Your Voice Matters! Voting Opens Today for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Awards! Your Voice Matters! Voting Opens Today for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Awards!
by BWW News Desk on May 06, 2016

Awards season in NYC is now in FULL swing, and with the critics, press, and industry all having their chances to nominate and vote -- now it's the fans' turn.... (more...)
THE COLOR PURPLE's Carrie Compere Will Takeover Our Twitter Account Tomorrow! THE COLOR PURPLE's Carrie Compere Will Takeover Our Twitter Account Tomorrow!
by Alan Henry on May 06, 2016

BroadwayWorld is thrilled to announce that THE COLOR PURPLE's Carrie Compere is taking over our Twitter account @BroadwayWorld tomorrow (May 7th) to give our readers a behind the scenes look at a two ... (more...)
VIDEO: Tony Nominees Reed Birney, Jayne Houdyshell & More Talk Broadway's THE HUMANS VIDEO: Tony Nominees Reed Birney, Jayne Houdyshell & More Talk Broadway's THE HUMANS
by TV News Desk on May 06, 2016

Playwright Stephen Karam, director Joe Mantello, and two of the show's Tony-nominated stars, Reed Birney and Jayne Houdyshell discuss the hit Broadway production.... (more...)
VIDEO: Daveed Diggs Recalls How He Came to Star in HAMILTON VIDEO: Daveed Diggs Recalls How He Came to Star in HAMILTON
by TV News Desk on May 06, 2016

Rapper and actor Daveed Diggs, who was nominated for a Tony Award for his role in HAMILTON stopped by this week's CHARLIE ROSE to talk about the hit Broadway musical.... (more...)
Broadway AM Report, 5/6/2016 - HADESTOWN, MONTE CRISTO, Mother's Day and More! Broadway AM Report, 5/6/2016 - HADESTOWN, MONTE CRISTO, Mother's Day and More!
by Jessica Khan on May 06, 2016

This weekend's big news: Seth MacFarlane launches 2016 at the Boston Pops, HADESTOWN starts previews at NYTW, Theater Talk highlights THE HUMANS, Wildhorn & Murphy's THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO begins i... (more...)
FINDING NEVERLAND to Close on Broadway 8/21; Announces West End Production, National Tour, and Film! FINDING NEVERLAND to Close on Broadway 8/21; Announces West End Production, National Tour, and Film!
by Alan Henry on May 05, 2016

After a year and a half of performances, Broadway's FINDING NEVERLAND will play its final performance at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater on Sunday, August 21, 2016.  The production will transfer to London's... (more...)
SHUFFLE ALONG and THE HUMANS Top 2016 New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards SHUFFLE ALONG and THE HUMANS Top 2016 New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards
by BWW News Desk on May 05, 2016

The New York Drama Critics' Circle just announced its 2015-2016 Best Play and Best Musical: Stephen Karam's THE HUMANS and George C. Wolfe, Eubie Blake and Noble Sissle's SHUFFLE ALONG, OR THE MAKING ... (more...)
Works by John Patrick Shanley, Jose Rivera and More Round Out Vassar & New York Stage and Film's 2016 Powerhouse Season Works by John Patrick Shanley, Jose Rivera and More Round Out Vassar & New York Stage and Film's 2016 Powerhouse Season
by BWW News Desk on May 05, 2016

Vassar & New York Stage and Film announced today the complete list of programming for its 32nd Powerhouse Season, which runs June 24 to July 31 at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY.... (more...)
Anne Hathaway Will Reprise Stage Role in Film Adaptation of George Brant's GROUNDED Anne Hathaway Will Reprise Stage Role in Film Adaptation of George Brant's GROUNDED
by TV News Desk on May 05, 2016

Following an extended run and rave reviews at The Public Theater in 2015, Oscar-winner Anne Hathaway will now bring George Brant's war drama GROUNDED to the big screen, Variety reports.... (more...)
Euan Morton, Danny Gardner, Kacie Sheik and More to Lead NEW YORK SPECTACULAR at Radio City Euan Morton, Danny Gardner, Kacie Sheik and More to Lead NEW YORK SPECTACULAR at Radio City
by BWW News Desk on May 05, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to confirm principal casting for Madison Square Garden Company's upcoming production of NEW YORK SPECTACULAR STARRING THE RADIO CITY ROCKETTES, presented by Chase, at Radio Ci... (more...)
Photo Coverage: Matt Bogart, Whitney Bashor and the Company of HIMSELF AND NORA Meets the Press Photo Coverage: Matt Bogart, Whitney Bashor and the Company of HIMSELF AND NORA Meets the Press
by Walter McBride on May 05, 2016

