VIDEO: Darren Criss Urges His Fellow San Franciscans To See Him in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH VIDEO: Darren Criss Urges His Fellow San Franciscans To See Him in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
by Michael Dale on August 29, 2016

Darren Criss, who came into the starring role in Hedwig AND THE ANGRY INCH as a replacement during its Broadway run, is very excited to be opening the musical's national tour in two very familiar envi... (more...)
Up on the Marquee: HEISENBERG Up on the Marquee: HEISENBERG
by Walter McBride on August 29, 2016

The Manhattan Theatre Club critically acclaimed Broadway transfer of Heisenberg, written by Tony and Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens, directed by Drama Desk Award winner Mark Brokaw, starring Tony... (more...)
VIDEO: Barbra Steisand Talks Politics, New Album & More on 60 MINUTES VIDEO: Barbra Steisand Talks Politics, New Album & More on 60 MINUTES
by TV News Desk on August 29, 2016

The singer sat down with the show's Michael Usher to discuss politics, her successful career in entertainment and her newest album 'Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway'.... (more...)
Cheyenne Jackson to Star in TV Land Pilot AMERICAN WOMAN Based on Real Housewife Kyle Richards Cheyenne Jackson to Star in TV Land Pilot AMERICAN WOMAN Based on Real Housewife Kyle Richards
by TV News Desk on August 29, 2016

AMERICAN HORROR STORY's Cheyenne Jackson and Jennifer Bartels have signed on to star in TV Land's upcoming pilot AMERICAN WOMAN.... (more...)
Bid To Meet WAITRESS' Sara Bareilles, Support OnePulse Foundation Bid To Meet WAITRESS' Sara Bareilles, Support OnePulse Foundation
by Michael Dale on August 29, 2016

Te newest online auction from Charitybuzz offers a chance to meet the five-time Grammy nominee.... (more...)
VIDEO: Red Bull Theater's Lust For The Past VIDEO: Red Bull Theater's Lust For The Past
by Michael Dale on August 29, 2016

Beginning with its 2003 production of Shakespeare's PERICLES, Red Bull Theater has become one of Off-Broadway's most noted not-profit companies specializing in plays of heightened language.  With the ... (more...)
NO PAY NUDITY, Starring Nathan Lane, Gabriel Byrnes & More Theater Vets, Set for Theaters Nationwide NO PAY NUDITY, Starring Nathan Lane, Gabriel Byrnes & More Theater Vets, Set for Theaters Nationwide
by Movies News Desk on August 29, 2016

Monterey Media has bought the U.S. and Canada rights to Lee Wilkof's comedy drama NO PAY, NUDITY, starring Broadway's Nathan Lane (IT'S ONLY A PLAY), Laurie Metcalf (MISERY), Boyd Gains (AN ENEMY OF T... (more...)
What's Playing on Broadway: August 29- September 4, 2016 What's Playing on Broadway: August 29- September 4, 2016
by BWW Special Coverage on August 29, 2016

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of August 29- September 4, 2016.... (more...)
LES MISERABLES Revival Marches Into Final Week on Broadway LES MISERABLES Revival Marches Into Final Week on Broadway
by BWW News Desk on August 29, 2016

If you want to 'hear the people sing' on Broadway, it's your last chance (at least for now)!... (more...)
Broadway Vet Phylicia Rashad to Recur on Hit FOX Drama Series EMPIRE Broadway Vet Phylicia Rashad to Recur on Hit FOX Drama Series EMPIRE
by TV News Desk on August 29, 2016

Phylicia Rashad will recur in the role of Taye Diggs' mother on the hit FOX drama series EMPIRE.... (more...)
Betty Buckley Chats Joe's Pub Show, Playing 'Women on the Edge' and More Betty Buckley Chats Joe's Pub Show, Playing 'Women on the Edge' and More
by BWW News Desk on August 29, 2016

From Grizabella (CATS) and Norma Desmond (SUNSET BOULEVARD) to Edith Beale (GREY GARDENS) and Mama Rose (GYPSY), Tony winner Betty Buckley has a specialty for tackling what she calls 'women on the edg... (more...)
Dan Stevens as 'The Prince' & More Photos from Disney's Live-Action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST! Dan Stevens as 'The Prince' & More Photos from Disney's Live-Action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST!
by Movies News Desk on August 29, 2016

