Photo & Video: Broadway Alum Alison Porter Wins NBC's THE VOICE! Photo & Video: Broadway Alum Alison Porter Wins NBC's THE VOICE!
by TV News Desk on May 25, 2016

Last night, Broadway alum Alisan Porter was crowned champion of NBC's Emmy Award-winning musical competition series THE VOICE, earning the grand prize of a recording contract and being named as the Vo... (more...)
Rise Up! HAMILTON Original Cast Recording Now Platinum Certified! Rise Up! HAMILTON Original Cast Recording Now Platinum Certified!
by BWW News Desk on May 25, 2016

The musical took to Twitter to announce that the recording has now been officially platinum certified, meaning it has sold one million units!... (more...)
Broadway AM Report, 5/25/2016 - PARAMOUR, Paper Mill Playhouse and More! Broadway AM Report, 5/25/2016 - PARAMOUR, Paper Mill Playhouse and More!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon on May 25, 2016

Cirque Du Soleil's PARAMOUR opens tonight on Broadway, and the company of Paper Mill Playhouse's WEST SIDE STORY meets the press, so stay tuned for coverage!... (more...)
5 Days Left to Vote in the BroadwayWorld Awards! 5 Days Left to Vote in the BroadwayWorld Awards!
by BWW News Desk on May 25, 2016

Once again last year, hundreds of thousands of theatregoers and fans weighed in, breaking site traffic records and further solidifying the BroadwayWorld.com Awards place as the largest and most popula... (more...)
Directors Pam MacKinnon, Lynne Meadow & Susan Stroman Set for 'OUR TURN' Talk at 92Y Today Directors Pam MacKinnon, Lynne Meadow & Susan Stroman Set for 'OUR TURN' Talk at 92Y Today
by BWW News Desk on May 25, 2016

Cultural commentator and journalist Lisa Birnbach hosts a conversation with three of Broadway's most dynamic and influential directors... who happen to be women today, Wednesday, May 25, 2016.... (more...)
DVR Alert: AN ACT OF GOD's Sean Hayes Stops by NBC's TODAY This Morning DVR Alert: AN ACT OF GOD's Sean Hayes Stops by NBC's TODAY This Morning
by BWW News Desk on May 25, 2016

Today, Wednesday, May 25, An Act of God's Sean Hayes stops by NBC's TODAY SHOW to talk about the Broadway comedy, beginning a limited 14-week engagement at the Booth Theatre this Saturday, May 28.... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: GALAVANT Cast Thanks Fans Pushing for Show's Salvation in New Music Video STAGE TUBE: GALAVANT Cast Thanks Fans Pushing for Show's Salvation in New Music Video
by Stage Tube on May 24, 2016

As BroadwayWorld reported late last week, ABC has cancelled Alan Menken and Glenn Slater's medieval musical comedy GALAVANT after two seasons. However, the network's decision hasn't deterred the show'... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Steve Martin & Carmen Cusack Talk Broadway's BRIGHT STAR on CBS THIS MORNING STAGE TUBE: Steve Martin & Carmen Cusack Talk Broadway's BRIGHT STAR on CBS THIS MORNING
by Stage Tube on May 24, 2016

Broadway's shining at the moment with Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's new musical BRIGHT STAR, featuring Tony nominee Carmen Cusack, currently playing at the Cort Theatre. In celebration of the show'... (more...)
Breaking News: TUCK EVERLASTING to Close This Weekend Breaking News: TUCK EVERLASTING to Close This Weekend
by BWW News Desk on May 24, 2016

TUCK EVERLASTING will play its final performance on Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 7:30pm after playing 28 previews and 39 regular performances at Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre (235 W. 44th St.). TUCK EVERLA... (more...)
NY Public Library's Technical Assistant Suzanne Lipkin on Shakespeare's Promptbooks NY Public Library's Technical Assistant Suzanne Lipkin on Shakespeare's Promptbooks
by NYPL for the Performing Arts on May 24, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resource... (more...)
Bid For A Backstage Tour From THE KING AND I's Marin Mazzie, Support Transport Group Bid For A Backstage Tour From THE KING AND I's Marin Mazzie, Support Transport Group
by Michael Dale on May 24, 2016

