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Today on Broadway: Friday, June 12, 2020

Broadway Continues to Attempt to Confront Racism, “Dear Evan Hansen” Film Casting Reports, Reviews of NYT Opening Night Event

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1) Broadway Continues to Confront Racism

Broadway Advocacy Coalition’s Broadway for Black Lives Matter Again Forum

https://www.bwayforblm.com/

Broadway for Racial Justice Calls for Collaborative Action

https://www.playbill.com/article/broadway-for-racial-justice

‘We See You, White American Theater’ movement gains traction

Heath Saunders: What I Think About When I Hear That Broadway is Racist

https://medium.com/@heathcliffsaunders/what-i-think-about-when-i-hear-that-broadway-is-racist-afa1b012a8b

2) Theatre News

Apollo Theater Not Involved in Petition to Become Broadway House

MCC Theater Postpones MISCAST Gala

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/MCC-Theater-Announces-Postponement-of-MISCAST-Gala-20200611

Signature Theatre to Open Lobby for Protesters

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Signature-Theatre-Opens-Lobby-to-Protesters-This-Weekend-20200610

“Dear Evan Hansen” Donates to Anti-Racism Groups

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/DEAR-EVAN-HANSEN-Team-Releases-Statement-Regarding-BLM-Donates-to-Broadway-Advocacy-Coalition-and-Color-of-Change-20200611

Kaitlyn Dever, Ben Platt Reportedly to Lead “Dear Evan Hansen” Film

NBC Renews “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist” for Second Season

3) Feel Good Recommendations

Audra McDonald, Lea Salonga, Melissa Errico Join Seth Rudetsky For Streaming Concerts

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Audra-McDonald-Lea-Salonga-Melissa-Errico-Join-Seth-Rudetsky-For-Streaming-Concerts-20200610

Megan Hilty, Idina Menzel Duet on “For Good” for Class of 2020

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/VIDEO-Watch-Idina-Menzel-and-Megan-Hilty-Sing-For-Good-for-the-Class-of-2020-20200611

New York Times Offstage: Opening Night


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