Broadway AM Report, 12/8/2016 - THE BAND'S VISIT and THE DEAD, 1904! Broadway AM Report, 12/8/2016 - THE BAND'S VISIT and THE DEAD, 1904!
by Jessica Khan on December 08, 2016

Today's big news: THE BAND'S VISIT, featuring Tony Shalhoub and more, opens tonight at the Atlantic, and Irish Rep's immersive THE DEAD, 1904 officially bows Off-Broadway!... (more...)
VIDEO: See Harvey Fierstein Be Welcomed Back to the '60s in HAIRSPRAY LIVE VIDEO: See Harvey Fierstein Be Welcomed Back to the '60s in HAIRSPRAY LIVE
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2016

Welcome back to the '60s, Harvey Fierstein! The Tony Award winner reprised his role last night as Edna Turnblad in NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE, and we've got the video for you below! Also, keep an eye out fo... (more...)
VIDEO: Watch HAIRSPRAY LIVE's Maddie Baillio Greet the Day with 'Good Morning Baltimore' VIDEO: Watch HAIRSPRAY LIVE's Maddie Baillio Greet the Day with 'Good Morning Baltimore'
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2016

Good morning from BroadwayWorld! It still feels like there's a drummer inside our hearts watching Maddie Baillio's performance of 'Good Morning Baltimore' on NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE last night. Check out... (more...)
42 Timeless HAIRSPRAY LIVE GIFS You Shouldn't Live Without 42 Timeless HAIRSPRAY LIVE GIFS You Shouldn't Live Without
by Alan Henry on December 08, 2016

BroadwayWorld is pleased to be able to offer our readers our exclusive HAIRSPRAY LIVE gifs which we created while live tweeting the event over on @BroadwayWorld! Bookmark these timeless (to me) gifs a... (more...)
BWW Review: HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Serves as a Joyful, Optimistic Reminder of a Powerful Message BWW Review: HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Serves as a Joyful, Optimistic Reminder of a Powerful Message
by Matt Tamanini on December 08, 2016

There is one undeniable quality that HAIRSPRAY has retained as it has journeyed from the big screen to the stage, back to the big screen, and now to the small. The infectious excitement and optimism t... (more...)
SWEET CHARITY Stars Head to BROADWAY SESSIONS Tonight SWEET CHARITY Stars Head to BROADWAY SESSIONS Tonight
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2016

Tonight, December 8th, BROADWAY SESSIONS welcomes cast members from The New Group production of Sweet Charity, starring Sutton Foster.... (more...)
THE BAND'S VISIT, Starring Tony Shalhoub, Katrina Lenk and More, Opens Tonight at the Atlantic THE BAND'S VISIT, Starring Tony Shalhoub, Katrina Lenk and More, Opens Tonight at the Atlantic
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2016

Atlantic Theater Company's extended world premiere production of the new musical The Band's Visit, directed by Lortel and Obie Award winner David Cromer and featuring a book by Drama Desk Award nomine... (more...)
Irish Rep's Immersive THE DEAD, 1904 Opens Tonight Irish Rep's Immersive THE DEAD, 1904 Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2016

Irish Repertory Theatre and Dot Dot Productions, in association with The American Irish Historical Society, present the world premiere of THE DEAD, 1904 - an immersive adaptation of James Joyce's clas... (more...)
Photo Flash: Additional Images from Tonight's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! on NBC Photo Flash: Additional Images from Tonight's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! on NBC
by TV News Desk on December 07, 2016

Below, check out more images from NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! The live broadcast aired tonight from Los Angeles, CA.... (more...)
BWW Recap: Pigeons, Pregnancy & More Make a Big, Bold Return on YOUNGER BWW Recap: Pigeons, Pregnancy & More Make a Big, Bold Return on YOUNGER
by Matt Smith on December 07, 2016

What a whirlwind this week's installment is! Yes, the much-hyped two part season finale is just a week away, and the YOUNGER writers waste no time in preparing us for the events to come. Without spoil... (more...)
VIDEO: NBC Promos Next Live Musical BYE BYE BIRDIE, Starring Jennifer Lopez VIDEO: NBC Promos Next Live Musical BYE BYE BIRDIE, Starring Jennifer Lopez
by TV News Desk on December 07, 2016

NBC released a first promo for its next live musical BYE BYE BIRDIE during tonight's broadcast of HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Check it out below!... (more...)
Photo Flash: Dear Friends Celebrate Laura Benanti's Baby Shower at Feinstein's/54 Below Photo Flash: Dear Friends Celebrate Laura Benanti's Baby Shower at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2016

This weekend, Richard Frankel, Tom Viertel, Steve Baruch and the partners at Feinstein's/54 Below generously threw Broadway favorite, Laura Benanti, a baby shower! ... (more...)
Photo Flash: Just In: Images from Tonight's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Photo Flash: Just In: Images from Tonight's HAIRSPRAY LIVE!
by TV News Desk on December 07, 2016

