Theatre celebrities and stage favorites have been flocking to social media to spread joy when attending the theatre is not an option.
To keep spirits high during quarantine, Wayne Brady released a hilarious rap PSA, Hadestown's Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer took a cue from Orpheus, Dee Roscioli revisited her Elphaba roots "for good," and more.
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For the Public Theater's "Brave New Shakespeare Challenge," Hadestown star Patrick Page channeled his inner Prospero with a reading from The Tempest and spoke with Public Shakespeare Initiative Director Michael Sexton about the importance of art in difficult times.
Fellow Hadestown star Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer performed a moving cover of Sara Bareilles’ apt and timely song “Orpheus.”
American Repertory Theater has been sharing some of their favorite theatrical moments from their digital archives. This week, they revealed a 2018 clip of Gavin Creel performing "Don't Tell Mama" from Cabaret in their retrospective revue ExtraOrdinary.
Oscar nominee and Tony winner Glenn Close delivered a message on behalf of the #FoodForHeroes program from New York City Mayor's Fund, which focuses on supplying food to healthcare professionals and other essential works during the COVID-19 crisis.
We're expanding the #FoodForHeroes program to bring daily meals to an additional 2,000 healthcare workers and essential staff in New York City. Thank you to Glenn Close for lending her voice, and to everyone helping to support and nourish our heroes through @nycmayorsfund. pic.twitter.com/wWOsb0kOhG
— Chirlane McCray (@NYCFirstLady) May 12, 2020
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