STAGE TUBE: HAMILTON Tributes RENT's 20th Anniversary with Backstage 'Seasons of Love' STAGE TUBE: HAMILTON Tributes RENT's 20th Anniversary with Backstage 'Seasons of Love'
by Stage Tube on April 29, 2016

HAMILTON's Javier Munoz posted a video today in tribute to RENT's 20th anniversary, featuring the cast of the blockbuster musical singing 'Seasons of Love' backstage. Check it out below!... (more...)
VIDEO: HAMILTON's Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks Puerto Rico's Financial Crisis on 'ALL IN' VIDEO: HAMILTON's Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks Puerto Rico's Financial Crisis on 'ALL IN'
by TV News Desk on April 29, 2016

HAMILTON creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda is continuing his crusade to bring awareness to Puerto Rico's financial crisis. He appeared on tonight's ALL IN WITH CHRIS HAYES on MSNBC to talk about the... (more...)
Photo Flash: It's a 'SPELLING BEE' Reunion in Rehearsal for Second Stage's 2016 Gala Photo Flash: It's a 'SPELLING BEE' Reunion in Rehearsal for Second Stage's 2016 Gala
by BWW News Desk on April 29, 2016

Original star of THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE Deborah S. Craig posted a behind-the-scenes shot in rehearsals with the rest of her 'SPELLING BEE' co-stars, including Jesse Tyler Ferguson,... (more...)
Sorry, Folks! Liza Minnelli Is Not, and Never Will Be, on Twitter Sorry, Folks! Liza Minnelli Is Not, and Never Will Be, on Twitter
by Jessica Khan on April 29, 2016

Sorry folks, but the new Liza Minnelli Twitter account that popped up today -- @RealLizaMinnelli -- is not the legendary performer. BroadwayWorld has confirmed with the star's rep that the handle is f... (more...)
Photo: First Look - Will Swenson Is DISASTER!'s New Tony Delvecchio! Photo: First Look - Will Swenson Is DISASTER!'s New Tony Delvecchio!
by BWW News Desk on April 29, 2016

Disaster! co-writer and star Seth Rudetsky took to Facebook today to share a first look at Swenson at his DISASTER put-in rehearsal... (more...)
UPDATE: Drama Desk Committee to Address Shelved 'Best Book of a Musical' Category UPDATE: Drama Desk Committee to Address Shelved 'Best Book of a Musical' Category
by BWW News Desk on April 29, 2016

The 'Best Book of a Musical' category was not included in the Drama Desk nominations this year. In response to this development, Doug Wright, President of the Dramatists Guild of America, wrote a lett... (more...)
TWITTER WATCH: Lea Salonga, David Henry Hwang, Ann Harada, More Share #MyYellowfaceStory TWITTER WATCH: Lea Salonga, David Henry Hwang, Ann Harada, More Share #MyYellowfaceStory
by Michael Dale on April 29, 2016

The hashtag sharing stories of discrimination is being used in adjunct to the upcoming forum 'Beyond Orientalism.'... (more...)
THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- THE CRUCIBLE's Ciaran Hinds THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- THE CRUCIBLE's Ciaran Hinds
by BWW News Desk on April 29, 2016

In this week's edition, we caught up with Ciaran Hinds, who stars as 'Deputy Governor Danforth' in The Crucible, playing at the Walter Kerr Theatre.... (more...)
BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Andrew Keenan-Bolger in TUCK EVERLASTING BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - Andrew Keenan-Bolger in TUCK EVERLASTING
by Ken Fallin on April 29, 2016

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest illustrati... (more...)
Broadway at a Discount- What's Available at TKTS for April 29, 2016! Broadway at a Discount- What's Available at TKTS for April 29, 2016!
by BWW Discount Alert on April 29, 2016

TKTS has been a New York City institution for decades, bringing theatre-goers a last-minute way to get tickets for some of Broadway's hottest shows at a discount. TDF operates three TKTS Discount Boot... (more...)
Photo Coverage: Trekkie Monster Debuts the New AVENUE Q Taxi! Photo Coverage: Trekkie Monster Debuts the New AVENUE Q Taxi!
by Walter McBride on April 29, 2016

You might be seeing a little bit more of AVENUE Q on the streets of New York City- that's because the show will appear on some NYC taxis this spring. Trekkie Monster just celebrated with a ride in his... (more...)
Judy Garland Will Return to the Stage Via Hologram! Judy Garland Will Return to the Stage Via Hologram!
by TV News Desk on April 29, 2016

Hologram USA and Royal Rainbow Productions announced the launch of a touring stage show featuring Judy Garland faithfully recreated and singing her most famous songs.... (more...)
Young Broadway Vets to Lead York Theatre Company's YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Young Broadway Vets to Lead York Theatre Company's YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by BWW News Desk on April 29, 2016

The York Theatre Company, in association with Van Dean, Tony Heyes/Mia Moravis and Sister Productions, has announced the complete cast for the hit musical You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown with book, m... (more...)
WEST SIDE STORY Performance Rights Withdrawn From North Carolina, Mississippi WEST SIDE STORY Performance Rights Withdrawn From North Carolina, Mississippi
by Michael Dale on April 29, 2016

The move can be interpreted as a reaction to recent legislation that allows for discrimination against LGBT individuals.... (more...)
Performances from TUCK EVERLASTING, WAITRESS, SHE LOVES ME & More Set for NBC's 'Today' Performances from TUCK EVERLASTING, WAITRESS, SHE LOVES ME & More Set for NBC's 'Today'
by TV News Desk on April 29, 2016

NBC's TODAY show will hit the Great White Way next week! First up, Today's Al Roker goes behind the scenes of the smash hit musical HAMILTON on Monday, May 2.... (more...)
Breaking News: Tony Awards Committee Makes Final Rulings of the Season on SHUFFLE ALONG & More! Breaking News: Tony Awards Committee Makes Final Rulings of the Season on SHUFFLE ALONG & More!
by BWW News Desk on April 29, 2016

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the fourth and final time this season to determine the eligibility of nine Broadway productions for the 2016 American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards®... (more...)
BWW Exclusive: Laura Osnes Will Take a Crack at Boublil & Schonberg at the New York Pops Gala BWW Exclusive: Laura Osnes Will Take a Crack at Boublil & Schonberg at the New York Pops Gala
by BWW News Desk on April 29, 2016

In anticipation of the big event, BroadwayWorld is checking in with some of the performers. Today, check out what Laura Osnes had to say...... (more...)
Exclusive Photo Coverage: Inside SHUFFLE ALONG's Gypsy Robe Ceremony! Exclusive Photo Coverage: Inside SHUFFLE ALONG's Gypsy Robe Ceremony!
by Walter McBride on April 29, 2016

A re-imagined version of the 1921 musical SHUFFLE ALONG, one of the earliest stage hits starring, written and directed by African-Americans, opened just lastnight, April 28, on Broadway at the Music B... (more...)
Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Schonberg Reworking MARTIN GUERRE, Seeking Opera House Premiere Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Schonberg Reworking MARTIN GUERRE, Seeking Opera House Premiere
by Michael Dale on April 29, 2016

Their third musical, despite its Olivier award, never received the recognition of their LES MISERABLES and MISS SAIGON.... (more...)
JUST IN: NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE Now Accepting Tracy Turnblad Video Auditions! JUST IN: NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE Now Accepting Tracy Turnblad Video Auditions!
by TV News Desk on April 29, 2016

Today it was announced that video auditions will now be accepted for the role. Check out all the details HERE!... (more...)
   

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