James Joyce, one of the most provocative and influential writers of all time, had his creativity, imagination, and desire transformed by Nora Barnacle. Himself and Nora, a new musical with book, mu... (more...)
VIDEOS: B.D. Wong Tells #MyYellowfaceStory, Panelists Discuss Inclusion at Beyond Orientalism Forum VIDEOS: B.D. Wong Tells #MyYellowfaceStory, Panelists Discuss Inclusion at Beyond Orientalism Forum
by Michael Dale on May 05, 2016

The tony-winner has a message for white actors playing Asians: 'You're in the wrong part.'... (more...)
Ryan Murphy Anthology Series FEUD Heading to FX; Jessica Lange, Susan Sarandon to Star Ryan Murphy Anthology Series FEUD Heading to FX; Jessica Lange, Susan Sarandon to Star
by TV News Desk on May 05, 2016

FX has ordered a new anthology series from Ryan Murphy. Titled FEUD, the series joins Murphy's other FX dramas, AMERICAN HORROR STORY and AMERICAN CRIME STORY.... (more...)
Photo Flash: Kelli O'Hara, Matthew Morrison, Victoria Clark & More Celebrate MasterVoices at 2016 Spring Benefit Photo Flash: Kelli O'Hara, Matthew Morrison, Victoria Clark & More Celebrate MasterVoices at 2016 Spring Benefit
by BWW News Desk on May 05, 2016

MasterVoices raised more than $220,000 to fund the company's Artistic and Education Programs at its 2016 Spring Benefit which featured Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell and Nahum Tate starring Kelli O'... (more...)
Matthew Broderick, Shirley MacLaine to Co-Star in Dramedy TV Series BETTYVILLE Matthew Broderick, Shirley MacLaine to Co-Star in Dramedy TV Series BETTYVILLE
by TV News Desk on May 05, 2016

Academy Award winner Shirley MacLaine and Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick will headline a new dramedy TV series for Paramount Television titled BETTYVILLE.... (more...)
Tony Goes Lego! Broadway Fan Creates Lego Figures Honoring Nominees Tony Goes Lego! Broadway Fan Creates Lego Figures Honoring Nominees
by Michael Dale on May 05, 2016

Lego tributes to the casts of WAITRESS, SHUFFLE ALONG, THE COLOR PURPLE, BRIGHT STAR and more!... (more...)
Norbert Leo Butz's GIRLS, GIRLS, GIRLS - LIVE AT 54 BELOW Recording to be Released This Fall Norbert Leo Butz's GIRLS, GIRLS, GIRLS - LIVE AT 54 BELOW Recording to be Released This Fall
by BWW News Desk on May 05, 2016

?Broadway Records has announced that they will release Norbert Leo Butz: Girls, Girls, Girls - Live at 54 BELOW digitally and in stores on September 9, 2016. The album is currently available for pre-o... (more...)
Photo Coverage: Get Up Close and Personal with This Season's Tony Nominees! Photo Coverage: Get Up Close and Personal with This Season's Tony Nominees!
by Walter McBride on May 05, 2016

Who really cares about spring? Awards season has arrived- the only time of the year that really matters to Broadway fans everywhere. The 2016 Tony nominees were announced earlier this week, with a rec... (more...)
INSTAGRAM CHECK: Sweet 16! HAMILTON's Thayne Jasperson's Backstage Video Celebrating 16 Tony Nominations INSTAGRAM CHECK: Sweet 16! HAMILTON's Thayne Jasperson's Backstage Video Celebrating 16 Tony Nominations
by Michael Dale on May 05, 2016

The ensemble member assumes the role of town crier to introduce his giddy new backstage video.... (more...)
Timbaland to Develop 'Opera Noir' Album into Hip-Hop Musical Event for Television Timbaland to Develop 'Opera Noir' Album into Hip-Hop Musical Event for Television
by TV News Desk on May 05, 2016

Timbaland has inked a deal with Leftfield Pictures to develop his forthcoming album 'Opera Noir' into a TV musical.  ... (more...)
   

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