Best Virtual Bets the Week of October 22-28, 2020
Patti LuPone leads off the Live from the West Side: Women of Broadway series, the proceeds of which will go towards a group of nonprofits including Theatre Under the Stars. This coming week just so happens to include International Day of the Nacho, National Apple Day, National Boston Cream Pie Day, National Greasy Food Day and more. Specially curated for the series, which has scheduled five different virtual performance throughout October, the works will be performed at different spaces within the park. What’s up is that Theatre Under the Stars has joined a group of nonprofits for a virtual concert series: Live from the West Side: Women of Broadway. This Saturday, October 24, at 7:30 p.m. Ars Lyrica will premiere the first of two all-Bach related programs this fall.houstonpress.com
Online fall Broadway play revivals attract starry casts
NEW YORK – Broadway theaters may be dark, but there will be plenty of new online productions of some of classic plays this fall with some starry self-isolating actors, including Matthew Broderick, Morgan Freeman, Patti LuPone, Laura Linney and David Alan Grier. Producer Jeffrey Richards on Wednesday unveiled a weekly play run of livestreamed works to benefit The Actors Fund. They will stream on Broadway’s Best Shows and ticket buyers can access the events through TodayTix starting at $5. David Mamet’s ”Race" is up on Oct. 29, starring David Alan Grier and Ed O’Neill. Mamet’s “Boston Marriage” is slated for Nov. 12 with Patti LuPone and Rebecca Pidgeon.
Ryan Murphy Enlists Ewan McGregor, Holland Taylor and More for Several New Netflix Series
In an interview with Time magazine, Murphy revealed a laundry list of new projects hes developing, from biographical dramas to musical adaptations. This would mark McGregors second streaming series following his reprisal of Obi-Wan Kenobi in a currently untitled Disney+ original series. While Paulson is no stranger to working with Murphy, currently in production on Ratched, a new origin series about One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nests Nurse Ratched, Hollywood marks Taylors first foray into his world. Its probably not a dream of Ryan Murphys to have us do something together, she said while praising American Horror Story, which helped propel Paulsons success on TV. RELATED CONTENT:Ryan Murphy Announces Cynthia Nixon & Sharon Stone as Stars of New Series 'Ratched'Ryan Murphy Says 'American Horror Story' Witches Will Be Back After 'Apocalypse' (Exclusive)Ryan Murphy Explains How 'Pose' Season 2 Is Shaped by Hope (Exclusive)