler and Shelley Butler, the artistic directors behind Artistic Stamp, an experience that uses handwritten letters to tell stories over the course of four months.
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Alana Bright Talks The Power of Art in HOMESCHOOL MUSICAL: CLASS OF 2020 on HBO Max

December 22, 2020

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Kobi Kassal

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December 22, 2020

“This is for our generation. This is for the kids that feel unheard. That grew up thinking their story wasn’t enough or felt unseen. This is for you.”
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Broadway's Mary Callanan Spreads Holiday Cheer

December 19, 2020

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Zack Reiser

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December 19, 2020

It’s the holiday season, and with it comes new song standards by some incredible artists. Theatrely recently spoke to Boston native and Broadway veteren Mary Callanan about “At Least There’s Christmas” – written by conductor/pianist Caleb Hoyer – that tries to encapsulate the wide range of emotions everyone is experiencing as Christmas 2020 approaches.
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Lesli Margherita Chats WHO'S HOLIDAY! Benefit Stream and Her Endearing Love of BC/EFA

December 11, 2020

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Kobi Kassal

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December 11, 2020

The "Who’s Holiday!" stream will benefit BC/EFA, an organization very dear to Margherita. “I’m a huge supporter and always try to do as many events as I can for them.”
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Kevin Chamberlin Talks THE PROM on Netflix, SEUSSICAL’s 20th Anniversary, Going Viral on TikTok and More!

December 8, 2020

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Kobi Kassal

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December 8, 2020

From Horton The Elephant in "Seussical" to Uncle Fester in "The Addams Family" to Bertram on Disney Channel’s "Jessie", Chamberlin has established himself as a well rounded performer. In "The Prom", Ryan Murphy’s adaptation of the 2018 Broadway comedy premiering December 11 on Netflix, the 57 year-old actor assumes the role of publicist extraordinaire Sheldon Saperstein as he joins a starry cast that includes Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, and James Corden.
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Tony Winner Denis O’Hare on Bringing THE GRINCH MUSICAL! To Life on NBC

December 6, 2020

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Kobi Kassal

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December 6, 2020

For his latest role, the 58-year-old actor will assume the part of Old Max in Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch Musical! airing on NBC December 9 at 8pm ET. I caught up with the Tony winning entertainer over Zoom from his home in Paris to discuss bringing a musical to life in the times of COVID-19 and what’s next for him.
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The Flea Theater Made An Announcement...and Twitter Exploded

December 4, 2020

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Kobi Kassal

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December 4, 2020

After announcing the theater would be suspending programs, users took to Twitter to announce their displeasure.
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How ACT of Connecticut Got "The Last Five Years" Up on its Feet

November 17, 2020

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Alan Koolik

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November 17, 2020

Filmed each night with a four-camera setup, the show feels just as intimate, regardless of viewing location. The theatre has even been expanding its geographical footprint, with online audience members tuning in from far and wide.
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Michael John Ciszewski's New Project "The Sun is Sleeping" Radiates Joy

October 29, 2020

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Kobi Kassal

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October 29, 2020

Throughout quarantine, he has kept busy with his latest solo project The Sun is Sleeping, a new film that is “a cross between a pop star's visual album and a theatrical solo show” as he puts it–more on that later.
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TikTok Star Jim Hogan and Wicked's Emily Koch Team Up for New Concert

September 25, 2020

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Kobi Kassal

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September 25, 2020

As much of the world abruptly came to a halt in March due to the ongoing pandemic, so did Franklin Performing Arts Company’s production of Legally Blonde the Musical.
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Colleges Theatre Programs Grapple with Fall Semester Amid Pandemic in Boston

August 2, 2020

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Kaitlyn Riggio

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August 2, 2020

“The show must go on” is an often-repeated phrase in the world of show business, and this is the attitude many theatre programs at Boston-area universities are adopting going into the upcoming Fall 2020 semester.
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Gloucester Stage Faces Social Media Backlash After Gala Announcement

July 30, 2020

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Kobi Kassal

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July 30, 2020

After announcing an online virtual gala, Gloucester Stage Company received backlash on Facebook regarding their casting.
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Comfortable In The Shadows, Not Anymore - Live Events Rally at State House

July 21, 2020

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Kobi Kassal

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July 21, 2020

Early outside the State House this morning, here in Boston, a rally was held in support of the live events industry.
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How Twitter Postponed an Upcoming Broadway Benefit for Joe Kennedy III’s Senate Race

July 19, 2020

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Kobi Kassal

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July 19, 2020

Mere hours after Playbill had tweeted out the article, many Twitter users started calling out the participants for their frustration in supporting Mr. Kennedy’s campaign.
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Camp is Now in Session - New Sparkhaven Theatre Collaboration

July 16, 2020

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Jamey Miller

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July 16, 2020

Need a new summer binge? Look no further than your local theatre community. Boston-area company Sparkhaven Theatre is premiering their new six-part live anthology, Tales from Camp Strangewood, this Sunday.
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Broadway's Michael Arden Wants to Create "Socially Distant" Theatre

May 27, 2020

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Juan A. Ramirez

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May 27, 2020

Michael Arden, the two-time Tony Award nominated director and actor, is using his COVID-19 self-isolation as an opportunity to devise a “socially distant” piece of immersive theatre in Philmont, New York
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