VIDEO: Raul Esparza Sings Gloria and Emilio Estefan's 'America' at DNC with La India and Huey Dunbar VIDEO: Raul Esparza Sings Gloria and Emilio Estefan's 'America' at DNC with La India and Huey Dunbar
by Michael Dale on July 28, 2016

The four-time Tony nominee teamed up with two Grammy-nominated Latin music stars.... (more...)
THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL to Record Cast Album Before Swimming to Broadway THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL to Record Cast Album Before Swimming to Broadway
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2016

Nickelodeon and Masterworks Broadway have just announced that the Broadway-bound The SpongeBob Musical will record a cast album August 8-11 following a successful run at Broadway in Chicago's Oriental... (more...)
Bay Street Theater and DreamWorks Theatricals Cancel Controversial PRINCE OF EGYPT Concert Bay Street Theater and DreamWorks Theatricals Cancel Controversial PRINCE OF EGYPT Concert
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2016

The announcement of the cast caused a stir online, leaving many upset about the predominantly white company. Now the theatre has cancelled the event altogether.... (more...)
Just In: THE FLAMINGO KID Musical to Hit Broadway Spring 2018! Just In: THE FLAMINGO KID Musical to Hit Broadway Spring 2018!
by Movies News Desk on July 28, 2016

Producers Bob Israel and Larry Hirschhorn announced today that Garry Marshall's iconic movie THE FLAMINGO KID is being developed as a musical, with sights set on a Spring, 2018 Broadway opening. ... (more...)
VIDEOS: Silliness Ensues as Darren Criss and Brian Stokes Mitchell Warm Up For DNC Performance VIDEOS: Silliness Ensues as Darren Criss and Brian Stokes Mitchell Warm Up For DNC Performance
by Michael Dale on July 28, 2016

Some backstage fun before the big moment to deliver an important message.... (more...)
Bette Midler Signs On as Mentor for Upcoming Season of NBC's THE VOICE Bette Midler Signs On as Mentor for Upcoming Season of NBC's THE VOICE
by TV News Desk on July 28, 2016

On this morning's TODAY, Carson Daly revealed the names of the celebrities who will serve as mentors on the upcoming 11th season of THE VOICE, including legendary singer Bette Midler... (more...)
Photo Flash: Remembering Marni Nixon Photo Flash: Remembering Marni Nixon
by Walter McBride on July 28, 2016

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported earlier this week, Marni Nixon, perhaps best known for dubbing the singing voices of the leading actresses in films, including THE KING AND I, WEST SIDE STORY and MY FA... (more...)
Photo Coverage: Go Behind the Scenes of BROADWAY UNPLUGGED at Town Hall Photo Coverage: Go Behind the Scenes of BROADWAY UNPLUGGED at Town Hall
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy on July 28, 2016

Broadway Unplugged, the critically acclaimed concert with 'Sound Design by God' returned to Town Hall for its record-breaking 14th season last night, July 25. The concert starred Tony Award Winner Chu... (more...)
Up on the Marquee: THE HUMANS Moves to the Schoenfeld Up on the Marquee: THE HUMANS Moves to the Schoenfeld
by Walter McBride on July 28, 2016

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, on the heels of winning four Tony Awards including Best Play,The Humans will move into Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) to extend its l... (more...)
Up on the Marquee: THE ENCOUNTER Up on the Marquee: THE ENCOUNTER
by Walter McBride on July 28, 2016

Direct from London and an international tour, Complicite's acclaimed production of The Encounter, conceived, directed and performed by Simon McBurney, will play a limited engagement at Broadway's John... (more...)
Broadway AM Report, 7/28/2016 - ENGAGEMENTS, QUIETLY, Darlene Love & More! Broadway AM Report, 7/28/2016 - ENGAGEMENTS, QUIETLY, Darlene Love & More!
by Jessica Khan on July 28, 2016

Today's big news: ENGAGEMENTS opens at Second Stage Uptown, QUIETLY officially bows at Irish Rep, Darlene Love joins TRIP OF LOVE Off-Broadway, and BROADWAY AT BRYANT PARK continues with GREAT COMET's... (more...)
Music Icon Darlene Love Joins Off-Broadway's TRIP OF LOVE Tonight Music Icon Darlene Love Joins Off-Broadway's TRIP OF LOVE Tonight
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2016

It's a summer of Love x 2 when Trip of Love, New York's high-voltage 1960's pop music spectacular, welcomes the legendary Darlene Love (Broadway's Hairspray, Carrie, Leader of the Pack) to the company... (more...)
BWW TV: Broadway Stars Sing 'What the World Needs Now' at the Democratic Convention BWW TV: Broadway Stars Sing 'What the World Needs Now' at the Democratic Convention
by Alan Henry on July 27, 2016