Below, check out just-released photos from NBC's HAIRSPRAY LIVE! The live broadcast is airing right now from Los Angeles, CA. ... (more...)
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF to Hold A Special Talkback with Tevye and His Daughters 12/15 FIDDLER ON THE ROOF to Hold A Special Talkback with Tevye and His Daughters 12/15
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2016

Next Thursday, December 15th, bring your dad or daughter to come see Fiddler on the Roof, and stay afterwards for a special post-show talkback with Tevye (Danny Burstein) and his daughters (Alexandra ... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: HAMILTON Addresses the State of the Union in Gypsy of the Year Presentation STAGE TUBE: HAMILTON Addresses the State of the Union in Gypsy of the Year Presentation
by Stage Tube on December 07, 2016

The company of Hamilton took top honors for best onstage presentation. In 'America,' the cast mashed up the music and lyrics of Bob Marley and Lin-Manuel Miranda and the poetry of Langston Hughes into... (more...)
You Can't Stop the Tweets! Broadway's Best and Brightest Weigh In on HAIRSPRAY LIVE! You Can't Stop the Tweets! Broadway's Best and Brightest Weigh In on HAIRSPRAY LIVE!
by Matt Smith on December 07, 2016

Hey there, teenage Baltimore (and St. Louis, Detroit, Houston, Atlanta, Salt Lake City, Philadelphia, New York, and pretty much every other city out there in America!) Don't change that channel! 'Caus... (more...)
Suddenly, Seymour's Back- LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Musical Remake in the Works! Suddenly, Seymour's Back- LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Musical Remake in the Works!
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2016

Ready to go back to Skid Row? According to Deadline, Warner Brothers is moving forward with a musical remake of the 1986 cult classic, Little Shop of Horrors. The project will be directed by Greg Berl... (more...)
BWW Review: Richard Greenberg's THE BABYLON LINE Is a Warm and Funny Excursion BWW Review: Richard Greenberg's THE BABYLON LINE Is a Warm and Funny Excursion
by Michael Dale on December 07, 2016

The Long Island Rail Road doesn't have a station in Levittown, so the central character of Richard Greenberg's clever, sentimental and occasionally steamy drama travels the play's namesake, THE BABYLO... (more...)
Photo Flash: Go Inside Gypsy of the Year with the Best of Broadway! Photo Flash: Go Inside Gypsy of the Year with the Best of Broadway!
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2016

Broadway's best spread messages of unity, hope and resilience through satire, song and dance December 5 and 6, 2016, at the 28th annual Gypsy of the Year competition, produced by and benefiting Broadw... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Rudolph Meets HAMILTON in New Holiday a Cappella Spoof STAGE TUBE: Rudolph Meets HAMILTON in New Holiday a Cappella Spoof
by Stage Tube on December 07, 2016

A cappella group Eclipse 6 has just thrown their hat into the ring of Hamilton spin-offs and parodies with a timely Rudolph-themed spoof, 'Hamildolph (An American Christmas Story),' featuring new lyri... (more...)
Megan Mullally Teases WILL & GRACE Revival: 'There's a Very Good Chance!' Megan Mullally Teases WILL & GRACE Revival: 'There's a Very Good Chance!'
by Caryn Robbins on December 07, 2016

In a new interview with PrideSource today, Megan Mullally all but confirmed that the show will indeed return to the airwaves. ... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from 28th Annual Gypsy of the Year! STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from 28th Annual Gypsy of the Year!
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2016

After six dedicated weeks of fundraising, the brightest stars from Broadway and Off-Broadway's biggest hits shared one-of-a-kind performances at the 28th annual Gypsy of the Year and the grand total i... (more...)
VIDEO: First Look - Rita Moreno Stars in Netflix's ONE DAY AT A TIME Reboot VIDEO: First Look - Rita Moreno Stars in Netflix's ONE DAY AT A TIME Reboot
by TV News Desk on December 07, 2016

This is it! This is life, the one you get, so go and have a ball -- and enjoy your first look at Netflix's much-anticipated original series ONE DAY AT A TIME with the season one trailer and official k... (more...)
Cynthia Erivo Will Not Reprise Her Role in THE COLOR PURPLE On Tour or in the West End Cynthia Erivo Will Not Reprise Her Role in THE COLOR PURPLE On Tour or in the West End
by Alan Henry on December 07, 2016

Cynthia Erivo took to Twitter today to confirm that after THE COLOR PURPLE closes on Broadway on January 8th she will not be reprising her role of Celie either on Tour or in the West End.... (more...)
The Journey of HAIRSPRAY- From Screen to Stage and Back Again! The Journey of HAIRSPRAY- From Screen to Stage and Back Again!
by Jeffrey Kare on December 07, 2016

Tonight, America shall be introduced to the fourth incarnation of Hairspray. The first was the 1988 original film, the second was the 2002 Broadway musical, the third was its 2007 film adaptation, and... (more...)
   

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