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06/4/20

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

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/SLAVE-PLAY-Creative-Team-and-Producers-Donate-10000-to-National-Bailout-Fund-20200604

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

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/BWW-Exclusive-Chesney-Snow-Speaks-Up-About-Racism–Be-Radical-20200604

Mykal Kilgore Calls Out Racism in the Theatre

https://www.playbill.com/article/broadways-mykal-kilgore-calls-out-racism-in-the-theatre-on-facebook

Jelani Alladin Speaks Out Against White Silence

https://www.playbill.com/article/frozen-star-jelani-alladin-speaks-out-against-white-silence

Schele Williams: Dear Broadway… 

Dear Broadway, A true statement of recognition and solidarity has 3 components: State the problem …

Posted by Schele Williams on Monday, June 1, 2020

Brittney Johnson on Experiencing Racism as a Black Broadway Performer

https://www.playbill.com/article/brittney-johnson-on-experiencing-racism-as-a-black-broadway-performer

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

https://www.bwayforblm.com/

4) Streaming News

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

https://www.playbill.com/article/the-shows-must-go-on-postpones-stream-of-nbcs-peter-pan-live

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

https://www.playbill.com/article/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

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Dates-Announced-For-Live-Streamed-Production-of-LUNGS-at-the-Old-Vic-Starring-Claire-Foy-and-Matt-Smith-20200604

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

https://www.playbill.com/article/at-home-with-rebecca-luker-evening-of-song-with-3-time-tony-nominee-luker-will-also-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

https://tokentheatrefriends.com/


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