September 24, 2021: What TheaterMakers Are Talking About This Week
Here’s what TheaterMakers were talking about this week . . .
1 – Hamilton at the Emmys
The era of multi-medium theater is alive and well! With specials like Hamilton on Disney+, Diana on Netflix, and countless others, the time for continued TV and Theater collaboration is now. What theater-movie crossover do you think is next?
Read more: www.deadline.com
And watch Renee Elise Goldsberry’s beautiful acceptance speech from the Emmys here.
2 – NYC Tourism
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – the return of tourists will be a driving force to revitalize NYC (and Broadway!).
Read more: www.nytimes.com
3 – Andrew Llloyd Webber’s Theater Art
It’s one of the basic rules of theater – collaboration is key. So it’s no wonder Andrew Lloyd Webber sought out a partner to help decorate his West End theater. Check out Maria Kreyn‘s art, and the stories behind it, below.
Read more: www.barrons.com
4 – Inclusive Theater
“There is room for everybody, and we all benefit from working together and appreciating our differences.” And it’s the work that needs to continue. Learn more below about how that work is being done on Broadway and beyond.
Read more: www.forbes.com
5 – Being Back at a Broadway Show
If you’re anything like me, you are doing everything you can to get yourself back into a theater, whether that’s as a theatermaker or an audience member. Have you been back at a live show yet? What has that been like for you?
Read more: www.vanityfair.com
Fun on a Friday:
In honor of the 2020 Tony Awards airing this weekend (finally!), take a look at the latest performance from the cast of The Tina Turner Musical.
Watch the video here:
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