UPDATE: SPRING AWAKENING Revival Officially Headed to NYC; Casting Notice Posted!
by BWW News Desk on July 01, 2015

Just last month, BroadwayWorld brought you news that Spring Awakening might be heading back to New York. And now an Equity casting notice has confirmed that Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater's musical is ... (more...)
BWW TV: They Could Have Danced All Night! Laura Benanti, Norm Lewis and Jared Grimes Celebrate NYC in Spain
by BroadwayWorld TV on July 01, 2015

Some of Broadway's top stars flew over to Madrid this past weekend to celebrate July 4th a bit early with over 3,000 ex-pats and Spaniards. The U.S. State Department invited Tony Award-winner Laura Be... (more...)
Michele Pawk to Reprise Tony-Winning Role in HOLLYWOOD ARMS Reading This Fall
by BWW News Desk on July 01, 2015

Sundance Institute in collaboration with Kaufman Music Center will present An Anniversary Concert Reading of Hollywood Arms at Merkin Concert Hall on September 21.... (more...)
Word of Mouth Propels Broadway's HAND TO GOD Toward Profit
by Jessica Showers on July 01, 2015

Broadway's HAND TO GOD went home Tony-less last month but not penniless. ... (more...)
INTO THE WOODS' MacKenzie Mauzy to Star in Charles Manson Lifetime Movie
by Jessica Showers on July 01, 2015

INTO THE WOODS' princess MacKenzie Mauzy is headed back to the big screen, but in a far darker role.... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Ben Platt and Laura Dreyfuss Sing 'Only Us' from DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by Stage Tube on July 01, 2015

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater will soon present Ben Platt (Pitch Perfect, The Book of Mormon) in the original world-premiere musical debuting this summer. The production, by Tony... (more...)
BWW Flashback: Stratford-Bound SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Travels Overseas!
by BWW News Desk on July 01, 2015

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Shakespeare in Love, staged to great acclaim in the West End, will have its North American premiere as a part of the 2016 season at the Stratford Festival, direct... (more...)
SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE & More Set for Stratford Festival's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk on July 01, 2015

With the world marking the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare in 2016, Stratford Festival Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino has planned a number of exciting projects in honour of th... (more...)
Photo Coverage: There's a New Hedwig in Town! Taye Diggs Preps for His Return to Broadway!
by Walter McBride on July 01, 2015

Taye Diggs will soon make his return to Broadway in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, taking over the lead role in the 2014 Tony Award winning Best Musical Revival from Darren Criss. Diggs will play a limite... (more...)
Inside IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Cast Recording Sessions With Grisetti, Boggess, Zien & Comments On Closing
by Pat Cerasaro on July 01, 2015

Get ready to say goodbye to It Shoulda Been You!... (more...)
Harvey Fierstein Talks Impact of Gay TV & Theater Characters: 'Visibility Is Everything'
by TV News Desk on July 01, 2015

Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein shares his thoughts on the positive impact that lovable, gay characters in both television and theater have had on gay rights.... (more...)
Relive the Song of Purple Summer: A Look Back at SPRING AWAKENING's Original Broadway Run
by Tyler Peterson on July 01, 2015

The 'Song of Purple Summer' might be heard - and seen - once more on Broadway.... (more...)
BWW Seeking Writers for BroadwayWorld Pride!
by BWW News Desk on July 01, 2015

BroadwayWorld is currently seeking talented writers for BroadwayWorld Pride, a section of our site with an ongoing focus on Pride events around the country & world. All applicants should have excellen... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at James Lecesne in THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY
by BWW News Desk on July 01, 2015

THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY, written and performed by James Lecesne, will shine brighter and longer in a limited 12-week engagement at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43 Street), now begi... (more...)
VIDEO: Watch 5-Year-Old AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Contestant Melt Hearts with FROZEN Performance
by Caryn Robbins on July 01, 2015

With a name like 'Heavenly Joy' you would expect nothing less than pure charm and delight, and a 5-year-old AMERICA'S GOT TALENT contestant sure delivered both on last night's show.... (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: High Schoolers Take Over Broadway- Watch Highlights from the 2015 Jimmy Awards!
by BroadwayWorld TV on July 01, 2015

THE NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL THEATRE AWARDS (NHSMTA)/JIMMY AWARDS- The seventh annual National High School Musical Theatre Awards were held on Monday, June 29, 2015, at the Minskoff Theatre on Bro... (more...)
Broadway Animal Trainer Bill Berloni to Star in Discovery Family's Original Series FROM WAGS TO RICHES
by TV News Desk on July 01, 2015

Discovery Family will debut its first original series, FROM WAGS TO RICHES WITH BILL BERLONI, on Thursday, August 6 at 9/8c.... (more...)
VIDEO: CATS' Nicole Scherzinger Wins NBC Competition I CAN DO THAT
by TV News Desk on July 01, 2015

After five action-packed weeks of fear, fun, fatigue and 15 memorable partnerships, Nicole Scherzinger was named the Ultimate Entertainer on NBC's I CAN DO THAT.... (more...)
BWW TV: Go Inside Rehearsal with Micky Dolenz for His 54 Below Debut!
by BroadwayWorld TV on July 01, 2015

Running July 7, 10-11 at 54 Below, A Little Bit Broadway, A Little Bit Rock 'n' Roll is a brand new show Micky has created to combine his love of Broadway with his love for rock 'n' roll in one thrill... (more...)
BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Illustrates- LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS!
by Ken Fallin on July 01, 2015

Earlier this week, BroadwayWorld announced a new partnership with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Falli... (more...)

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