Today on Broadway: Friday, June 5, 2020


“Slave Play” Donates $10,000 to National Bailout Fund, More Responses From Black Actors About Racism in Theatre, and the Broadway Advocacy Coalition Launches a New Anti-Racism Forum

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1) “Slave Play” Creative Team and Producers Donate $10,000 to National Bailout Fund

2) More Theatre Artists Speak Out on Racism in Theatre

Asmeret Ghebremichael: I’m Tired of Being the Token Black Friend

Chesney Snow Speaks Up About Racism–Be-Radical-20200604

Mykal Kilgore Calls Out Racism in the Theatre

Jelani Alladin Speaks Out Against White Silence

Schele Williams: Dear Broadway…

Brittney Johnson on Experiencing Racism as a Black Broadway Performer

3) Broadway Advocacy Coalition Launches “Broadway for Black Lives Matter Again” Forum

4) Streaming News

The Shows Must Go On! Postpones Stream of “NBC’s Peter Pan Live!”

Live Stream of Pulitzer Prize Finalist “Heroes of the Fourth Turning” Postponed in Solidarity With Black Lives Matter

Dates Announced For Live-Streamed Production of “Lungs” at the Old Vic, Starring Claire Foy and Matt Smith

“At Home With Rebecca Luker” Virtual Concert Will Feature Conversation with Katie Couric

5) Recommendations: 

Token Theatre Friends: “Ep 1: Black Lives Matter and How We Can Fight Injustice” and “We Are Not Doing Enough” Op-Ed

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