BWW Blog: Being Alive - An Ode to Fellow Theatre Artists
by Student Blogger: Josie Reynolds - October 23, 2020
Getting the opportunity to still do theatre in some capacity has truly been a blessing. It has been a learning experience, and a weird process without a doubt but it has given me something to look forward to these last few weeks.
BWW Blog: Are Jukebox Musicals Taking Over Broadway? A Reaction to the 2020 Tony Award Nominations
by Student Blogger: Izzy Betz - October 20, 2020
Right off the bat, I will say that this is going to be the most interesting Tony Awards ever.
BWW Blog: How to Not Throw Away Your Shot This Election
by Student Blogger: Sammi Tapper - October 20, 2020
With just two weeks away until election day, there is no day but today to make sure you don’t throw away your shot at utilizing your right to vote.
BWW Blog: The Battle of the Jukebox Musicals
by Student Blogger: Blake Velick - October 20, 2020
The jukebox musical phenomenon has exploded in the 21st Century. From Mamma Mia to Rock of Ages, generations of theatregoers have seen their favorite songs take the stage to tell unique narratives.
BWW Blog: A Spooky Broadway Playlist
by Student Blogger: Maria Puig - October 20, 2020
Halloween is quickly approaching, which means it's time to blast all of your favorite spooky broadway tunes. There are many spine-chilling musicals out there, and I have compiled them into one fantastic playlist.
BWW Blog: The Tony Awards... Yikes
by Student Blogger: Holden Childress - October 20, 2020
Considering how condensed this past Broadway season turned out to be, the question of whether or not there would be a Tony Awards ceremony this year was up in the air for some time, at least until recently.
BWW Blog: When the Lights Go Down on Broadway... Again
by Student Blogger: Breanna Ebisch - October 20, 2020
As a self-proclaimed theater kid and someone who has performed in musicals for years, continues to attend live shows and listen to soundtracks, it has broken my heart each time to see Broadway close yet again.
BWW Blog: Rehearsalsaurus Rex
by Student Blogger: Maggie Cummins - October 20, 2020
It’s week seven here in college, friends, and it’s time for celebration! Hang the streamers, bake a cake, and break out the noisemakers: I’m rehearsing again! Shout it to the rooftops!
BWW Blog: Live From New York - My Once-in-a-Lifetime SNL Experience
by Student Blogger: Katy Dara - October 19, 2020
Let’s face it. Because of the pandemic, there’s a lot of things we miss. As a theatre kid, one of those things is live shows.
BWW Blog: Omigod You Guys! Happy Birthday Legally Blonde on MTV
by Student Blogger: Maeve Reilly - October 19, 2020
MTV’s special of Legally Blonde: The Musical just celebrated its 13th birthday this past week. When I saw this all over BWW, I was filled with nostalgia. I have something to confess. I’ve watched this MTV special over 300 times.
BWW Blog: Why I Needed to See Jagged Little Pill Before the Broadway Shutdown
by Student Blogger: Macy Mae Cowart - October 19, 2020
Cast members suddenly, and stealthily, claim the stage. The energy zaps you. Each cast member dances, acts, and sings directly to you. The theatre shakes and rattles your bones. I knew in the Overture that my dad and I were watching a special piece of theatre. Jagged Little Pill.
BWW Blog: Broadway Life Lessons - A Playlist
by Student Blogger: Samantha Daynes - October 19, 2020
Earlier this summer, when a friend and I were talking on the phone and lamenting the loss of theatre, we started talking about Broadway songs that have taught us important life lessons.
BWW Blog: A Letter to the COVID-Era Theatre Student
by Student Blogger: Grace Callahan - October 17, 2020
We’re in the middle of one of the scariest and most stressful events our generation has had to face. We have not known a crisis like this. And – somehow – we're expected to continue living and learning as though the world is not upside-down.
BWW Blog: Zoom Tech Week Tips and Tricks
by Student Blogger: Emma Rose Dorsch - October 16, 2020
Hello folks! Sorry that it’s been a while, but I’ve been very busy! Namely, tonight we open my University’s production of The Women by Clare Boothe Luce. I’m playing a bunch of roles in an ensemble track, and the whole process has been an exciting, Zoom-filled blast.
BWW Blog: Surviving a Non-Theatre Curriculum - Becoming the Hamilton of Your School
by Student Blogger: Edoardo Amador - October 16, 2020
In this modern day, some of us have been forced to grow up faster than we should have. Much like Hamilton, it's in the hands of our youth to become creative revolutionaries and make do with what we have.
BWW Blog: Bringing Ancient Greek Tragedy to Today's Virtual Stage
by Student Blogger: Emily Brooks - October 16, 2020
We tend to think of Greek tragedy as the earliest form of drama – the exact opposite of the oddly futuristic theatre world we inhabit now, in which actors and audiences around the world connect through screens for Zoom readings and YouTube cabarets.
BWW Blog: A Conversation with Broadway's Eva Noblezada and Kimberly Marable
by Student Blogger: Joey Tabasco - October 16, 2020
A few days ago, Broadway officially extended its shutdown until at least June 2021. I haven’t been taking the news well, to say the least. I miss everything. Singing. Dancing. Stage-Managing. Advertising.
BWW Blog: Introducing Me! - Marissa Tomeo
by Student Blogger: Marissa Tomeo - October 16, 2020
Helloooooo BroadwayWorld! My name is Marissa Tomeo (she/her/hers) and I’m a new student blogger here to share all things about being a theatre major and college student during this global pandemic!
BWW Blog: In My Own Little Corner - Creating A Workspace
by Student Blogger: Michael Scuotto - October 15, 2020
Hey BroadwayWorld! My name is Michael Scuotto, and I’m new to this whole blogging thing. I’m currently a sophomore studying theatre, music, and literature at Sarah Lawrence College.
BWW Blog: Live Reacting to the 2020 Tony Award Nominations
by Student Blogger: Annie Coulson - October 15, 2020
Today I am going to be live reacting to the 2020 Tony nominations.
BWW Blog: Finding Moments of Light
by Student Blogger: Alyssa Silver - October 15, 2020
There have been many ups and downs for me while being home.
BWW Blog: College Amidst Coronavirus with Broadway's Rachel Resheff
by Student Blogger: Kyle Morales - October 15, 2020
Hello BroadwayWorld! My name is Kyle Morales, I am 22-years-old, and I am a current senior at Baruch College. I am majoring in Communications with a minor in Digital Media and Culture, and not only am I a student, but I am an actor as well.
BWW Blog: Art Prevails Through Travel Theatre at Samford
by Student Blogger: Audrey Myers - October 15, 2020
Ephemeral. Innovative. Transportive. These are just a few words that have been used to describe Samford Theatre Underground’s Travel Theatre
BWW Blog: Dorm Dance Days
by Student Blogger: Sabrina Duke - October 15, 2020
When I was a little girl, I, like many other five-year-old dancers, flounced around my parent’s living room in a tutu like it was my job.
BWW Blog: A Day in the Life of a Current MT Student (or the Chilling Effects of COVID-19 on BFA Programs)
by Student Blogger: Cassie Maurer - October 15, 2020
Per the lengthy title, I’m sure if you’re reading this that you’ve already buckled in for quite the wild ride.