VIDEO: Ledinsky's Controversial Donald Trump Music Video Features AVENUE Q Puppets and Cast VIDEO: Ledinsky's Controversial Donald Trump Music Video Features AVENUE Q Puppets and Cast
by Michael Dale on August 25, 2016

With its attention-grabbing title, Swedish singer/songwriter Ledinsky's single 'Donald Trump Makes Me Wanna Smoke Crack' has been mounting up controversy and YouTube hits.... (more...)
LEWIS BLACK: BLACK TO THE FUTURE Will Rant for Two More Days on Broadway LEWIS BLACK: BLACK TO THE FUTURE Will Rant for Two More Days on Broadway
by BWW News Desk on August 25, 2016

'It has been necessary to add these shows because I have not finished yelling. I have to yell you see, as it's the only way I can get all of the other voices out of my head,' Black said.... (more...)
Breaking News: Mandy Gonzalez Heads to HAMILTON for September Start & Renée Elise Goldsberry Sets Departure Breaking News: Mandy Gonzalez Heads to HAMILTON for September Start & Renée Elise Goldsberry Sets Departure
by BWW News Desk on August 25, 2016

MANDY GONZALEZ, who created the role of 'Nina Rosario' in the Tony Award-winning musical IN THE HEIGHTS and can currently be seen in the hit TV shows 'Madam Secretary' and 'Quantico,' will return to B... (more...)
Photo Coverage: How Do You Measure 20 Years? RENT Preps to Launch 20th Anniversary Tour! Photo Coverage: How Do You Measure 20 Years? RENT Preps to Launch 20th Anniversary Tour!
by Walter McBride on August 25, 2016

The RENT 20th Anniversary Tour, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning landmark rock musical written by Jonathan Larson, will be led by Danny Kornfeld as 'Mark Cohen,' Kaleb Wells as 'Roger Davis,'... (more...)
Photo Flash: Ciara Renee, Drew Gehling, Alison Luff, Jon Rua and More Belt Beatles Classics at BROADWAY SINGS THE BEATLES Photo Flash: Ciara Renee, Drew Gehling, Alison Luff, Jon Rua and More Belt Beatles Classics at BROADWAY SINGS THE BEATLES
by Nora Dominick on August 25, 2016

Last week, some of the brightest talents on Broadway were featured in Broadway Sings The Beatles, the latest concert in the Broadway Sings concert series. BroadwayWorld has your inside look below!... (more...)
VIDEO: Judith Light Talks New Play: 'There's Definititely Stage Fright, But There's Also Excitement' VIDEO: Judith Light Talks New Play: 'There's Definititely Stage Fright, But There's Also Excitement'
by TV News Desk on August 25, 2016

Today, two-time Tony Award Judith Light spoke with GOOD MORNING AMERICA about about her return to Broadway in a frank discussion about acting, aging and how to recreate yourself.... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/25/16- 42ND STREET STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/25/16- 42ND STREET
by Stage Tube on August 25, 2016

Today in 1980, 42nd Street opened at the Wintergarden Theatre, where it ran for 3486 performances. 42nd Street is a musical with a book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble, lyrics by Al Dubin, and mus... (more...)
PHOTO: First Look - Kristin Chenoweth Takes On 'Divine' Role in Starz's AMERICAN GODS PHOTO: First Look - Kristin Chenoweth Takes On 'Divine' Role in Starz's AMERICAN GODS
by TV News Desk on August 25, 2016

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DVR Alert - Barbra Streisand & Alec Baldwin Perform on NBC's TONIGHT SHOW DVR Alert - Barbra Streisand & Alec Baldwin Perform on NBC's TONIGHT SHOW
by TV News Desk on August 25, 2016

NBC has announced that tonight, August 25th, Barbra Streisand and Alec Baldwin will appear for the full hour and perform on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON.... (more...)
VIDEOS: THE COLOR PURPLE's Cynthia Erivo, A Champ On Stage, In The Gym and At The Makeup Table VIDEOS: THE COLOR PURPLE's Cynthia Erivo, A Champ On Stage, In The Gym and At The Makeup Table
by Michael Dale on August 24, 2016

Starring on Broadway as the determined survivor Celie in the hit revival of THE COLOR PURPLE eight times a week just isn't enough of a workout for Tony-winner Cynthia Erivo.... (more...)
VIDEO: David Lang's Uniquely Staged THE LOSER Has Performer Floating 20 Feet Above Orchestra Seats VIDEO: David Lang's Uniquely Staged THE LOSER Has Performer Floating 20 Feet Above Orchestra Seats
by Michael Dale on August 24, 2016

Don't even try getting orchestra seats to the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Next Wave Festival production of Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang's THE LOSER.... (more...)
Water Main Break Causes CATS to Cancel Tonight's Performance Water Main Break Causes CATS to Cancel Tonight's Performance
by BWW News Desk on August 24, 2016

BroadwayWorld has just learned that CATS has canceled this evening's performance, August 24, due to a water main break in the area. A show representative has confirmed that the show is on track to con... (more...)
VIDEO: BLUE MAN GROUP Make Out Parties?  Fred Armisen Spills The Crazy Details VIDEO: BLUE MAN GROUP Make Out Parties? Fred Armisen Spills The Crazy Details
by Michael Dale on August 24, 2016