Charitybuzz's new auction for house seats to see Marin Mazzie and Daniel Dae Kim benefits Transport Group.... (more...)
Photo Coverage: Original Matildas Reunite for POP FROM THE HEART Benefit! Photo Coverage: Original Matildas Reunite for POP FROM THE HEART Benefit!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon on May 24, 2016

12-year-old Tony Award honoree Sophia Gennusa (Doctor Zhivago, Matilda the Musical) just brought together some of the original cast members of MATILDA to raise money for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Soci... (more...)
New York City Opera Will Include Hal Prince's CANDIDE and ANGELS IN AMERICA in 2016-17 Season New York City Opera Will Include Hal Prince's CANDIDE and ANGELS IN AMERICA in 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk on May 24, 2016

New York City Opera General Director Michael Capasso today announced the 2016-17 season of City Opera, a full season of new productions, concerts, and presentations for the "people's opera." New York ... (more...)
NYMF Adds Works by Zoe Sarnak, Richard Allen & More to 2016 Slate; Full Lineup Set! NYMF Adds Works by Zoe Sarnak, Richard Allen & More to 2016 Slate; Full Lineup Set!
by BWW News Desk on May 24, 2016

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF), previously known as The New York Musical Theatre Festival, confirmed the complete slate of programming and venues for NYMF 2016, taking place from July 11 through... (more...)
Rebel Wilson Returning to Theatre Roots in West End's GUYS AND DOLLS - A Look Back at Her Top Performances! Rebel Wilson Returning to Theatre Roots in West End's GUYS AND DOLLS - A Look Back at Her Top Performances!
by BWW Special Coverage on May 24, 2016

As eagerly reported earlier today, Rebel Wilson will soon play Miss Adelaide in the West End production of GUYS AND DOLLS. The Australian actress will step into the show at the Phoenix Theatre on June... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Watch Matthew Morrison's  Revist His HAIRSPRAY Days at Feinstein's/54 Below! STAGE TUBE: Watch Matthew Morrison's Revist His HAIRSPRAY Days at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by Stage Tube on May 24, 2016

Emmy, Tony, and two-time Golden Globe nominated star of stage and screen Matthew Morrison returns to Feinstein's/54 Below for three very special performances. In these new concerts, Morrison performs ... (more...)
How Does Tony Nominee Jeff Daniels Do Broadway? By 'Sprinting Face First into the Wall 8 Times a Week' How Does Tony Nominee Jeff Daniels Do Broadway? By 'Sprinting Face First into the Wall 8 Times a Week'
by Marissa Sblendorio on May 24, 2016

It's undeniable that Jeff Daniels' career has been a varied one. From his Emmy-winning role on Aaron Sorkin's THE NEWSROOM to one half of the comedy duo behind DUMB AND DUMBER, the stage and screen st... (more...)
TWITTER WATCH: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Celebrates Wins at Obie and Helen Hayes Awards TWITTER WATCH: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Celebrates Wins at Obie and Helen Hayes Awards
by Michael Dale on May 24, 2016

Benj Pasek, Justin Paul and Ben Platt celebrate on social media.... (more...)
Tony Awards Close-Up: Conga-Master Sergio Trujillo Is Proud to Represent His ON YOUR FEET! Family Tony Awards Close-Up: Conga-Master Sergio Trujillo Is Proud to Represent His ON YOUR FEET! Family
by BroadwayWorld TV on May 24, 2016

Sergio Trujillo has the audience dancing in aisles (literally) at the Marquis Theater every night. The choreographer just picked up his first Tony nomination for his work on ON YOUR FEET, an honor tha... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Barbra Streisand Shares Her Favorite Things About Each City on Upcoming Tour; Tickets on Sale Tomorrow! STAGE TUBE: Barbra Streisand Shares Her Favorite Things About Each City on Upcoming Tour; Tickets on Sale Tomorrow!
by Stage Tube on May 24, 2016

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this month, Barbra Streisand, who last year became the only recording artist or group to achieve #1 albums in each of six decades, will bring her legendary live perfo... (more...)
   

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