June 4, 2021: What TheaterMakers Are Talking About This Week
Here’s what TheaterMakers were talking about this week . . .
The Broadway production will resume its run at the Music Box Theatre on December 11. Jordan Fisher confirmed on Good Morning America that he would once again lead the company as Evan Hansen, alongside the company that was appearing in the show when theaters shut down.
Read more: www.theatermania.com
2 – Broadway & Beyond: Access for Stage Managers of Color has updated its website to include a contact database for stage managers of color
Broadway & Beyond: Access for Stage Managers of Color provides opportunities to stage managers of color to learn from people in the industry and provide insights to help stage managers of color start, maintain, and advance a career in the arts through free networking and educational events.
Read more: www.broadwaybeyondaccess.com
3- Broadway’s Hottest Marketing Tool: Streaming Shows
The Pandemic has helped normalize streaming theater and it seems here to stay, and there’s a business model there.
Read more: www.variety.com
4 – Black Theatre Coalition Announces Paid Fellowship Program for Aspiring Theatre Makers
The application submissions will be accepted for six weeks beginning June 1, 2021 through July 16, 2021 with 12-month Fellowships.
Read more: www.broadwaynews.com
5 – New York City to Tie Tourism Campaign to In the Heights
NYC & Company, the city’s official tourism organization, is launching a campaign tied to the film to promote Washington Heights.
Read more: www.wsj.com
Fun on a Friday:
Jordan Fisher performs ‘You Will Be Found’ from Dear Evan Hansen.
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