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08/13/20

Today on Broadway: Thursday, August 13, 2020

Broadway’s “Diana” Musical Will Be Filmed for Netflix Release Ahead of Broadway Run, Actors’ Equity and Walt Disney World Reach An Agreement, And More

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1) On-Screen Theatre News

Broadway’s “Diana” Musical to Be Filmed for Netflix Release

https://www.playbill.com/article/broadways-diana-musical-to-be-filmed-for-netflix-release

“Hamilton Far Bigger Than Anything On Netflix In July, Audience Data Reveals

https://variety.com/vip/disney-hamilton-audience-nearly-3x-bigger-than-any-netflix-program-in-july-1234729439/

“Come From Away” Creators on Film Adaptation- ‘We’ve Turned in a Draft’

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/COME-FROM-AWAY-Creators-on-Film-Adaptation–Weve-Turned-in-a-Draft-20200812

2) COVID-19 News

Actors’ Equity Reaches Agreement With Walt Disney World For COVID Testing: Actors Can Return To Park

3) In Other News

Patti LuPone, Jason Alexander, Santino Fontana, and Michael McKean to Star in Online Reading of “Judgement Day”

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Patti-LuPone-Jason-Alexander-Santino-Fontana-and-Michael-McKean-to-Star-in-Online-Reading-of-JUDGEMENT-DAY-20200812

Rob McClure, Joshua Henry, Phillipa Soo, and More Announced for MCC Theater’s “Miscast20”

https://www.playbill.com/article/adrienne-warren-joshua-henry-heather-headley-more-set-for-mcc-theaters-online-miscast20

Rachel Brosnahan, Audra McDonald, Ariana DeBose, and More Set For Virtual Sleep Out For Covenant House

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Rachel-Brosnahan-Audra-McDonald-Ariana-DeBose-and-More-Set-For-Virtual-Sleep-Out-For-Covenant-House-20200812

4) Recommendations

The Hollywood Reporter: Broadway Star Danny Burstein on His Struggles After COVID-19 – “I’m Not Really Sure How I’m Doing” (Guest Column)

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/broadway-star-danny-burstein-his-struggles-covid-19-guest-column-1305904

Vulture: Five Flops in Five Days

https://www.vulture.com/article/superman-broadway-musical-its-a-bird-flop.html


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