“On April 28, the DGA’s African American Steering Committee (AASC) presented a special evening in honor of Director Oz Scott. The event celebrated the DGA Award-nominated industry heavyweight in an insightful evening with notable Directors, Producers, Actors and others who have worked with Scott and have been influenced by his work.” – Directors Guild of America
“Nearly three decades after Robin Williams classic “Mrs. Doubtfire ” hit screens, the show has been turned into a Broadway play. Actors from the show join TODAY to perform “Make Me A Woman” for the Citi Concert Series.” Click here to watch!
“Devoted to musicals, plays, and the people who make them, guests of the museum will travel through a visual history of Broadway, highlighting groundbreaking moments in a series of exhibits that showcase costumes, props, renderings, rare photos, videos, and more. The museum will also celebrate behind-the-scenes with The Making of a Broadway Show, which will honor the professionals–both onstage and off–who bring Broadway plays and musicals to life every night.” Read the full list of curators and artists here!
“The core of the dance, curiously, seems to be its ending: a stark, shadowy solo for a barefoot Sara Mearns… As she balances and bourrées, her limbs wafting and jutting against violent jolts of the music, a real vulnerability comes to the surface.” – The New York Times
One of Broadway’s biggest stars is speaking out – and singing – to show support for Ukrainians. Ben Vereen told CBS2’s Dave Carlin how he’s helping. Proceeds from “We Sing for Ukraine” benefit both UNICEF and Abundance International. Click here to watch!
Mrs. Doubtfire choreographer Lorin Latarro shares tap choreography for the new musical’s fast-paced number “Easy Peasy” in the video above. Dance along with dance captain Travis Waldschmidt and swings Brian Martin and Alexandra Matteo. “The piece has a lot of different dance styles to it because the show is eclectic musically,” Latarro shares about the new musical. “So we tried to lean into the comedy of the show and of the circumstance of the show.” – Playbill Click here to watch!
On April 9, the New York City–based nonprofit will present a benefit performance with funds supporting the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine. Held at the French Institute Alliance Française Florence Gould Hall the program will feature volunteer performances by dancers from American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Broadway and more. All proceeds benefit Friend Fund: A Ukraine Wide Charity Foundation, which provides direct support to Ukrainian soldiers and their families. Click here to purchase tickets and donate.
“The Segal Centre is reopening and putting theatre back in the spotlight with the upcoming English-language premiere of April Fools, a pop/rock cabaret musical from Israeli superstar and two-time “Israeli Singer of the Year” Keren Peles… As a cherry on top of the scintillating creative team is the internationally renowned So You Think You Can Dance choreographer Sean Cheesman.” – Broadwayworld Montreal
Tony winner Ben Vereen opens up about his relationship with Will Smith and Chris Rock and reflects on the incident at the Oscars. Plus, he discusses his new role on CBS, ‘B Positive.’
The popular Green Carpet Live show will this year be streamed live worldwide on the Official London Theatre YouTube channel from 4:30 to 5:30pm, with hosts Emma B, Angellica Bell, Frank DiLella, and Anita Rani chatting to nominees and presenters as they arrive at the Royal Albert Hall. The Olivier Awards take place on Sunday 10 April.