August 13, 2021: What TheaterMakers Are Talking About This Week

Here’s what TheaterMakers were talking about this week . . .

1 – Broadway League Not Reporting Grosses 2021-22 season

How does that Godspell lyric go? Day by day by day by . . . you get it. Which is also how we’re seeing our return to live theater, as The Broadway League announced it will not report its grosses throughout the upcoming season. Read about the factors that went into the decision, and what it means for the industry, below.

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2 – Additional SVOG $

Another way the arts will move us forward. Check out all of the venues that have been awarded below. Congrats to the additional venues that have been awarded SVOG funding, and THANK YOU to U.S. Small Business Administration for continuing to recognize the year theatermakers have had.

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3 – Live Nation Vax Req

Live performance – in all shapes and sizes – continues to lead the way as Live Nation Concerts issues its COVID vaccination requirements and protocols. Let’s keep it up, industry friends!

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4 – Funny Girl Revival with Beanie Feldstein

The rumors were true! The very first revival of 1964’s Funny Girl will premiere this spring, starring stage and screen favorite Beanie Feldstein. What song are you more excited to hear again on the Great White Way?

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5 – Shubert Org Core Program

Another incredible (and necessary) step forward. Congrats to Victoria Detres, Lawryn LaCroix, Bryan Joseph Lee, Sammy Lopez and Danny Marin. I can’t wait to see the amazing work from these producers and The Shubert Organization‘s Core Program.

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Fun on a Friday: 

Watch the new trailer for the film adaptation of West End’s Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, set to premiere on Amazon Prime next month.

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