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Review: Laura Benanti Lights Up the Final Episode of BGMC's 'Celebrity Spotlight' Series
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Review: Laura Benanti Lights Up the Final Episode of BGMC's 'Celebrity Spotlight' Series

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 22, 2020

Broadway star Laura Benanti lends her glorious soprano voice to the Boston Gay Men's Chorus for Episode 3 of the "Celebrity Spotlight" series.

Watch: Broadway's Best Sing "Help is on the Way"

Watch: Broadway's Best Sing "Help is on the Way"

Oct 22, 2020

Songwriter David Friedman gathered some of Broadway's best including Norm Lewis, Karen Mason, Hailey Kilgore, Kerry Butler, Hugh Panero and more to kick off Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS' fiscal year.

Not Curtains: Theater Companies Adapt to Retain Audiences

Not Curtains: Theater Companies Adapt to Retain Audiences

By Jim Gladstone | Oct 20, 2020

The most unusual new theater season in ages is now officially underway at Bay Area companies. From live-streamed productions to audio adaptations, new and classic plays are finding online audiences.

An Enemy of the People

An Enemy of the People

By Joe Siegel | Oct 20, 2020

"An Enemy of the People" serves as a chilling reflection of the dilemma our nation is facing

All-Trans Cast Live Reading of 'Brokeback Mountain' Streaming Sunday

All-Trans Cast Live Reading of 'Brokeback Mountain' Streaming Sunday

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 18, 2020

A staged live reading of "Brokeback Mountain" with an all-transgender cast will stream online on Sunday October 18.

Watch: David Pevsner Fights Ageism & Sexual Shame by Streaming Solo Show 'Musical Comedy Whore'

Watch: David Pevsner Fights Ageism & Sexual Shame by Streaming Solo Show 'Musical Comedy Whore'

Oct 18, 2020

David Pevsner is a successful character actor in movies and TV. He is also an erotic model in his 60s. He chronicles his careers in the streaming solo show "Musical Comedy Whore," which, aside from its snarky title, deals with some serious issues.

David Byrne's American Utopia

David Byrne's American Utopia

By Jocelyn Noveck | Oct 17, 2020

Watching Spike Lee's mesmerizing film version of David Byrne's terrific Broadway concert "American Utopia," which feels so thrillingly alive, you may actually forget you're not in a theater.

'Jagged Little Pill' Leads Tony Awards Nominations with 15

'Jagged Little Pill' Leads Tony Awards Nominations with 15

By Mark Kennedy | Oct 15, 2020

The sobering musical "Jagged Little Pill," which plumbs Alanis Morissette's 1995 breakthrough album to tell a story of an American family spiraling out of control, earned a leading 15 Tony Award nominations Thursday.

Review: Nick Adams Joins the BGMC for Episode Two of the 'Celebrity Spotlight' Series

Review: Nick Adams Joins the BGMC for Episode Two of the 'Celebrity Spotlight' Series

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 15, 2020

The Boston Gay Men's Chorus continues its "Celebrity Spotlight" series with "Episode Two: Nick Adams."

Broadway Reaches for Normalcy with Tony Award Nominations

Broadway Reaches for Normalcy with Tony Award Nominations

Oct 15, 2020

Broadway's coronavirus-shortened season is getting an awards process that reflects this tumultuous year — incomplete, seemingly unfair and filled with loss.

Play About an Israeli-Lebanese Grindr Relationship Goes Virtual This Weekend

Play About an Israeli-Lebanese Grindr Relationship Goes Virtual This Weekend

Oct 14, 2020

When theater goes dark, go virtual. That's the strategy that Israeli playwright Nimrod Danishman utilized after the pandemic forced him to cancel his play "Borders" earlier this year.

Broadway Shutdown Due to Virus Extended Again Until May 30

Broadway Shutdown Due to Virus Extended Again Until May 30

By Mark Kennedy | Oct 10, 2020

Fans of Broadway will have to wait a little longer for shows to resume — until at least late May.

Tony Award Nominations to be Announced Oct. 15

Tony Award Nominations to be Announced Oct. 15

Oct 8, 2020

Nominations for this year's Tony Awards have been set for Oct. 15, pitting 18 eligible shows in competition for 26 competitive categories in a coronavirus-shortened season.

Online Fall Broadway Play Revivals Attract Starry Casts

Online Fall Broadway Play Revivals Attract Starry Casts

By Mark Kennedy | Oct 8, 2020

Broadway theaters may be dark, but there will be plenty of new online productions of some of classic plays this fall with some starry self-isolating actors, including Matthew Broderick, Morgan Freeman, Patti LuPone, Laura Linney and David Alan Grier.

Leading Rhode Island Theater Companies Delay Performances to Fall 2021

Leading Rhode Island Theater Companies Delay Performances to Fall 2021

By Joe Siegel | Oct 7, 2020

Two of the biggest Rhode Island Theaters are pushing the pause button on live performances for an extended period due to concerns about Covid-19.

Review: Episode One of BGMC's 'Celebrity Spotlight' Series Features Never-Released Alex Newell Performances

Review: Episode One of BGMC's 'Celebrity Spotlight' Series Features Never-Released Alex Newell Performances

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 7, 2020

The Boston Gay Men's Chorus reaches into its vaults to produce a three-part "Celebrity Spotlight" series. The first episode features never-before-released video of Alex Newell's turn as a guest in June of 2014.

Madrid Flamenco Venue Reopens Amid COVID Crisis

Madrid Flamenco Venue Reopens Amid COVID Crisis

Oct 6, 2020

The passion and drama of live flamenco shows are back on stage in Madrid, but the performers are dancing behind plastic screens and keeping their distance from audiences.

RuPaul's Drag Race Stars Get Scary for 'Drive 'N Drag: Halloween' Tour

RuPaul's Drag Race Stars Get Scary for 'Drive 'N Drag: Halloween' Tour

Oct 2, 2020

Following this summer's sold-out Drive 'N Drag USA tour, Voss Events is excited to announce a brand-new experience for drag fans this fall: Drive 'N Drag: Halloween.

Company One Theatre Ushers Audiences Toward 'A Better Future' with Season 22

Company One Theatre Ushers Audiences Toward 'A Better Future' with Season 22

Oct 2, 2020

Company One Theatre's Season 22 digs deep and doubles down, recommitting to C1's vision of a Boston defined by justice, equity, and artistic innovation.

Broadway Stars and Drag Queens to Unite for Voter Drive Show

Broadway Stars and Drag Queens to Unite for Voter Drive Show

By Mark Kennedy | Oct 1, 2020

Broadway and the world of drag will combine later this month for a streaming variety show to promote voter participation that promises plenty of show tunes and a lot of fierce lipstick.

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