BWW TV Exclsuive: Watch Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana & More Sing THE LEGEND OF NEW YORK BWW TV Exclsuive: Watch Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana & More Sing THE LEGEND OF NEW YORK
by BroadwayWorld TV on May 01, 2016

The Legend of New York, with music by Joshua Salzman and book and lyrics by Ryan Cunningham, is a Sodom and Gomorrah story set during the 1977 New York City blackout. An angel appears to a NYC cop and... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 5/1/16- THE DROWSY CHAPERONE STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 5/1/16- THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
by Stage Tube on May 01, 2016

Today in 2002, The Drowsy Chaperone opened at the Marquis Theatre, where it ran for 674 performances. The Drowsy Chaperone is a musical with book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar and music and lyrics by... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Bono Joins ECLIPSED Cast Onstage to Honor Abducted Nigerian Schoolgirls STAGE TUBE: Bono Joins ECLIPSED Cast Onstage to Honor Abducted Nigerian Schoolgirls
by Stage Tube on May 01, 2016

Yesterday, April 30th, 2016, Bono joined the cast of ECLIPSED onstage after the matinee performance to begin a new tradition at the show. From here on out, each performance will be dedicated to two of... (more...)
Backstage with Richard Ridge: Hell Yes! Danielle Brooks Opens Up About Her Life-Changing Role in THE COLOR PURPLE Backstage with Richard Ridge: Hell Yes! Danielle Brooks Opens Up About Her Life-Changing Role in THE COLOR PURPLE
by Backstage With Richard Ridge on May 01, 2016

She's one of Broadway's sassiest new stars and she's making a splash this season as 'Sofia' in the critically acclaimed revival of THE COLOR PURPLE. Danielle Brooks just told us all about her journey ... (more...)
Photo Flash: BRIGHT STAR, ON YOUR FEET, and More Take Saturday Intermission Pics! Photo Flash: BRIGHT STAR, ON YOUR FEET, and More Take Saturday Intermission Pics!
by BWW News Desk on April 30, 2016

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! Today's edition features Max v... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Peter & Evynne Hollens Release A Cappella Cover of 'You Matter To Me' from WAITRESS STAGE TUBE: Peter & Evynne Hollens Release A Cappella Cover of 'You Matter To Me' from WAITRESS
by Stage Tube on April 30, 2016

A cappella vocalist Peter Hollens and his wife Evynne Hollens teamed up to create an a cappella cover and interpretative dance of Sara Bareilles's 'You Matter To Me' from WAITRESS. Check out the video... (more...)
Michael Riedel's RAZZLE DAZZLE Wins $10,000 MARFIELD PRIZE National Award for Arts Writing Michael Riedel's RAZZLE DAZZLE Wins $10,000 MARFIELD PRIZE National Award for Arts Writing
by BWW News Desk on April 30, 2016

The Arts Club of Washington has just announced that the winner of the tenth annual Marfield Prize, the National Award for Arts Writing, is Razzle Dazzle: The Battle for Broadway by Michael Riedel.... (more...)
BWW TV: What Musical Inspired LES MISERABLES? New York Pops Honorees Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schonberg Tell All! BWW TV: What Musical Inspired LES MISERABLES? New York Pops Honorees Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schonberg Tell All!
by BroadwayWorld TV on April 30, 2016

The big event is just days away and the celebrate, BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge sat down with the legendary duo to chat about all things Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, and so much more!... (more...)
Broadway By Design: Walt Spangler & Gregg Barnes Bring TUCK EVERLASTING from Page to Stage Broadway By Design: Walt Spangler & Gregg Barnes Bring TUCK EVERLASTING from Page to Stage
by Nicole Rosky on April 30, 2016

In our new series, Broadway by Design, BroadwayWorld will be shining a spotlight on the stellar designs of this Broadway season, show by show. Today, we continue the series with Es Devlin and Katrina ... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/30/16- INTO THE WOODS STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/30/16- INTO THE WOODS
by Stage Tube on April 30, 2016

Today in 2002, the first Broadway revival of Into the Woods opened at the Broadhurst Theatre, where it ran for 279 performances. Into the Woods is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim a... (more...)
Photo Coverage: Will Swenson Takes First Bows in DISASTER! Photo Coverage: Will Swenson Takes First Bows in DISASTER!
by Jennifer Broski on April 30, 2016

Will Swenson's first performance in DISASTER! was last night, April 29th. BroadwayWorld was there for Swenson's first bows - check out photos below!... (more...)
BWW TV: Tracy Turnblads Everywhere! The Search Begins for HAIRSPRAY LIVE!'s Star BWW TV: Tracy Turnblads Everywhere! The Search Begins for HAIRSPRAY LIVE!'s Star
by BroadwayWorld TV on April 30, 2016

There are still many parts yet to be cast (or at least announced), including the star of the show, Tracy Turnblad. Hundreds of girls turned up for an open call over the weekend to show Telsey + Compan... (more...)
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...)
   

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