2020 Outer Critics Circle Awards set a new date and format, Off Broadway Alliance Awards nominees are announced, and more. Plus, Ashley sits down with Rachel Hoffman, CSA, from Telsey & Company to talk about casting NYC theatre during the COVID-19 shutdown.
“Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the top theatre headlines of the day.
1) Award Season News
2020 Outer Critics Circle Awards Sets New Date and Changed Format in Light of COVID-19 Crisis
New York Drama Critics’ Circle Awards Will Be Presented on STARS IN THE HOUSE on April 29
“Emojiland,” “Sing Street,” “Little Shop of Horrors,” and More Nominated for Off Broadway Alliance Awards
Mario Cantone to Host 2020 Lucille Lortel Awards Online
2) Theatre and Streaming News
Bernard Gersten, Offstage Star of Nonprofit Theater, Dies at 97
Frances McDormand, Oscar Isaac and More Lead “The Oedipus Project”
Barrington Stage Company Announces Reduced 2020 Season, With Social Distancing Precautions In Place
4) Feel Good Recommendations
Living Room Concerts: Lauren Marcus and Joe Iconis Perform a Tune From “Company”
Patti LuPone Talks “Gypsy,” Getting Kicked Out of Prince’s Club, the Broadway Shutdown, and More on “Watch What Happens Live”
Watch Ariana Grande Sing ‘Still Hurting’ From Jason Robert Brown’s The Last Five Years
4) Interview with Rachel Hoffman, CSA, of Telsey & Company