The film's co-producer Jack Morrissey turned to Facebook to share behind-the-scenes photos of the cast, including Luke Evans (Gaston) Josh Gad (LeFou) and Dan Stevens (the Prince/Beast).... (more...)
BWW Interview: FIDDLER's Michael C. Bernardi Takes On His Father's Iconic Role of 'Tevye' BWW Interview: FIDDLER's Michael C. Bernardi Takes On His Father's Iconic Role of 'Tevye'
by Caryn Robbins on August 29, 2016

Forever bonded with his father through this experience (even wearing pieces of his father's original costume for the role!), the moment marked the fulfillment of a lifelong dream. Today, Bernardi spea... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/29/16- Lea Michele STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 8/29/16- Lea Michele
by Stage Tube on August 29, 2016

Happy Birthday, Lea Michele! Best known to theatre audiences for her role as 'Wendla' in the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Spring Awakening, Michele was nominated for a Drama Desk Award fo... (more...)
Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Kathryn Erbe Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- featuring Kathryn Erbe
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine on August 29, 2016

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast V... (more...)
Lin-Manuel Miranda Set for A Conversation With Chris Jones Ahead of HAMILTON'S Chicago Opening Lin-Manuel Miranda Set for A Conversation With Chris Jones Ahead of HAMILTON'S Chicago Opening
by Nora Dominick on August 29, 2016

In advance of HAMILTON opening in Chicago, Miranda will appear with Chicago Tribune Theater Critic Chris Jones on Friday, September 23 at the Lyric Opera of Chicago to discuss his life, inspiration, a... (more...)
VIDEO: Are Those My Lips? Barbra Streisand Presented with New Caricature at Sardi's! VIDEO: Are Those My Lips? Barbra Streisand Presented with New Caricature at Sardi's!
by TV News Desk on August 29, 2016

In a special bonus clips from Barbra Streisand's appearance on CBS SUNDAY MORNING, the legendary star visits the iconic New York eatery Sardi's, renowned for its caricatures of Broadway luminaries.... (more...)
Broadway AM Report, 8/29/2016 - Happy Birthday, Lea Michele! Broadway AM Report, 8/29/2016 - Happy Birthday, Lea Michele!
by Jessica Khan on August 29, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it?... (more...)
BWW Contest: Win Two VIP Tickets to Elsie Fest! BWW Contest: Win Two VIP Tickets to Elsie Fest!
by BWW Contests on August 29, 2016

BroadwayWorld is giving one of our lucky readers a chance to win two VIP tickets to Elsie Fest on Monday, September 15th, 2016 in New York City! ... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Barbra Streisand Talks Working with Hugh Jackman on 60 Minutes STAGE TUBE: Barbra Streisand Talks Working with Hugh Jackman on 60 Minutes
by Stage Tube on August 28, 2016

When embarking upon her latest album, Encore, icon Barbra Streisand was inspired by one of Broadway's favorite leading men, Hugh Jackman. In her latest interview with 60 Minutes, Streisand discusses h... (more...)
Alan Menken Goes for EGOT with Emmy-Nominated GALAVANT Tune Alan Menken Goes for EGOT with Emmy-Nominated GALAVANT Tune
by BWW News Desk on August 28, 2016

As reported in an interview AFP, Alan Menken is heading into this TV awards season with the possibility of joining the elite EGOT club-a feat realized by just 12 people in history. Although Menken's r... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Barbra Streisand Visits Sierra Boggess' SCHOOL OF ROCK Dressing Room with 60 Minutes STAGE TUBE: Barbra Streisand Visits Sierra Boggess' SCHOOL OF ROCK Dressing Room with 60 Minutes
by Stage Tube on August 28, 2016

As part of her exclusive 60 Minutes interview to promote her new album, Encore, Barbra Streisand recently visited her former Funny Girl dressing room at the Winter Garden Theater. At the time, the dre... (more...)
Simon Cowell Adds Fuel to Scherzinger-Lloyd Webber Feud on Recent Episode of X Factor Simon Cowell Adds Fuel to Scherzinger-Lloyd Webber Feud on Recent Episode of X Factor
by BWW News Desk on August 28, 2016

Months after the announcement that Nicole Scherzinger would not be joining the Cats revival when it transferred to Broadway, it seems that the former Grizabella still can't shake the rumors that swirl... (more...)
Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Broadway Critic and Historian Peter Filichia Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Broadway Critic and Historian Peter Filichia
by Behind the Curtain on August 28, 2016

You would be hard pressed to find someone who loves the theatre more than Peter Filichia. For years, Peter's observations on musical theatre have inspired countless actors, directors, and writers to s... (more...)
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by Contests - Broadway on August 28, 2016

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