BroadwayHD To Live Stream Geffen Playhouse’s LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT March 11

Photo by: Chris Whitaker

Geffen Playhouse and online theater streaming service BroadwayHD today announced a partnership to present select live and captured-live productions from the Los Angeles theater to BroadwayHD subscribers. The Geffen’s current production of Eugene O’Neill’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Long Day’s Journey Into Night, starring Jane Kaczmarek and Alfred Molina, will be the first play presented under the partnership. It marks BroadwayHD’s first live stream from a U.S. theater outside of New York City.

Showbiz Nation LIVE! Interview with BroadwayHD Founders STEWART F. LANE & BONNIE COMLEY

BroadwayHD founders STEWART F. LANE & BONNIE COMLEY discuss the success of the multi-media streaming service and their mission to “promote and preserve live theatre, extending the reach of Broadway and Broadway caliber shows to anyone, anywhere.” Lane and Comley have nine Tony Awards between them, including 2014 Best Musical for A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder. Read more

“Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical” Will Stream Live on BroadwayHD January 14

Online theater streaming service BroadwayHD will live stream Roundabout Theatre Company’s “Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical,” produced in association with Universal Stage Productions,starring Tony Award nominee Bryce Pinkham, Lora Lee Gayer, Tony Award nominee Megan Lawrence, Danny Rutigliano, Megan Sikora and Corbin Bleu. Captured live on 14 high-definition cameras at Roundabout’s Studio 54. “Holiday Inn” will be available to watch on onSaturday, January 14 at 8 p.m. ET. The critically acclaimed production of “Holiday Inn” opened on Broadway on October 6, with Variety exclaiming “Smashing performers, dynamic dancing and a lively orchestra make it the FEEL GOOD show of the fall!” Read more

From Broadway with Love: A Benefit Concert for Orlando Celebrates The Healing Force Of Theatre

Photo Credit: Ian Suarez

I have always maintained that a theatre is a living, breathing thing.  It is the only performance art form that allows for the instantaneous reaction and bond between an audience and the players on both a visceral a spiritual level.   In the almost two decades I have been covering theatre and doing interviews with those that have chosen the boards as their career, every interviewee can remember their first time stepping into a theatre and the connection that experience made to shape their life, no matter how young or old they were at the time.    Read more

THE DRESSER with Ian McKellen & Anthony Hopkins Available on DVD July 8

Veteran film icons Academy Award® nominee Ian McKellen (The Lord of the Rings franchise, The Hobbit franchise, X-Men franchise) and Academy Award® winner Anthony Hopkins (Silence of the Lambs, Thor franchise, Mission Impossible II) star together for the first time ever in the captivating BBC production of the STARZ Original movie, The Dresser, arriving on DVD from Anchor Bay Entertainment and Digital HD from Starz Digital July 12. Adapted from the classic 1980 West End and Broadway play by Ronald Harwood, the wickedly funny and deeply moving story of friendship and loyalty also stars Academy Award nominee Emily Watson (The Theory of Everything, War Horse) and Vanessa Kirby (Jupiter Ascending, Insomniacs).

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BroadwayHD will join forces with the Tony Awards

For the first-time ever, as an Official Sponsor of the 70th Annual Tony Awards and Presenting Sponsor of the Behind the Scenes Livestream, BroadwayHD will join forces with the Tony Awards to stream extra behind-the-scenes video content during the CBS telecast of the awards, live from the Beacon Theatre. The stream will be available on and on June 12, 2016 at 8:00 PM ET. Read more

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