VIDEO: Sean Hayes' Livestream Chat With Fans Before First Preview of AN ACT OF GOD VIDEO: Sean Hayes' Livestream Chat With Fans Before First Preview of AN ACT OF GOD
by Michael Dale on May 31, 2016

David Javerbaum's hit comedy from last summer has been revised for a new star and a new year.... (more...)
The Weinstein Co. Looks to Bring Washington Heights to the Big Screen: IN THE HEIGHTS Film Adaptation Back on Track! The Weinstein Co. Looks to Bring Washington Heights to the Big Screen: IN THE HEIGHTS Film Adaptation Back on Track!
by BWW News Desk on May 31, 2016

Thanks to the push of Lin-Manuel Miranda's HAMILTON into the cultural zeitgeist, a little Tony-winning musical known as IN THE HEIGHTS is, once more, back on track to hit the big screen.... (more...)
Cate Blanchett and Richard Roxburgh-Led THE PRESENT Will Open Next January at the Barrymore Theatre Cate Blanchett and Richard Roxburgh-Led THE PRESENT Will Open Next January at the Barrymore Theatre
by BWW News Desk on May 31, 2016

Tickets for the critically acclaimed production of Sydney Theatre Company's THE PRESENT, Andrew Upton's new adaptation of Anton Chekhov's first play, Platonov, starring Cate Blanchett and Richard Roxb... (more...)
Alice Ripley, Wesley Taylor & More Set for Reading of Tom Alan Robbins' MYSTERY BOX Alice Ripley, Wesley Taylor & More Set for Reading of Tom Alan Robbins' MYSTERY BOX
by BWW News Desk on May 31, 2016

Playwright/Broadway vet Tom Alan Robbins (Is He Dead?/The Lion King/Once Upon a Mattress) will present his play, MYSTERY BOX, a comedy set in the unforgiving world of the New York art scene.... (more...)
Bid For A Backstage Tour From SHE LOVES ME's Laura Benanti, Support Transport Group Bid For A Backstage Tour From SHE LOVES ME's Laura Benanti, Support Transport Group
by Michael Dale on May 31, 2016

Charitybuzz's new auction offers a chance to meet the Tony-winner while benefiting Transport Group.... (more...)
Justin Guarini Joins MAMMA MIA! at The Muny; Full Cast Announced! Justin Guarini Joins MAMMA MIA! at The Muny; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk on May 31, 2016

The Muny announced today the complete cast for its production of Mamma Mia! directed by Dan Knechtges, choreographed by Jessica Hartman and music directed by Michael Horsley.... (more...)
Kevin Kline Joins The Public Theater's Starry 2016 Gala Lineup Kevin Kline Joins The Public Theater's Starry 2016 Gala Lineup
by BWW News Desk on May 31, 2016

The Public Theater has confirmed additional stars set to appear at its Annual Gala, THE UNITED STATES OF SHAKESPEARE on Monday, June 6 at the Delacorte Theater, including Oscar winner Kevin Kline.... (more...)
VIDEO: HAMILTON Cast Members Hold Q&A With Facebook Members VIDEO: HAMILTON Cast Members Hold Q&A With Facebook Members
by Michael Dale on May 31, 2016

Among the subjects discussed were how social media has intensified fan interest on not just the musical, but on each individual artist involved. ... (more...)
DISASTER!'s 'Never Can Say Goodbye' Now Available for Digital Download DISASTER!'s 'Never Can Say Goodbye' Now Available for Digital Download
by BWW News Desk on May 31, 2016

Disaster! producers Robert Ahrens and Hunter Arnold and Broadway Records President Van Dean today announced the release of 'Never Can Say Goodbye,' the first single from the forthcoming Original Broad... (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: A BROADWAY SESSIONS All Open Mic Party! BWW TV Exclusive: A BROADWAY SESSIONS All Open Mic Party!
by Ben Cameron on May 31, 2016

