Today on Broadway: Monday, November 7, 2016


Listen: Every 28 Hours tonight, Off-Broadway contract extension, Cynthia Erivo and Eric Millegan run, Brightman rests, Lupone, Ferguson and Diggs get out the vote.


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1) Playwrights Tackle Black Lives Matter in The Every 28 Hour Plays Tonight

Every 28 Hours” is a project produced by the Oregon Shakespeare Festival under the leadership of Claudia Alick (OSF’s Associate Producer, Community) and The One-Minute Play Festival with Dominic D’Andrea (Producing Artistic Director,) in association with local St. Louis theater maker and producer Jacqueline Thompson (Assistant Professor of Acting and Directing, University of Missouri-St. Louis). Every 28 Hours is a national partnership focused on the widely shared and contested statistic that every twenty-eight hours a black person is killed by vigilante, security guard, or the police in the United States. The Every 28 Hours Plays consist of 72 one-minute plays inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, with participation from artists across the nation.

2) AEA Negotiations For Off-Broadway Pay Increase Continue Past Deadline by Olivia Clement

3) Tony Award Winner Lets Fans Track Her as She Runs in Today’s NYC Marathon by Robert Viagas

Beating Bipolar Disorder, Eric Millegan Hits the Ground Running (Literally) by Meredith Ganzman

4) Alex Brightman Plays Final SCHOOL OF ROCK Performance Tonight, Says Goodbye Via Twitter

5) Patti LuPone and Jesse Tyler Ferguson Urge Americans to Vote in Funny or Die Music Video by Andrew Gans
The song also features Jane Lynch, Rachel Bloom, and more.

Funny or Die: HOLY SH*T (You’ve Got To Vote)
With Rachel Bloom, Moby, Elizabeth Banks,
Rachel Bloom (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) joins forces with Moby and Elizabeth Banks along with a choir of your favorite stars who have resorted to song because HOLY SH*T, You’ve Got To Vote!

6) VIDEO: HAMILTON Star Daveed Diggs Lays Out Epic Analysis of Hillary vs. Trump

7) This Week on Broadway for November 6, 2016: Falsettos and les Liaisons Dangereuses
Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk about Falsettos, les Liaisons Dangereuses, Plenty, A Life, Kingdom Come, The Collector, Musicals Tonight world premiere of Noel Coward’s Hoi Polloi.


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