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Today on Broadway: Friday, April 24, 2020 & Bobby Conte Thornton

Mark Rylance heads back to “Jerusalem,” Miranda, Benanti, and many more join Sondheim’s 90th birthday celebration. Plus, Matt chats with Bobby Conte Thornton about his new album, “Company,” and Nick Cordero.

“Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top theatre headlines of the day.

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1) Jez Butterworth’s “Jerusalem” Will Return Next Year, Led By Original Star Mark Rylance

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Jez-Butterworths-JERUSALEM-Will-Return-Next-Year-Led-By-Original-Star-Mark-Rylance-20200423

2) Lin-Manuel Miranda, Laura Benanti, Ben Platt, and More Join Sondheim 90th Birthday Virtual Celebration

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Lin-Manuel-Miranda-Laura-Benanti-Ben-Platt-and-More-Join-Sondheim-90th-Birthday-Virtual-Celebration-20200423

3) Theatre Community’s Response to COVID-19

Benedict Cumberbatch-Jonny Lee Miller “Frankenstein” (Both Versions) to Stream Free

https://www.theatermania.com/london-theater/news/benedict-cumberbatch-jonny-lee-miller-frankenstein_90924.html

Laurie Metcalf, John Malkovich and More to Take Part in “Pants Optional: A Steppenwolf Soiree”

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Laurie-Metcalf-John-Malkovich-and-More-to-Take-Part-in-PANTS-OPTIONAL-A-STEPPENWOLF-SOIREE-20200423

TEDxBroadway Announces Streaming Conversation Series Featuring Jennifer Ashley Tepper, Benjamin Scheuer, and More

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/TEDxBroadway-Announces-Streaming-Conversation-Series-Featuring-Jennifer-Ashley-Tepper-Benjamin-Scheuer-and-More-20200423

“The Lion King” North American Tour to Release Live Virtual Content to Commemorate 18th Anniversary

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/THE-LION-KING-North-American-Tour-to-Release-Live-Virtual-Content-to-Commemorate-18th-Anniversary-20200423

4) In Other News

Michael R. Jackson, Machine Dazzle, and More Are Recipients of Guggenheim Virtual Commissions

https://www.playbill.com/article/michael-r-jackson-machine-dazzle-and-more-are-recipients-of-guggenheim-virtual-commissions

Take That Jukebox Musical “The Band” To Be Adapted Into A Feature Film

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Take-That-Musical-THE-BAND-To-Be-Adapted-Into-A-Feature-Film-20200423

5) Feel-Good Recommendations:

Vulture: The Stream Team Behind “Buyer & Cellar” Share What They Learned About Making Live Theater Online

https://www.vulture.com/2020/04/online-theater-tips-from-buyer-and-cellar-s-stream-team.html

VIDEO: Nathan Lane Gives Stephen Colbert a Tour of His Showbiz Memorabilia

6) Conversation with Bobby Conte Thornton

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Twitter: @bobby_conte


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