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Today on Broadway: Monday, August 21, 2017

Listen: Theatre Community Mourns Loss of Three Legends, Arts Community’s Contentious Relationship with POTUS, and More

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Notes:

“On Your Feet” Plays Final Broadway Performance on Sunday

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/BWW-Flashback-ON-YOUR-FEET-Will-Conga-One-Last-Time-on-Broadway-Today-20170820

Sunday, August 20th’s “This Week on Broadway”

1) The Theatre Community Mourns the Loss of Three Legends

Tony-Winning Broadway Producer Stuart Thompson Passes Away

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Theatrical-Producer-and-Manager-Stuart-Thompson-Has-Passed-Away-20170818

Broadway to Dim Lights in Honor of Stuart Thompson

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Broadway-to-Dim-Lights-In-Memory-of-Stuart-Thompson-20170818

Actor and Director Jerry Lewis Dies at 91

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Breaking-News-Jerry-Lewis-Dies-at-91-20170820

Comedian and Civil Rights Activist Dick Gregory Passes Away at 84

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/19/arts/dick-gregory-dies-at-84.html

2) This Week’s Theatrical Schedule

3) The Arts Community Continues its Contentious Relationship with POTUS

Members of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities Resign

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Trumps-Arts-Humanities-Committee-Resign-In-Protest-of-Charlottesville-Remarks-20170818

Trump Claims he Already Broke Up with Them

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/White-House-Responds-to-Arts-Humanities-Committee-Resignations-20170818

Three of Five Kennedy Center Honorees Refuse to Attend White House Ceremony

http://www.showbiz411.com/2017/08/18/kennedy-center-honors-in-trouble-as-3-of-5-inductees-wont-go-to-white-house-ceremony

President and First Lady Won’t Attend Kennedy Center Honors

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Breaking-News-Donald-and-Melania-Trump-Pull-Out-of-This-Years-Kennedy-Center-Honors-20170819

4) New Details Emerge for On-Going Search for Missing Broadway Talent Agent, Mark Schlegel

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/New-Details-Emerge-for-Missing-Broadway-Talent-Agent-Mark-Schlegel-20170818

5) Howard Sherman Adds Context to the Edward Albee “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolfe?” Debate

http://www.artsintegrity.org/contrary-to-what-youve-heard-you-can-cast-albee-plays-diversely

Hollywood Report Awards Chatter Podcast with Stephen Colbert

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/topic/awards-chatter-podcast


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