As reported last week by BroadwayWorld, a trio of Broadway and cabaret favorites, Seth Rudetsky, Liz Callaway and Melissa Errico, each announced on social media that they will be involved with a telev... (more...)
Tony Nominee Josh Gad to Guest Co-Host LIVE WITH KELLY Tony Nominee Josh Gad to Guest Co-Host LIVE WITH KELLY
by TV News Desk on July 27, 2016

'LIVE WITH KELLY' has announced that Tony nominee Josh Gad will guest co-host the show on Tuesday, August 2nd and Wednesday, August 4th.... (more...)
Louis Cancelmi Replaces Injured David Harbour in the Public's TROILUS AND CRESSIDA; Opening Pushed Back Louis Cancelmi Replaces Injured David Harbour in the Public's TROILUS AND CRESSIDA; Opening Pushed Back
by BWW News Desk on July 27, 2016

The Public Theater announced today that Louis Cancelmi, last seen as Caliban in the Shakespeare in the Park production of The Tempest, has joined the company of TROILUS AND CRESSIDA as Achilles. He is... (more...)
VIDEO: Jennifer Damiano, Alice Ripley Together Again at Feinstein's/54 Below VIDEO: Jennifer Damiano, Alice Ripley Together Again at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Michael Dale on July 27, 2016

Damiano's NEXT TO NORMAL mom makes a guest appearance at each performance of her debut cabaret engagement.... (more...)
Exclusive Breaking News: Disney to Film NEWSIES Live in August; Jeremy Jordan & Kara Lindsay to Return Exclusive Breaking News: Disney to Film NEWSIES Live in August; Jeremy Jordan & Kara Lindsay to Return
by BWW News Desk on July 27, 2016

Now IS the time to seize the day! BroadwayWorld has learned that Disney will film NEWSIES this August, at the Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles. Returning for the filming will be original Broadway cast ... (more...)
VIDEO: Bernadette Peters Talks Broadway Barks & More on LIVE VIDEO: Bernadette Peters Talks Broadway Barks & More on LIVE
by TV News Desk on July 27, 2016

Bernadette Peters stopped by LIVE WITH KELLY today to help give makeovers to some lucky shelter dogs and talk about the 18th annual BROADWAY BARKS event in New York City.... (more...)
VIDEO: Broadway For Orlando Rehearses at Wells Fargo Center for Tonight's DNC Performance VIDEO: Broadway For Orlando Rehearses at Wells Fargo Center for Tonight's DNC Performance
by Michael Dale on July 27, 2016

Anika Larsen, Brian Stokes Mitchell, James Wesley, Darren Criss, Richard Kind and more get ready for tonight's DNC performance.... (more...)
Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Discusses Choreographer Jack Cole & 'Lost in Boston' Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Discusses Choreographer Jack Cole & 'Lost in Boston'
by Behind the Curtain on July 27, 2016

Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and underappreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing television ... (more...)
VIDEO: Slash From Guns N' Roses Jams With SCHOOL OF ROCK Kids VIDEO: Slash From Guns N' Roses Jams With SCHOOL OF ROCK Kids
by Michael Dale on July 27, 2016

The hardest rocking band on Broadway is also the youngest.... (more...)
'Charlies Angels' Reboot in the Works from PROOF Playwright David Auburn 'Charlies Angels' Reboot in the Works from PROOF Playwright David Auburn
by TV News Desk on July 27, 2016

Pulitzer Prize winning playwright David Auburn to pen the screenplay for a big screen reboot of the iconic '70's series CHARLIES ANGELS.... (more...)
Broadway, West End to Dim Lights in Memory of James M. Nederlander Broadway, West End to Dim Lights in Memory of James M. Nederlander
by BWW News Desk on July 27, 2016

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Chairman of the Nederlander Organization, theatre owner/operator, producer and presenter James M. Nederlander, who passed away on July 25th at age 94. Venues ... (more...)
Broadway's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Finds New 'Fruma-Sarah' Broadway's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Finds New 'Fruma-Sarah'
by BWW News Desk on July 27, 2016

Producers have announced that Fiddler on the Roof's Jessica Vosk will haunt Tevye's last dream on Sunday, August 7th, and Wicked's, Dee Roscioli will assume the role of Fruma-Sarah beginning Thursday,... (more...)
Baz Luhrmann Justifies $120M Budget for Music-Driven Series THE GET DOWN Baz Luhrmann Justifies $120M Budget for Music-Driven Series THE GET DOWN
by TV News Desk on July 27, 2016

Baz Luhrmann revealed that his new series THE GET DOWN has faced multiple production delays and budget over expenditures, but it will all be worth it once viewers see the final product.... (more...)
   

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