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11/5/20

Today on Broadway: Thursday, November 5, 2020

The U.K. Enters A Second National Lockdown, Carol Arthur Dies, Sondheim Sends A Surprise Video

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1) COVID-19 Theatre Update

With COVID Numbers Rising, the U.K. Enters a Second National Lockdown 

https://www.playbill.com/article/uk-lockdown-halts-reopening-of-london-shows

“A huge blow” – producers and theatres warn of “devastating” cost of second lockdown

https://www.thestage.co.uk/news/a-huge-blow-producers-and-theatres-warn-of-devastating-cost-of-second-lockdown

London productions can rehearse, stream during lockdown

Small Theatres Fighting For Reopening Get Court Date

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Off-Broadway-Theaters-and-Small-Venues-Pushing-For-Reopening-Head-to-Court-November-1-20201031

2) Streaming + Other News

Broadway and West End Alum Carol Arthur Dies at 85

https://www.playbill.com/article/broadway-and-west-end-alum-carol-arthur-dies-at-85

U.K. “Rent” Revival Will Stream Online This Holiday Season

https://www.theatermania.com/london-theater/news/uk-rent-revival-will-stream-online-this-holiday_91598.html

Patrick Stewart in “Macbeth,” Fiona Shaw in “Richard II,” More Works From the Bard to Stream in November 2020

https://www.playbill.com/article/patrick-stewart-in-macbeth-fiona-shaw-in-richard-ii-more-works-from-the-bard-to-stream-in-november-2020

Dael Orlandersmith’s “Until the Flood” Sets Broadcast Premiere Date

https://www.playbill.com/article/dael-orlandersmiths-until-the-flood-sets-broadcast-premiere-date

3) Feel-Good Recommendations

Video: Leslie Odom Jr. Shares New “Wait For It” Music Video for Election Day

Video: Sondheim Surprises Paul Harvey After His Song Goes Viral


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