Before he started hitting the airwaves weekly as a cast member of NBC's Saturday Night Live, Fred Armisen was a young musician from Long Island who moved to Chicago to play percussion for the pun rock... (more...)
Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Discusses THE GOODBYE GIRL & PRETTYBELLE Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Discusses THE GOODBYE GIRL & PRETTYBELLE
by Behind the Curtain on August 24, 2016

Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and under appreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing television... (more...)
VIDEO: AVENUE Q Cast Featured In Music Video For Ledinsky's Controversial Donald Trump Song VIDEO: AVENUE Q Cast Featured In Music Video For Ledinsky's Controversial Donald Trump Song
by Michael Dale on August 24, 2016

With its attention-grabbing title, Swedish singer/songwriter Ledinsky's single 'Donald Trump Makes Me Wanna Smoke Crack' has been mounting up controversy and YouTube hits.... (more...)
NY Public Library's Theatre on Film and Tape Archive Cataloger Charles Morrow on Political Satires NY Public Library's Theatre on Film and Tape Archive Cataloger Charles Morrow on Political Satires
by NYPL for the Performing Arts on August 24, 2016

BroadwayWorld 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 resources. B... (more...)
VIDEO: HAMILTON's Thomas Kail Discusses The Fusion of Theatre and Rap For #BARS Master Class VIDEO: HAMILTON's Thomas Kail Discusses The Fusion of Theatre and Rap For #BARS Master Class
by Michael Dale on August 24, 2016

Growing up in Northern Virginia, the first song Thomas Kail ever memorized was Slick Rick's rap 'Mona Lisa.' Its narrative about a guy chatting up a woman he meets in a pizza place opened up Kail's mi... (more...)
Return of the Queen! Take Your Afternoon Coffee Break with Broadway-Bound Jennifer Holliday Return of the Queen! Take Your Afternoon Coffee Break with Broadway-Bound Jennifer Holliday
by BWW News Desk on August 24, 2016

This will mark Holliday's first Broadway show since 2001, when she played Matron Mama Morton in CHICAGO. To celebrate the big news, take your afternoon coffee break with the Broadway legend and some o... (more...)
Breaking News: Jennifer Holliday Will Return to Broadway in THE COLOR PURPLE; Heather Headley Set to Depart in October Breaking News: Jennifer Holliday Will Return to Broadway in THE COLOR PURPLE; Heather Headley Set to Depart in October
by BWW News Desk on August 24, 2016

Beginning performances Tuesday, October 4, Tony and Grammy Award winner JENNIFER HOLLIDAY will assume the role of Shug Avery in John Doyle's Tony Award-winning production of the Broadway musical, THE ... (more...)
VIDEO: Austin Pendleton Directs N.C. Hunter's A DAY BY THE SEA For Mint Theater VIDEO: Austin Pendleton Directs N.C. Hunter's A DAY BY THE SEA For Mint Theater
by Michael Dale on August 24, 2016

Specialists in introducing contemporary audiences to worthy, but neglected plays, The Mint Theater Company's new production will probably be a first introduction for many of its audience members to th... (more...)
Hunter Foster Will Helm FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD Reading Hunter Foster Will Helm FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD Reading
by BWW News Desk on August 24, 2016

According to an Equity casting notice, Hunter Foster will direct an upcoming staged reading of FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD.  The project, which will be presented in November, will feature musical direc... (more...)
VIDEO: An Inside Look At Recording Kristin Chenoweth's 'The Art Of Elegance' VIDEO: An Inside Look At Recording Kristin Chenoweth's 'The Art Of Elegance'
by Michael Dale on August 24, 2016

Kristin Chenoweth's new album, 'The Art of Elegance,' will have a will have a digital release September 23rd and a physical release on September 30th, 2016.... (more...)
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Classic THE KING AND I Film to Return to Cinemas Rodgers & Hammerstein's Classic THE KING AND I Film to Return to Cinemas
by BWW News Desk on August 24, 2016

It's time to whistle a happy tune! Rodgers & Hammerstein's classic movie musical The King and I will return to movie theaters for two days only, as part of Fathom Events and Turner Classic Movies' TCM... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Forget #Ham4Ham! Today Was #Swam4Ham with Olympian Maya DiRado STAGE TUBE: Forget #Ham4Ham! Today Was #Swam4Ham with Olympian Maya DiRado
by Stage Tube on August 24, 2016

It was #Swam4Ham at today's #Ham4Ham lottery, as cast members from Hamilton serenaded Olympian Maya DiRado and gave her some honors of their own, as well as a rendition of our National Anthem. Check o... (more...)
BWW Exclusive World Premiere: Watch Barbra Streisand & Chris Pine Take on MY FAIR LADY on Her ENCORE Album! BWW Exclusive World Premiere: Watch Barbra Streisand & Chris Pine Take on MY FAIR LADY on Her ENCORE Album!
by BWW News Desk on August 24, 2016

Below, BroadwayWorld is thrilled to bring you an exclusive first look at Streisand's track with Hollywood star (and Into the Woods veteran) Chris Pine- a mashup of 'I'll Be Seeing You/I've Grown Accus... (more...)
   

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