#14 – Pride Plays: Doug Nevin, Michael Urie & Nick Mayo

#14 – Pride Plays: Doug Nevin, Michael Urie & Nick Mayo

Today and always we celebrate PRIDE. Our guests are the creators of the PRIDE PLAYS – Producers Doug Nevin and Michael Urie and Festival Director Nick Mayo. Now in it’s second year, the Pride Plays – in association this year with Playbill and Rattlestick Playwright’s Theatre – are once again celebrating spectacular queer-themed works from renoun artists such as Lisa Kron and the Five Lesbian Brothers, Donja R. Love, MJ Kaufman and Mart Crowly…alongside brand new voices with a spectacular line-up of theatrical events, readings and workshops. Once COVID hit, Doug, Michael and Nick scrambled to figure out to present PRIDE PLAYS 2020 entirely online. Join us for this DEEP DIVE celebrating the artists of this year’s PRIDE PLAYS and into the incredible process of creation behind-the-digital-curtain. Let’s dive in!

#13 – Legally Blonde cast reunion (Live: BPN Town Hall)

#13 – Legally Blonde cast reunion (Live: BPN Town Hall)

Join us for the first-ever LEGALLY BLONDE MUSICAL REUNION. 20 members of the original Broadway company along with the show’s creators, director/choreography and producers come together to share crazy behind-the-curtain memories and to celebrate and raise money for BC/EFA’s COVID-19 Emergency Fund. 

#12 – Sweet Magnolias (Netflix Original) with Dan Paulson, Norman Buckley & Sherryl Anderson

#12 – Sweet Magnolias (Netflix Original) with Dan Paulson, Norman Buckley & Sherryl Anderson

I can’t imagine a more perfect show for the world we’re living in right now. The new Netflix TV Series, SWEET MAGNOLIAS, is all about renewal, joy, love and perseverance. Based on the novels by Sherryl Woods, the show about three women who lift each other up as they juggle relationships, family and careers in the small, Southern town of Serenity. SWEET MAGNOLIAS is jam-packed with theatre talent including Heather Headley, Brooke Elliott and JoAnna Garcia Swisher.

#11 – Dracula, A Comedy of Terrors (Live: BPN Town Hall)

#11 – Dracula, A Comedy of Terrors (Live: BPN Town Hall)

To celebrate the premier of the star-studded radio horror comedy play “DRACULA, A COMEDY OF TERRORS, Deep Dive Broadway hosted a Live Town Hall Event with cast members Alex Brightman, Ashley Park, James Monroe Iglehart, Rob McClure, Christopher Sieber, Richard Kind, Alan Tudyk, Kathy Fitzgerald, Orville Mendoza and writer/director Gordon Greenberg & writer Steve Rosen. The show was edited by Bart Fassbender (Soft Power, Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson) with a score and soundscape by Victoria Delorio. The Special Event raised money for the Actor’s Fund and Broadway Cares Equity Fights Aids. You can still contribute by going to: broadwaycares.org/help2020. 

#10 – Kerry Butler, A Triple Threat

#10 – Kerry Butler, A Triple Threat

Kerry Butler is a theatrical powerhouse. A triple threat – Actor. Singer. Podcaster! A comic genius, Kerry has created many iconic roles including: Penny Pinkleton in “Hairspray”, Clio/Kira in Xanadu, Brenda in “Catch Me If You Can”, Marianne in “Disaster!”, Betsy Horan/Mrs. Norby/Mrs. George in “Mean Girls” and most recently Barbara in “Beetlejuice”.

#9 – Come From Away (Live from BroadwayCon 2020)

#9 – Come From Away (Live from BroadwayCon 2020)

Live from BroadwayCon we ‘Deep Dive’ with the creators, director, choreographer and several original actors from the hit musical COME FROM AWAY. How did this incredibly moving, universal story of hope, generosity and compassion come to life? Creators Irene Sankoff and David Hein, Director Christopher Ashley, Choreographer Kelly Devine and original Broadway cast members Joel Hatch and Astrid Van Wieren, share their process of creation from day one.

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