Someone once said: 'It's May, it's May, the Lusty Month of May!' Another wise woman has also said 'And you, and you, and you... you're gonna love MAAAAAAAY!' Who really said what? Hard to say, but it ... (more...)
Actor Challenges L.A.'s 99-Seat Theater Plan With Suit Claiming Unpaid Wages Actor Challenges L.A.'s 99-Seat Theater Plan With Suit Claiming Unpaid Wages
by Michael Dale on May 31, 2016

The suit has been described as a test of the legality of Equity's 99-Seat Plan, which allows for actors to volunteer their services.... (more...)
Official! Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emily Blunt to Star in Disney's MARY POPPINS RETURNS, Out Christmas 2018 Official! Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emily Blunt to Star in Disney's MARY POPPINS RETURNS, Out Christmas 2018
by TV News Desk on May 31, 2016

Golden Globe Award® winner Emily Blunt (“Into the Woods,” the upcoming “Girl on the Train”) and Emmy®, GRAMMY®, Tony Award® and Pulitzer Prize winner Lin-Manuel Miranda (“Hamilton,” “In the Heights”) ... (more...)
INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis -  5/31 INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 5/31
by BWW Special Coverage on May 31, 2016

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 5/29/2016.... (more...)
Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 5/29/16 Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 5/29/16
by BWW News Desk on May 31, 2016

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 5/29/2016.... (more...)
Review Roundup: World Premiere of ANASTASIA Opens at Hartford Stage Review Roundup: World Premiere of ANASTASIA Opens at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk on May 31, 2016

Check out what the critics had to say below...... (more...)
Tony Awards Close-Up: THE HUMANS' Jayne Houdyshell & Reed Birney Find the Roles of a Lifetime Tony Awards Close-Up: THE HUMANS' Jayne Houdyshell & Reed Birney Find the Roles of a Lifetime
by BroadwayWorld TV on May 31, 2016

Jayne Houdyshell and Reed Birney play husband and wife onstage- Erik and Deirdre Blake in Stephen Karam's THE HUMANS. The play, which originated at the Roundabout Theatre Company last year, earned six... (more...)
Tony Winner Michael Grandage to Helm GUYS AND DOLLS Film Remake Tony Winner Michael Grandage to Helm GUYS AND DOLLS Film Remake
by Movies News Desk on May 31, 2016

Deadline reports that Telsey + Company has commenced casting for a big screen remake of GUYS AND DOLLS at 20th Century Fox. According to the report, Tony Award winner Michael Grandage is set to helm t... (more...)
Tony Award Countdown: 30 Years In 30 Days, You Can't Stop Harvey Fierstein and Marissa Jaret Winokur in HAIRSPRAY, 2003 Tony Award Countdown: 30 Years In 30 Days, You Can't Stop Harvey Fierstein and Marissa Jaret Winokur in HAIRSPRAY, 2003
by Michael Dale on May 31, 2016

Broadway favorite Harvey Fierstein took Best Actor In a Musical honors while his newcomer co-star claimed Best Actress.... (more...)
Melissa Errico, Will Swenson & Ryan Silverman to Lead Workshop of New Musical TABLE Melissa Errico, Will Swenson & Ryan Silverman to Lead Workshop of New Musical TABLE
by BWW News Desk on May 31, 2016

Tony Award-nominated singer & actress Melissa Errico, who just finished an acclaimed run starring in the Encores! production of Do I Hear a Waltz? ("transformative" & "an exquisite interpretation" - T... (more...)
MAMMA MIA! Farewell Tour Will Host Open Casting Calls in Los Angeles & Chicago MAMMA MIA! Farewell Tour Will Host Open Casting Calls in Los Angeles & Chicago
by BWW News Desk on May 31, 2016

MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, will hold an open call casting search for the roles of Donna and Sam as it embarks on its National Farewell Tour. If you love ABBA and tra... (more...)
   

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