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  • The Tony Awards Return on Sunday, September 26, 2021

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTheatre Buzz | May 26, 2021CBS and Tony Award Productions will celebrate Broadway’s return of live theatre with a multi-platform event, The Tony Awards® Present: Broadway’s Back! on Sunday, September 26 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+ and the CBS app. The evening will kick-off with the presentation […] Read More...
  • Suiting the Sound | The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s Online Exhibition on Rodeo Tailors

    Stage Directions | Theatre Buzz | May 25, 2021Suiting the Sound: The Rodeo Tailors Who Made Country Stars Shine Bright, explores the artistry of Western-wear designers who helped create the indelible “rhinestone cowboy” image. The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum unveiled a new, free-to-access online exhibition: Suiting the Sound: The Rodeo Tailors Who Made Country Stars Shine Brighter. This multimedia exhibit […] Read More...
  • David Rockwell Will Donate the Royalties from his New Book Drama to Support The Actors Fund

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTheatre Buzz | May 25, 2021The Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, announced today that Tony Award®-winning set designer and architect David Rockwell will donate his royalties from the new book Drama to The Fund and its vital efforts to support those in the performing arts and entertainment community. Read More...
  • Mental Health Resources

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTheatre Buzz | May 24, 2021It has been a tough year + on everyone, especially those in the live entertainment industry. If you, or someone you know, are feeling down, please reach out to them to check to see if they are okay. There are a number of mental health resources that you can call on. Here are some from […] Read More...
  • BTS Announces June and July Mental Health First Aid Training Dates

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTheatre Buzz | May 19, 2021In support of Mental Health Action Day, May 20, 2021, the Behind the Scenes Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Initiative has posted new online Mental Health First Aid training classes in June and July for entertainment industry workers in the U.S. at btshelp.org/mhfa. Mental Health First Aid is a training course that gives you the […] Read More...
  • Support for First National Mental Health Action Day, May 20

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTheatre Buzz | May 19, 2021Amidst a dire mental health crisis more than a year into COVID-19, the Behind the Scenes Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Initiative announces its participation with more than 600 organizations—leading brands, nonprofits, government agencies, and cultural leaders—teaming up to plan inaugural Mental Health Action Day on May 20, 2021. Over the past two decades, suicide […] Read More...
  • NIVA And ESA Announce Safe in Sound: A Reopening Checklist for the Live Entertainment Industry

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTheatre Buzz | May 12, 2021As people in the U.S. continue to get vaccinated and cities and states begin to reopen, the National Independent Venue Association (NIVA) and Event Safety Alliance (ESA), in partnership with Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP), Coalition of Performing Arts Centers, and National Independent Talent Organization (NITO) have joined together to research, create and present […] Read More...
  • Woodie King, Jr. to Retire June 30 as Head of New Federal Theatre

    Stage Directions | Theatre Buzz | May 11, 2021Woodie King, Jr., Founder and Producing Director of New Federal Theatre (NFT), will retire from leadership of the famed theater company on June 30, 2021, handing the baton to NFT’s newly appointed Artistic Director, Elizabeth Van Dyke. We at Stage Directions wish Mr. King well with his next act as well as wishing Ms. Van […] Read More...
  • The Actors Fund Releases Survey from People Helped in Performing Arts & Entertainment

    Michael Eddy | Industry NewsTheatre Buzz | May 6, 2021The Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, recently released a new survey of 7,163 people helped through February 28, 2021. The purpose of the survey was to help The Fund determine how to best assist those with long-term needs caused by the COVID pandemic. Since the pandemic […] Read More...
  • CIC Feature l Arnold S. Levine Millinery & Crafts

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTheatre Buzz | May 5, 2021The Costume Industry Coalition (CIC) has been created to highlight the amazing work of its members in the New York costume fabrication industry. This week they are taking a look at Arnold S. Levine Millinery & Crafts, one of the CIC’s Milliners and Craftsmen. Join them as we take a moment to learn more about […] Read More...
  • 2021 Lucille Lortel Awards | Replay

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTheatre Buzz | May 5, 2021The Off-Broadway League and the Lucille Lortel Theatre presented the 36th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards, benefiting The Actors Fund, on Sunday, May 2. The pre-taped special honored all the artists and audiences who contribute to the incomparable magic of Off-Broadway theater. Read More...
  • Broadway League Resumes Ticket Sales Aiming for Fall Reopening

    Stage Directions | Industry NewsTheatre Buzz | May 5, 2021May 5, 2021—With guidance from Governor Andrew Cuomo, based on current health trends and subject to continuing improvement of public health and vaccination rates, as well as the state’s final approval of each theatre operator’s health and safety protocols, the Broadway League announced that Broadway shows in New York City will resume ticket sales this […] Read More...
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