Theater Talk

Wild Project Presents Internationally Acclaimed Mentalist & Magician Eric Walton’s VIRTUAL IMPOSSIBILITIES Live-streaming from NYC’s Wild Project December 16-20, at 8 pm est/ 5 pm pst. Eric Walton’s one man show Esoterica was a long-running hit off Broadway. Virtual Impossibilities is a fully interactive, multimedia, virtual performance of mid-reading and mentalism. Astonishing feats, new routines! www.thewildproject.org

Broadway On Demand: La Jolla Playhouse Digital Series “Without Walls” streams Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens starring Nathan Lane, Norm Lewis, Cynthia Nixon, Lena Hall to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids (BC/EFA); The Manhattan Theatre Club presents Ted Snowdon’s reading series Ball Change and American Conservatory Theatre presents A Christmas Carol: On Air www.broadwayondemand.com

Tis the season to be jolly! BroadwayHD will spread some holiday cheer in December with a dazzling line up of holiday classics, anniversary specials and more. Kicking off on December 1st is Mame starring Lucille Balla musical revolving around the antics of Mame Dennis, a fun-loving, wealthy eccentric with a flair for life and a razor-sharp wit. The film also stars Bea Arthur reprising her Tony Award Winning role of Vera. Shakespeare’s famous pastoral comedy of love and disguise, As You Like It, is reimagined with darker, more somber undertones in this production out on December 3rd. Next, on December 15th is the streaming premiere of Peter Rothstein’s All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914followed by a video capture of Private Lives on December 16th, which will celebrate Noël Coward’s birthday.

New York Women in Film & Television present the 41st Annual MUSE AWARDS Virtually on December 17 at 1 pm (Networking Reception at 2:30 pm) honoring Awkwafina (Actor, The mayor’s office of media & Entertainment Made in NY Award); with Rachel Brosnahan, Rashida Jones, Jodi Kantor & Megan Twohey, Alana Mayo, Gina Prince, Ali Stroker. Tickets are Pay What You Can-Register at www.nywift.org    

Spend your Christmas Eve watching the Forever Plaid 20th Anniversary Special, which is an affectionate musical homage to the close-harmony ‘guy groups’ that reached the height of their popularity during the 1950s.Then, on December 26th check out Behind the Burly Q, a 2010 film documentary giving an inside look at the golden age of American burlesque. BroadwayHD’s month of festive programming concludes with The Fabulous Ice Age documentary on December 29th and Art and Heart on the 30th. BroadwayHD also celebrates the holiday season with a special playlist of jolly titles, including Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn, The Royal Ballet’s The Nutcracker, Goes Wrong Show: The Spirit of Christmas, Peter Pan, She Loves Me, Meshugna Nutcracker, Meshuggah-Nuns, Nuncrackers and more.

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Judy Collins

The Town Hall is pleased to announce two streaming concert events to kick off 2021. The great Judy Collins will film a show onstage at The Town Hall to be broadcast February 12 and Mariza will record a concert in Lisbon, Portugal to be webcast January 29. Tickets to each event are $40 and go on sale December 1 at www.thetownhall.org

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