Meet New ON THE TOWN Star and Prima Ballerina Misty Copeland!
by Jessica Showers on July 06, 2015

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier today, on the heels of being named the first female African-American principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre, Misty Copeland will be joining the cast of Broa... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: GLEE's Chris Colfer Wants to 'Originate or Create Something New' on Broadway
by Stage Tube on July 06, 2015

At a recent event for GLEE star Chris Colfer's 'LAND OF STORIES' book series, our very own BroadwayGirlNYC asked the 'honorary Broadway star' when and how he'll be making his Broadway debut. Click bel... (more...)
BWW Readers React to Rogue Cell Phone Charger at Broadway's HAND TO GOD
by Jessica Showers on July 06, 2015

As BWW reported earlier today, during a recent performance of Broadway's Hand to God, an audience member quietly made his way up on the stage of the hit comedy to plug his cell phone in to what he bel... (more...)
VIDEO: Taye Diggs Talks HEDWIG on 'Live': 'I Will Be Amazing, But I'm Petrified'
by TV News Desk on July 06, 2015

Taye Diggs stopped by 'Live with Kelly and Michael' to talk about the physical demands of playing HEDWIG.... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Mary Testa, Damon Daunno, Amber Gray and More in Bard SummerScape's OKLAHOMA!
by BWW News Desk on July 06, 2015

ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, NY: The Bard SummerScape festival presents an entirely new way to experience Oklahoma!, Rodgers and Hammerstein's quintessential celebration of the American frontier. Starring Dam... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Broadway Sends Birthday Love to the Dalai Lama!
by Stage Tube on July 06, 2015

The Broadway community has lots of love to send today to the Dalai Lama for his 80th birthday. Check out kind worlds from the casts of THE KING AND I, FINDING NEVERLAND, FUN HOME and more!... (more...)
Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: July 6-12, 2015
by BWW Special Coverage on July 06, 2015

Welcome to BroadwayWorld's: The Broadway Ticket Buying Guide. Below, you will find weekly updates on full priced tickets, discounts, availability for the hottest productions, and locations for shows p... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: American Ballet Theatre's Misty Copeland on Joining Broadway's ON THE TOWN
by Stage Tube on July 06, 2015

On the heels of being named the first female African-American principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre, BroadwayWorld reported earlier today that Misty Copeland will be joining the cast of Bro... (more...)
FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Cast of New Group's MERCURY FUR
by Walter McBride on July 06, 2015

The New Group will present the Off-Broadway premiere of Philip Ridley's Mercury Fur, directed by Scott Elliott. Previews begin August 5 in The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre (480 West 42nd Street). ... (more...)
Disney World's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Actor Dies in Freak Fireworks Accident
by BWW News Desk on July 06, 2015

Devon Staples, who portrayed a range of Disney characters including BEAUTY AND THE BEAST's Gaston at Orlando's Walt Disney World, died in a horrific fireworks accident during a backyard celebration in... (more...)
THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Cast Album Will Be Released This Fall; Now Available for Pre-Order
by BWW News Desk on July 06, 2015

As BroadwayWorld exclusively reported last month, Paper Mill Playhouse's recent production of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, based on the novel by Victor Hugo and the Disney animated film, may not be Br... (more...)
Broadway's KINKY BOOTS to Launch Digital Lottery
by BWW News Desk on July 06, 2015

Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig announced today that Kinky Boots has implemented a new digital lottery, allowing potential audience members to purchase $37 day-of tickets from anywhere.... (more...)
PHOTO: Kristin Chenoweth Shares Patriotic 'Pushing Daisies' Reunion Pic
by BWW News Desk on July 06, 2015

ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY star Kristin Chenoweth turned to Twitter to share a patriotic shot of a 'Pushing Daisies' backstage reunion.... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: MRS. SMITH Hits the Streets for Help in Naming New Show
by Stage Tube on July 06, 2015

Gearing up for the off-Broadway arrival of Mrs. Smith, the leading lady recently hit the streets in order to get some help in naming her new show. Check out the video below!... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Lisa Brescia in Ogunquit Playhouse's VICTOR/VICTORIA
by BWW News Desk on July 06, 2015

It's the 20th anniversary of Broadway's tender and funny, smart and sexy Victor/ Victoria and the Ogunquit Playhouse is celebrating by mounting a full-scale glamorous production of the musical comedy ... (more...)
New Duncan Sheik/Kyle Jarrow Work & More Set for NAMT's 27th Annual Festival of New Musicals
by BWW News Desk on July 06, 2015

National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced the line up of new musicals for their 27th ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 15 and Friday, October 16 at New ... (more...)
Hot Story: Marc Shaiman on Equality, Facebook, Daily News HAIRSPRAY Story & More!
by BWW News Desk on July 06, 2015

Today, The New York Daily News featured an article on Shaiman's remarks and shared Fortier's response to Shaiman from an email she had written to him. Following the article, Marc Shaiman posted the fo... (more...)
Javier Munoz to Serve as HAMILTON Alternate for Broadway Run
by BWW News Desk on July 06, 2015

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Javier Muñoz will star as Alexander Hamilton, 'the ten-dollar Founding Father without a father,' once a week in the Broadway production of Hamilton. Hamilton will begi... (more...)
HAND TO GOD Audience Member Attempts to Charge Cell Phone On Stage
by Caryn Robbins on July 06, 2015

During a recent performance of Broadway's HAND TO GOD, an audience member quietly made his way up on the stage of the hit comedy to plug his cell phone in to what he believed to be a working outlet.... (more...)
BWW TV: Justin Guarini Helps Preview the 2015 NYMF Festival- Watch Show Excerpts!
by BroadwayWorld TV on July 06, 2015

Just last week, Justin Guarini hosted The New York Musical Theatre Festival's Annual Press Conference at Urbo (11 Times Square, New York, NY 10036). As a part of the special presentation, cast members... (more...)
  

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